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Two concussions don’t always add up to second impact syndrome

CNN  —  The NFL has been thrust back into the concussion debate after Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa took two big hits just four days apart. This time, the debate involves whether Tagovailoa was appropriately cleared to play, with some fans concerned he was at risk of a condition called second impact syndrome. On Sunday, …

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Miami Dolphins QB Tagovailoa in good spirits after concussion as NFL review underway

CNN  —  Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is “in good spirits” Friday after receiving a concussion during Thursday night’s game, head coach Mike McDaniel told reporters. The NFL and Dolphins are under scrutiny for the decision to allow Tagovailoa to play Thursday, after the quarterback was injured in a game just last Sunday. McDaniel said …

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Gavin Escobar: Former Dallas Cowboys tight end found dead after apparent rock climbing accident

CNN  —  Former Dallas Cowboys tight end Gavin Escobar was one of two climbers who died after an apparent accident in California, officials announced on Wednesday. Escobar was 31 years old. Firefighters attempted to reach two injured rock climbers at Tahquitz Rock near Idyllwild in the San Bernardino National Forest, the Cal Fire and Riverside …

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Tua Tagovailoa: Miami Dolphins quarterback taken off the field on stretcher during game against Bengals

CNN  —  The Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was taken off the field on a stretcher on Thursday during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals, after suffering apparent head and neck injuries – less than a week after being injured in another game. Tagovailoa is conscious, has movement in all his extremities and was taken …

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Dallas Cowboys hand New York Giants first loss of the season behind back-up quarterback Cooper Rush

CNN  —  Starting for the second game in a row for the first time in his career, Cooper Rush has grabbed his opportunity with both hands. Having won last week against the Cincinnati Bengals, Rush and the Dallas Cowboys handed the New York Giants their first loss of the season, 23-16, on Monday night. Rush …

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Myles Garrett, Cleveland Browns defensive end, hospitalized with his passenger after car crash

CNN  —  Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett was transported to a hospital Monday with non-life-threatening injuries following a car crash, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Just before 3 p.m., troopers responded to a report of a rollover crash and injury in Sharon Township, about 40 miles south of Cleveland, Ohio State Highway …

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Micah Hyde: Buffalo Bills safety suffers season-ending neck injury

CNN  —  The Buffalo Bills will have to mount their Super Bowl challenge without Micah Hyde, one of their top defensive players, who suffered a season-ending neck injury playing against the Tennessee Titans on Monday. Hyde’s agent, Jack Bechta, confirmed the news on Twitter, adding that “fortunately, we expect a healthy return for #23 in …

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Ime Udoka, Boston Celtics head coach, suspended for entire NBA season

CNN  —  Ime Udoka, head coach of the Boston Celtics, has been suspended for the entire NBA season for violations of team policies, the organization announced Thursday night. The team added that a decision on Udoka’s future with the Celtics will be made at a later date. His suspension was effective immediately. According to ESPN, …

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LIV Golf: Golf legend Greg Norman pressed behind closed doors in ‘lively’ GOP discussion about Saudi-backed LIV tour

CNN  —  Greg Norman, the head of the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour, faced some conservative criticism on Tuesday after he met with a group of House Republicans behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. Norman, on a trip to Washington as part of a public-relations push to sell lawmakers about the benefits of the PGA …

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