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76ers rookie Simmons fractures bone in foot

8:34 PM ET ESPN.com news services Ben Simmons has a broken bone in his right foot and it’s unknown how long the No. 1 overall pick will be sidelined for the Philadelphia 76ers. Simmons was injured Friday during the final training-camp scrimmage at Stockton University in New Jersey. The Sixers said Simmons rolled an ankle, and X-rays and an MRI revealed a fractured fifth metatarsal bone. In almost all cases, the fracture of the foot’s fifth metatarsal is known as a Jones fracture, according to ESPN medical analyst Dr. Mark ...

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Romo suffered broken bone in back, MRI shows

3:06 PM ET FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has suffered a broken bone in his back, but coach Jason Garrett said the injury would not cost Romo the season. Garrett announced Romo’s injury on a conference call Saturday, two days after he was knocked out of a preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks after three plays in the first quarter. Romo had an MRI on Friday, and the results were learned later that night. Garrett would not give a timetable on a possible return but declined to ...

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Secret to sexing dinosaurs found in a T. rex thigh bone

Share This article Birds are the living scion of the dinosaurs, and studying birds can offer clues to how dinosaurs worked under the hood. Paleontologists seldom find even the faintest trace of soft tissue clothing the bones of a fossilized dinosaur. Without evidence of external cues like colors or chemical signatures that the dinosaurs could have used to distinguish between sexes, we have to rely on detective work across millions of years. Even in terms of gross skeletal anatomy, as far as we can tell, dinosaurs were not sexually dimorphic. ...

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