Football helmet manufacturers work on safer youth equipment

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As the NFL seeks remedies for injuries caused by helmets by spending millions of dollars and hour upon hour on research into safer equipment, the same search goes on at other levels of football. VICIS, which has the top-rated helmets for the pros, according to an NFL survey, is getting into ...

Mad Ants to play one regular season game at Trine

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The Fort Wayne Mad Ants will play one regular season home game at the MTI Center, home of the Trine University men’s and women’s basketball programs, during the 2018-19 season. Fort Wayne will host the Greensboro Swarm, the Charlotte Hornets’ NBA G League affiliate, on Sunday, December ...

Players face angst-filled weekend as NFL rosters get trimmed

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Colts center Deyshawn Bond remembers camping out inside a cramped hotel room late last summer, reveling in the sound of silence. For the undrafted rookie who attended high school on Indy's east side before heading to Cincinnati, cutdown weekend seemed like the ...

No. 14 Michigan won’t have Tarik Black at No. 12 Notre Dame

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says receiver Tarik Black will be out for weeks with a broken right foot. Harbaugh told reporters Monday it has not been determined whether Black needs surgery. The 14th-ranked Wolverines open the season at No. 12 Notre Dame on Saturday. Black ...

Mad Ants to host open tryouts

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August 20, 2018 – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, the NBA G League affiliate of the Indiana Pacers, announced today the team will host open tryouts on Saturday, September 29 at the Plassman Athletic Center at Turnstone in Fort Wayne. Registration will begin at ...