Here are the headlines from the weekend involving health and safety news around football:
* The South Florida Sun-Sentinel wrote about former NFL wide receiver David Boston, who was sentenced to six months of jail time after an assault. The judge said the punishment would have been tougher, except a psychiatrist testified in his favor, saying he was living with the effects of at least four concussions from his playing days.
* Former NFL linebacker Bill Romanowski talked about the hits that cause concussions during this week’s appearance on Inside The NFL on Showtime.
* Slate Magazine wrote that NCAA is skating on thin by not having a uniform concussion protocol for all sports, especially football.
* The Elk River (Minn.) Star News wrote about how the fear of concussions have cut down the participation in youth football in the area. The Stillwater (Minn.) wrote about a similar issue in its area.