Athlete injuries

Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen, right, shoots under pressure as Los Angeles Lakers center Brook Lopez defends him during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
November 22, 2017 - 1:08 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Kuzma had 22 points, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 11 of his 21 in the fourth quarter and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 19-point deficit in the second half for a 103-94 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night. Brandon Ingram had 17 points, five rebounds and...
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FILE- This Aug. 23, 2016, file photo shows U.S. gymnastics team member Gabby Douglas, at the Empire State Building in New York. Douglas says she is among the group of athletes sexually abused by a former team doctor. Douglas, the 2012 Olympic all-around champion and a three-time gold medalist, wrote in an Instagram post Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, that she waited so long to reveal the abuse by Larry Nassar because she was part of a group "conditioned to stay silent." (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
November 21, 2017 - 9:57 pm
Olympic champion gymnast Gabby Douglas says she is among the group of athletes sexually abused by a former team doctor. Douglas, the 2012 Olympic all-around champion and a three-time gold medalist, wrote in an Instagram post Tuesday that she waited so long to reveal the abuse by Larry Nassar...
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Atlanta Falcons' Julio Jones pulls down a pass in front of Seattle Seahawks' Jeremy Lane in the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
November 21, 2017 - 1:12 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons did enough through 3 ½ quarters that even the best comeback attempt by Russell Wilson fell short this time. A couple of yards short to be exact. Ryan threw a pair of touchdown passes, Adrian Clayborn returned a fumble 10 yards for a score and the...
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Buffalo Bills quarterback Nathan Peterman warms up before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
November 20, 2017 - 6:45 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills coach Sean McDermott isn't going to be rushed into choosing a starting quarterback a day after his decision to go with rookie Nathan Peterman backfired. McDermott on Monday said he's still evaluating whether to give Peterman another start or return to Tyrod Taylor...
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Dallas Cowboys cornerback Jourdan Lewis (27) defends as Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) catches a pass for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
November 19, 2017 - 11:58 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Carson Wentz threw for two touchdowns and three 2-point conversions after Philadelphia lost kicker Jake Elliott to a head injury, and the Eagles all but wrapped up the NFC East with a 37-9 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night. The Eagles (9-1) outscored the...
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Buffalo Bills quarterback Nathan Peterman warms up before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
November 19, 2017 - 7:37 pm
The Latest on the 11th Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern): 7:30 p.m. There wasn't much drama in the afternoon games in Week 11 of the NFL season as the Chargers and Patriots rolled and the Bengals beat the Broncos in a matchup of teams that were 3-6. The Chargers took advantage of...
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New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara (41) celebrates his game-tying two-point conversion in the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in New Orleans, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. The Saints won -34-31. (AP Photo/Rusty Costanza)
November 19, 2017 - 5:37 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints extended their winning streak to eight games with an unlikely comeback, erasing a 15-point deficit inside the final six minutes of regulation and kicking a short field goal in overtime to defeat the Washington Redskins 34-31 on Sunday. Mark Ingram capped a...
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Southern California running back Ronald Jones II, top, is tackled by UCLA defensive back Nate Meadors during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
November 19, 2017 - 2:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Sam Darnold met up with Josh Rosen at midfield, the Southern California quarterback climbed the stepladder for possibly the final time, holding the sword aloft and leading the Trojans' band while the student section chanted: "One more year!" If Darnold had just played his...
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Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts talks with teammates on the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Mercer, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 18, 2017 - 4:02 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Hurts passed for 180 yards and three touchdowns in a little more than a quarter and No. 1 Alabama beat FCS team Mercer 56-0 on Saturday. The Crimson Tide (11-0, 7-0 SEC, No. 1 CFP) raced to a 35-0 halftime lead in what amounted to a tuneup for the team's biggest game...
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FILE- In this Nov. 12, 2017, file photo, Atlanta Falcons defensive end Adrian Clayborn (99) sacks Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) during the second half of an NFL football game in Atlanta. Clayborne's six sacks against Dallas might have come against backup tackles, but it was the latest sign of an improved unit. Atlanta plays at Seattle on Monday night. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
November 18, 2017 - 11:03 am
Hola, Los Patriots y Los Raiders. Bienvenido a Azteca. The NFL's final international game this season features the back-on-target Patriots and the disappointing Raiders on Sunday. It's the second straight year Oakland has given up a game in California to host one in Mexico City. In 2016, that...
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