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Jockey Victor Espinoza Injured After Horse Suffers Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Dies

Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza broke a bone in his neck but had feeling in his body and extremities after a scary accident in which the horse he was riding collapsed and died during training Sunday morning, according to multiple media reports. Espinoza, 46, lay motionless on the track in Del Mar, Calif., as paramedics approached. They stabilized his ...

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Emphasis on sudden cardiac arrest in Russia

During the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, the FIFA Medical Office will be placing an emphasis on and raising awareness of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). SCA is a sudden failure of the heart to pump blood around the body when it unexpectedly stops beating regularly. It usually strikes without warning at anytime, anywhere, and can affect anyone, even if they ...

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Officer dies of cardiac arrest after fan violence in Spain

BILBAO, Spain (AP) A Spanish riot police officer died of cardiac arrest after clashes involving Russian soccer fans before a Europa League match on Thursday between hosts Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow, raising concerns less than four months before the World Cup in Russia. Basque Country authorities in northern Spain said the officer died in hospital after the confrontations outside ...

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Giants great Orlando Cepeda in critical condition after cardiac incident

The San Francisco Giants say Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda remains hospitalized in critical condition after a cardiac incident. The Giants gave an update Wednesday on the condition of the 80-year-old Cepeda. He was taken to a Bay Area hospital late Monday. Cepeda has been a regular at San Francisco home games. He played first base during his 17 seasons ...

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Giants legend Cepeda in critical condition following cardiac incident

Orlando Cepeda, the 80-year-old San Francisco Giants legend who was rushed to a Bay Area hospital Monday night, remains in critical condition following a cardiac incident, the Giants said in a statement. “Please keep Orlando and his family in your thoughts and prayers,” the statement reads. Inducted into … MLB | theScore

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Brewers minor-leaguer goes into cardiac arrest after being struck by pitch

Brewers infield prospect Julio Mendez, age 20, is in critical but stable condition after being struck in the torso by a pitch during Arizona League play on Saturday night. Here’s a description of what happened: The Brewers released a statement on Mendez’s situation on Sunday in which they acknowledged that Mendez had suffered a cardiac … MLB Headlines

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