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Sports Round-up: High school football, CTE and the popularity of baseball.




Most Americans are aware that football carries a risk of concussions. An NPR poll found a large proportion of people believe safety improvements are needed for football to remain a high school sport.
Most Americans are aware that football carries a risk of concussions. An NPR poll found a large proportion of people believe safety improvements are needed for football to remain a high school sport.
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Last week we talked about the surprising results of a study of over 200 former NFL players brains.

All but one showed signs of CTE, the disease associated with blows to the head.

Football's image has taken a lot of hits the last few years but kids still like playing the sport, except maybe not as much as before here in California.

According to the California Interscholastic Federation, participation in high school football has dropped by a little over three thousand kids for the 2nd straight year. 

We talked about this and the rest of the week's sports news with Take Two contributors Andy and Brian Kamenetzky.  

To hear the full conversation, click the blue player above.