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  • Albany

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    Springfield

    28

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    20

    Southern Lab

    16

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  • Ascension Catholic

    23

    Christian Life

    12

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    39

    Ridgewood

    21

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    Opelousas Catholic

    43

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    Broadmoor

    49

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  • Belle Chasse

    54

    Brusly

    42

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  • Catholic - B.R.

    35

    Denham Springs

    13

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  • Catholic - P.C.

    59

    East Iberville

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  • Central -B.R

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    Jesuit

    35

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  • Dutchtown

    10

    Destrehan

    20

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  • East Ascension

    42

    St. Charles

    35

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  • East Feliciana

    8

    Zachary

    49

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  • False River

    6

    Houma Christian

    33

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  • Glen Oaks

    6

    Scotlandville

    47

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  • H.L. Bourgeois

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    St. Amant

    55

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  • J.S. Clark

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    St. Thomas Aquinas

    47

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  • Jeanerette

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    Capitol

    33

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  • KIPP Renaissance

    20

    Parkview Baptist

    45

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  • Loranger

    21

    Kentwood

    24

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  • Madison Prep

    40

    Redemptorist

    20

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  • Marksville

    36

    Independence

    0

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  • Mentorship Academy

    0

    Baker

    46

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  • Metairie Park Country Day

    10

    Episcopal

    20

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  • Northeast

    8

    Tara

    6

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  • Opelousas

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    McKinley

    42

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  • Pine

    20

    Bogalusa

    28

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    29

    Walker

    26

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  • Plaquemine

    35

    Woodlawn - B.R.

    21

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  • Port Allen

    22

    Livonia

    46

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  • Riverside Academy

    44

    West St. John

    21

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  • St. John

    22

    Dunham

    34

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  • St. Martin, MS

    50

    St. Helena College & Career Academy

    6

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  • St. Michael Archangel

    19

    Live Oak

    10

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  • University Lab

    27

    LaGrange

    26

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  • Vandebilt Catholic

    17

    St. James

    36

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  • Vernado

    0

    Jewel Sumner

    34

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  • West Feliciana

    28

    St. Louis

    21

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  • West Jefferson

    28

    Lutcher

    42

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  • White Castle

    12

    Donaldsonville

    35

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NFL, GE, Under Armour team up to fight head injuries

NFL, GE, Under Armour team up to fight head injuries
Lagniappe Sports

POSTED: Monday, March 11, 2013 - 7:00pm

UPDATED: Monday, March 11, 2013 - 7:04pm

The National Football League is partnering with General Electric and equipment maker Under Armour in a $60 million, four-year effort to reduce the threat of head injuries.

The partnership, announced Monday, aims to speed diagnosis and improve treatment of what it terms mild traumatic brain injuries. The group said that others outside of football, including members of the military and those with degenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, will also benefit from the joint effort.

There will be $40 million spent over four years on research aimed at developing the next generation of imaging technologies to improve diagnosis of injuries. The partnership will also hand out $10 million in prizes over the next two years to entries that come up with new diagnostic techniques, and another $10 million in prizes over two years to those who come up ways to protect against and identify injuries.

GE is involved in the program through its medical imaging business. Under Armour makes performance apparel -- but not helmets --worn by players and sold to fans.

The announcement did not detail how much money each of the three parties will contribute to the effort.

The NFL is by far the wealthiest sports league in the world, with revenue estimated at $9.5 billion annually. But it is facing growing problems due to recent research that shows head injuries suffered by players have long-term health consequences.

Thousands of former players have filed suits against the NFL alleging that it failed to address the sport's neurological risks. The highest profile case came earlier this year when the family of former star linebacker Junior Seau, who committed suicide last year while suffering from an injury-related brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, filed a wrongful death suit against the NFL.

Experts say beyond the legal risks, the growing concern about football's brain injuries could hurt the sport's popularity. The threat of brain damage, especially to young players, is prompting a growing number of parents to hold their sons back from playing competitive football. President Obama said earlier this year that despite being a big football fan, if he had a son he'd "have to think long and hard before I let him play football."

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