Athlete health

December 02, 2018 - 11:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz put all his skills on display against the Washington Redskins last season. He showed off his strong arm, his accuracy, his running skills, ability to escape and toughness in two double-digit wins, helping the Philadelphia Eagles to the No. 1 seed in the NFC before a...
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Clemson's Travis Etienne (9) runs for a touchdown against Pittsburgh as Trevor Lawrence (16) follows in the first half of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
December 01, 2018 - 8:02 pm
The Latest on college football's championship Saturday (all times Eastern): 10:55 p.m. No. 2 Clemson is a quarter away from its fourth straight ACC championship and a likely College Football Playoff berth. The Tigers took a 35-10 lead on Pitt in the fourth quarter. Minus a dramatic Pitt rally down...
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Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) speaks to fans after the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game between Georgia and Alabama, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Atlanta. Alabama won 35-28. (AP Photo/John Amis)
December 01, 2018 - 5:52 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — In a dramatic twist on last season's national championship game, Jalen Hurts came off the bench to pass for one touchdown and run for another in the fourth quarter, rallying No. 1 Alabama to a 35-28 win over No. 4 Georgia for the Southeastern Conference title Saturday. Heisman Trophy...
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Washington coach Chris Petersen, center left, and defensive back Byron Murphy, center right, celebrate after Washington defeated Utah 10-3 in the Pac-12 Conference championship NCAA college football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
November 30, 2018 - 9:44 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — On a night when neither offense could do much of anything, it was only fitting that a pass that bounced off a receiver's hands and leg turned into the winning play. Byron Murphy returned a deflected interception 66 yards for the game's only touchdown to lead No. 10...
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New Jersey Devils goaltender Keith Kinkaid (1) watches as Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19), from Sweden, and right wing Tom Wilson (43) celebrate a goal by Backstrom during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 30, 2018 - 7:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Wilson got back on the score sheet and put himself back under the microscope that has become a part of his existence in the NHL. Wilson scored again before being ejected for a questionable hit and Nicklas Backstrom had a hat trick and four points in the Washington Capitals' 6-...
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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Indians' Yan Gomes watches his home run off Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow during the fifth inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. A person familiar with the trade says the Indians are sending All-Star catcher Gomes to Washington for outfielder Daniel Jonson right-hander Jefry Rodriguez. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
November 30, 2018 - 6:38 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians traded one of their big arms — from behind the plate Cleveland, which has discussed moving right-handers Corey Kluber, Trevor Bauer and Carlos Carrasco in possible trades while restructuring its payroll, dealt All-Star catcher Yan Gomes to the Washington Nationals on...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry celebrates in the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, in Cleveland. With a chance to further legitimize themselves as no longer being the “same ‘ol Browns” and with the playoffs still a possibility, the Browns go on the road to visit the Houston Texans, who have won eight straight games and have perhaps the NFL’s best defensive front. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
November 30, 2018 - 12:51 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Other than trying to save a coach's job, secure the No. 1 overall draft pick or simply survive, the Browns haven't played many meaningful games in December or January. Sunday is an exception. With a chance to further legitimize themselves as no longer being the "same 'ol Browns...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2012, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) talks with San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) after the Chargers won 34-24 in an NFL football game in Pittsburgh. The scoreboard might explode at Heinz Field as Class of 2004 QBs Philip Rivers and Ben Roethlisberger light it up on Sunday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
November 29, 2018 - 8:27 pm
Two of the NFL's most intense rivalries have turned sour. When the Chiefs visit the Raiders in a series that dates back to the AFL and has been as good as any in pro football, the oddsmakers see Oakland (2-9) getting routed — at home — by Kansas City. Most of America sees it that way, too. "I know...
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This photo provided by Vanderbilt University shows Vanderbilt tight end Turner Cockrell. Cockrell, 21, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at home after battling cancer for more than a year. (Vanderbilt University via AP)
November 29, 2018 - 5:33 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt tight end Turner Cockrell died Thursday at home after battling cancer for more than a year. He was 21. Cockrell was surrounded by family in Acworth, Georgia, when he died. The Commodores were told of Cockrell's death at a team meeting Thursday afternoon,...
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November 29, 2018 - 4:05 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — New Orleans Saints receiver Tre'Quan Smith is active against Dallas on Thursday night after missing a game with a toe injury, and Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith will miss his second straight game with a neck issue. Brandon Marshall is inactive for the Saints for the third...
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