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Bo Jackson's advice to Russell Wilson, others: Stick to one sport

Wednesday's health and safety news from the world of football:

  • The Chicago Sun-Times reported that Bo Jackson, the only athlete to play in the NFL Pro Bowl and the MLB All-Star Game, is working as a coach this week with Chicago White Sox players at spring training camp in Glendale, Ariz. The 51-year-old Jackson doubts that anyone else will be successful as a two-sport player because athletes are getting faster and stronger.

He also told the Chicago Tribune that Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson should forget his flirtation with baseball and the Texas Rangers.

  • The Associated Press published a report from the Department of Health and Human Services that said 1.9 million young people sought emergency-room treatment for sports injuries in 2012.
  • reported the team will host the eighth annual Maltz Challenge, a fitness competition in honor of late Air Force Pararescue crewmembers.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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