Tag Archives: Medical

Takeaways from Florida-Miami Game

Clay Smarslok | Aug 26th, 2019 

All over the country, people were clamoring for the college football season to start. However, when doing that, it is safe to say we did not foresee the Florida-Miami game to go the way that it did. It was a close game throughout, but the level of play did not seem like two top-30 teams. There were mistakes mentally and physically for every second of those 60 minutes. Each team now has two weeks to right their wrongs but let’s take a look at what we can take away for game numero uno. Continue reading

Pittsburgh Pirates Surprise Contenders Heading Into The Second Half

Jamie Gatlin | July 12th, 2019

Coming into the season the Pirates were expected to rebuild. In one of the best divisions in baseball, the Pirates were predicted by many to finish fourth. So far, they have battled seemingly never-ending injuries and surpassed expectations. Over the last past two weeks, they faced teams currently in the playoff picture and excelled. With a lot of baseball left, this team is in a good position to succeed in a division still up for grabs. Continue reading

Stroke vs TIA

Dr. Beth Sullivan| July 9th, 2019

The week of July 4th was full of unusual medical news from the sports world. It started with the untimely and unexpected death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs and ended with the news that former New England Patriots linebacker and current ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi had suffered a second stroke. His first occurred in February 2005 during the offseason. Continue reading

Sudden Unexpected Death- Usually There Are No Warning Signs

Dr. Beth Sullivan  | July 3rd, 2019

The news of the unexpected passing of the Los Angeles Angels’ starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs rocked the sports world late Monday afternoon. An autopsy was to be performed today, but it may take some time before a cause of death is officially determined.  As of the time the notification was made it was made clear that foul play and suicide did not appear to be the reason for his unexpected passing. Continue reading