Kentucky Star Nerlens Noel Leaves Game Against Florida After Suffering Knee Injury That Left Him Screaming In Pain [UPDATE]

This is tough to watch (and to listen to, since it might be the sound of a promising NBA career being tossed into the spinning wheel of injury fate). Midway through the second half of Kentucky's bout in Gainesville—one the Wildcats would lose by a 69-52 score—freshman phenom Nerlens Noel crashed into a basket… »2/12/13 9:09pm2/12/13 9:09pm


"I'm Walking Around With A Bullet In My Head And A Scar On My Neck": Clint Malarchuk, At 50

On March 22, 1989, Buffalo Sabres goalie Clint Malarchuk had his neck slashed by an opponent's skate, slicing open his carotid artery and jugular vein, and bringing him within minutes of his own death. (You can watch the video here, at your own risk.) In 2008, Malarchuk, who has a long history of depression, shot… »2/03/12 11:37am2/03/12 11:37am

High-School Hockey Player Suffers Severed Spinal Cord After Accidental Check

"The accidental check from behind left [Benilde-St. Margaret's sophomore Jack] Jablonski motionless on the ice at the St. Louis Park Rec Center. Doctors initially thought he suffered a bruised spinal cord and two broken vertebrae, but Monday they said his spinal cord is actually severed. They don't know if Jack will… »1/03/12 9:15pm1/03/12 9:15pm

Ben Roethlisberger Knocked Out Of Game With Gruesome Ankle Injury

The famously pain-immune Ben Roethlisberger was knocked out of the Steelers-Browns Thursday night game after suffering this second quarter injury that even he couldn't shake off. Pittsburgh backup Charlie Batch entered the game having thrown zero passes on the season and the Steelers didn't activate a third… »12/08/11 9:53pm12/08/11 9:53pm