Former Lions QB Eric Hipple talks about importance of mental health

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

  • KVUE-TV in Austin featured the South by Southwest festival's sports event, SXSports, which included a panel on personal conduct by football players and other pro athletes.
  • WDIV-TV in Detroit looked at a suburban youth football team that has fitted its players with the latest Riddell helmets that have built-in Brain Sentry sensors.
  • The Associated Press reported on an Ohio proposal that would require high school students to have basic training in how to use automated defibrillators and administer CPR.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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