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Response to North Pitt fight scrutinized: SRO reacts violently to classroom fight, video shows

The family of a North Pitt High School student said their daughter suffered a minor concussion after she was shoved by a school resource officer breaking up a fight between the girl and other students. Kiawanna Langley and Jarrett Jenkins, the mother and father of Kiasia Gibbs, 17, said Tuesday that the incident occurred on about lunchtime on Nov. 7 around after two girls began assaulting her daughter during a class. ...
PITT COUNTY, NC
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Chauncey Gardner-Johnson's lacerated kidney is a tricky injury, expert says

It was reported on Tuesday that Eagles starting safety Chauncey Gardner-Johnson lacerated his kidney against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night. Unlike an ACL tear, for example, a lacerated kidney is an uncommon injury that the common football fan — or even a reporter 🙋‍♂️ — does not know much about, so I figured I'd talk to a doctor to learn more about it. Jacob Lucas, DO, of Baylor, Scott, and White Health was kind enough to lend his knowledge.
PHILADELPHIA, PA
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Evan Neal, Azeez Ojulari likely to return to Giants lineup

The Giants should be more difficult to block and more difficult to knock back come Sunday. With no official injury report available, outside linebacker Azeez Ojulari and right tackle Evan Neal both said they were full participants in Tuesday’s practice, which puts them on track to play against the Commanders. Which starter’s return is more important? Call them equally significant. Ojulari puts a legitimate pass rusher (nine sacks in 19 career games) opposite Kayvon Thibodeaux, on the edge of Leonard Williams and Dexter Lawrence. He has been out since Oct. 2. “I feel back, for sure,” Ojulari said. “Been watching from the side and...
Sporting News

Week 13 Fantasy Football Lineup Advice: Ace your start 'em, sit 'em decisions on JaMycal Hasty, Treylon Burks, & more with RotoBaller's "Who to Start?" tool

After our one-week reprieve from an abbreviated schedule, the bye weeks are back. Fortunately, just two teams are off (Panthers, Cardinals), but between injuries and varying degrees of favorable matchups, fantasy owners have plenty of tough start 'em, sit 'em questions. The experts at RotoBaller are here to help by allowing Sporting News Fantasy readers free access to their exclusive “Who to Start?” advice tool to aid in making your Week 13 fantasy lineup decisions.

Oregon men’s basketball optimistic guard Brennan Rigsby will debut against Washington State

The Oregon Ducks are on track to hopefully have guard Brennan Rigsby available for their Pac-12 opener. Rigsby, who has missed the first seven games due to a high right ankle sprain, took part in Sunday’s pregame warmups but didn’t play against Villanova. The junior college transfer practiced with the Ducks on Tuesday at Matthew Knight Arena and Oregon coach Dana Altman is optimistic Rigsby will be able to debut against Washington State on Thursday (7:30 p.m., Pac-12 Network).
EUGENE, OR
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Mark O'Hara: St Mirren midfielder welcomes heading ban after two concussions 'worry'

St Mirren midfielder Mark O'Hara has welcomed new Scottish FA restrictions over heading after having "worries" over two career concussions. The governing body has banned professional players from heading the ball in training the day before - and the day after - a game. O'Hara has had two concussions within...
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Shinty helmet rules to apply to more young players

The age for the compulsory wearing of helmets in shinty is to be raised to include all under-21 players. Players aged 17 and under have been required to wear appropriate headgear in formal competitions since 2013 to protect them against head injuries. The Camanachd Association, the governing body, said the...
Cincy Jungle

Where the Bengals stand in Week 13 power rankings

The Cincinnati Bengals were far from in a must-win scenario as they entered Nissan Stadium Sunday, but a win had the potential to put them at 7-4 and tied for the top spot in the AFC North. Win they did as the Bengals took a tie into both halftime and...
CINCINNATI, OH
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Joel Soriano, Andre Curbelo help St. John's demolish Long Island

Joel Soriano had another double-double for St. John's Tuesday night, when the Red Storm never trailed in a 95-68 win over visiting Long Island in a battle of local rivals in New York. Soriano, who entered Tuesday leading Division I with 12.7 rebounds per game, finished with 16 points and...
NEW YORK STATE

Wales defend decision to allow Neco Williams to play on after head injury

Robert Page has defended the decision to let Neco Williams play on after the Wales full-back suffered a head injury against England at the World Cup.Williams was dazed and fell to the floor after blocking Marcus Rashford’s powerful 24th-minute shot with the top of his head.The Nottingham Forest defender continued for another 12 minutes before sitting on the turf and receiving treatment again, before being eventually replaced by Connor Roberts in Wales’ 3-0 defeat.Brain injury charity Headway criticised the handling of the incident, saying “yet again medics are giving no options” while calling for the introduction of a temporary concussion...
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2022 World Cup: What are the overtime and penalty kick rules?

This will be the very first time that a World Cup is being contested in the Middle East but that’s not all that will be new at this year’s tournament. For the first time in history, the Men’s tournament will have female referees. There will be a total of six: 3 officials and 3 assistants. The officials are Stéphanie Frappart (France), Salima Mukansanga (Rwanda), and Yoshimi Yamashita (Japan). Neuza Back (Brazil), Karen Díaz Medina (Mexico), and Kathryn Nesbitt (USA) are the assistants.
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Brett Favre Looks To Dismiss Mississippi Lawsuit

Brett Favre continues to be implicated in a massive welfare fraud scheme. Brett Favre is being accused of welfare fraud in the state of Mississippi. You have probably already heard this story by now, and no matter how many times it’s recounted, it is always enraging. As the story goes, Favre allegedly diverted welfare funds in Mississippi.
MISSISSIPPI STATE
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New Jersey Youth Soccer Partners With Concussion Tech Company Headcheck

New Jersey Youth Soccer, which supports over 100,000 athletes, on Tuesday announced a new safety initiative through a partnership with Headcheck, a tech-enabled provider of concussion protocol and injury management for sports organizations. According to a statement, all NJYS clubs, teams and players will be eligible to register with and...
NEW JERSEY STATE
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The Rams' Super Bowl Afterparty Turned Into A Historic Hangover

We’ve all seen a team lose football’s biggest game, march into the following season, and then tumble into a ravine. In fact, the post-Super Bowl defeat hangover has happened enough times that the word “curse” is frequently bandied about. Since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970, 15 of 51 Super Bowl losers have missed the playoffs the next season, and 13 have failed to post a winning record. Six have been downright bad, producing six wins or fewer in their follow-up bids.
LOS ANGELES, CA
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