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Oct 05, 2016, 11:02 ET Riddell Introduces ICE Alternate Helmet Collection

Riddell, the leader in football innovation, launched a new line of NFL licensed collectible helmets, the ICE Alternate Collection, which is the...


Oct 03, 2016, 11:40 ET Riddell Announces 2016 Smarter Football Grant Recipients

 Today Riddell announced the winners of its 2016 Smarter Football program, a grassroots campaign that recognizes and rewards teams for their...


Jun 16, 2016, 14:25 ET Riddell Kicks Off Its 2016 Smarter Football Program

Today Riddell launched the second season of its Smarter Football program, a grassroots campaign that recognizes and rewards those who advance the...


Nov 03, 2015, 12:01 ET Riddell Recognizes Local Programs for Their Commitment to Smarter Football

 Success in football is no longer measured solely by how many points you score on game day. It's now gauged by how coaches, players,...


Aug 26, 2014, 11:00 ET New Riddell SpeedFlex Highlights the Future of Football Helmet Design and Innovation

 The future of football helmets has arrived. Riddell today officially introduced the SpeedFlex, a new helmet that reduces impact force transfer...


Sep 12, 2013, 11:00 ET Riddell and TGen Welcome Arizona State University Football Program as First-Ever Collegiate Partner in Genetic Study of Concussion Detection, Treatment

Riddell, the leader in football helmet technology and innovation, today announced that the Pac-12's Arizona State University and its Sun Devil...


Oct 18, 2012, 17:46 ET Elevate Your Game From the Top Down

 The next evolution of football helmet technology has arrived: introducing the Riddell 360. From a brand grounded in gridiron innovation, the...


May 24, 2012, 13:36 ET Riddell Football Helmets To Include Concussion Awareness Hangtag With Information From USA Football And CDC

Riddell Sports and USA Football today announced a renewed commitment to educating athletes and parents about concussion awareness. Starting today...


May 01, 2012, 12:50 ET Riddell® Helmets Earn Highest Ranking in Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings™ for Second Year Running

Riddell, the official helmet of the National Football League®, has reported that two of its newest helmets received the highest...


Feb 14, 2012, 16:36 ET Riddell and USA Football Renew Official Helmet and Equipment Partnership

 Riddell Sports, the official helmet of the National Football League®, announced today that it has renewed its partnership with USA...


Jan 12, 2012, 13:08 ET Riddell® Acquires Gunther's Athletic Service; Strengthens West Coast Presence

Riddell announced today it has acquired Gunther's Athletic Service, of Anaheim, California, a West Coast leader in helmet and protective...


Jan 04, 2012, 06:00 ET Riddell® Unveils New, External Helmet Dating System

 Riddell announced today it will be the first manufacturer to provide users with an easy-to-read, initial season of use/maximum life label....


Dec 12, 2011, 16:30 ET Riddell Named Exclusive Football Helmet Partner of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association

Riddell, the official helmet of the National Football League®, and the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA)...


Nov 03, 2011, 09:00 ET Riddell® Calls "Time Out" for In-Season Equipment Check

Riddell, the official helmet of the National Football League®, is taking an in-season time out to educate coaches, players and parents about...


Aug 01, 2011, 08:00 ET Chicago Bears to be First NFL Team to Adopt New Riddell® RipKord™ Shoulder Pad Technology

Riddell and Bears Continue Leadership in Player Protection Riddell and the Chicago Bears today announced that the Bears will be the first...


Jun 20, 2011, 11:22 ET Riddell® Introduces RipKord™ Shoulder Pad Technology

New Emergency Management Technology Allows Safer, Quicker Access to Injured Players Riddell today unveiled a new shoulder pad technology that...


May 09, 2011, 17:55 ET Riddell Announces Helmet Trade-In Program

Today, Riddell announced that they will offer $50 off the catalog purchase price of any Riddell Revolution® family (Riddell Revolution®,...


Aug 10, 2010, 08:00 ET Riddell Wins Helmet Patent Infringement Suit Against Schutt

A federal court jury in Madison, Wis., has found that Schutt Sports Inc.'s DNA and ION football helmets infringed the concussion reduction...


Jul 21, 2003, 01:00 ET Innovative New Helmet Designed to Reduce the Risk of Concussions in Youth Football

CHICAGO, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer turns to fall, kids of all ages begin to lobby their parents to let them play tackle football. It's...


Jul 23, 2002, 01:00 ET New Head-Injury Research Drives a Revolution in Football Helmet Technology

CHICAGO, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As NFL training camps begin and more than 1.2 million high school students(1) gear-up for summer football...