Athlete injuries

Oakland Raiders running back Josh Jacobs runs on the way to a touchdown against the Los Angeles Chargers during the second half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
November 08, 2019 - 2:47 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr engineered another late winning drive. Karl Joseph delivered the sealing defensive play. It may not have come easy, but the Oakland Raiders managed to pull out another dramatic victory that has put them squarely in the AFC playoff race. Josh Jacobs scored on an 18-...
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Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers disagrees about a call during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 08, 2019 - 12:11 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA fined the Los Angeles Clippers $50,000 on Thursday for statements made by coach Doc Rivers and others that were "inconsistent" about Kawhi Leonard's health. Leonard sat out a 129-124 home loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night, the second time he's missed the...
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Tiger Woods of the United States reacts after his putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
November 07, 2019 - 5:20 pm
Tiger Woods will have an ear piece, a radio and his golf clubs at the Presidents Cup. Woods created his own slice of history Thursday night by becoming the first Presidents Cup captain to use one of his wild-card selections on himself. He is the second playing captain in the Presidents Cup. Hale...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt, left, talks with running back Nick Chubb during practice at the NFL football team's training camp facility, in Berea, Ohio. Hunt’s self-inflicted punishment is over. The Browns running back, who quickly went from being one of the NFL’s rising stars to a violent offender, has returned from his eight-game NFL suspension and will play this week against the Buffalo Bills. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
November 07, 2019 - 3:24 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Kareem Hunt learned humility during his time away from football for two violent, off-field altercations, the lengthy layoff forcing him to grow up. It was a tough lesson. A needed one. While serving his eight-game NFL suspension for losing control of his emotions and becoming...
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Los Angeles Clippers' Kawhi Leonard, center, and Paul George, third from right, watch from the bench during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 06, 2019 - 10:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard isn't healthy three weeks into the season, according to the NBA, which says that as a result the Los Angeles Clippers can rest their new superstar. He was on the bench against the visiting Milwaukee Bucks for a national TV game Wednesday night, the first half of a...
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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton stands on the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
November 05, 2019 - 12:33 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have placed quarterback Cam Newton on injured reserve. Newton has missed the last six games while trying to battle back from a mid-foot sprain. Panthers general manager said in a statement Tuesday that after seeing two foot specialists that the team was told "it...
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Jaguars QB Nick Foles during a NFL training session of the Jacksonville Jaguars at the at Allianz Park in London, Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.The Jacksonville Jaguars are preparing for an NFL regular season game against the Houston Texans in London on Sunday. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
November 05, 2019 - 10:26 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are going with quarterback Nick Foles over rookie sensation Gardner Minshew. Coach Doug Marrone made the announcement Tuesday, saying Foles is ready to return from a broken left collarbone and will start next week at Indianapolis. The Jaguars (4-5...
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Cleveland Browns defensive back Jermaine Whitehead (35) runs a play against the Denver Broncos during the second half of NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Denver. Whitehead has been released following his disturbing social media rant after a loss in Denver. The Browns announced the move Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, hours after rebuking Whitehead for "totally unacceptable and highly inappropriate behavior" following a 24-19 loss to the Broncos on Sunday. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
November 05, 2019 - 8:17 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Former Browns safety Jermaine Whitehead has apologized for his alarming postgame social media rant. Whitehead was cut by Cleveland on Monday after he posted several threatening and profane messages on Twitter following Sunday's 24-19 loss in Denver. On his Instagram page, the 26-...
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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, foreground, dribbles against Golden State Warriors guard Ky Bowman during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
November 04, 2019 - 10:31 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rookie forward Eric Paschall hit a key 3-pointer with 4:05 remaining and finished with 34 points and 13 rebounds, leading the injury-plagued Golden State Warriors to a 127-118 victory against Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night for their first home win...
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Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) drives past Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, in Phoenix. The Suns defeated the 76ers 114-109. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
November 04, 2019 - 10:01 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker was pouring in buckets from every corner of the court during the second half and the home crowd loved every minute of it, serenading the Phoenix Suns star with MVP chants as he finished with 40 points in a 114-109 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. The 23-...
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