Athlete injuries

December 14, 2017 - 10:35 pm
NBA-SCHEDULE Pistons halt skid UNDATED (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have ended their seven-game losing streak by topping the NBA's worst team. Andre Drummond had 12 points, 19 rebounds and a career-high nine assists in leading the Pistons past the Atlanta Hawks 105-91. Tobias Harris added 19 points...
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December 14, 2017 - 10:33 pm
BASEBALL American League KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Acquired RHP Brad Keller from Cincinnati and RHP Burch Smith from N.Y. Mets, both for players to be named/cash considerations. SEATTLE MARINERS — Promoted Kevin Mather to president and chief executive officer; Trevor Gooby to senior vice president,...
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Indianapolis Colts tight end Brandon Williams (85) is taken off the field after being injured during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Indianapolis, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
December 14, 2017 - 10:22 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts tight end Brandon Williams was strapped onto a backboard and taken off the field on a golf cart after suffering a head injury early in the second quarter Thursday against Denver. Team officials said he had movement in his limbs and it was not a neck injury...
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File-This Dec. 7, 2017, file photo shows New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara (41) running near Atlanta Falcons cornerback Robert Alford (23) during the first half of an NFL football game in Atlanta. Kamara and several other recently injured Saints returned to practice Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, providing New Orleans hope of getting back several offensive and defensive regulars as they try to maintain their slim lead atop the NFC South. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)
December 14, 2017 - 9:44 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints running back Alvin Kamara dismisses the notion that anxiety is creeping into New Orleans' locker room following two losses in the club's past three games. New Orleans now has little margin for error in a tight, three-team NFC South race, but Kamara asserts, "We know what...
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December 14, 2017 - 9:28 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — 49ers coordinator Robert Saleh viewed the game against the Cowboys in October as the low point for his defense. San Francisco allowed 265 yards rushing, far and away the most this season. It was an affront to Saleh's core defensive philosophy: Stop the run first. "The...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, file photo, New York Jets quarterback Bryce Petty (9) throws against the Denver Broncos during the second half of an NFL football game in Denver. The Jets put up a measley 100 yards of offense last Sunday at Denver, the second-lowest total in franchise history. Offensive coordinator John Morton needs his unit to bounce back in a big way, even with Petty making his first start of the season at quarterback on the road at New Orleans. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)
December 14, 2017 - 8:16 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — John Morton insists he's not one to dwell on the past, especially after an embarrassingly bad performance by the New York Jets' offense. But the pitiful final stats in a 23-0 loss at Denver last Sunday were difficult to ignore. The Jets had just 100 yards of offense...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) carries the ball after taking a hand off from quarterback Dak Prescott (4) during an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Arlington, Texas. The Dallas Cowboys won’t have to adjust for Ezekiel Elliott's absence much longer. Elliott has one game remaining in his six-game suspension, when Dallas travels to Oakland on Sunday night, Dec. 17, 2017 and will be allowed back in the team facility on Monday.(AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
December 14, 2017 - 8:03 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Now that Ezekiel Elliott is near the end of a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations, Dak Prescott doesn't mind acknowledging that things changed for the Dallas Cowboys. Prescott was more defiant while the Cowboys were losing their first three games without last...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2017, file photo, In this Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones reaches over the goal line to score a touchdown during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Atlanta. Jones had a season-best 12 receptions for 253 yards and two TDs against the Bucs three weeks ago, his NFL-record third game with 250-plus yards receiving. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
December 14, 2017 - 7:55 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The way the Tampa Bay Buccaneers see it, they still have a lot to play for in a year in which they will miss the playoffs for the 10th straight season. Facing NFC South rivals Atlanta, Carolina and New Orleans the next three games provides the last-place Bucs (4-9) an opportunity...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams (95) brings down New York Jets running back Bilal Powell (29) during the first half of an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. Williams has enough to worry about in preparing to face the Miami Dolphins than consider whether Buffalo's home finale on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, might be his last game at New Era Field. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
December 14, 2017 - 7:42 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams has enough to worry about in preparing to face the Miami Dolphins on Sunday than considering whether Buffalo's home finale might be his last game at New Era Field. "I don't think about it just because of it's a distraction for me...
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December 14, 2017 - 7:39 pm
UNDATED (AP) — Major league general managers made relievers a high priority today as the winter meetings came to a close. Right-hander Joe Smith accepted a two-year deal with the Houston Astros, the St. Louis Cardinals finalized a two-year package with Luke Gregerson, and Jonny Venters was invited...
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