Athlete health

New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley (26) is brought down by Chicago Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller (23) during the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
September 21, 2020 - 9:43 am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley likely will miss the rest of the season with a major injury to his right knee. The Giants (0-2) said an MRI on Monday confirmed Barkley tore the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee on Sunday in a loss to the Chicago Bears...
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New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton dives with the ball but is stopped near the goal line as the clock expires in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 35-30. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
September 20, 2020 - 9:48 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson continued his sizzling start throwing five more touchdown passes. Unheralded second-year defensive end L.J. Collier made the play that assured those five TD tosses came in a victory. Collier stuffed Cam Newton at the 1-yard line on the final play, and the Seattle...
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San Diego Padres' Wil Myers watches his three-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
September 20, 2020 - 5:34 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are returning to the playoffs for the first time in 14 years after beating the Seattle Mariners 7-4 Sunday with a three-run rally in the 11th inning that included a go-ahead double by newcomer Mitch Moreland. The clincher came in the finale of a series that was...
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Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, right, makes a touchdown catch in front of Kansas City Chiefs safety Rayshawn Jenkins, bottom left, during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
September 20, 2020 - 4:51 pm
The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:50 p.m. Harrison Butker made a 58-yard field goal in overtime, lifting the Kansas City Chiefs to a 23-20 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. Butker kicked the ball through the uprights three times at the end of the game on Sunday. A false start...
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New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley (26) is carted to the locker room after being injured during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
September 20, 2020 - 4:50 pm
A star-studded cast of NFL players departed their games with injuries on Sunday. Many of them could miss the rest of the season. Start with running back, where Giants star Saquon Barkley is believed to have torn the ACL in his right knee early in their loss at Chicago. All-Pro standout Christian...
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Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) looks to pass, during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
September 20, 2020 - 3:20 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla (AP) — Josh Allen followed up on the most prolific game of his NFL career with an even better one. The third-year pro threw for 417 yards and four touchdowns, both personal bests, and the Buffalo Bills beat AFC East rival Miami for the fourth consecutive time Sunday, 31-28. Allen...
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Green Bay Packers' Aaron Jones celebrates his touchdown catch during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
September 20, 2020 - 3:15 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Jones wanted to do a Lambeau Leap even without fans in the stands. He gave himself plenty of opportunities. Jones rushed for a career-high 168 yards and scored three touchdowns, including a 75-yard breakaway, as the Green Bay Packers rallied from an early 11-point...
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Dallas Stars left wing Roope Hintz (24) reacts as teammate Joel Kiviranta (not shown) scores past Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during second-period NHL Stanley Cup finals hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 20, 2020 - 2:36 pm
Blake Coleman and the Tampa Bay Lightning are going to have to focus on having faster starts to games if they’re going to count on enjoying better finishes against the Dallas Stars in the Stanley Cup Final. A Lightning team that led the NHL in scoring for a third straight season is suddenly having...
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Philadelphia Eagles' DeSean Jackson, right, catches a pass against Los Angeles Rams' Troy Hill during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
September 20, 2020 - 2:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jared Goff outdid Carson Wentz in his house. Goff threw three touchdown passes to Tyler Higbee and the Los Angeles Rams beat the Philadelphia Eagles 37-19 on Sunday. Goff completed his first 13 passes, including a pair of TDs to Higbee, and the Rams jumped to a 21-3 lead minutes...
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September 20, 2020 - 12:31 pm
The defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs are without three starters on defense against the Los Angeles Chargers. Kansas City defensive lineman Khalen Saunders (hamstring) and Alex Okafor (hamstring) as well as cornerback Charvarius Ward (hand) are inactive. The Chiefs have won seven of...
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