Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Broncos waive McManus, sign Barth

Denver Broncos kicker Brandon McManus (8) watches as he misses a field goal against the Miami Dolphins during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have switched kickers again, waiving first-year pro Brandon McManus and signing Connor Barth, who hasn’t kicked in an NFL game since 2012.

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Jets’ Amaro has head injury, Wilkerson ailing toe

Buffalo Bills quarterback Kyle Orton throws while pressured by New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson (96) during the first half of an NFL football game in Detroit, Monday, Nov.24, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jets rookie tight end Jace Amaro has a head injury and is going through the NFL’s concussion protocol, while New York defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson has an ailing toe.

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Cricketer critical after he’s hit in head by ball

SYDNEY (AP) — An international cricket player was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday after he was hit in the head by a ball while batting during a game.

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Jones, Day, Tranquill out for Notre Dame vs. USC

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says starting defensive lineman Jarron Jones and safety Drue Tranquill have suffered season-ending injuries and defensive lineman Sheldon Day also will be out Saturday against Southern California.

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Australian cricketer has surgery after hit in head

SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian cricket player was struck in the head by a ball Tuesday and was in a critical condition after emergency surgery.

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