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NFL notebook: Bears G Long reportedly out 6-8 weeks

NFL notebook: Bears G Long reportedly out 6-8 weeks

Sports
Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long is expected to be sidelined six-to-eight weeks after sustaining a foot injury in the team's 24-10 win over the New York Jets, according to a published report Wednesday. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Long could be placed on injured reserve and designated to return. Rookie James Daniels could be in line to replace the 6-foot-6, 316-pound Long, who has missed 14 games over the two previous seasons due to serious ankle, shoulder, neck and elbow surgeries. Long sustained the injury on Sunday after teammate Dion Sims rolled up on his leg at the end of a play. The 29-year-old Long was helped off the field and later was sporting a walking boot on the foot and using crutches to move around the locker room. In 2016, Long suffered a severe right an...
North Korea adds new twist to big parade: Reporter's notebook

North Korea adds new twist to big parade: Reporter's notebook

World
I've seen many military parades around the world, but nothing that rivals the spectacle of Sunday's parade in Pyongyang. There were tens of thousands of North Korean troops -- goose-stepping under leader Kim Jong Un's viewing balcony in Pyongyang's Kim II Sung Square. And tens of thousands of civilians in the parade marking the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding as well. We were in the massive square named after Kim's grandfather, the country's founding leader. Kim was just above us, waving at the adoring crowds below, whose emotions seemed genuine as they sat in the hot sun waiting for a glimpse of their "Supreme Leader." Despite the display of military might, which included tank battalions, rocket launcher and military aircraft that formed the number 70th above the square, ...
Tampa Bay Buccaneers notebook: Tony Dungy disappointed by Jameis Winston suspension

Tampa Bay Buccaneers notebook: Tony Dungy disappointed by Jameis Winston suspension

Sports
TAMPA, Fla. --Former Bucs coach and current NFL analyst Tony Dungy said that quarterback Jameis Winston's three-game suspension is disappointing, but he still hopes the 24-year-old can learn from his mistakes moving forward. "Obviously, it's disappointing, and you never want to have your leader not there and available for the team," Dungy told the Tampa Bay Times. "I'm sure he's disappointed about that, too. I think time will tell in how he handles it. "You hope this comes through loud and clear and he says, 'I'm never going to put myself, my family, my team in this position again.' It's a tough one, and something you don't like to see. I think time will tell here." Dungy told the Times he has talked with Winston "quite a bit" in the three years since he was drafted. Dungy said he see...
Reporter's Notebook: The new Hippocratic oath

Reporter's Notebook: The new Hippocratic oath

Health
This spring, nearly 20,000 medical students will graduate from medical schools across the country and will likely be asked to raise their hands for a new kind of Hippocratic Oath, one that now emphasizes a patient’s right to choose their own destiny. The Hippocratic oath is a 2,500-year-old pledge doctors take outlining the professional duties and ethical principles the profession holds sacred. The first modern version of the Hippocratic oath was adopted in 1948. The version released in November by the World Medical Association in Chicago took two years to finalize and is the ancient text’s first ever major update. A new name was proposed as well: “The Physician’s Pledge.” In a Journal of the American Medical Association article, Dr. Ramin Walter Parsa-Parsi, chair of the World Medical