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NCAA Tournament: Grisly basketball leg break likely an unfortunate fluke
First Published Apr 02 2013 09:22 am • Last Updated Apr 02 2013 03:21 pm

Kevin Ware’s injury joined the short list of the most gruesome plays in televised sports history, a fluke of physics all the more bizarre because it did not occur on a football field, where we have come to expect the carnage of violent collisions.

Grisly basketball leg break likely an unfortunate fluke

For 10 excruciating minutes, the national feel-good celebration that is March Madness was halted in its sneakers. Millions watching two college basketball powers recoiled from yet another sports injury, one so horrific that CBS almost immediately stopped showing the replay. On Monday, University of Louisville guard Kevin Ware was shown on Twitter standing with the aid of crutches after surgery on his broken leg. His injury joined the short list of the most gruesome plays in televised sports history, a ...

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