Medical experts say sports safety efforts need to start at high school level

...procedures to prevent deaths and serious injuries.The National Athletic Trainers' Association...sudden cardiac arrest and head and neck injuries.Some states, such as Arkansas, have...Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center at the University of North...

Man in wheelchair uninjured after being struck by vehicle

...where Bernard Lee, 53, had driven his wheelchair in front of a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt, according to a statement from Richmond County Sgt. Monica Belser.Lee ? who suffered no injuries ? was ruled at fault. He will not be charged.

Crews fight blaze in Richmond County

...damaged by flames, according to Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin.One woman was inside but escaped without injury, Griffin said.The investigation is ongoing and a cause was not immediately available."We know it started in a bedroom...

Harry Reid won't seek re-election

...He suffered a personal setback on New Year's Day, falling while exercising and suffering serious bruises and a lasting injury his right eye.In a statement, the Nevada Democrat said the recovery period gave him to think about his political future...

Ex-Vanderbilt coach Bobby Johnson to replace Archie Manning on College Football Playoff committee

...Robinette decided to end his playing career early to concentrate on medical school.Robinette, a junior, said his history of injuries contributed to his choice.He plans to enter the Van derbilt School of Medicine this summer to study orthopedics.He was...

Texas coach gets another shot at top-ranked UConn

...game starts, all that other stuff goes out the window."Auriemma is impressed with Texas and how it has overcome a bunch of injuries throughout the year, including a season-ending one to star Nneka Enemkpali."When you start the season and have a certain...

Tar Heels 'proud' of late-season run

...as Associated Press all-American and ACC player of the year, but had a slow start followed by a troublesome lingering foot injury. And coach Roy Williams spent much of the year practically begging his team to play with more consistent intensity and toughness...

Old ACC foes Maryland, Duke set to square off in women's Sweet 16 matchup

...just an idea for Duke.The Blue Devils have seen most of their bench thinned. Lynee Belton and Oderah Chidom were lost to injuries and Sierra Calhoun transferred. For most of the season, Duke has used eight players at most. They're also young ? one...

Jimmy Walker feeling 'good mojo' at Texas Open

...play this weekend.Francisco Molinari, the former European Ryder Cup player, withdrew before the round because of a wrist injury he said happened while shooting 81 in the wind Thursday.Jim Furyk and Dustin Johnson managed to survive for the weekend as...

Arizona eyes revenge in rematch with Wisconsin

...for 7, Jackson was 4 of 14 and Nigel Hayes was 2 of 8.All but Brust are back, although Jackson missed 18 games because of injury before playing sparingly in Wisconsin's semifinal win over North Carolina on Thursday."I expect to play more and am ready...