October 30, 2015
Riddell announced today it has acquired Kollege Town Sports, of Windsor, Wisconsin, an innovative leader in the athletic apparel industry for youth, high school and college teams, and corporate sales.
September 08, 2015
Riddell, the leader in football helmet technology and innovation, and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), a leader in cutting-edge genomic research, today announced they have begun the third year of a study to advance concussion detection and treatment with the Pac-12’s Arizona State University and its Sun Devil football program.
June 24, 2015
Riddell, the industry leader in football helmet and protective equipment technology, today announced its support for the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and its recently approved update to the “Appropriate Care of the Spine Injured Athlete” protocol. The updated approach to emergency injury management recommends that protective equipment be removed prior to transporting the athlete from the field and facility, underscoring the advances in equipment designs and technology that have helped improve the efficiency of equipment removal.
June 16, 2015
Rosemont, Ill. – June 16, 2015 – It’s time to commit to smarter football. Riddell, the industry leader in football helmet technology and innovation, today called on players, coaches, parents and fans to take an active role in advancing the game through...
January 07, 2015
Riddell, Inc. today filed a lawsuit against Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., claiming Rawlings has infringed on four different patents arising from Riddell’s helmet and shoulder pad technologies.
August 26, 2014
The future of football helmets has arrived. Riddell today officially introduced the SpeedFlex, a new helmet that reduces impact force transfer to the athlete by selectively adding flexibility to key helmet components. The latest offering from the world’s leading helmet manufacturer also boasts improved sightlines, a new ratchet-style chinstrap attachment system and a cool, modern design for unparalleled performance.
August 25, 2014
Riddell, the leader in football helmet technology and innovation, and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), a leader in cutting-edge genomic research, today announced that the Pac-12’s Arizona State University and its Sun Devil football program will again participate in a genetic research study designed to advance athlete concussion detection and treatment.
August 19, 2014
BRG Sports, Inc., a leading designer, developer and marketer of branded sports equipment, protective products and related accessories, today announced that Dan Arment has been promoted to Executive Vice President of BRG Sports. In addition, Arment has been named President of Bell Cycling Products.
June 11, 2014
The Edison Awards, celebrating 27 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced today that the leader in football helmet technology and innovation, Riddell, has been named a 2014 Gold Edison Award Winner for its InSite Impact Response System. Notably, InSite beat out award entries from others in the head protection industry to win Gold in the Applied Technology-Protective Systems category. Simbex, a product development firm whose focus is to bring nascent technologies from ideation to the marketplace, is a co-developer of the InSite and joins Riddell as a Gold award recipient.
April 09, 2014
USA Football’s grant program has accomplished the following since 2006:
Awarded $6 million in equipment grants through 2013
Benefitted more than 4,500 youth and high school football programs in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.
Helped more than 150,000 youth and high school football players through new equipment