Sports medicine

FILE - In this March 3, 2012, file photo, gymnastics coach John Geddert is seen at the American Cup gymnastics meet at Madison Square Garden in New York. Gymnasts who were molested by sports doctor Larry Nassar are reserving harsh criticism for former U.S. Olympic coach John Geddert, who for years had Nassar treat their injuries at his elite Twistars club near Lansing. His victims have complained that the coach created an ultra-competitive atmosphere, was indifferent to injuries and rarely offered gymnasts any choice to see a different doctor. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
February 01, 2018 - 5:00 pm
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — The young athletes who confronted Larry Nassar about molesting them at an elite Michigan gymnastics club saved some of their harshest words for a person who was not in the courtroom: an Olympic coach who for years sent teenage girls to see the now-disgraced doctor. John...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar sits during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. The House has followed up on the sex abuse scandal involving Nassar with the passage of legislation that requires governing bodies for amateur athletics to promptly report claims of abuse to law enforcement. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
January 30, 2018 - 10:56 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Larry Nassar, the sports doctor accused of sexually assaulting more than 150 women and girls, will be confronted again this week by scores of victims as he faces another prison sentence for molesting gymnasts, this time at an elite Michigan club run by an Olympic coach. Judge...
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Larry Nassar faces Ingham County Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina prior to his sentencing Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, after the seventh day of victim impact statements in Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Mich. The former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation's top gymnasts for years was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison as Aquilina declared: "I just signed your death warrant." The sentence capped a remarkable seven-day hearing in which scores of Nassar's victims were able to confront him face to face in the Michigan courtroom. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 25, 2018 - 6:04 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Once-renowned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar listened silently as a prosecutor deemed him "possibly the most prolific serial child sex abuser in history" and a judge sentenced him to decades in prison for molesting some of the sport's top athletes, capping an extraordinary...
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Larry Nassar sits during his sentencing hearing Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. The former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation's top gymnasts for years was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison as the judge declared: "I just signed your death warrant." The sentence capped a remarkable seven-day hearing in which scores of Nassar's victims were able to confront him face to face in the Michigan courtroom. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
January 24, 2018 - 8:32 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of Michigan sports doctor Larry Nassar and other developments in the case (all times local): 8:30 p.m. A person familiar with the situation says Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon will resign on Thursday. The person spoke Wednesday night to...
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Former gymnast Rachael Denhollander, center, is hugged after giving her victim impact statement during the seventh day of Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. At right is Assistant Attorney General Angela Povilaitis. Nassar has admitted sexually assaulting athletes when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which is the sport's national governing organization and trains Olympians. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
January 24, 2018 - 6:01 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former sports doctor Larry Nassar likely still would be sexually assaulting girls if not for the work of an Indiana newspaper that helped to expose the abuse, a Michigan prosecutor said Wednesday. "We as a society need investigative journalists more than ever," Assistant...
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2017 file photo, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) walks on the field after an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. The NFL and the Players Association announced the Panthers correctly followed concussion protocol guidelines when handling Newton’s injury during a first-round playoff loss to the Saints. The league released a statement Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, saying it reviewed game footage and medical reports, as well as statements and interviews with Newton and coach Ron Rivera, before making its determination that “there was no protocol violation.” (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
January 24, 2018 - 10:19 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers will not be punished for their handling of Cam Newton's injury during a playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints on Jan. 7. The NFL and the Players Association announced Wednesday that Carolina's medical staff correctly followed concussion protocol guidelines. The...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) during an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. The Seahawks have been fined $100,000 for not properly following concussion protocol with Wilson during a game in November. The NFL and NFLPA announced their decision Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, following an investigation that lasted more than a month. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
December 21, 2017 - 3:56 pm
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have been fined $100,000 for not properly following concussion protocol with quarterback Russell Wilson during a game in November. The NFL and NFLPA announced their decision on Thursday following an investigation that lasted more than a month. Along with...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz gets tackles during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Los Angeles. Wentz left the game shortly after the play and did not return to the game. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
December 10, 2017 - 9:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two sources familiar with the injury tell The Associated Press that doctors believe Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz tore his left anterior cruciate ligament in a win over the Rams on Sunday and will miss the rest of the season and playoffs. Wentz, a favorite in the...
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Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb (18) hauls in a pass from quarterback Brett Hundley for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
November 26, 2017 - 9:19 pm
The Latest on the 12th Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern): 9:15 p.m. Brett Hundley and the Green Bay Packers are giving the AFC North leading Pittsburgh Steelers all they can handle. Hundley came in with just two touchdown passes since replacing injured Aaron Rodgers earlier this...
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Dr. Larry Nassar, 54, appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Nasser, a sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 22, 2017 - 5:34 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on sexual assault charges against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Michigan State University says allegations that it covered up a former gymnastics doctor's criminal sexual misconduct are "simply false" and it is "appalled" by...
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