Athlete health

Larry Nassar listens to 17-year-old Jessica Thomashow's victim impact statement Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, during the first day of victim impact statements in Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich., where Nassar is expected to be sentenced on three counts of sexual assault some time next week. Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison in a similar hearing in another county last week. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 31, 2018 - 11:55 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse cases and investigations surrounding former sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Former Michigan Gov. John Engler says he won't be political as interim president of Michigan State University, as it deals with scathing...
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In this Feb. 21, 2016, photo, referee Monty McCutchen talks with Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Pelicans in Auburn Hills, Mich. McCutchen is now working in the league office and is tasked with trying to get referees and players to get along better. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
January 31, 2018 - 2:10 am
Monty McCutchen's father raised an interesting point not long ago, and it resonated right away with the former NBA referee who decided to hang up his whistle earlier this season. "He told me that no decision is real if it is easy," McCutchen said. McCutchen's move off the floor and into the NBA...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2014, file photo, former Michigan Gov. John Engler speaks during a Republican rally in Troy, Mich. A high-ranking Michigan State University official involved in the board of trustees' plan says former Gov. Engler will be named interim president. The official told The Associated Press that the board will vote to hire Engler on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, amid the fallout over sexual assaults committed by former school sports doctor Larry Nassar. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio File)
January 31, 2018 - 1:04 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is turning to a hard-nosed former governor and alumnus to right the ship following scathing criticism over former doctor Larry Nassar's ability to molest young female athletes for decades under the guise of medical treatment. John Engler, 69, led the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2014, file photo, former Michigan Gov. John Engler speaks during a Republican rally in Troy, Mich. A high-ranking Michigan State University official involved in the board of trustees' plan says former Gov. Engler will be named interim president. The official told The Associated Press that the board will vote to hire Engler on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, amid the fallout over sexual assaults committed by former school sports doctor Larry Nassar. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio File)
January 31, 2018 - 12:55 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is turning to a hard-nosed former governor and alumnus to right the ship following scathing criticism over former doctor Larry Nassar's ability to molest young female athletes for decades under the guise of medical treatment. John Engler led the state...
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Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) goes to the basket past Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
January 30, 2018 - 10:46 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Andre Drummond had 21 points and 22 rebounds, and the short-handed Detroit Pistons beat Cleveland 125-114 on Tuesday night after the Cavaliers lost Kevin Love to a potentially season-altering hand injury. Love exited in the first quarter with a broken left hand, and the Pistons took...
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New York Knicks guard Courtney Lee (5) puts up a shot against Brooklyn Nets guard Nik Stauskas (2) and center Jahlil Okafor (4) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
January 30, 2018 - 9:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis scored 28 points, Enes Kanter had 20 points, 20 rebounds and five assists, and the Knicks completed a New York City sweep of the Brooklyn Nets with a 111-95 victory Tuesday night. The Knicks returned home from their longest road trip of the season in new uniforms...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) pauses on the court during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz in Washington. Wall will have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Wednesday and could miss much of the rest of the regular season, the Wizards announced Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
January 30, 2018 - 7:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards point guard John Wall will have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Wednesday and could miss much of the rest of the regular season. The Wizards announced Tuesday that Wall would have the operation in Cleveland and that a timeline for his return would be...
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Washington Wizards John Wall celebrates late in the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Atlanta. Washington won 129-104. Wall did not play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
January 30, 2018 - 12:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards point guard John Wall will have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Wednesday and could miss much of the rest of the regular season. The Wizards announced Tuesday that Wall would have the operation in Cleveland and that a timeline for his return would be...
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Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin hangs on the net after throwing the ball out of bounds while trying to pass it to guard Lou Williams with seconds left in an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Timberwolves won 126-118. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 30, 2018 - 10:01 am
The Detroit Pistons dramatically shook their struggling roster, acquiring five-time All-Star forward Blake Griffin in a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers. The Pistons announced the deal for the face of the Clippers early Tuesday. Detroit sent forward Tobias Harris, guard Avery Bradley and center...
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In this Jan. 20, 2017, photo, Milwaukee Bucks' Jabari Parker (12) takes a shot against the Orlando Magic during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla. Bucks forward Parker is set to return to the court Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, against the New York Knicks, nearly a year after being sidelined with the second major left knee injury of his career. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
January 30, 2018 - 1:13 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bucks forward Jabari Parker is set to return to the court Friday against the New York Knicks, nearly a year after being sidelined with the second major left knee injury of his career. Milwaukee said Monday night that Parker was medically cleared, making the announcement during the...
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