Sports medicine

Chicago Cubs' Yu Darvish high fives players during the West Michigan Whitecaps at South Bend Cubs baseball game Monday, June 25, 2018 at Four Winds Field in South Bend, Indiana. Darvish was on a one-game rehab assignment with the Class A affiliate of the major league team. (Michael Caterina/South Bend Tribune via AP)
June 29, 2018 - 9:50 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Yu Darvish has a new diagnosis on his injury: It's a right elbow impingement and inflammation. Darvish went to Texas to get another opinion on the sore triceps muscle that flared up again in a bullpen session on Thursday. Following the Cubs' 10-6 win over Minnesota on Friday, team...
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June 27, 2018 - 7:27 pm
The news that Tyler Hilinski, the Washington State quarterback who shot himself with a rifle in January and left a suicide note, was diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy this week left researchers again warning about the dangers of tackle football. Hilinski, 21, was diagnosed with Stage...
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June 27, 2018 - 8:23 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African man who completed the Comrades Marathon this month after recovering from a 2015 impaling accident has given his medal to the trauma surgeon who treated him. Netcare Milpark Hospital said Wednesday that Daniel de Wet finished the 89-kilometer (55-mile)...
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FILE - This combination of photos shows Dr. Richard Strauss, left, from a 1978 Ohio State University employment application, and Michigan State doctor Dr. Larry Nassar, right, during a Nov. 22, 2017 plea hearing in Lansing, Mich. Ohio State is investigating accusations against Strauss, a former team physician at the school, only months after Nassar was convicted and imprisoned for molesting women and girls. Some schools are exploring whether more oversight is needed for figures in such powerful positions. (Ohio State University and AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
June 25, 2018 - 8:31 am
Allegations of sexual abuse carried out over decades by team physicians at Michigan State and Ohio State are sending ripples through university athletics departments, with some schools exploring whether more oversight is needed for figures in such powerful positions. The scandals involving former...
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Brazil head coach Tite gestures during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 23, 2018 - 1:45 pm
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Brazil doctors have been busy lately at the World Cup, with even the team's coach needing medical attention. Douglas Costa and Danilo have been ruled out of the match against Serbia on Wednesday, the team said Saturday, but added Brazil coach Tite was doing just fine despite...
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This file photo shows a 1978 employment application information for Dr. Richard Strauss, from Ohio State University personnel files reviewed by The Associated Press. Strauss, who died in 2005, has been accused of sexual misconduct by former college student athletes. Ohio State says the firm conducting an independent investigation also is reviewing whether Strauss examined high school students. (Ohio State University via AP, File)
June 21, 2018 - 4:55 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead doctor accused of sexual misconduct by former student athletes at Ohio State University said he acted as a team physician at other universities, most of which won't say if they are reviewing those connections or whether any concerns were raised about him. Ohio State...
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Morocco's Noureddine Amrabat is attended to after suffering an injury during the group B match between Morocco and Iran at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
June 20, 2018 - 4:46 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The impact to his head was so violent that Noureddine Amrabat can't remember the World Cup match at all, even though he was playing in it. "Five, six hours, gone. Totally gone," the Morocco midfielder said of the concussion sustained in his team's opening match against Iran. "When you...
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June 07, 2018 - 4:27 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former student-athletes from more than a dozen Ohio State sports teams have now reported alleged sexual misconduct by a university doctor who died in 2005. Investigators have scheduled or conducted interviews with more than 130 people who said they have information about...
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Graphic lists post positions for horses in the Belmont Stakes; 2c x 3 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 88 mm;
June 06, 2018 - 9:07 am
Mike Smith knows the feeling. A headache. Maybe some dizziness. As a younger jockey he got concussions, felt better and went back to riding. "I've had several," Smith said. "It's just like you hit your head playing any sport." Smith is currently in the international spotlight as he goes for the...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell gestures while speaking during the NFL owner's spring meeting in Atlanta. A federal judge in Philadelphia heard arguments Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in the NFL's request for a special investigator to look into what the league says are fraudulent claims in a $1 billion concussion settlement. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
May 30, 2018 - 3:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers for the NFL urged a federal judge Wednesday to appoint a special investigator to look into what the league said is extensive fraud in claims on the $1 billion concussion settlement. NFL attorneys said a study by the independent auditors in the claims process showed about...
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