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Red-hot A’s will be without slugger Khris Davis

first_imgOAKLAND — Khris Davis fought the railing, and the railing won.Davis bruised his hip and oblique after colliding with a railing at PNC Park in Pittsburgh back on May 5. This happened as the slugger — playing left field at the National League park — was chasing a fly ball.That bruise had barked enough since: Davis was finally placed on the 10-day IL retroactive to May 22.“Never really got better, never really got worse,” A’s manager Bob Melvin said of the injury prior to Friday’s series opener …last_img

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YouTube Phasing Out Accounts, Google Login Will Be Required [Updated]

first_imgYouTube has begun warning users that they will soon be required to login with a Google account, instead of their old YouTube accounts. Just as people freaked out when Flickr changed the locks on the doors and required a Yahoo account to get in, you can bet that this is going to make some people very angry.User generated content communities tend to have a very particular culture. If and when they get bought out, all kinds of issues arise around cultural differences and control. Seldom is this as clear as when old logins at a site are no longer accepted and users are required to get an account with the big powerful company that bought the community.Update:YouTube contacted us after publication to clarify that this change is only required of people who previously chose to associate an additional Google account with their existing YouTube account and have continued to sign in with their old YouTube username and password. Those users will now be able to use either their YouTube username or their Google username but will be required to use only their Google password to log in. This is the kind of thing that happens sometimes when companies have to merge associated accounts for a single service – but people who haven’t tied a Google account to their YouTube account will see no change. We apologize for getting the story wrong. marshall kirkpatrick Tags:#news#NYT#web Related Posts Chris Messina caught a screenshot today of a logged-in page at YouTube with the message: “Please start signing in with your Google password from now on. Pretty soon we will be phasing out support for signing in with your old YouTube password.” Pretty simple! We’ll see if that warning ahead of time is helpful in calming the likely outrage by some users. YouTube is roughly four and a half years old – and it’s been a Google property for three of those years! Maybe Google just now decided to keep it.Will this be an opportunity for users to vent about overbearing copyright controls on background music, the rapid growth of commercial content on the site or other ways things have changed from “the good old days?” Time will tell. Given the small number of users who can even remember the pre-Google days, this transition might not be such a big deal.See Also: Is YouTube The Next Google? 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic…last_img read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov doubts Conor McGregor’s retirement is for real

first_imgPanelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Speaking Tuesday in his native Russia at a Moscow university, Nurmagomedov said McGregor “couldn’t reach a deal with the UFC and it’s so they feel they’ve lost him and they could lose money.”“I don’t think he’s finished,” Nurmagomedov added.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsMcGregor previously retired in April 2016 but reversed the decision two days later and returned to the UFC. The 30-year-old Irishman hasn’t won a fight since beating Eddie Alvarez in November 2016 to become the first UFC fighter to hold championship belts in two divisions at once.Nurmagomedov also said he would like to fight again in September, two months after the end of his Nevada State Athletic Commission ban for the chaotic brawl with McGregor’s team after the October fight. McGregor’s sanction ends Saturday. FILE – Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia (R) and Conor McGregor of Ireland (L) start their UFC lightweight championship bout during the UFC 229 event inside T-Mobile Arena on October 6, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Harry How/Getty Images/AFPMOSCOW — Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t think Conor McGregor’s retirement is for real.McGregor said last week he was quitting mixed martial arts but Nurmagomedov, who beat the Irish fighter for the UFC lightweight title in October, isn’t buying it.ADVERTISEMENT Adamson Lady Falcons capture 9th straight UAAP softball crown Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess Bloomberg: US would benefit from more, not fewer, immigrants View comments However, Nurmagomedov said he didn’t want to fight before longer sanctions on two other Russian fighters also end. Abubakar Nurmagomedov and Zubaira Tukhugov were each banned for one year by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for their part in the brawl. Those sanctions run until Oct. 6.“They were banned because of me,” Nurmagomedov said.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Wintry storm delivers US travel woes before Thanksgiving MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Colombia protesters vow new strike after talks hit snag UFC: McGregor set for Nurmagomedov showdown PLAY LIST 01:52UFC: McGregor set for Nurmagomedov showdown00:50Trending Articles02:31Duterte had wanted Albayalde to take terminal leave — Go02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss LATEST STORIES Trump tells impeachment jokes at annual turkey pardon event Private companies step in to help SEA Games hostinglast_img read more

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Lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury

first_imgDefinitionLateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury is an injury to the ligament on the outer side of the knee.It can be a stretch, partial tear, or complete tear of the ligament.Alternative NamesLCL injury; Knee injury – lateral collateral ligament (LCL)ConsiderationsThe lateral collateral ligament (LCL) goes from the top part of the fibula (the bone on the outside of the lower leg) to the outside part of the lower thigh bone.The ligament helps keep the outer side of the knee joint stable.CausesThe LCL is usually injured by pressure or an injury that pushes the knee joint from the inside, which results in stress on the outside part of the joint.SymptomsSymptoms of a tear in the lateral collateral ligament are:Knee swellingLocking or catching of the knee with movementPain or tenderness along the outside of the kneeKnee gives way, or feels like it is going to give way, when it is active or stressed in a certain wayFirst AidA lateral collateral ligament test may reveal looseness in the ligament. This involves bending the knee to 25 degrees and placing pressure on the inside surface of the knee.Other tests may include:Knee joint x-raysKnee MRITreatment includes:Applying ice to the areaNonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)Raising the knee above heart levelYou should limit physical activity until the pain and swelling go away. The health care provider may put you on crutches and in a brace to protect the ligament. You may also be told not to put any weight on your knee when you walk.advertisementAfter a period of keeping the knee still, you should do exercises to strengthen and stretch the knee. Physical therapy may help you regain knee and leg strength.It is rare that the LCL is the only ligament injured. If it is a partial tear, it can be treated without surgery by using only immobilization and rest.More commonly, the LCL is injured with other ligament injuries due to a knee dislocation. These are usually significant injuries, and you should seek medical help immediately. When injuries to other ligaments also occur, surgery is needed to prevent future instability of the knee.When to Contact a Medical ProfessionalCall your health care provider if:You injure your knee and have symptoms of LCL injury (injury to the LCL is often a serious knee injury, which can include many knee ligaments and injuries to the nerves and blood vessels)You are being treated for an LCL injury and you notice increased instability in your knee, pain or swelling return after they subsided, or your injury does not go away with timeYou re-injure your kneePreventionUse proper technique when exercising or playing sports. Many cases may not be preventable.ReferencesDe Carlo M, Armstrong B. Rehabilitation of the knee following sports injury. Clin Sports Med. 2010;29:81-106.Schorfhaar AJ, Mair JJ, Fetzer GB, Wolters BW, LaPrade RF. Knee: Lateral and postereolateral injuries of the knee. In: DeLee JC, Drez D Jr., Miller MD, eds. DeLee and Drezs Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2009:chap 23;sect F.Silverstein JA, Moeller JL, Hutchinson MR. Common issues in orthopedics. In: Rakel RE, ed. Textbook of Family Medicine 8th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2011:chap 30.Review Date:6/29/2012Reviewed By:C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.last_img read more