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Mississippi Jury Rules in Favor of Riddell
October 24, 2012

Mississippi Jury Rules in Favor of Riddell

ROSEMONT, Ill. – October 24, 2012 – Riddell, the football helmet industry leader, announced today, following a week-long trial, that a jury in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi unanimously ruled in favor of Rid
Elevate Your Game from the Top Down
October 17, 2012

Elevate Your Game from the Top Down

CHICAGO (October 17, 2012) – The next evolution of football helmet technology has arrived: introducing the Riddell 360. A combination of comprehensive on- and off-field testing, functional design developments and perceptive player feedback has ...
USA Football’s “Protection Tour” Advances Equipment Fitting, Tackling Skills and Concussion Education
July 10, 2012

USA Football’s “Protection Tour” Advances Equipment Fitting, Tackling Skills and Concussion Education

USA Football, the sport’s national governing body in the United States, will conduct a Protection Tour this summer to promote proper equipment fitting, tackling fundamentals and concussion awareness and management to further advance youth football ...
Riddell Football Helmets to Include Concussion Awareness Hangtag with Information from USA Football and CDC
May 24, 2012

Riddell Football Helmets to Include Concussion Awareness Hangtag with Information from USA Football and CDC

CHICAGO — May 24, 2012 – Riddell Sports and USA Football today announced a renewed commitment to educating athletes and parents about concussion awareness. Starting today every new Riddell football helmet shipped to retailers and customers will include ...
Youth Football Safety and Helmet Replacement Partnership Launches
May 15, 2012

Youth Football Safety and Helmet Replacement Partnership Launches

Partnership between NFL, NFL Players Association, USA Football, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Athletic Equipment Reconditioners Association (NAERA), NCAA, National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment ...
Riddell and USA Football Renew Official Helmet and Equipment Partnership
February 14, 2012

Riddell and USA Football Renew Official Helmet and Equipment Partnership

ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 14, 2012 — Riddell Sports, the official helmet of the National Football League®, announced today that it has renewed its partnership with USA Football, the sport’s national governing body in the United States. As USA Football’s ...
Riddell® Acquires Gunther’s Athletic Service; Strengthens West Coast Presence
January 12, 2012

Riddell® Acquires Gunther’s Athletic Service; Strengthens West Coast Presence

ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 12, 2012 — Riddell announced today it has acquired Gunther’s Athletic Service, of Anaheim, California, a West Coast leader in helmet and protective reconditioning, and sales of sporting goods, uniforms and equipment. Riddell will ...
Riddell Unveils New, External Helmet Dating System
January 04, 2012

Riddell Unveils New, External Helmet Dating System

CHICAGO – January 4, 2012 –Riddell announced today it will be the first manufacturer to provide users with an easy-to-read, initial season of use/maximum life label. The label will be affixed to the exterior of its helmets as part of Riddell’s ...

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