Latest Athlete health News

Titans kicker Ryan Succop, TE Jonnu Smith off PUP list

Aug. 19, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are getting kicker Ryan Succop and tight end Jonnu Smith back on the field and off the physically unable to perform list after each passed physicals. The Titans announced the roster changes Monday. Succop had been recovering from an unspecified injury this...

NFL's Trust gives players Plan B when careers end (suddenly)

Aug. 19, 2019 3:20 PM EDT

Devin Fuller got his first taste of the NFL's business side during his rookie minicamp. One of the receiver's would-be teammates had a bad practice. Not much later, that player got pulled out of a meeting. Not much after that, the player was no longer Fuller's teammate. "I was like, 'Wow, so it's like that?'"...

Column: IndyCar and Pocono must make tough marriage decision

Aug. 19, 2019 3:09 PM EDT

The same message is repeated at least once a year — after a frightening crash, an injury, the death of a driver — that racing at high speed anywhere is inherently dangerous. Scott Speed, a former NASCAR and Formula One driver, broke three vertebrae on a hard landing during qualifying last weekend...

AP Source: Brown takes part in meetings with Raiders

Aug. 19, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Star receiver Antonio Brown returned to training camp with the Oakland Raiders on Monday, a day after being given an ultimatum by general manager Mike Mayock to be "all in or all out." Brown took part in meetings in Napa before the team broke camp, a person familiar with the...

Patriots place Gordon on non-football injury list

Aug. 19, 2019 2:27 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have placed receiver Josh Gordon on the non-football injury list while he gets back into shape following his suspension. The move comes after the NFL conditionally lifted the suspension, saying Gordon could participate in team meetings, conditioning and...

Mercury guard Diana Taurasi medically cleared to play

Aug. 19, 2019 2:22 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi has been medically cleared to play after missing most of the season with a back injury. The team said Monday that the WNBA's all-time leading scorer will be activated and serve a one-game suspension during Tuesday's game. She was suspended after leaving...

Bills reach injury settlement and release E.J. Gaines

Aug. 19, 2019 11:23 AM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have reached an injury settlement and released cornerback E.J. Gaines. The move was listed among the NFL's transactions made Sunday and comes two weeks after the fifth-year player suffered a core muscle injury during training camp. Gaines was competing for a...

LEADING OFF: Kluber checked, Ohtani streak, Brewers-Cards

Aug. 19, 2019 2:58 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: CHECK HIM The Indians will see how ace Corey Kluber is feeling, a day after he was pulled from a Triple-A rehab start because of abdominal tightness. The two-time AL Cy Young Award winner pitched one scoreless inning for Columbus before exiting as a precaution....

Quintana, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates 7-1 at LLWS

Aug. 19, 2019 1:12 AM EDT

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — José Quintana, Anthony Rizzo and the Chicago Cubs put on quite a show. The grinning Little Leaguers soaked in every moment. Quintana pitched seven crisp innings, Rizzo hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Sunday night in the MLB Little...

Seahawks rookie WR Metcalf to have minor knee surgery

Aug. 19, 2019 12:59 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seattle Seahawks wide receiver D.K. Metcalf will have minor knee surgery in an early setback for an offense counting on the second-round draft pick. Metcalf was held out of Sunday's preseason game at Minnesota, and coach Pete Carroll said the rookie from Mississippi probably would have a...