Athlete health

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January 02, 2020 - 11:46 am
Former Maryland coach D.J. Durkin, who was fired during the 2018 season following the death of a player who had collapsed during offseason conditioning drills, was hired Thursday as an assistant by Mississippi. Durkin, who spent last season as a consultant with the Atlanta Falcons, will join new...
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Georgia wide receiver George Pickens makes a catch over Baylor safety Grayland Arnold during the first half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in New Orleans. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
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January 02, 2020 - 2:20 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Georgia freshman receiver George Pickens left behind his regrettable ending to the regular season and put the rest of college football on notice that he will be an exceedingly tough cover in 2020. Pickens caught 12 passes for 175 yards and a touchdown, and No. 5 Georgia defeated...
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Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) looks to throw a pass against the Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
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January 02, 2020 - 2:20 am
NFL teams playing this weekend have a tough road to Miami for the Super Bowl. That's obvious. How difficult is it for the teams seeded Nos. 3-6? Since 1990, when the current 12-team playoff format was introduced, it's happened only 12 times and none since the 2012 Ravens. Meanwhile, teams with a...
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January 01, 2020 - 8:38 pm
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa said on Twitter that he will announce Jan. 6 whether he will enter the NFL draft or return to college for another season. Tagovailoa is recovering from season-ending hip surgery and has not played since being injured at Mississippi State on Nov. 16. He had surgery...
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Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) celebrates with fans after an NFL football game against the Houston Texans Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Houston. Henry moved into first place for the season rushing title on a 53-yard touchdown run during the fourth quarter. The Titans won 35-14. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
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January 01, 2020 - 6:18 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No one is a harsher critic of Titans running back Derrick Henry than himself. “I just want to do my job very well,” Henry said Wednesday. “If I don't, I'm hard on myself. I just keep working until I get it right.” The NFL rushing leader and first-time Pro Bowl running back...
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo smiles after his team beat the Seattle Seahawks in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
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January 01, 2020 - 4:39 pm
For the first time since 1997, the San Francisco 49ers are the top seed in the NFC playoffs, a stunning turnaround for a team that owned the second overall pick in the NFL draft just nine months ago. After four straight losing campaigns, including only 10 wins in coach Kyle Shanahan's first two...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson answers questions during a news conference after the Ravens defeated the Cleveland Browns in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
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January 01, 2020 - 4:38 pm
Tom Brady and the defending champion New England Patriots aren't getting their usual bye week to rest, relax and recharge. Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens earned the AFC's top seed for the first time since the current playoff format was adopted in 1990. Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City...
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Iowa State guard Tyrese Haliburton, left, celebrates a three-point basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Purdue Fort Wayne, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matthew Putney)
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January 01, 2020 - 2:11 am
Iowa State’s Tyrese Haliburton knows well the challenges that face young point guards in college basketball. The best ones are often so in sync with their coaches that they know exactly the right call without hearing it from the sideline. Building that connection takes time for young players as...
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Arizona State quarterback Jayden Daniels looks to pass during the Sun Bowl NCAA college football game against Florida State, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. (Briana Sanchez/The El Paso Times via AP)
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December 31, 2019 - 8:23 pm
EL Paso, Texas (AP) — With each team missing its standout rusher, defense dominated at Tuesday's Sun Bowl. Hardly pretty, but hardly a concern for Arizona State coach Herm Edwards. “Obviously it was a game not pleasing to the eye,” he said. Willie Harts returned an interception 25 yards for a...
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Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) scores a touchdown on a 1-yard run against the Houston Texans in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/James Kenney)
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December 31, 2019 - 7:25 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Tannehill does not hide his emotions on the football field, celebrating big plays with a fist pump or punctuating his own touchdown run by raising the ball up into the air. He'll even run down a defender after an interception and take him down with a perfect tackle. Now...
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