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April 3rd, 2013
08:31 AM ET

Ware back on campus in Louisville after gruesome leg break – Joe Carter reports


(CNN) - Kevin Ware, the Louisville guard whose devastating leg break was seen by millions of TV viewers on Sunday, was released from an Indianapolis hospital on Tuesday.

Basketball fans across America averted their eyes in horror Sunday night as Ware, 20, came down wrong on his leg during an NCAA tournament game in Indianapolis, causing a gruesome break. His right tibia, or shinbone, broke through the skin in what's called an open or compound fracture.

This morning on "Early Start," Bleacher Report's Joe Carter reports on Ware's progress since surgery.

READ MORE: Kevin Ware could be playing again in less than a year

Filed under: Injury • Kevin Ware
February 6th, 2013
07:25 AM ET

Ski champ Lindsey Vonn tears ACL, MCL in race crash – BleacherReport.com's Jared Greenberg on her condition


(CNN) - Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn suffered a "complex knee injury" when she crashed during the opening day super-G at the Alpine Ski World Championships in Austria on Tuesday, doctors said.

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association said the four-time Alpine World Cup champion was airlifted from the race course in Schladming, Austria, to a hospital. She was evaluated and released, according to the U.S. Ski Team.

Vonn, 28, does not need immediate surgery on the "complex torn ligament" in her right knee, said Dr. Christian Kaulfersch, who is treating her at the Schladming Hospital.

U.S. team officials are considering whether she should fly back to the United States or remain in Europe for treatment, he said.

This morning on "Early Start," BleacherReport.com's Jared Greenberg reports on the latest in Vonn's condition.

READ MORE: Ski champ Lindsey Vonn injures knee in race crash

Filed under: Injury • Sports