Posts Tagged Athlete health

Colts put in extra time to prepare for McCoy

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) is sacked by San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith during the first quarter of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts linebacker D’Qwell Jackson and cornerback Darius Butler started this week preparing to face Robert Griffin III.

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Australian batsman Hughes dies after head knock

In this Sept. 19, 2011 file photo Australia's batsman Phillip Hughes celebrates after scoring a century during the fourth days' play of the third cricket test match between Australia and Sri Lanka in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Hughes died in a Sydney hospital on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, two days after being struck in the head by a cricket ball during a domestic first-class match. He was 25. (AP Photo/ Eranga Jayawardena, File)

SYDNEY (AP) — Test batsman Phillip Hughes died in a Sydney hospital on Thursday, two days after being struck on the head by a cricket ball during a domestic first-class match. He was 25.

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Little, Frolik lead Jets to 2-1 win over Sabres

Winnipeg Jets right winger Blake Wheeler (26) jumps to screen Buffalo Sabres goaltender Jhonas Enroth (1), of Sweden, as he makes a save during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec was ready for Buffalo’s third-period charge.

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Rams’ defense expects Chris Long back this week

San Diego Chargers running back Donald Brown, right, is tackled by St. Louis Rams middle linebacker James Laurinaitis during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chris Long lobbied heavily for playing time last week. This week, the St. Louis Rams are likely to grant the defensive end’s wish.

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Raiders’ Woodson expects to play in 2015

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — When he signed a one-year contract with the Oakland Raiders in March, safety Charles Woodson wasn’t thinking much about playing beyond this season.

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