Sports Medicine

Judge throws out lawsuit by ex-wrestlers over concussions

Sep 19, 2018

A federal judge in Connecticut has dismissed a lawsuit by 60 former professional wrestlers who claimed World Wrestling Entertainment failed to protect them from repeated head trauma

Bettman tells AP: NHL in mediation on concussion lawsuit

Sep 11, 2018

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman tells The Associated Press the league is complying with a judge's order by entering mediation with former players in a bid to settle a concussion lawsuit

Trainer who worked with Nassar arrested at Texas airport

Sep 6, 2018

Authorities in Texas have arrested a former sports medicine trainer charged in connection to Larry Nassar, the former sports doctor convicted of sexually molesting female athletes.

Former gymnastics coach denies charges in Nassar scandal

Aug 30, 2018

A former Michigan State University women's gymnastics coach who's charged with lying to investigators in the Larry Nassar sexual-assault scandal has appeared in court

Mets: Wright up to Triple-A, but MLB game soon unlikely

Aug 29, 2018

David Wright is moving up to Triple-A to continue his rehab assignment, but the New York Mets say it's unlikely the third baseman will play in the majors anytime soon as he attempts an arduous comeback from back and shoulder injuries

Larry Nassar appeals his other sentence for sexual assaults

Aug 8, 2018

Attorneys for imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar have appealed his other sentence for sexually assaulting women and girls who sought treatment for injuries

Robinson Cano starts rehab assignment for Mariners

Aug 7, 2018

Robinson Cano began a rehab assignment with the Seattle Mariners' Triple-A affiliate as he prepares for his return from his 80-game suspension for violating baseball's joint drug agreement

NFL concussion claims hit $500 million in less than 2 years

Jul 30, 2018

More than $500 million in claims have been approved under the NFL's concussion settlement in less than two years, nearly a decade earlier than league officials estimated they would reach that amount

Pietro Fittipaldi cleared to race in IndyCar rest of season

Jul 25, 2018

Pietro Fittipaldi will race this weekend in the IndyCar event at Mid-Ohio in his first competition since suffering serious leg injuries in a crash two months ago

Syndergaard to DL again due to hand-foot-and-mouth disease

Jul 23, 2018

In the latest bizarre medical development for the baffling New York Mets, ace pitcher Noah Syndergaard is headed back to the disabled list after contracting hand-foot-and-mouth disease


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