Sports medicine

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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June 15, 2017 - 12:56 pm
The first two claims in the NFL's billion-dollar concussion settlement were announced Thursday, a total of $9 million in benefits. The U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania overseeing the process was notified Thursday through a joint status report filed by the class and the...
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former Team USA gymnast Jeanette Antolin, right, accompanied by Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, left, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, to call on Congress to pass legislation that would require amateur athletics governing bodies to immediately report sex-abuse allegations to law enforcement and strengthen oversight of member gymnasiums and coaches. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 28, 2017 - 7:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired star gymnasts testified before Congress on Tuesday that they were sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics doctor and recommended a bill that requires tougher sex-abuse reporting for Olympic sports. Jamie Dantzscher, a 2000 Olympic bronze medalist, and three-time...
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former Team USA gymnast Jeanette Antolin, right, accompanied by Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, left, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, to call on Congress to pass legislation that would require amateur athletics governing bodies to immediately report sex-abuse allegations to law enforcement and strengthen oversight of member gymnasiums and coaches. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 28, 2017 - 4:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired star gymnasts testified before Congress on Tuesday that they were sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics doctor and recommended a bill that requires tougher sex-abuse reporting for Olympic sports. Jamie Dantzscher, a 2000 Olympic bronze medalist, and three-time...
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