Athlete injuries

FILE - In this Sunday, May 14, 2017 file photo, former Tottenham player and manager Glen Hoddle walks on the pitch during the last match to be played at the ground at White Hart Lane stadium in London. Former England manager and soccer great Glenn Hoddle fell "seriously ill" on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 while preparing for a stint as a TV soccer pundit and was taken to the hospital. "Our friend and colleague Glenn Hoddle was taken seriously ill at the BT Sport studio this morning," presenter Jake Humphrey said. "Every one of us is right with you Glenn, sending love and strength." (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
October 27, 2018 - 11:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Soccer great Glenn Hoddle was taken to the hospital on his 61st birthday after the former England player and manager fell "seriously ill" in a TV studio on Saturday. "Our friend and colleague Glenn Hoddle was taken seriously ill at the BT Sport studio this morning," presenter Jake...
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FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2018, file photo, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees looks for a receiver in the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, in Baltimore. The Saints play at the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, Oct. 28. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
October 27, 2018 - 11:10 am
The last time the Saints and Vikings hooked up, folks in Minnesota were toasting Stefon Diggs with steins of Surly, and people in Louisiana were crying in their gumbo. They get together again in prime time, a nice treat to finish off a Sunday with several intriguing matchups. New Orleans sure hopes...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Max Muncy celebrates his walk off home run off Boston Red Sox pitcher Nathan Eovaldi during the 18th inning in Game 3 of the World Series baseball game on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 27, 2018 - 6:01 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi seemed to have a rubber arm. Maybe that second Tommy John surgery turned him into a bionic pitcher. Until the 97th pitch of an outing that was among the most unusual in World Series history, until the 561st pitch of an epic endurance test that sprawled across the...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler speaks during a baseball news conference, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, in Los Angeles, ahead of Friday's Game 3 of the team's World Series against the Boston Red Sox. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 26, 2018 - 10:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers have seen the future and it's ace-in-the-making Walker Buehler. Except they need him to deliver now. Buehler will try to yank Los Angeles out of a 2-0 deficit against the Boston Red Sox when the World Series shifts to Dodger Stadium for Game 3 on Friday. Clearly, the...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Robert Wickens talks after the second practice session for the Toronto Indy IndyCar auto race in Toronto. Wickens is paralyzed from the waist down from injuries suffered in an August crash at Pocono Raceway. Wickens has been updating his rehabilitation progress on social media and posted a video Thursday of his "first slide transfer as a paraplegic" that showed him moving from a table to his wheelchair. His videos had shown for the past month that he is working daily to move his legs again, but his Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, post was the first time he publicly confirmed paralysis. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
October 26, 2018 - 9:00 pm
IndyCar driver Robert Wickens is paralyzed from the chest down from injuries suffered in an August crash at Pocono Raceway. The 29-year-old Wickens has been updating his rehabilitation progress on social media and posted a video Thursday of his "first slide transfer as a paraplegic" that showed him...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Jordan Whitehead (31) hits Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. A person familiar with NFL discipline says Tampa Bay safety Jordan Whitehead is expected to be fined for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. Whitehead struck a sliding Mayfield in the fourth quarter and should've been flagged for unnecessary roughness or unsportsmanlike conduct, said the person who spoke Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the league has not commented on calls from last week’s games. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
October 26, 2018 - 7:15 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The NFL flagged itself for blowing the call on the nasty helmet-to-helmet hit put on Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. The league said Friday that Tampa Bay safety Jordan Whitehead should have penalized for striking Mayfield in the side of the helmet in last Sunday's 26-23...
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Houston Texans running back Lamar Miller (26) breaks for a long run against the Miami Dolphins during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
October 26, 2018 - 2:50 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Lamar Miller's second big game in a row helped the Houston Texans to their fifth straight win. This one, a 42-23 victory Thursday night over the Dolphins, meant a little more to the running back because of his ties to South Florida. Miller was born and grew up in Miami before...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, passes over Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15), of Serbia, and forward Paul Millsap (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
October 26, 2018 - 2:32 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Kobe Bryant took a courtside seat in the first quarter, Staples Center buzzed with excitement for the mere sight of the most popular athlete in this building's history. The crowd even started a "Kobe! Kobe!" chant in the fourth quarter — and it was immediately drowned out by...
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Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) celebrates a touchdown against the Miami Dolphins during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
October 26, 2018 - 1:41 am
HOUSTON (AP) — This is the Deshaun Watson the Houston Texans have been waiting for all season. Watson matched his career high with five touchdown passes to lead the Texans to their fifth straight victory, 42-23 over the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night. The second-year quarterback has played well...
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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) argues a call with referee Tony Brothers during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, In Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
October 25, 2018 - 7:32 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden will miss at least two games because of a hamstring injury, starting with Houston's game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night. Harden didn't practice on Thursday after leaving Wednesday night's loss to Utah after experiencing tightness in the hamstring in the...
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