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Councilwoman-state treasurer hopeful hurt in Vegas car crash

May. 03, 2022 19:35 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas City Council member who is running as a Republican for Nevada state treasurer was recovering Tuesday from face and head injuries after she was injured in a car crash. Details about the crash were not provided, but Michele Fiore’s campaign aide, Rory...

'There's hope': 76ers waiting to see if Embiid can come back

Apr. 30, 2022 16:16 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The best that Philadelphia coach Doc Rivers could offer Saturday about Joel Embiid’s possible availability for the Eastern Conference semifinal series against Miami was a two-word answer. “There’s hope,” Rivers said. For now, Philadelphia will...

76ers' Embiid has right orbital fracture, as East semis loom

Apr. 29, 2022 22:22 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Joel Embiid feared this would be the case. Turns out, he was right. The Philadelphia 76ers announced Friday night that Embiid — the NBA scoring champion and an MVP finalist — has a right orbital fracture and a mild concussion. Those injuries, for now anyway, have...

49ers fan punched during NFC championship out of coma

Mar. 09, 2022 21:25 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A San Francisco 49ers fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being punched during a confrontation at SoFi Stadium in January is out of a coma and back in the San Francisco Bay Area, his attorney and a family friend said Wednesday. A suspect was criminally charged...

Judge approves fix to stem race bias in NFL concussion deal

Mar. 04, 2022 13:45 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Black retired football players who were denied payments for dementia in the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement can seek to be retested or have their claims rescored to eliminate racial bias in the testing and payout formula, under a revised plan finalized Friday. ...

USC's Scoles, Butte's Andrews finalists for CalHOPE Courage

Mar. 01, 2022 14:48 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julia Scoles and Peter Andrews have faced much adversity throughout their college careers but both are hoping their journeys to overcome it will help others. Scoles, a beach volleyball player at Southern California, and Andrews, who plays baseball for Butte...