Contract extension for the Browns’ Myles Garrett, making him the NFL’s best-compensated defensive player. The 24-year-old pass rusher was close to signing a five-year, $125 million extension Tuesday that will tie him to the franchise through the 2026 season, a person familiar with negotiations confirmed to USA TODAY Sports’ Nate Ulrich. The person requested anonymity because the deal had not been finalized.
Likelihood that female U.S. Service Academy cadets will experience a lower-extremity stress fracture compared with 0.84% of males in their first year of service, according to research that ties sports specialization to the injuries. The study will be published in the Journal of Athletic Training, the scientific journal of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. “Understanding how prior level of sport specialization is associated with the risk of these injuries during military training can provide insight into opportunities for injury prevention and risk mitigation,” said Kenneth Cameron of Keller Army Hospital at West Point.