Navy coach eyes player safety, rest as spring practice begins

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

  • The Washington Post reported that Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo is taking a different approach to spring practice, giving players more rest and cutting back on practice days for their health and safety.
  • The founder of the National Alliance for Youth Sports wrote in the Huffington Post about how the organization is trying to move the focus on youth sports to the kids and away from coaches, as he has seen on Esquire Network's "Friday Night Tykes."

Bill Bradley, contributing edtior

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