Sports medicine

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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May 27, 2018 - 12:16 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner was sharp in his first rehabilitation start since breaking the pinkie on his pitching hand in March, striking out eight while throwing 47 pitches over 3 2/3 hitless innings for Triple-A Sacramento. It was such an...
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Will Power, of Australia, removes his helmet after practicing for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 17, 2018 - 4:54 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nearly every indicator suggested Will Power was suffering from concussion-like symptoms after his car hit a wall during one of the first practice sessions of the 2016 season. He was dizzy, had difficulty standing when he climbed from his car the next day, and was overcome with...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Chris Borland, a former NFL linebacker and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year at Wisconsin, testifies before the Illinois House Mental Health Committee hearing on House Bill 4341, which would ban tackle football for kids under 12 years of age, in Springfield, Ill. Borland was illustrating how repetitive sub-concussive hits that begin when children play impact sports can be as dangerous as a single hit that results in a concussion. Borland is raising money and awareness for the issue of veterans with traumatic brain injuries by taking part this week in "Pat's Run" on Saturday in Tempe, Ariz., alongside his brothers Joe and John. (Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register via AP, File)
April 20, 2018 - 3:09 pm
Chris Borland knows firsthand all about the challenges of early retirement, having stepped away from a promising football career after one year because of concerns over head injuries. Instead of playing in front of boisterous crowds on the big NFL stage, Borland spends his time now helping other...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Chris Borland, a former NFL linebacker and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year for the University of Wisconsin, testifies before a Illinois House Mental Health Committee hearing in Springfield, Ill., on House Bill 4341, which would ban tackle football for kids under 12 years of age. Borland was illustrating how repetitive sub-concussive hits that begin when children play impact sports can be as dangerous as a single hit that results in a concussion. Democratic state Rep. Carol Sente, third from right, the sponsor of the proposal told The Associated Press Wednesday, April 18, 2018, the measure lacks the votes to pass this session. (Rich Saal//The State Journal-Register via AP, File)
April 18, 2018 - 5:39 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A proposal aimed at delaying the effects of helmet-banging head trauma by banning Illinois children younger than 12 from playing tackle football lacks the votes this spring, its sponsor said Wednesday. Rep. Carol Sente said parents and taxpayers "need more time to absorb...
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April 13, 2018 - 5:05 pm
The NFL accused some lawyers representing players in the $1 billion concussion settlement of fraud and wants a special investigator appointed. Plaintiffs' lawyers contend the league is not awarding settlement funds fast enough. So far, $227 million in claims have been awarded. The league made its...
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