About 18 football players from the new United Football League have been in Birmingham this week. The reason: To have surgery or rehabilitate with Dr. Larry Lemak, the UFL's medical director.
Lemak, a renowned orthopedic surgeon at Lemak Sports Medicine, coordinates medical coverage and physicians and trainers for the league, which kicks off tonight. The Mayo Clinic helps with physicals and clearing players.
Birmingham News by Jon Solomon, 10/7/09