Latest Sports medicine News

Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa not in concussion protocol

Sep. 26, 2022 14:43 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is not in concussion protocol, according to coach Mike McDaniel, after appearing to slam his head against the ground in Miami’s win over Buffalo on Sunday. Tagovailoa and McDaniel both said after the game that it was...

AP source: NFL, NFLPA reviewing Tagovailoa's quick return

Sep. 25, 2022 20:36 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa hit his head. Turns out, his back was the bigger issue. Either way, he was cleared to return and played through it all. Tagovailoa briefly left Sunday's 21-19 victory over the Buffalo Bills, returning despite appearing to be...

Zack Britton returns to Yankees after Tommy John surgery

Sep. 23, 2022 00:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Zack Britton prepared to walk out to the bullpen for his first major league game in 13 months. He was hoping Aaron Judge would send home run No. 61 into the New York Yankees bullpen in right-center. "I'm thinking if I catch the next one or something, it might go for...

Grandson of Alabama champ pledges NIL money to CTE research

Sep. 20, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

As a walk-on long snapper — even one at powerhouse Alabama — Kneeland Hibbett doesn’t figure to rake in a lucrative endorsement deal. What he does earn he wants to put to good use. The grandson of a Crimson Tide national champion, Hibbett has pledged to donate a...

Texas Tech LB Ramirez still hospitalized with leg fracture

Sep. 18, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Texas Tech linebacker Bryce Ramirez remained hospitalized Sunday, a day after suffering a gruesome left leg injury in the Red Raiders' loss at 12th-ranked North Carolina State. Sports medicine staff from Texas Tech were with Ramirez at Wake Medical Center in...

NFL pleased with Guardian Cap summer results

Sep. 14, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

Guardian Caps helped reduce the number of concussions among NFL players mandated to wear the padded helmets during training camp, according to data from the league. Offensive linemen, defensive linemen, tight ends and linebackers were required for the first time to wear Guardian Caps...

Hartman medically cleared to return for No. 23 Wake Forest

Sep. 06, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

Wake Forest ultimately had to go just one game without star Sam Hartman. The school said Tuesday that the fifth-year quarterback has been medically cleared to play in the 23rd-ranked Demon Deacons' trip to Vanderbilt this weekend after receiving treatment for a blood clot. The news...

No. 22 Wake Forest opens season with new QB against VMI

Aug. 31, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson doesn't sound worried about his 22nd-ranked Demon Deacons starting the season with quarterback Sam Hartman sidelined indefinitely. Instead, this is a chance to see how well third-year passer Mitch Griffis can handle the starting role for a veteran team...

Soccer player alleges abuse by ex-NC State school official

Aug. 30, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

A former North Carolina State soccer player sued the school in federal court Tuesday, saying he was sexually abused for years by the Wolfpack’s former director of sports medicine under the guise of treatment. The lawsuit filed by Benjamin Locke accuses Robert Murphy Jr. of...

Commanders' Robinson says he had surgery after shooting

Aug. 29, 2022 14:24 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Commanders rookie running back Brian Robinson Jr. said Monday he underwent surgery a day after being shot in what the NFL team described as an attempted robbery or carjacking. Robinson posted to social media from a hospital that surgery went well and...