Athlete injuries

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 - 3:26 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jaguars coach Doug Marrone believes quarterback Nick Foles gives the team "a better chance of winning right now." Marrone announced Tuesday he will start Foles over rookie sensation Gardner Minshew "going forward." He made the decision during the team's bye week, saying...
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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 - 11:17 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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FILE - In this March 1, 2019, file photo, drivers Denny Hamlin, left, and Kyle Busch talk in pit lane before qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas. Hamlin has all the momentum headed into the third round of NASCAR's playoffs, which start Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. But hot on his bumper are his Joe Gibbs Racing teammates, regular season champion Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr., who leads the series with six wins this season.(AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 04, 2019 - 7:55 am
PLANO, Texas (AP) — NASCAR superstar Kyle Busch will enter the prestigious Rolex 24 at Daytona sports car race in conjunction with Lexus and Toyota. Busch will drive the Lexus RC GT3 for AIM Vasser Sullivan, Toyota announced Monday at its annual "Motorsports Day" at its North American headquarters...
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Chicago Bears' Mitchell Trubisky (10) is tackled by Philadelphia Eagles' Derek Barnett (96) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 04, 2019 - 2:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Finding a franchise quarterback is a tough job that often defines the career of a personnel boss in the NFL. In Philadelphia, general manager Howie Roseman is praised for landing Carson Wentz after trading up twice to secure the No. 2 pick in the 2016 NFL draft. Wentz led the...
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Denver Broncos quarterback Brandon Allen (2) runs the ball against the Cleveland Browns during the first half of NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
November 03, 2019 - 7:46 pm
The Latest on Week 9 in the NFL (all times Eastern): 7:45 p.m. The name of the game this weekend? Allen. All three of them. Brandon Allen has guided Denver to a 24-19 win over Cleveland that not only made him an indelible memory in his first NFL start but produced an unprecedented occurrence in...
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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) throws a pass under pressure from Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Reggie Ragland (59) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
November 03, 2019 - 3:44 pm
The Green Bay Packers are in a groove, and now Aaron Rodgers has his go-to wide receiver back, with Davante Adams returning. Adams is active for Green Bay's game at the Los Angeles Chargers, after missing the past four games because of turf toe. The fifth-year star was limited in practice all week...
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November 03, 2019 - 7:44 am
The NFL's ninth Sunday opens with a dose of Minshew Mania across the pond and closes with the New England Patriots trying to keep their perfect season going. Week 9 of the NFL brings with it a treat for early risers — the Jacksonville Jaguars, with quarterback Gardner Minshew, facing the Houston...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2019 file photo John Elway, general manager of the Denver Broncos, speaks during a news conference at the NFL team's headquarters in Englewood, Colo. Broncos general manager John Elway hasn’t been able to find a worthy successor to Peyton Manning in the four years since his retirement. Elway declared last summer he finally felt good about his QB situation after trading for Joe Flacco and drafting Drew Lock. But Flacco is on IR with a neck injury and Lock has been on IR all year with a sprained thumb and won’t return to practice for a couple of more weeks. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
November 02, 2019 - 2:09 pm
DENVER (AP) — With Joe Flacco joining Drew Lock on injured reserve, the Broncos head into Sunday's game against the Browns with two quarterbacks, Brandon Allen and Brett Rypien, who haven't thrown a single pass in the NFL. Allen is a 27-year-old, fourth-year pro from Arkansas who becomes Denver's...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson passes against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
November 02, 2019 - 1:54 pm
Lamar Jackson is off to a sensational start with his arm and his legs, putting up eye-popping numbers in his second NFL season. The Baltimore quarterback knows he has a long way to go, though, to become great. He'll see Exhibit A on the other sideline when the Ravens host Tom Brady and the...
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Denny Hamlin, right, talks to his crew chief, Chris Gabehart, after qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. Hamlin won the pole. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
November 01, 2019 - 6:49 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Denny Hamlin can put off until after the season the surgery he needs to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder that has bothered him for some time. There is still the push to try to win his first NASCAR Cup championship, and a lingering feud with Joey Logano. A week...
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