Should youth football be banned? by CNN published on 2012/10/15 15:47:50 +0000 There’s a renewed debate over whether football should be banned in high school or youth sports leagues. One Dover, NH, school board member suggested that their town ban the sport as injuries have increased. National attention has been drawn to this story as head, neck and hip injuries in youth sports are on the rise. CNN’s Jim Roope talks to doctors, players and parents who have their kids in Pop Warner football leagues and high school football about their concerns.