Next start is uncertain for Tigers' Verlander

...Taijuan Walker will be the team's fifth starter.? Seattle pitching prospect Victor Sanchez died Saturday night from head injuries he suffered in a boating accident in February, his Venezuelan team announced.The Caracas Lions issued a statement...

SC babysitter faces child abuse charges

...hospital March 19 about suspected abuse. They tell local media outlets they were told a 3-month old there had a serious head injury that caused bleeding on the brain and retinal hemorrhages.The baby had been brought to the hospital by her babysitter...

Joe Gibbs Racing president J.D. Gibbs being treated for 'brain function' issues

...speech and processing issues." No diagnosis was released, but JGR says doctors believe the symptoms are related to "head injuries likely suffered earlier in life."J.D. Gibbs played football and had a brief career as a car driver. He also snowboards...

Former defenseman offered to donate brain five years ago

TORONTO - Before concussions were a serious topic in hockey, Steve Montador knew all about the consequences of head injuries. Five years ago, while still playing in the NHL, Montador committed to donating his brain to research.Dr. Charles...

Man charged with attacking father with golf club

...attack by his son.Nathaniel Jackson, 48, was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center on Tuesday evening with a severe head injury, according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris.Alexander Lee Jackson, 21, who lives with his father...

Augusta man indicted in mother's homicide

...92-year-old Agnes Caviston dead on the floor of the living room. According to sheriff investigators she suffered massive head injuries.Caviston has been held without bond since his arrest.

Former linebacker Junior Seau is elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility

...researchers who studied his brain said it showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a disease connected to repeated head injuries, including concussions.Seau played for 20 seasons, the first 13 with the San Diego Chargers, followed by three...

Cross Creek girls top Greenbrier after injury scare

The Cross Creek girls basketball team defeated Greenbrier 57-44 in a game that saw Lady Razorbacks guard Javia Grice carted off after a head injury.

Woman in critical condition after apartment assault

...called to Maxwell House apartments at 1002 Greene St. about 10:19 a.m. found the woman unconscious with visible head injuries consistent with an assault, according to a statement from Richmond County sheriff's Sgt. Glen Rahn.Deputies later...

Across the region

...3-year-old boy and her live-in boyfriend have been charged with homicide by child abuse after the toddler died from head injuries.Newberry County Coroner Craig Newton said in a news release that one of his deputy coroners thought the child's...