Athlete injuries

Ashes from Mount Kusatsu-Shirane cover near its summit after its eruption in Kusatsu, Gunma prefecture, central Japan, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. A disaster official said the volcano erupted and caused avalanche near the ski resort. (Suo Takekuma/Kyodo News via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 7:41 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Twelve people, including eight soldiers, skiing on the slopes of a volcano near a famous hot spring resort in central Japan were injured Tuesday by flying rocks during a sudden eruption, officials said. One soldier later died. The eruption quickly darkened the ski slope at Mount...
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Larry Nassar hangs his head as former gymnast Amanda Thomashow gives her victim statement Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Mich. Nassar, 54, has admitted sexually assaulting athletes under the guise of medical treatment when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which as the sport's national governing organization trains Olympians. He already has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for child pornography. Under a plea bargain, he faces a minimum of 25 to 40 years behind bars in the molestation case. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 6:04 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former elite gymnast said Tuesday that a sports doctor who treated Olympic athletes overlooked what turned out to be a broken leg while he molested her in the basement of his home, one of the latest victims to testify at a Michigan sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar...
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Larry Nassar hangs his head as former gymnast Amanda Thomashow gives her victim statement Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Mich. Nassar, 54, has admitted sexually assaulting athletes under the guise of medical treatment when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which as the sport's national governing organization trains Olympians. He already has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for child pornography. Under a plea bargain, he faces a minimum of 25 to 40 years behind bars in the molestation case. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 3:30 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former elite gymnast said Tuesday that a sports doctor who treated Olympic athletes overlooked what turned out to be a broken leg while he molested her in the basement of his home, one of the latest victims to testify at a Michigan sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar...
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Former gymnast Bailey Lorencen, right, confronts Larry Nassar, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, during the fifth day of victim impact statements in Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Mich. Also pictured are, from. left; Det. Lt. Andrea Munford of the MSU Police Dept., Maddie Bonafiglio, and Asst. Prosecutor Angela Povilaitis. Nassar will be sentenced on sexual assault charges this week. He has admitted molesting athletes during treatment when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 10:25 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of Michigan sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 10:20 a.m. A former elite gymnast says a Michigan sports doctor assaulted her while failing for weeks to diagnose a broken leg. Isabell Hutchins gave a victim-impact statement Tuesday, the...
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January 21, 2018 - 10:51 pm
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl in search of a sixth title. They'll face a Philadelphia Eagles team looking for their first Lombardi Trophy. Brady led the Patriots (15-3) back from a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in...
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A fan holds a sign during the NFC championship NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 10:10 pm
The Latest on the NFL conference championships. (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles will be underdogs one last time. Foles threw for three touchdowns and the Eagles made big play after big play, winning the NFC title in a stunning 38-7 rout of the Minnesota Vikings...
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Philadelphia Eagles' LeGarrette Blount celebrates his touchdown run during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
January 21, 2018 - 7:38 pm
The Latest on the NFL conference championships. (all times local): 7:30 p.m. LeGarrette Blount powered his way up the middle for an 11-yard touchdown run to give the Eagles a 14-7 lead over the Minnesota Vikings in the second quarter of the NFC championship game. Blount could face a familiar team...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Patrick Robinson runs back an interception for a touchdown during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 21, 2018 - 7:22 pm
The Latest on the NFL conference championships. (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Eagles cornerback Patrick Robinson electrified the home crowd and tied the NFC championship game with a 50-yard interception return for a touchdown. Case Kennum was pressured by Chris Long and appeared to get his hand...
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New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola (80) catches a touchdown pass in front of Jacksonville Jaguars safety Tashaun Gipson (39) and linebacker Paul Posluszny (51) during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
January 21, 2018 - 6:35 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Give 'em a hand: Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are heading back to the Super Bowl. Brady shook off a hand injury and threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Danny Amendola with 2:48 remaining , rallying the Patriots to a 24-20 comeback victory over the Jacksonville...
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A fan is taken into custody after violence erupted in Parking Lot M as Philadelphia Police and Pennsylvania State Troopers on horseback tried to disperse fans who were tailgating hours before the Philadelphia Eagles were scheduled to host the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (Andrew Mills/NJ Advance Media via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 6:19 pm
The Latest on the NFL conference championships. (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A fight broke out in a parking lot near the Philadelphia Eagles' home stadium as police tried to disperse tailgating fans hours before the NFC Championship game. NJ.com reports a bloodied fan was taken into custody amid...
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