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  • Preventing spinal cord injuries in athletes

    Preventing spinal cord injuries in athletes

    Tuesday, October 4 2016 6:26 PM EDT2016-10-04 22:26:33 GMT
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    Spinal cord injuries are not considered common on the football field, but they can be dramatic.  In some cases, those injuries can lead to paralysis.  

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    Spinal cord injuries are not considered common on the football field, but they can be dramatic.  In some cases, those injuries can lead to paralysis.  

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  • How athletes fuel their bodies to peak performance

    How athletes fuel their bodies to peak performance

    Tuesday, September 27 2016 4:26 PM EDT2016-09-27 20:26:11 GMT
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    Fueling your body with the right foods and drinks can peak your performance on the field.  As football and soccer players ramp up their season, our Roslyn Giles has more on healthy eating for athletes. 

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    Fueling your body with the right foods and drinks can peak your performance on the field.  As football and soccer players ramp up their season, our Roslyn Giles has more on healthy eating for athletes. 

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  • The importance of preventing ankle sprains

    The importance of preventing ankle sprains

    Tuesday, September 27 2016 4:08 PM EDT2016-09-27 20:08:53 GMT
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    With high school football in high gear right now, injuries on and off the field are of big concern among student athletes and their parents. Ankle injuries affect dozens of area players each year – injuries that can not only keep them out of the game but have lasting effects if not treated properly.  

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    With high school football in high gear right now, injuries on and off the field are of big concern among student athletes and their parents. Ankle injuries affect dozens of area players each year – injuries that can not only keep them out of the game but have lasting effects if not treated properly.  

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  • Columbus hand surgeon warns of wrist injuries

    Columbus hand surgeon warns of wrist injuries

    Tuesday, September 27 2016 3:52 PM EDT2016-09-27 19:52:02 GMT
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    Saying 'ouch' when you jam your finger and ignoring the pain is not the thing to do, according to a hand doctor at St. Francis Columbus Clinic. News Leader 9's Roslyn Giles has more on what athletes need to know when getting hurt on the field.  

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    Saying 'ouch' when you jam your finger and ignoring the pain is not the thing to do, according to a hand doctor at St. Francis Columbus Clinic. News Leader 9's Roslyn Giles has more on what athletes need to know when getting hurt on the field.  

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  • City leaders speak on why Barbasol golf tournament leaves Alabama

    City leaders speak on why Barbasol golf tournament leaves Alabama

    Thursday, October 19 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-10-19 21:57:30 GMT
    Press conference Thursday in Kentucky announcing Barbasol's location change. (Source: WKYC-TV)Press conference Thursday in Kentucky announcing Barbasol's location change. (Source: WKYC-TV)

    Instead of hitting the Trail the PGA Tour is hitting the road. After three years at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail's Grand National Course in Opelika the Barbasol Championship is moving to Lexington, Kentucky. 

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    Instead of hitting the Trail the PGA Tour is hitting the road. After three years at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail's Grand National Course in Opelika the Barbasol Championship is moving to Lexington, Kentucky. 

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  • SPECIAL REPORT: Sidelined

    SPECIAL REPORT: Sidelined

    Thursday, October 19 2017 10:44 PM EDT2017-10-20 02:44:00 GMT
    (Source: Paul Stockman/WTVM Sports)(Source: Paul Stockman/WTVM Sports)

    Manchester High School is enjoying a dream season- undefeated and the top 1-A team in Georgia. They dedicated their season to one man, a senior who's dreams of playing with them were cut short. While the Blue Devils fight for a state title, Markelron Mosley, a man they call "Mo," is fighting his own battle.

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    Manchester High School is enjoying a dream season- undefeated and the top 1-A team in Georgia. They dedicated their season to one man, a senior who's dreams of playing with them were cut short. While the Blue Devils fight for a state title, Markelron Mosley, a man they call "Mo," is fighting his own battle.

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  • Hernandez hits 3 HRs, Dodgers top Cubs to reach World Series

    Hernandez hits 3 HRs, Dodgers top Cubs to reach World Series

    Thursday, October 19 2017 11:42 PM EDT2017-10-20 03:42:16 GMT
    Friday, October 20 2017 4:23 AM EDT2017-10-20 08:23:25 GMT

    The Dodgers will host the New York Yankees or Houston Astros in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night.

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    The Dodgers will host the New York Yankees or Houston Astros in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night.

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