Latest Athlete injuries News

49ers RB Trey Sermon clears concussion protocol

Sep. 24, 2021 21:05 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Rookie running back Trey Sermon cleared concussion protocol and will be able to play for the banged-up San Francisco 49ers this week against the Green Bay Packers. The Niners have been hit by a string of injuries this season at running back...

Amid injuries, Cowboys try to be coy about rookie Parsons

Sep. 24, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys don't want to give away where Micah Parsons will line up after the versatile rookie linebacker played almost exclusively as a pass rusher in the second game of his career following a midweek switch. Injuries and COVID-19 issues in...

Packers OL Jenkins doubtful for Sunday's game with 49ers

Sep. 24, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins, who has capably replaced 2020 All-Pro left tackle David Bakhtiari to start the season, is doubtful for Sunday night’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. Jenkins injured an ankle during...

Goldschmidt helps Cardinals beat Cubs for 13th straight win

Sep. 24, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The surging St. Louis Cardinals soared to their 13th straight win Friday, using homers by Paul Goldschmidt and Tyler O’Neill to top the Chicago Cubs 8-5 in the opener of a doubleheader. It's the longest win streak for St. Louis since it set a team...

Rams starting RB Henderson questionable to play against Bucs

Sep. 24, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams running back Darrell Henderson will be a game-time decision against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Coach Sean McVay said Henderson’s availability would likely depend on pain tolerance after hurting his ribs on the...

Broncos 'backup' Reed has more starts than Chubb, Miller

Sep. 24, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Malik Reed missed practice Friday to deal with a personal issue but will be back this weekend to resume his role as the Denver Broncos' ultimate fill-in. It's hard to think of the third-year outside linebacker as a backup — he's started more...

Rays rookie INF Wander Franco returns from hamstring injury

Sep. 24, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays rookie Wander Franco was reinstated from the 10-day injured list on Friday after missing two weeks with a right hamstring injury. The AL East-leading Rays, who started a three-game series with Miami on Friday night, clinched a...

Jets RB Coleman out vs. Broncos, WR Crowder doubtful

Sep. 24, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson and the New York Jets' offense will likely be without two veteran playmakers in Denver. Running back Tevin Coleman was ruled out Friday for the game against the Broncos on Sunday with a non-COVID-19 illness. Wide receiver Jamison...

Broncos host Jets with chance at first 3-0 start since 2016

Sep. 24, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK JETS (0-2) at DENVER (2-0) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Broncos by 10½, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Jets 0-2; Broncos 2-0. SERIES RECORD: Broncos lead 21-16-1. ...

Indians activate Bieber from IL to start against White Sox

Sep. 24, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have activated right-hander Shane Bieber from the 60-day injured list for a start Friday night against the Chicago White Sox. Bieber, who won the AL Cy Young Award last season, hasn’t pitched since June 13 because of a strained...