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When Brent Burns packs his bags for road trips, the San Jose Sharks defenseman often leaves something behind: His cosmetic teeth."I don't wear them often," he said. "I usually find them in a drawer a couple months down the road and put them some ...more

AP News - 7 hours ago

The U.S. women's national soccer team was scheduled to be briefed Tuesday night on the developing Zika virus crisis in Latin America, a day before the start of the CONCACAF Olympic qualification tournament in Texas.The 2016 Olympics are schedule ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The medical director of the District of Columbia's long-troubled fire department is stepping down, saying "people are dying needlessly" because the department is resistant to reform.Dr. Jullette Saussy (SOW-see) has been on the ...more

AP News - 12 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health advisers have endorsed a lower-cost version of Johnson & Johnson's blockbuster drug Remicade, a pricey biotech medicine used to treat a number of inflammatory diseases.The non-binding recommendation could cle ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns are defending their handling of Johnny Manziel's late-season concussion.The team issued a statement on Tuesday saying Manziel was diagnosed with a concussion on Dec. 30 by an independent neurologist, countering an NFL ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya is preparing as planned for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics while also monitoring the outbreak of the Zika virus in Brazil, the official in charge of the country's team said Tuesday.Team chief Stephen Arap Soi denied repo ...more

AP News - Feb 06, 2016 8:36 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kansas City safety Eric Berry, who missed 10 games the previous season battling lymphoma, then returned to the Chiefs to become an All-Pro, has won The Associated Press NFL Comeback Player of the Year award.Berry's inspirati ...more

AP News - Feb 05, 2016 7:41 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bill Romanowski sustained 20 documented concussions, and certainly more he doesn't know about, during his 16-year NFL career as a linebacker. He was hardly surprised to learn this week that late Raiders quarterback and Hall of Fame ...more

AP News - Feb 05, 2016 2:54 PM

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Long after the end of his NHL career, Steve Payne is living an empty-nest life with his wife and three dogs in western Wisconsin.There is one problem: His brain has aged about a decade ahead of his body."I've been e ...more

AP News - Feb 05, 2016 12:29 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt says he knew concussions were a risk when he decided to play football, so he's not any more alarmed by the studies of prolonged head trauma suffered by NFL players."I think there's this ...more