Monday's health and safety news from the world of sports:
- The Boston Globe wrote about a Norwell, Mass., nurse who is trying to raise awareness of concussions among area school athletes.
- KCTV-TV in Kansas City reported how the NAIA is working with an area hospital to teach athletes about concussion awareness.
- In an editorial, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram praised the NFL and football at all levels for taking the concussion issue seriously.
- As part of its latest series on concussions in football, the Birmingham News profiled Dr. Ann McKee, who has been one of the lead researchers of CTE in the brains of deceased football players.
- The Orlando Sentinel profiled Nebraska prospect Zach Darlington, who suffered a head injury during a nationally televised high school football game earlier this season and vows to play for the Cornhuskers beginning next season.
- The Dallas Morning News reported that the Dallas Independent School District is spending $3 million to put athletic trainers on each of its high school campuses.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor