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By Ryan Hood, The Baltimore Sun | June 13, 2013
Ramon Dominguez , who won 1,010 races in Maryland, has retired from horse racing after suffering a head injury at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York on Jan. 18. The 36-year-old jockey announced his retirement through the New York Racing Association on Thursday morning. "While I hoped and even expected to be able to return to the saddle, as a result of my injuries and upon the advice of my treating physicians, it has been determined that I will no longer be able to pursue my career as a jockey," Dominguez said in a statement.
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By Natalie Sherman, The Baltimore Sun | August 24, 2014
Anne Arundel County police are investigating the death of a 30-year-old man who may have fallen from the back of a white van in the Severn area early Saturday. Police said they do not know details of the death of Todd De Andre Thomas of Glen Burnie. Officers found him at Meade Village Circle and Meade Village Road just before 2 a.m. Saturday, after being notified that an injured person was in the road. Thomas, who was face down with a head injury, was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
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By Jamison Hensley, The Baltimore Sun | July 25, 2010
Sergio Kindle is in stable condition after injuring his head only days before the team's rookies are scheduled to report to training camp, the latest off-field incident for the Ravens' first pick in the 2010 draft. Kindle, 23, suffered the injury in a house he was visiting Thursday night in Austin, Texas, where it is believed he fell down two flights of stairs. The former University of Texas linebacker has improved the past couple of days and should make a full recovery, according to a league source.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | August 11, 2014
A man hit in the head after breaking up a fight outside of an Essex bar died, Baltimore County police said Monday. William Earl Law, 59, died on Aug. 7 at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, after police said he broke up a fight outside Sylvester's Tavern three days earlier. Officers were called to the bar in the 7300 block of Golden Ring Road on Aug. 4 for a fight. Police said George Lawrence McGraw and another person got into an argument inside and went outside to fight, when Law and several others broke up the fight.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | December 26, 2012
A 7-year-old boy remains in critical condition with a severe head injury after a traffic accident on Christmas night. At about 10 p.m., Anne Arundel police responded to Casuarina Way near Spring Meadow Way in Odenton where a 1997 Acura sedan had struck a parked tow truck. The boy, who had been sitting in the front seat of the Acura, was taken to John Hopkins Children's Center. Police are not releasing his name. The car's driver, Lisa Marie Middledorf, 30, was not injured. Police said preliminary evidence indicates alcohol and driver fatigue contributed to the crash.
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By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Sun Staff Writer | December 29, 1994
When Ron Ogle talks about traumatic brain injury, he speaks with the passion of someone who has overcome a coma to resume his singing career.And Mr. Ogle says he is determined to keep others from walking the path he's been forced to travel for more than a year."
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July 18, 1993
A bicyclist was in serious but stable condition yesterday with a head injury from a fall on Harney Road near Piney Creek Road.James Edward White, 56, of the 1200 block of Meridene Drive in Baltimore, was riding with a group of about 30 bicyclists yesterday morning when he hit a spot where a layer of pavement about 1 inch thick had been removed in preparation for resurfacing.A witness said Mr. White slid for 20 to 30 feet before coming to rest, unconscious.The police report said Mr. White regained consciousness before a helicopter arrived to take him to Shock Trauma in Baltimore.
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By John Fritze, The Baltimore Sun | July 26, 2013
Baltimore police responded to a pair of separate shootings Friday night, one in Northeast Baltimore that left a man with a severe head injury and another in the Greenspring neighborhood in which detectives were investigating a man found shot in the back. Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 2000 block of Jubilee Court near Mount Pleasant Park and found a man suffering from a gunshot to the head. The man was transferred to a hospital. Given the severity of the victim's injury, homicides detectives were called to the scene, police spokesman Detective Jeremy Silbert said.
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By Larry Carson and Larry Carson,SUN STAFF | December 6, 1998
The death Friday of a 2-month-old infant brought to Johns Hopkins Hospital with a severe head injury was ruled a homicide yesterday by the state medical examiner's office, while her father remained in jail -- held on assault and child abuse charges in the case, authorities said.Police said the victim, Ciera Jenkins, was brought to Hopkins by her father Nov. 29 with the head injury.Doctors treating the girl found other injuries.The father, William Jenkins Jr., 25, of the 2700 block of Dulany St., has been in custody since then -- charged with abuse after questioning by child protective services workers and police.
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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,Sun Staff Writer | June 22, 1994
A 31-year-old South Baltimore man remained in critical and unstable condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center last night after suffering a head injury while being arrested by two city police officers.The incident occurred about 12:30 a.m. Sunday in the 200 block of S. Fulton Ave. as the officers arrested George T. Hite on charges of disorderly intoxication and resisting arrest. Because of the severity of Mr. Hite's injury, a city homicide detective is investigating the incident.Shock Trauma officials declined to discuss details of Mr. Hite's injuries last night, but members of his family said he was in a coma and had little chance of recovering.
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By Sean Welsh and Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | June 30, 2014
One patient was released from hospital care and another was in stable condition at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Monday, after the two fell 200 feet off Prettyboy Dam in northern Baltimore County this weekend, police said. It was not clear whether the men, in their early 20s, were hiking or kayaking before the fall, Baltimore Environmental Police Officer Heidi Greenleaf said, but alcohol was a factor in the incident. The men were not identified. The one who was released from York General Hospital had a broken left arm and head injuries, and the other remained hospitalized at Shock Trauma Monday with a severe head injury, possible broken bones and internal injuries, Greenleaf said.
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By Jeff Zrebiec, The Baltimore Sun | May 20, 2014
None of the Ravens' three roster additions following their rookie minicamp over the weekend are strangers to the NFL. Tight end Phillip Supernaw , 24, spent part of the 2012 season on the Houston Texans' practice squad and played in one game for the Texans last season. Fullback Shaun Chapas , 26, played in six career games for the Jacksonville Jaguars and Dallas Cowboys during the 2011 and 2012 campaigns. And offensive guard Will Rackley , 25, played three seasons for the Jaguars, starting 25 games.
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By Andrew Bahl, The Baltimore Sun | May 5, 2014
As Franklin marched toward the 3A state football title last season, coach Anthony Burgos noticed a significant decrease in head injuries suffered by his players. "We had two concussions last year," Burgos said. The Indians coach attributed the improvement to his staff's adoption of techniques promoted by the Heads Up Football program, designed to teach better tackling technique, equipment fitting and player safety to combat concussions - and declining participation - in youth and high school football.
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By Eduardo A. Encina and The Baltimore Sun | March 28, 2014
SARASOTA, FLA. - Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz, who was hit in the helmet by a pitch during Thursday's Grapefruit League finale and was forced out of the game, is feeling better today and will be ready for Opening Day on Monday. A precautionary CT scan performed Thursday night at a local hospital was negative and Cruz showed no symptoms of a concussion or any other head injury on Friday. Cruz is expected to start in left field on Opening Day on Monday and bat fifth against Boston Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester.
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By Tricia Bishop, The Baltimore Sun | August 26, 2013
The family of Derek Sheely, a 22-year-old football player at Frostburg State University who died two years ago after sustaining successive head injuries on the practice field, has filed a lawsuit alleging that "reckless disregard for player health and safety led to [Sheely's] tragic death. " The 22-count lawsuit was filed in Montgomery County Circuit Court last week against two Frostburg football coaches — head coach Thomas Rogish and assistant coach Jamie Schumacher — and assistant athletic trainer Michael Sweitzer Jr., along with the National Collegiate Athletic Association and helmet maker Schutt Sports.
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By John Fritze, The Baltimore Sun | July 26, 2013
Baltimore police responded to a pair of separate shootings Friday night, one in Northeast Baltimore that left a man with a severe head injury and another in the Greenspring neighborhood in which detectives were investigating a man found shot in the back. Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 2000 block of Jubilee Court near Mount Pleasant Park and found a man suffering from a gunshot to the head. The man was transferred to a hospital. Given the severity of the victim's injury, homicides detectives were called to the scene, police spokesman Detective Jeremy Silbert said.
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By Stephanie Shapiro and Stephanie Shapiro,Sun Staff Writer | June 28, 1994
A photo caption on the front of yesterday's Today section misidentified the Johns Hopkins researchers developing a device to measure the impact of blows to the head. They are, from left, Nicholas Jones, Walter Stewart and Wolfger Schneider.The Sun regrets the error.Imagine your brain, a delicate blob of floating gray matter fragilely moored to the skull.Now, imagine your brain after a ferocious left hook.Not a pretty picture.But one worth examining. While the Journal of the American Medical Association wages a continuing crusade against the sweet science -- a June editorial called for a ban on amateur boxing -- Johns Hopkins researchers have jumped in the ring for a closer look.
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By Edward Lee | October 18, 2012
Three defensive starters return to practice In addition to the return of nose tackle Ma'ake Kemoeatu and cornerback Jimmy Smith, defensive tackle Haloti Ngata practiced Thursday, according to an injury report released by the Ravens. Ngata, who did not participate in Wednesday's session and was absent during the portion of Thursday's practice open to the media, is trying to overcome a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee and an injured right shoulder suffered in Sunday's 31-29 win against the Dallas Cowboys.
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By Ryan Hood, The Baltimore Sun | June 13, 2013
Ramon Dominguez , who won 1,010 races in Maryland, has retired from horse racing after suffering a head injury at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York on Jan. 18. The 36-year-old jockey announced his retirement through the New York Racing Association on Thursday morning. "While I hoped and even expected to be able to return to the saddle, as a result of my injuries and upon the advice of my treating physicians, it has been determined that I will no longer be able to pursue my career as a jockey," Dominguez said in a statement.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | April 10, 2013
A 28-year-old Landover man who was struck in the head with a beer bottle before hitting his head on the ground during a fight in the city's Curtis Bay neighborhood early Tuesday has died from his injuries, Baltimore Police said Wednesday. Cyrill Montel Holland, of the 7500 block of Greenleaf Road, was allegedly involved in a fight with several other men in the 1600 block of Cypress Street about 1:48 p.m. when he was assaulted, police said. As police approached the scene, an "unidentified female" warned the men in the fight that the police were approaching and two men "picked [Holland]
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