Let Her Play!

“It’s the greatest sport in the world!”, said a 5’4”, 159 lb guard, who just happens to be wearing a pink camo dry-fit with her hair pulled back in a headband. Did you hear that crackle? That’s the beginning of the glass ceiling of football falling...

Player Safety Trumps Finances In The Hall Of Fame Game

They knew the turf was an issue as far back as August 2015, when on kickoff during the 2015 Hall of Fame game, Steeler’s kicker Shaun Suisham suffered what could ultimately be a career ending knee injury. Flash forward to August 7, 2016. The players take the field for...

Usain Bolt: Welcome To The Jungle!

It was a mere five weeks ago that Olympic champion Usain Bolt withdrew from the 100 m race just minutes before the final gun was to go off. The 200 m race was also sacrificed. The decision to withdraw from the Jamaican Olympic trials, secondary to a grade one...

Season-Ending Achilles Rupture For Terrell Suggs

The first week of the NFL season isn’t yet in the books and already there are a slew of injuries which are challenging teams with playoff aspirations. Some will point to the fact that the starters, and especially the superstars, play very little in the preseason...

BYU’s Taysom Hill Out Again

It is not often that a team celebrates one of the biggest, and most dramatic wins of a sporting weekend, only to have that euphoria shattered with the news that their leader (and best player) is out for the rest of the season. To have that happen at all is socking, to...

Extreme Sports And Head Injuries

Since 2000, more than 4 million injuries have been attributed to extreme sports. The X Games, and all that they entail, have given a prominent stage to the thrill-seeking athlete. New winter and summer X Games are being invented and perfected at an exponential pace....

Elbow Injury Not Holding Sherman Back From Super Bowl XLIX

Seattle Seahawks Pro Bowl defensive back, Richard Sherman hurt his elbow during the fourth quarter of the NFC title game against the Packers. He was accidentally hit in the elbow by his teammate Kam Chancellor, while trying to tackle Packers running back James Starks....

LeBron James To Start At The Suns Tonight?

The Cleveland Cavs have had a rocky start to a season that began with the highest of expectations. The Cavs off-season began by winning the number 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft lottery, which was followed by the signing of superstar LeBron James, and the acquisition...

Aaron Rodgers to play with lacerated calf

Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers star QB and 2015 MVP-hopeful, is dealing with a torn and strained calf. He’s been managing a calf injury for some time, but he injured a different area of the same calf two weeks ago in the team’s season finale against Detroit. The...