Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Jeanpierre returns to add depth at center

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Facing a dilemma at the center position following an injury to Max Unger last week, the Seattle Seahawks were fortunate that former backup Lemuel Jeanpierre was still available as a free agent.

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Chandler, Nuggets hold off Thunder for 107-100 win

Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins, left, swats away the defensive efforts of Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Wilson Chandler stood out on the court for reasons way beyond his salmon-colored shoes with neon green soles.

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Bryant leads Lakers to 98-92 win over Rockets

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, drives toward Houston Rockets' Trevor Ariza (1) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Kobe Bryant had 29 points, Wesley Johnson made key free throws down the stretch and the Los Angeles Lakers took advantage of Dwight Howard’s absence Wednesday night in a 98-92 victory over the Houston Rockets.

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Falcons K Bryant might be having best season at 39

Atlanta Falcons' Matt Bryant (3) prepares to kick a field goal in the second half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. The Falcons won 19-17. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Matt Bryant shows his age a bit when trying to describe the feeling that comes over him before he goes out on the field to attempt a crucial field goal.

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Judge to weigh fairness of NFL concussion deal

Co-lead players' lawyer Christopher Seeger, left, and client former NFL player Shawn Wooden speak with members of the media after a hearing on the proposed NFL concussion settlement Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, outside of the U.S. Courthouse in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL on Wednesday urged a judge to approve an estimated $1 billion settlement of concussion lawsuits despite concerns raised by former players or survivors who feel left out.

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