Wednesday's health and safety news from the world of sports:
- The NFL Players Association has teamed up with Uber Technologies to create a program of safe rides for NFL players, the New York Times reported.
- Online Athens in Georgia looked at the Cedar Shoals High School football team, one of 33 high school pilot programs in the country to use the Heads Up Football program.
- Digital Trends examined the variety of technologies available to help football players prevent and diagnose concussions.
- The Maryland Gazette wrote about concussion awareness among its area high schools using the Heads Up Football program.
- MyNorthwest.com reported how the Heads Up Football program is being used to take the head out of football tackles in Bothell, Wash.
- Medical Daily published a report that said women could prevent ACL injuries with a different landing technique.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor