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Ivy League limiting full-contact practice

Updated: July 20, 2011, 6:50 PM ET
Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. -- In an effort to reduce the number of concussions and subconcussive hits, Ivy League football teams will be allowed to have just two full-contact practices a week, three less than the NCAA allows.

The league announced Wednesday that the presidents of its eight schools have accepted a series of recommendations made by a special committee that put the Ivy League in a leadership role in trying to limit concussive hits in football.

The recommendations, which will take effect ...

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