Sports medicine

FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich. Authorities say disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar has been transferred to another federal prison facility. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, shows the former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor is at the Oklahoma Federal Transfer Facility. He had been imprisoned in Tucson, Arizona. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
August 08, 2018 - 3:14 pm
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — Attorneys for imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar have appealed his other sentence for sexually assaulting women and girls who sought treatment for injuries. The Lansing State Journal reports that the former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor's attorneys...
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July 30, 2018 - 3:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More than $500 million in claims were approved as of Monday under the NFL's concussion settlement, nearly a decade earlier than league officials estimated they would reach that amount. Claims administrators in the settlement released an updated report on the concussion...
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July 26, 2018 - 6:39 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is suing its insurance carriers over coverage of sexual assault claims by victims of jailed sports medicine doctor Larry Nassar. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Ingham County Circuit Court. School General Counsel Robert Young says in a release...
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July 25, 2018 - 1:36 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Pietro Fittipaldi will race this weekend in the IndyCar event at Mid-Ohio, his first competition since suffering serious leg injuries in a crash two months ago. Fittipaldi was injured May 4 when he crashed a sports car in the FIA WEC event at Spa-Francorchamps. The IndyCar...
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New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard delivers against the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, July 20, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
July 22, 2018 - 11:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest bizarre medical development for the baffling New York Mets, ace pitcher Noah Syndergaard is headed back to the disabled list after contracting hand-foot-and-mouth disease. The team figures it's likely Syndergaard caught the contagious virus when he made an appearance...
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2013, file photo, Antron Brown, right, celebrates with team owner Don Schumacher after winning in Top Fuel at the NHRA Toyota Nationals drag races t Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas. All seven members of the world's largest hotrod team, Don Schumacher Racing, pledged their brains to concussion research Friday, July 20, 2018, as part of an effort geared to reach military members as much as racing fans. Through its sponsorship with the U.S. Army, Schumacher connected with the Infinite Hero Foundation, a nonprofit that works with the Concussion Legacy Foundation. CLF has received pledges of more than 3,500 brains to conduct post-mortem research on the effects of CTE _ a disease linked to repetitive head injuries seen in football and other contact sports, and also in military personnel. (Josh Holmburg/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
July 20, 2018 - 10:27 pm
MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Concussion experts would someday like to conduct the same amount of research on head injuries among military members as they've done for football players. One way to get there: racecar drivers. All seven members of the world's largest hotrod team, Don Schumacher Racing,...
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FILE - This Aug. 9, 2014 file photo shows an NFL logo on a goal post pad before a preseason NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit. A federal judge Wednesday, July 18, 2018 denied a request from the NFL to appoint a special investigator to look into what the league says is extensive fraudulent claims on the $1 billion concussion settlement. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)
July 18, 2018 - 5:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers representing former NFL players estimated Wednesday that payouts from the concussion settlement with the league will top $1.4 billion, a $400 million jump because of thousands more players filing claims. The number of players who filed to be a part of the settlement is...
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North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora answers a question during a news conference at the NCAA Atlantic Coast Conference college football media day in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
July 18, 2018 - 5:47 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday he doesn't believe it's been proven that football causes the degenerative brain disease CTE and offered a passionate defense of a sport he believes is "under attack." Fedora, during interviews at Atlantic Coast Conference...
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July 18, 2018 - 5:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL concussion settlement (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Lawyers representing former NFL players in their concussion claims estimate payouts from the settlement with the league will likely reach $1.4 billion. The lawyers filed a status update Wednesday saying an...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 12, 2018, file photo, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, questions FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok during the House Committees on the Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform hearing on "Oversight of FBI and DOJ Actions Surrounding the 2016 Election," on Capitol Hill in Washington. Jordan, who coached wrestling at Ohio State University, has been interviewed by the law firm investigating allegations that a now-dead team doctor sexually abused male athletes there decades ago. Jordan's spokesman says the congressman spoke Monday, July 16, 2018, with the firm looking into allegations against Dr. Richard Strauss and how the school responded to any complaints about Strauss. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
July 18, 2018 - 1:09 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, who used to coach wrestling at Ohio State University, was interviewed by a law firm investigating allegations that a now-dead team doctor sexually abused male athletes there decades ago, his spokesman confirmed Wednesday. The Ohio Republican spoke Monday...
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