Athlete injuries

Notre Dame players line up at the end zone to greet fans and cheer with them after an NCAA college football game against Syracuse, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Howard Simmons)
November 17, 2018 - 11:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The band was an Aaron Judge moon shot away from the field, way up in the right-field bleachers of Yankee Stadium. Still, the Fighting Irish lined up in the end zone/outfield and sang the alma mater — just as they would have at Notre Dame Stadium — after dispatching No. 12 Syracuse...
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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) carries the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Citadel, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
November 17, 2018 - 4:26 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — No. 1 Alabama finally found a team that could play toe to toe with the Crimson Tide, at least until halftime. The surprise twist: It was The Citadel, an FCS team, not a Southeastern Conference rival. Tua Tagovailoa passed for 340 yards and three touchdowns, but the Tide...
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) scrambles away from Green Bay Packers defensive back Josh Jones (27) during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
November 16, 2018 - 12:42 am
SEATTLE (AP) — After a shaky beginning, Russell Wilson got hot in the fourth quarter, Bobby Wagner and Seattle's defense stymied Aaron Rodgers and the Seahawks stayed in the middle of the NFC playoff race. "We've been through so much throughout this season it was time to get over the hump," Wagner...
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Vegas Golden Knights center Cody Eakin (21) celebrates his goal with teammate Ryan Carpenter (40) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)
November 15, 2018 - 3:12 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Last season, Cody Eakin didn't score his seventh goal until Feb. 21. He did it more than three months earlier this time. Eakin scored his sixth and seventh goals of the season, Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots for his third shutout, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Anaheim...
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FILE - In this June 3, 2014, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis, right, talks with then-offensive coordinator Hue Jackson during an NFL football organized team activity, in Cincinnati. Jackson needed only a few weeks to land another job in the place where he's always welcomed. The Bengals hired Jackson on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, as a special assistant to head coach Marvin Lewis as he tries to resurrect Cincinnati's historically bad defense. Jackson was fired by the Cleveland Browns last month after he won only three games in three seasons as head coach.(AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)
November 13, 2018 - 3:15 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Hue Jackson needed only a few weeks to land another job in the place where he's always welcomed. The Bengals hired Jackson on Tuesday as a special assistant to head coach Marvin Lewis as he tries to resurrect Cincinnati's historically bad defense. Jackson was fired by the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) is escorted by an official off the ice after he checked St. Louis Blues center Oskar Sundqvist, background, during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game in Washington. Wilson has had his 20-game suspension reduced to 14 by a neutral arbitrator and is eligible to play immediately. Wilson has already served 16 games of his suspension for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis forward Oskar Sundqvist in each team’s preseason finale. The ruling by Shyam Das allows Wilson to return as soon as Tuesday night, Nov. 13, 2018, at Minnesota, and the 24-year-old will recoup $378,049 of the $1.26 million he initially forfeited as part of the suspension. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
November 13, 2018 - 1:16 pm
Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has had his 20-game suspension reduced to 14 by a neutral arbitrator and is eligible to play immediately. Wilson has already served 16 games of his suspension for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis forward Oskar Sundqvist in each team's preseason finale...
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Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) is tended to after an injury during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
November 12, 2018 - 9:55 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nets guard Caris LeVert sustained what appeared to be a severe right leg injury during the second quarter of Brooklyn's game against Minnesota on Monday night and was taken to a hospital. LeVert was racing back to try to block a shot with 3.7 seconds remaining and his leg bent...
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In this Sept. 21, 2018 photo Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, waits to stretch during batting practice before a baseball game against the Houston Astros in Houston. Ohtani has been voted American League Rookie of the Year after becoming the first player since Babe Ruth with 10 homers and four pitching wins in the same season. Ohtani, a 24-year-old right-hander who joined the Angels last winter after five seasons with Japan's Nippon Ham Fighters, received 25 first-place votes and four seconds for 137 points from the Baseball Writers' Association of America in balloting announced Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 12, 2018 - 8:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shohei Ohtani was rewarded for a Ruthian season at the plate — and on the mound. Baseball's best two-way player since the Babe at the dawn of the live-ball era a century ago, Ohtani was an overwhelming pick for American League Rookie of the Year on Monday despite an elbow injury...
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November 12, 2018 - 10:40 am
The NHL and attorneys for retired players say a tentative settlement has been reached in a lawsuit brought against the league over head injuries. The league and players' lawyers on Monday announced a tentative non-class settlement after months of court-ordered mediation. The lawsuit, consolidated...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) throws a touchdown pass to wide receiver Tyreek Hill as offensive lineman Andrew Wylie (77) blocks Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Corey Peters (98) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
November 12, 2018 - 12:57 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes will always have some special TV footage of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrating his record-setting touchdown pass in a win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. That's because Tyreek Hill was the one recording it. Mahomes threw for 249 yards with two TD...
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