Sports medicine

July 07, 2018 - 12:58 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The family of a former Ohio State University team doctor accused by athletes of sexual misconduct says it is "shocked and saddened" by the allegations and is cooperating with the school's independent investigation. The Columbus Dispatch in a story published online Saturday...
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In this Tuesday, July 3, 2018, photo, Brian Garrett speaks during an interview at his home in Powell, Ohio. Garrett says he was sexually assaulted by Dr. Richard Strauss in 1996. Strauss, who killed himself in 2005, joined Ohio State University in 1978 and was on the faculty and medical staff. (AP Photo/Mike Householder)
July 06, 2018 - 8:26 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — On paper, Richard Strauss was a well-regarded Ohio State University physician who examined young athletes for decades as a team doctor and sports-medicine researcher. Some former athletes recall him differently: Locker-room voyeur. Serial groper. "Dr. Jelly Paws." In...
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England fans react watching the round of 16 match between Colombia and England on a big screen in a fan zone at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 4, 2018. England ended its long run of penalty misery and reached the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time in 12 years. The English beat Colombia 4-3 in the shootout. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
July 03, 2018 - 6:44 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday at the World Cup (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Moscow police say they have detained a person after a statue was vandalized with an "England" inscription at the stadium where England played Colombia in the World Cup. Russian social media users posted a picture of...
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FILE –This Oct. 22, 2015 file photo shows U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, on Capitol Hill. Two men who were wrestlers at Ohio State University in the 1990s say Jordan isn't being truthful when he says he wasn't aware of allegations team doctor Richard Strauss was groping male wrestlers, NBC reported Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Male athletes from 14 sports at Ohio State have reported alleged sexual misconduct by Strauss, whose 2005 death at the age of 67 was ruled a suicide. Jordan's spokesman says in a statement the congressman never saw or heard about any abuse or had any abuse reported when he was an assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 03, 2018 - 6:02 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio congressman isn't being truthful when asserting he was unaware of allegations that a now-dead team doctor was abusing athletes, according to two former university wrestlers. U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, a former standout college wrestler at the University of Wisconsin and...
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FILE –This Oct. 22, 2015 file photo shows U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, on Capitol Hill. Two men who were wrestlers at Ohio State University in the 1990s say Jordan isn't being truthful when he says he wasn't aware of allegations team doctor Richard Strauss was groping male wrestlers, NBC reported Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Male athletes from 14 sports at Ohio State have reported alleged sexual misconduct by Strauss, whose 2005 death at the age of 67 was ruled a suicide. Jordan's spokesman says in a statement the congressman never saw or heard about any abuse or had any abuse reported when he was an assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 03, 2018 - 5:42 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on two former Ohio State wrestlers' allegations that U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan knew athletes were being abused (all times local): 5:45 p.m. A law firm representing Ohio State University says an investigative team unsuccessfully sought an interview with an Ohio...
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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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