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NORTHAMPTON, England -- Wales winger George North is at the center of another concussion controversy in rugby that is highlighti

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NORTHAMPTON, England -- Wales winger George North is at the center of another concussion controversy in rugby that is highlighting the limitations of technology available to doctors to assess head injuries.North, who has suffered a series of concussions over the past two years, was cleared by doctors to continue playing in a match for Northampton against Leicester in the English league on Saturday, despite replays suggesting he had been knocked out following a tackle.Northamptons medical staff used a Head Injury Assessment on North before allowing him to return to the field.However, the club said Tuesday that doctors did not have access to full television footage of the incident at the time, adding: If evidence suggesting a loss of consciousness had been available to the medical team at the time of assessment, George would not have been allowed to return to the field of play.An independent expert is reviewing the incident. Northampton said North will not play again until that process is complete.The medical team can only base their decisions on the evidence available to them at the time of assessment, Northampton said in a statement.The club said TV viewers often have a fuller range of replay angles than doctors on the sideline.Northampton Saints is seeking to work with all parties to improve the availability of all footage that may assist team medics with injury management, the statement added.The BBC reported late Tuesday that a Concussion Management Review Group was assessing the incident, and could decide to issue a warning or recommend a misconduct charge against the club or an individual.North suffered three concussions on club and international duty between November 2014 and March 2015, forcing him to spend time away from the game on two separate occasions. One of those knocks to the head came while playing for Wales against England in the Six Nation in February 2015, with the winger playing on despite being knocked unconscious.Northampton said North remains well after the latest incident.World Rugby, the sports governing body, has made the handling of concussions a priority in recent years. Matt Wieters Jersey . -- Matt Rupert scored once in regulation and again in the shootout as the London Knights extended their win streak to nine games by defeating the Owen Sound Attack 4-3 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action. Wholesale Nationals Jerseys . - Derek Wolfe says hes finally healthy after suffering a seizure in November that doctors now believe was related to the spinal cord injury he suffered in the preseason. . It is a cliché dragged out by fans and pundits regularly when discussions take place around which teams are better than others. Ryan Zimmerman Jersey . -- In a span of seven Washington Redskins offensive plays, Justin Tuck sacked Robert Griffin III four times. Adam Eaton Jersey . The 29-year-old Baines has established himself as one of the top attacking full backs in the country and was the subject of two bids from United during the last off-season. Everton manager Roberto Martinez says that keeping Baines at the club is a "massive boost and exciting for the future" because he brings "maturity and football knowledge in a very specialized position on the pitch" and an "infectious and positive influence to the rest of the squad. PEORIA, Ill. -- JoJo McGlaston scored 12 of his career-high 19 points in the second half and Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye added 16 points as Bradley defeated Southeast Missouri State 84-78 on Friday night.Freshman Darrell Brown recorded a career-high 15 points. Browns 3-pointer 12 seconds into the game gave Bradley (2-1) a lead it would never surrender.The Braves led 38-35 at halftime, and with a 47-44 lead used a 10-0 run to create some space. Lautier-Ogunleye made two free throws and the Braves were up 54-44 witth 10:21 to play.ddddddddddddBradley out rebounded Southeast Missouri State by a 43-23 margin. Bradleys point total was its highest since recording 84 on Dec. 2 last year in a win against Central Michigan.Bradley leads the all-time series with a 7-2 edge and has now won five straight.Antonius Cleveland and Daniel Simmons each scored 16 points to lead Southeast Missouri State (2-2). Discount NFL Jerseys Cheap Stitched Jerseys Disocunt Football Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys China NFL Jerseys From China Wholesale Stitched Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Store ' ' '

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