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An investigator with the Office of the Michigan Attorney General leaves with boxes from the Twistars Gymnastics Club in Dimondale, Mich., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, Investigators also searched the home of former U.S. Olympic women's gymnastics coach John Geddert, who had ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)

Investigators search home, gym of coach tied to Nassar

Jan. 21, 2020 5:42 PM EST

GRAND LEDGE, Mich. (AP) — Police on Tuesday searched the Michigan home and former gym of a gymnastics coach who had ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar, authorities said. The Lansing State Journal posted photos of a man with a police coat carrying a box away from John Geddert’s house in...

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry loses the ball as he falls while teammate Marc Gasol (33) and Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins (22) look on in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

VanVleet scores 29 in return as Raptors beat Wolves 122-112

Jan. 18, 2020 11:44 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fred VanVleet knew he was on a minutes restriction as he made his return from a hamstring injury after missing five games. The Raptors guard tried not to think much about it while on the court. Instead, he made the most of the minutes he did play. VanVleet led Toronto with 29 points as...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2012, file photo, former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue arrives at an attorney's office in Washington. Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue has made the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his fifth attempt.
Tagliabue and former New York Giants general manager George Young made it as contributors. Ex-Dallas Cowboys safety Cliff Harris and former Cleveland receiver Mac Speedie completed the centennial class announced Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. The class of 10 senior candidates, three contributors and two coaches are part of the hall's celebration of the NFL's 100th season. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

Column: Tagliabue in Hall of Fame despite head injury issue

Jan. 15, 2020 4:08 PM EST

The NFL of the 1990s was a different animal than it is today, which explains at least somewhat the creation under Paul Tagliabue’s watch of something laughably called the Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Committee. What is harder to explain is why Tagliabue put a rheumatologist with no expertise in head...

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Kwon Alexander (56) looks on during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Glendale, Ariz. Alexander has returned to practice for the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, for the first time since tearing his pectoral muscle midway through the season. The Niners opened up the three-week practice window for Alexander to be activated from injured reserve in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

49ers activate LB Kwon Alexander from injured reserve

Jan. 10, 2020 4:21 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers activated linebacker Kwon Alexander from injured reserve Friday to make him eligible for the team's playoff opener against the Minnesota Vikings. Alexander initially got injured on Oct. 31 when he tore his pectoral muscle in a win at Arizona. He was placed...

Washington Redskins quarterback Dwayne Haskins sits on cart while being taking off the field during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

QB Dwayne Haskins injures ankle in Redskins' loss to Giants

Dec. 22, 2019 6:27 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Dwayne Haskins limped off the field in the middle of the best game of his young NFL career. Owner Dan Snyder and the Washington Redskins medical staff ensured he wouldn't limp back on. Haskins injured his left ankle on a sack on the first play of the second half after completing 12 of...

In this Nov. 16, 2019 photo, provided by Georgia Southern Athletics, Georgia Southern offensive lineman Drew Wilson blocks against Louisiana-Monroe during an NCAA college football game in Statesboro, Ga. Wilson, Oregon State quarterback Jake Luton and Salisbury State receiver Octavion Wilson are college football’s Comeback Players of the Year(Georgia Southern Athletics via AP)

Mayo Clinic announces college football's comeback players

Dec. 19, 2019 5:46 PM EST

Georgia Southern offensive lineman Drew Wilson, Oregon State quarterback Jake Luton and Salisbury State receiver Octavion Wilson have been selected the Mayo Clinic Comeback Players of the Year. The winners were announced Thursday and they will be honored at the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Fiesta...

Adam Warren to rehab from Tommy John with New York Yankees

Dec. 16, 2019 5:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Warren will rehab from Tommy John surgery with the New York Yankees. Warren agreed Monday to a minor league contract with his former team but is not expected to pitch next year while he recovers from surgery that took place in September. A 32-year-old right-hander, Warren debuted with...

WKU's Bassey to have season-ending left knee surgery

Dec. 9, 2019 2:42 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Western Kentucky center Charles Bassey will miss the remainder of this season after fracturing his left knee against Arkansas. The 6-foot-11, 230-pound sophomore sustained the injury late in the second half of the Hilltoppers' 86-79 overtime victory Saturday against the...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Cook County Jail via the Star Tribune shows Mark Pavelich, a former professional hockey player and forward for the 1980

Minnesota judge finds 'Miracle on Ice' star is mentally ill

Dec. 4, 2019 10:39 PM EST

GRAND MARAIS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota judge on Wednesday ordered that a former member of the “Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic hockey team should be committed to a secure treatment facility, saying the hockey star is mentally ill and dangerous. Mark Pavelich, 61, of Lutsen, was charged with felony...