Athlete injuries

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) hits Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) with a helmet during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Cleveland. (Joshua Gunter/Cleveland.com via AP)
November 15, 2019 - 10:51 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett swung a helmet. The NFL will soon swing back at the Cleveland Browns star. Garrett could be facing an unprecedented league suspension for his violent outburst Thursday night, when he ripped off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet and clubbed him on the head...
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Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff calls signals during the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
November 14, 2019 - 2:05 am
The Los Angeles Rams' high-flying offense hasn't recovered from its Super Bowl crash. The Rams (5-4) have not scored a touchdown in 19 drives and they're averaging 7.8 fewer points per game than last season. Sean McVay's innovative ideas that helped turn the Rams into NFC champions in just his...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) celebrates his touchdown during the second half of NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)
November 13, 2019 - 10:34 pm
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — There are times when Lamar Jackson displays the style and exuberance of a youngster playing football on the street with friends. Seemingly unaffected by the responsibility of being an NFL starting quarterback, Jackson relishes the opportunity to run, pass and match wits...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, former NFL football quarterback Colin Kaepernick smiles on stage during W.E.B. Du Bois Medal ceremonies at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. Kaepernick plans to audition for NFL teams on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in a private workout arranged by the league to be held in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
November 13, 2019 - 7:50 pm
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick’s NFL tryout sounds more like a setup. A PR stunt to former teammate Eric Reid, one that comes with all sorts of take-it-or leave-it conditions. Reid hopes it’s a legitimate conduit back into the league, but his gut feeling that “it’s disingenuous” seems...
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Graphic shows NFL team matchups and predicts the winners in Week 11 action; 3c x 4 1/8 inches; 146 mm x 104 mm;
November 13, 2019 - 5:51 pm
This is the first of what could be many meetings between two dynamic young AFC quarterbacks when Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans visit Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. It might not even be the only one this season. Watson was the 12th overall pick of the 2017 draft after...
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FILE - In this June 11, 2019, file photo, New New York Jets general manager Joe Douglas, center, poses for a picture with head coach Adam Gase, left, and Jets chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson during a news conference at the team's NFL football training facility in Florham Park, N.J. Johnson says Gase's job is safe and he will remain the coach next season despite the team's struggles this year. Johnson held a brief meeting with reporters and says Gase has his trust as well as the trust of general manager Joe Douglas moving forward. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
November 13, 2019 - 2:32 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Adam Gase is staying put as the New York Jets’ coach. Not just this season. But, next season, too. Team chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson announced Wednesday that Gase's job is safe and he will remain the coach in 2020 despite the team's 2-7 record. Johnson cited Gase’s...
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, left, avoids being sacked by Seattle Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (90) during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
Offsides with Marc Ryan
November 12, 2019 - 11:28 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan easily could have played for a tie at the end of overtime and protected the 49ers' safe lead in their division. Instead, his decision to put the ball in Jimmy Garoppolo's hands backfired, giving the Seattle Seahawks plenty of time to...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson, right, talks to Nick Foles during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots, in Minneapolis. Facing the mighty New England Patriots on the NFL's biggest stage, Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson's decision to try a trick play _ the "Philly Special" _ on a fourth down late in the first half of Super Bowl 52 will be remembered as one of the gutsiest calls in sports history. That signature moment between Foles and Pederson standing on the sideline discussing the play was turned into a bronze statue that sits outside the team's stadium as a reminder of the greatest play in franchise history. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
November 12, 2019 - 10:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rookie running back Corey Clement took the snap out of shotgun formation, rolled to his left and pitched the ball to third-string tight end Trey Burton, who caught it coming off the end, ran a few steps and floated a pass to backup quarterback Nick Foles in the end zone for a...
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In this photo released by Villarreal Club de Futbol on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, Giuseppe Rossi laces up his sneakers during a training with Spanish club Villarreal, Spain. The 32-year old Rossi, the American-born striker who played for the Italian national team before a series of injuries slowed his career, is back at Villarreal, the Spanish club where he thrived in his prime. (Villareal F.C via AP)
November 11, 2019 - 5:22 am
VILLARREAL, Spain (AP) — Giuseppe Rossi is back home — in Spain. The American-born striker, originally from New Jersey and who played for the Italian national team before a series of injuries slowed his career, is back at Villarreal, the Spanish club where he thrived in his prime. "It's been a...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) runs the ball for a touchdown during the second half of NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
Offsides with Marc Ryan
November 11, 2019 - 3:13 am
Lamar Jackson now owns a signature moment — a spin-and-make-'em-miss 47-yard TD run that was something straight out of a video game. And Jackson also now owns his signature stat — a perfect passer rating in two games during the same season, something only one other player in league history has...
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