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Football / Heat Danger / Louisville, Kentucky Case #953679

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 31, 2009
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(Studio: Harry Smith) The trial in Louisville of high school football coach Jason Stinson, who is charged in the death of player Max Gilpin††, noted; scenes/photo shown.

(Roswell, Georgia: Mark Strassmann) The danger of extreme heat for football players featured; details given about a new sensor in helmets that gauges each player’s temperature; statistics on heat stroke deaths in football players cited. [High school athletic trainer Preston BAZEMORE†- cites the threshold temperature.] [Gilpin’s father Jeff GILPIN†- states the kids are trying so hard they will die for you.] [PLAYER – says if he can see and breathe he’ll play.]

Smith, Harry;
Strassmann, Mark

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