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Melo Trimble, concussions and the future of athlete safety

What happened to Maryland star guard Melo Trimble highlights the societal shift in how we view concussions and what's being done to help protect student-athletes.

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    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio’s emphasis on continuous ball movement was cast aside in the fourth quarter. Even coach Gregg Popovich was content to see the ball stick in Kawhi Leonard’s over-sized hands. Leonard…

  • NHL Capsules

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored twice and Jason Chimera added two goals in the third period to rally the Washington Capitals to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday. Ovechkin…

  • Gibson makes 26 saves, Ducks beat Devils for 3rd in row

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nailing down the NHL’s best regular-season record isn’t the top priority for the Anaheim Ducks. Being ready for the postseason is. John Gibson made 26 saves and the Ducks took another…

  • Bleary-eyed Australians celebrate World Cup win

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian players sheltered behind dark glasses Monday at a public reception the day after their victory over New Zealand in the final of the Cricket World Cup. Captain Michael Clarke carried…

  • Duke back in Final Four after 66-52 win over Gonzaga

    HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski is living in the moment with his youngest team ever, not thinking too much about the significance of his latest trip to the NCAA Final Four. With their trio of…

  • South Carolina earns 1st Final Four berth, beats FSU 80-74

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tiffany Mitchell scored seven of her 21 points in the final 2 minutes and South Carolina beat Florida State 80-74 on Sunday in the Greensboro Regional final for its first Final…

  • Toews’ late goal lifts Blackhawks past Jets 4-3

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Jonathan Toews deflected in the winning goal with 31 seconds left in regulation to lead the Chicago Blackhawks past the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Sunday night. Toews’ 25th goal of the…

  • Notre Dame beats Baylor, advances to 5th straight Final Four

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lindsay Allen scored 23 points to help top-seeded Notre Dame defeat Baylor 77-68 in the Oklahoma City regional final Sunday and reach its fifth consecutive Final Four. Allen, who scored a…

  • Leonard has double-double to lead Spurs past Grizzlies

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 25 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs cruised to a 103-89 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday. San Antonio never trailed and won for…

  • Cristie Kerr rallies to end victory drought on LPGA Tour

    CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — The birdie putts had not even reached the hole when Cristie Kerr marched right after them because she knew they were going in. Sunday at the Kia Classic had a familiar…

  • South Carolina earns 1st Final Four berth, beats FSU 80-74

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley climbed the ladder, snipped the final strand of net and raised it as thousands of garnet-clad fans cheered. Taking in the scene, she mouthed one word:…

  • Penguins beat Sharks 3-2 in shootout

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Perron and Sidney Crosby scored in the shootout, and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their second home game in as many days, 3-2 over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night. After…

  • Kemp homers as Padres beat Mariners 8-5

    PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Kemp and Wil Myers homered, leading Andrew Cashner and the San Diego Padres to an 8-5 exhibition win against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Cashner allowed one run and four…

  • Dibaba runs 3rd-fastest women’s 5K at Carlsbad, 14:48

    CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia ran the third-fastest women’s 5,000 meters ever at 14 minutes, 48 seconds in the Carlsbad 5000 on Sunday. Dibaba dominated the women’s field, finishing 25 seconds ahead…

  • NCAA Hockey Capsules

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ryan Massa made 40 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Rochester Institute of Technology 4-0 on Sunday night in the NCAA Midwest Regional final to advance to the Frozen Four for the…