Posts Tagged Athlete health

Titans: Rookie Zach Mettenberger will start at QB

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, OCT. 18-19 -  In this July 26, 2014, file photo, Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt answers questions during NFL football training camp in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans (2-4) have two games left before their bye, and two wins would get them back to .500 at 4-4. So first-year coach Whisenhunt has dangled a bit of a carrot for his Titans, according to some of his players. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have kicked their youth movement into high gear with rookie Zach Mettenberger starting at quarterback against the Houston Texans on Sunday.

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Top pick Clowney expects to play Sunday vs Titans

Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (90) warms up before the NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Clowney has been injured and is questionable for the game. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

HOUSTON (AP) — Top overall pick Jadeveon Clowney is expected to play for the Houston Texans this weekend against the Tennessee Titans.

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Suns rookie Warren out with broken thumb

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns rookie forward T.J. Warren has a small crack in a bone in his left thumb.

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Battle of tacticians as Chelsea visits Man United

Chelsea's head coach Jose Mourinho gestures during the Group G Champions League match between Chelsea and Maribor at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Britain, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Two of world football’s great tacticians go head-to-head for only the second time in a competitive match when Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea puts its unbeaten record in the Premier League on the line against Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United on Sunday.

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Judge considering $75M NCAA concussion settlement

Nebraska receiver Jordan Westerkamp (1) leaps over Northwestern defender Godwin Igwebuike (16) with 12:37 left in the second quarter. The Nebraska Cornhuskers played a football game against the Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/The World-Herald, Matt Miller)

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago is considering preliminary approval of a $75 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit brought against the NCAA by former football players and other athletes who say the organization didn’t protect them enough from concussions suffered in college.

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