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Central Michigan University Fires Gymnastics Coach After Investigation

Central Michigan University has fired gymnastics coach Jerry Reighard after an investigation confirmed he disregarded medical staff in addressing athlete injuries. The school made the announcement Thursday, this coming two months after it says Reighard told a student to lie about or cover up concussion symptoms. Athletic director Michael Alford says the findings could lead to an NCAA violation, adding the school has contacted the governing body. ...Read more

Detroit Tigers Pitcher Matt Moore Has Season-Ending Knee Surgery

Matt Moore underwent surgery on Wednesday to repair the meniscus on his right knee. The damage was greater than expected and the lefty will miss the rest of the season as a result, MLB.com’s Jason Beck reports. Moore was originally expected to miss four to six weeks.” data-reactid=”18″ type=”text”>Detroit Tigers pitcher Matt Moore underwent surgery on Wednesday to repair the meniscus on his right knee, However, according to reports, the damage to Moore’s knee was greater than expected and the lefty will miss the rest of the season as a result. Moore was originally expected to miss four to six weeks. ...Read more

WNBA’s MVP Breanna Stewart Ruptures Achilles, Likely Out For 2019 Season

WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart of the Seattle Storm is expected to miss the 2019 WNBA season after rupturing her right Achilles tendon while playing in Europe, she announced on Twitter on Wednesday Stewart, 24, playing for Russia-based Dynamo Kursk, was hurt Sunday in the EuroLeague Final Four championship game in Sopron, Hungary. She had an MRI on Monday in Los Angeles after flying back from Europe. ...Read more