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New York Yankees Danny Farquhar wears protective cap after brain surgery

“Farquhar, signed to a minor league contract two weeks ago, is using a 6-ounce product from Unequal Technologies that is fitted for the official Major League Baseball 4-ounce New Era Cap, Unequal CEO Rob Vito told OTL.” FULL ESPN STORY Additional News on the subject: — BLEACHER REPORT — PRESS FROM — ELITE SPORTS, NY

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VIDEO – Students’ backpacks fortified to withstand bullets

As Saint Cornelius Catholic School eighth graders move up to high school, their backpacks will evolve to withstand bullets, thanks to SafeShields provided by Unequal Technologies in Glen Mills. Unequal makes protective gear for athletes, has made specialized stunt gear for Tom Cruise flicks, and even made prototype bulletproof garments for the Pope ahead of… Continue reading VIDEO – Students’ backpacks fortified to withstand bullets

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Virginia Tech helmet lab expands rankings to include soccer headgear

WASHINGTON — The best way to prevent sports-related concussions is not to hit your head, but research released Tuesday shows which protective headgear works best to reduce the risk of head injuries for soccer players when collisions do happen. “There’s a wide range of performance within the current [headgear] available to consumers,” Virginia Tech Helmet… Continue reading Virginia Tech helmet lab expands rankings to include soccer headgear

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BestReviews.com gives “Best of the Best” for soccer headgear to Halo 2

BestReviews.com gives the Unequal Halo 2 “Best of the Best” for soccer headgear. Among the accolades... “Exceptional in maintaining precise control of the soccer ball while protecting the most important commodity.” “Lightweight with protection around the head's circumference. Adjusts to your body as your own temperature changes. Great for overall ball control. Holds up in… Continue reading BestReviews.com gives “Best of the Best” for soccer headgear to Halo 2

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Texas School district to debut new bulletproof equipment for staff – VIDEO

AUSTIN (KXAN) — After the deadly high school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas over the summer, administrators at Edna Independent School District have carefully reviewed their own campus security plans. "It's our commitment to school safety, no different than we would approach academics," assistant superintendent Madelyn Maresh said Wednesday. Together, with the guidance of local… Continue reading Texas School district to debut new bulletproof equipment for staff – VIDEO

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The Soccer Reviews does a thorough test and report of the Unequal Insoles

It’s common for all athletes—both pro and amateur—to suffer from foot, ankle, knee, and lower back pain, which can affect one’s health, mood, and energy level. You can reduce the risk of these injuries by replacing your current insoles with ones that absorb and disperse shock. Unequal Cushioning Sports Insoles provide 24% better shock dissipation… Continue reading The Soccer Reviews does a thorough test and report of the Unequal Insoles

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The Soccer Reviews does a thorough test and report of the Halo 3

“2-time Olympic Gold Medalist Briana Scurry can recount the details of the head injury that ended her career. Well…sort of. Since she doesn’t actually remember the hit, she shares what she’s been told by other people. That’s why she swears by Unequal’s protective headgear, such as the Halo 3, for staying safe on the pitch.… Continue reading The Soccer Reviews does a thorough test and report of the Halo 3

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VIDEO – Sales for bulletproof backpack shields up before back to school

SARASOTA - People are shopping for backpacks and school supplies, and some are also shopping for defensive to protect students. “What’s interesting about the orders,” Robert Vito said. “Is that it’s from parents and grandparents, and they’re ordering 5,6,7 at a time.” And sales for Unequal’s “SafeShield” keep going up. “It’s designed to stop ballistics,… Continue reading VIDEO – Sales for bulletproof backpack shields up before back to school

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Soccer Heading Worse for Women’s Brains than for Men’s

Women’s brains are much more vulnerable than men’s to injury from repeated soccer heading, according to a new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, part of Montefiore. The study found that regions of damaged brain tissue were five times more extensive in female soccer players than in males, suggesting that sex-specific guidelines… Continue reading Soccer Heading Worse for Women’s Brains than for Men’s

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Unequal Halo 1 Protective Headgear Review

With millions of sports players getting concussions each year, it’s imperative that players protect themselves to reduce the risk of getting one. Slipping on a lightweight, comfortable, and protective Unequal headband can reduce concussion risk as much as 74%, according to Virginia Tech’s extensive independent research. Knowing you’re protected means saying goodbye to the possibility… Continue reading Unequal Halo 1 Protective Headgear Review