Sports medicine

September 19, 2017 - 12:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge overseeing the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she's concerned they're being targeted by claims service providers, lenders and other groups seeking a share of the money. At a hearing in Philadelphia on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge...
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September 18, 2017 - 4:08 pm
A federal judge overseeing the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she's concerned about "deceptive practices" by claims service providers, lenders and other groups seeking a share of the money. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody will hold a hearing in Philadelphia on...
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September 14, 2017 - 1:00 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says in a television interview that he doesn't worry about concussions and considers them part of playing football. In an interview with CBS Sunday Morning, Brady says: "I'm not oblivious to them. I mean, I understand the risks...
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FILE - In this May 1, 2017, file photo, Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady attend an event at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The NFL and the players’ union have found no evidence of deviation by New England’s medical staff from the league’s concussion protocol regarding Tom Brady last season. League spokesman Brian McCarthy said in a statement Wednesday, Sept. 6,2017, that Brady released his medical records for review as part of the process. McCarthy said the review also identified no evidence that Brady sustained a concussion or reported signs or symptoms consistent with one in 2016. Brady's wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, told "CBS This Morning" in May that Brady played through a concussion on his way to a fifth Super Bowl title.(Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
September 06, 2017 - 12:00 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The NFL and the players' union have found no evidence of deviation by New England's medical staff from the league's concussion protocol regarding Tom Brady last season. League spokesman Brian McCarthy said in a statement Wednesday that Brady released his medical records for...
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August 14, 2017 - 12:42 pm
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — The revamped group of Buffalo Bills receivers is suddenly down a key addition with Jordan Matthews sidelined indefinitely because of a chip fracture in his sternum. The Bills list Matthews as week to week, and general manager Brandon Beane told The Associated Press on Monday...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2017, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars running back I'Tavius Mathers (43) runs through a drill during NFL football training camp, in Jacksonville, Fla. Mathers will be released from the hospital a day after suffering a neck injury during practice. The team says Mathers will return to the football facility Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, and the medical staff will work with him to "decide the best course of action for his recovery."(AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
August 02, 2017 - 11:11 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars running back I'Tavius Mathers will be released from the hospital a day after suffering a neck injury during practice. The team says Mathers will return to the football facility Wednesday and the medical staff will work with him to "decide the best...
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FILE - In this May 27, 2017, file photo, New York Mets relief pitcher Addison Reed pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game, in Pittsburgh. The Mets have agreed to trade reliever Addison Reed to the Boston Red Sox, Monday, July 31, 2017, for three 22-year-old right-handed pitching prospects, a deal contingent on the teams approving medical records of the players involved. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
July 31, 2017 - 2:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets have agreed to trade reliever Addison Reed to the Boston Red Sox for three 22-year-old right-handed pitching prospects, a deal contingent on the teams approving medical records of the players involved. Boston would send New York right-handers Jamie Callahan, Gerson Bautista...
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FILE - In this May 27, 2017, file photo, New York Mets relief pitcher Addison Reed pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game, in Pittsburgh. The Mets have agreed to trade reliever Addison Reed to the Boston Red Sox, Monday, July 31, 2017, for three 22-year-old right-handed pitching prospects, a deal contingent on the teams approving medical records of the players involved. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
July 31, 2017 - 2:04 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the MLB non-waiver trade deadline (all times EDT): ___ 2 p.m. The Mets have agreed to trade reliever Addison Reed to the Boston Red Sox for three 22-year-old right-handed pitching prospects, a deal contingent on the teams approving medical records of the players...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar listens to testimony of a witness during a preliminary hearing, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar, a former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics sports doctor, is taking a step toward resolving one of four criminal cases against him in Michigan. Nassar is due in federal court Tuesday, July 11, to plead guilty to child pornography charges. It’s separate from sexual assault charges involving women and girls who said they were molested when they sought treatment for gymnastics injuries. (Robert Killips/Lansing State Journal via AP, File)
July 11, 2017 - 1:14 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor pleaded guilty Tuesday to possessing child pornography, admitting he tried to get rid of the evidence last fall while police were investigating allegations that he had sexually assaulted young female athletes...
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July 10, 2017 - 3:58 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics sports doctor accused of sexually assaulting dozens of women and girls plans to plead guilty to unrelated charges of possession of child pornography. A court document shows that Dr. Larry Nassar is due in federal court...
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