Thursday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- CBS Sports talked to NFL executive vice president for football operations Troy Vincent about the fine process for dangerous hits.
Vincent explained the process in a series of eight tweets.
- KWQC-TV in Davenport, Iowa, reported that already coaches in Illinois are meeting the standards of the new state law requiring concussion training.
- The Washington Post reported that Virginia high schools in Williamsburg and Norfolk are testing helmet sensors for concussions.
- WISN-TV in Milwaukee featured an area high school that is using Riddell's latest helmet with built-in concussions sensors.
- The Sleepy Eye (Minn.) News reported on a local high school that is using helmets by SG made of carbon Kevlar and studied at the Purdue University labs.
- The Cape Gazette in Lewes, Del., reported on a study that said 9 of 10 kids playing youth sports have been injured and half have returned to play after an injury.
- The Norwich (Conn.) Bulletin reported that the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference has created a concussion database for its athletes.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor