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Texas Rangers' Willie Calhoun waits to bat during spring training baseball practice Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Rangers' Calhoun has surgery for broken jaw after HBP

Mar. 9, 2020 10:31 PM EDT

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Texas Rangers outfielder Willie Calhoun had surgery to repair his broken jaw Monday, a day after being hit in the face by a fastball. “Hey guys, just want to thank everyone for your prayers," Calhoun tweeted Monday night. “I just got out of surgery and I’m doing...

5 years after devastating accident, Speidel gets his moment

Mar. 3, 2020 9:40 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — It was an extra-special night for Vermont on Tuesday night but not because the Catamounts wrapped up a championship regular season with an 85-62 victory over Albany — but because of the presence of Josh Speidel, who was a highly-touted recruit out of high school but suffered a...

Family of man killed by Eugene cop loses civil trial

Feb. 26, 2020 10:28 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The family of a man killed by a Eugene police officer lost their civil lawsuit in federal court Tuesday, their attorneys unable to convince a jury that an officer used excessive force when he shot the man in his doorway. The jury deliberated for little more than an hour Tuesday...

Ryan Newman (6) goes airborne after crashing into Corey LaJoie (32) during the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Newman did not suffer life-threatening injuries in the incident. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Newman suffered head injury, no internal injuries in crash

Feb. 23, 2020 3:22 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ryan Newman said he suffered a head injury in his crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500 but did not disclose details in a statement from the driver read before Sunday's race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “I was fortunate to avoid any internal organ damage or broken bones. I did...

A bulldozer clears rubble and debris at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. Ain al-Asad air base was struck by a barrage of Iranian missiles in retaliation for the U.S. drone strike that killed atop Iranian commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, whose killing raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East. (AP Photo/Qassim Abdul-Zahra)

Pentagon: 109 troops suffer brain injuries from Iran strike

Feb. 10, 2020 6:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of U.S. service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries has shot up to more than 100, the Pentagon said Monday, as more troops suffer the aftereffects of the Iranian ballistic missile attack early last month in Iraq. The department said the latest total is 109 military...

Judge denies deportation stay for boy, 5, with head injury

Feb. 10, 2020 5:38 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge rejected a request for an emergency stay Monday to require that a 5-year-old Guatemalan boy not be deported before he is seen by a pediatric neurologist, according to advocates for the child. Lawyers for the child's family plan to appeal Judge Stephen V. Wilson's denial...

This photo taking Feb. 2, 2020, shows Jill and Frank Larkin, a former Sergeant of Arms at the U.S. Senate, talking about their son Ryan Larkin, a decorated Navy SEAL who committed suicide after suffering from undiagnosed Traumatic Brain Injury.  (Joshua McKerrow/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

Navy SEAL’s family pushes for recognition of brain injuries

Feb. 9, 2020 9:00 AM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — As a decorated Navy SEAL operator and explosives breacher, Ryan Larkin was regularly exposed to high-impact blast waves throughout his 10 years of service. Struggling with the psychological effects of serving in four combat tours and an undiagnosed brain injury, Larkin died by suicide...

ICE sued over treatment of 5-year-old with head injury

Feb. 8, 2020 12:08 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The mother of a 5-year-old Guatemalan boy sued U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement over the medical care he has received in detention for a head injury suffered before the family was arrested. The lawsuit filed late Friday in California asks a judge to order the child to be taken to a...