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Keenan Allen, Mike Williams active for Chargers vs. Raiders

Dec. 17, 2020 7:05 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers will have starting receivers Keenan Allen and Mike Williams active for a division showdown against the Las Vegas Raiders. Allen is active Thursday night despite a hamstring injury and Williams is active despite an injured back. Both receivers had been listed as...

Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum heads the ball as he jumps with teammate Liverpool's Joe Gomez during the Champions League Group D soccer match between Liverpool and FC Midtjylland at Anfield stadium, in Liverpool, England, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. (Phil Noble/Pool via AP)

Footballers in England want immediate heading restrictions

Nov. 20, 2020 5:29 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Heading in training sessions must be immediately restricted amid growing concerns about brain injury diseases among former professional footballers, the players' union in England said on Friday. The decision by the Professional Footballers’ Association followed a meeting of its...