Sports medicine

Denver Broncos offensive tackle Garett Bolles (72) is helped after an injury against the Dallas Cowboys during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Denver. Broncos coach Vance Joseph says rookie tackle Garett Bolles' left leg injury isn't as serious as first feared. Joseph says Bolles has a bone bruise in his lower left leg and is week to week. The Broncos' first-round draft pick was injured in Denver's win over Dallas.(AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)
September 21, 2017 - 6:59 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — With Jamaal Charles barreling toward the end zone, Broncos left tackle Garett Bolles felt someone kick his left leg, sending a searing jolt through his body and a sense of foreboding into his heart. Was his rookie season really over already? Pounding the grass in frustration...
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September 18, 2017 - 4:34 pm
A federal judge overseeing the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement with former players said she's concerned about "deceptive practices" by claims service providers, lawyers, lenders and other groups seeking a share of the money. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody will hold a hearing in Philadelphia...
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September 14, 2017 - 5:25 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Thursday said the international marathon body was injecting politics into sports by excluding an Israeli race because it passes through West Bank territory the Palestinians and most of the world considers to be occupied. The Israel Marathon Association said the...
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September 14, 2017 - 1:16 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady doesn't worry about concussions and considers them part of playing football, the New England Patriots quarterback says in a television interview to be broadcast this weekend. "I'm not oblivious to them," Brady tells CBS Sunday Morning. "I mean, I understand the...
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September 14, 2017 - 1:16 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady doesn't worry about concussions and considers them part of playing football, the New England Patriots quarterback says in a television interview to be broadcast this weekend. "I'm not oblivious to them," Brady tells CBS Sunday Morning. "I mean, I understand the...
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September 08, 2017 - 1:43 pm
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton says long snapper Jon Dorenbos has a "serious" heart condition that will require surgery. Payton, who spoke about Dorenbos on a media conference call Friday morning, says Saints physician John Amoss discovered he long-snapper's aortic aneurysm during a...
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September 08, 2017 - 12:32 pm
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton says long snapper Jon Dorenbos has a "serious" heart condition that will require surgery. Payton, who spoke about Dorenbos on a media conference call Friday morning, says Saints physician John Amoss discovered he long-snapper's aortic aneurysm during a...
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This combination of photos provided by Boston University shows sections from a normal brain, top, and from the brain of former University of Texas football player Greg Ploetz, bottom, in stage IV of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. According to a report released on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by the Journal of the American Medical Association, research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. (Dr. Ann McKee/BU via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 7:48 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers are tackling fresh questions about a degenerative brain disease now that it has been detected in the brains of nearly 200 football players after death. The suspected cause is repeated head blows, an almost unavoidable part of contact sports. As a new NFL season gets...
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This combination of photos provided by Boston University shows sections from a normal brain, top, and from the brain of former University of Texas football player Greg Ploetz, bottom, in stage IV of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. According to a report released on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by the Journal of the American Medical Association, research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. (Dr. Ann McKee/BU via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 7:48 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers are tackling fresh questions about a degenerative brain disease now that it has been detected in the brains of nearly 200 football players after death. The suspected cause is repeated head blows, an almost unavoidable part of contact sports. As a new NFL season gets...
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This combination of photos provided by Boston University shows sections from a normal brain, top, and from the brain of former University of Texas football player Greg Ploetz, bottom, in stage IV of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. According to a report released on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by the Journal of the American Medical Association, research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. (Dr. Ann McKee/BU via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 2:15 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers are tackling fresh questions about a degenerative brain disease now that it has been detected in the brains of nearly 200 football players after death. The suspected cause is repeated head blows, an almost unavoidable part of contact sports. As a new NFL season gets...
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