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Sports With Littlefield: Paralympics, U.S. Open And Pop Warner Football06:42
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is seen at Heads Up Football skills clinic for youth football players from the Northeast Ohio Pop Warner Leagues in Berea, Ohio, back in 2013. Two mothers of deceased former youth football players have filed a lawsuit against Pop Warner and the NFL's youth football program. (Tom E. Puskar/AP for NFL Network)
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is seen at Heads Up Football skills clinic for youth football players from the Northeast Ohio Pop Warner Leagues in Berea, Ohio, back in 2013. Two mothers of deceased former youth football players have filed a lawsuit against Pop Warner and the NFL's youth football program. (Tom E. Puskar/AP for NFL Network)
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In our weekly check-in with the world of sports, we're talking about the Brazilian government's 11th hour bailout of the Paralympic Games, the latest in the U.S. Open, how the Red Sox are heading into their home stretch and a lawsuit that alleges Pop Warner didn't do enough to protect young football players from head injuries.

Guest

Bill Littlefield, host of NPR’s Only A Game, which tweets @OnlyAGameNPR.

This segment aired on September 7, 2016.

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