Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

New Mexico Senate panel eyes bill on concussion rules

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico Senate panel is set to debate a measure setting strict guidelines when a middle or high school student athlete could return after suffering a concussion.

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Portland’s Matthews ruptures Achilles, out for season

Portland Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews after injuring his left achilles against the Dallas Mavericks during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Thursday, March 5, 2015. The Trail Blazers beat the Mavericks 94-75. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews ruptured his left Achilles tendon in Portland’s game against Dallas on Thursday night and is out for the season.

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Colts make qualifying offers to 4 potential free agents

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Colts have made qualifying offers to four restricted free agents.

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Blazers win fifth straight with 94-75 victory over Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks'  Devin Harris, right, defends Portland Trail Blazers' Arron Afflalo during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Thursday, March 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mood was somber in the Trail Blazers’ locker room following their victory over the Dallas Mavericks. The win had come at a cost, with Wesley Matthews lost for the season because of a ruptured Achilles tendon.

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Hunter Pence breaks arm in Giants’ win over Cubs

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence (8) grounds out to Chicago Cubs' Tommy La Stella during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — San Francisco outfielder Hunter Pence broke his left forearm and will be sidelined six to eight weeks after being hit by a pitch in the sixth inning of the Giants’ 8-6 victory over a Chicago Cubs split-squad Thursday.

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