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ReporterIt's being labeled a "hidden threat." As the nation and the Ozarks focus much of our sports medicine attention on concussions, safety experts say we're overlooking something even more serious-- cardiac arrest. In fact a young athlete dies every three...
Reporter, PhotographerA Southern Stone County firefighter is recovering from what's known as a “widow maker.” While fighting a brush fire, a dead tree collapsed on his head. It’s a common danger for firefighters on windy, dry days. Firefighters face danger...
ReutersMLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH All along, the assumption was that the anticipation of free agency after this season would inspire Jacoby Ellsbury to once again reach MVP-caliber heights for the Red Sox. But as two of Ellsbury's...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Pittsburgh Steelers - INSIDE SLANT The Steelers aren't used to this. They've gathered in the spring more times to celebrate Super Bowl victories in the White House than they have talking about a chip on their...
The Maryland state school board adopted regulations Tuesday that require more concussion training for those responsible for student-athletes and beef up protocols for addressing head injuries. In addition, the board will convene an advisory board to...
The Hog BlogA wrecking ball continues to smash its way through the IronPigs starting rotation. As expected, left handed pitcher Adam Morgan was scratched from his Monday night start against Rochester with what manager Dave Brundage called "a little soreness" in his...
The BladeA Fostoria man found injured while mushroom hunting died of head trauma, police said. Kyle Tanner, 24, of Fostoria died Saturday at Mercy Tiffin Hospital after he was found by a friend with whom he had been hunting mushrooms in Hopewell Township. Sgt....
ReutersThe Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updates with Hill receiving clearance to play Pacers PG Hill to play in Game 6 Indiana Pacers point guard George Hill iwas cleared to play in Saturday night's game against the New York Knicks. Hill passed concussion...
When Raul Valdes threw his first pitch for the IronPigs Saturday night, it was already the seventh time this season that manager Dave Brundage has had to dip into his bullpen for a starter. That's nothing, Ray Burris claimed. "I've been part of a...
Boston HeraldThe Red Sox have had their share of injuries this season, but one body part in particular is getting more than its fair share of hurt. The head. David Ross is the second Red Sox player this season to go on the disabled list with a concussion. And,...
Former Michigan player Rick Volk recounts two concussions in Super Bowl III, is glad symptoms weren't worseDetroit Free PressRick Volk played in two Super Bowls, but the former All-America at Michigan doesn't remember much of the first. Volk, one of 11 players being inducted into the Gridiron Greats Hall of Fame tonight in Novi, suffered two concussions in the Baltimore...
The U.S. military has faced two epidemics over the last decade of war in Afghanistan and Iraq. One is suicide. The annual rate of military personnel taking their own lives has doubled to about 20 per 100,000. That translated to a record 324 suicides...
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