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…
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…
"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…
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…
University of Oregon RB LaMichael James's arm injury in tonight's game vs. Cal was so nasty that we're presenting it in video and still form. Conor Hastings dutifully provides that there video.
We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries.
I think it's safe to say Colts defensive tackle Eric Foster will not play again this season after his right foot got stuck under a teammate as he fell. It's kind of nasty, but you can just watch what happened.
It wasn't quite Lawrence Taylor meets Joe Theismann's leg, but Manchester United's Nani suffered a pretty gnarly leg injury during today's 3-1 loss to Liverpool.
This is Regressing, a new, numbers-minded column by our clever friends at the Harvard Sports Analysis Collective. Today: What injuries got the most press in 2010?
I don't know who this player is or how he hurt himself, but I do know this video is about five Leslie Nielsen movies rolled into one. [Via Twitter]
A perfectly legal move has landed a high school wrestler in court, charged with a sex crime. What exactly constitutes the feared but misunderstood "butt drag?"
In her final training session before the first women's downhill race of the season in Alberta, Britain's Chemmy Alcott took what's being called a "horrific high-speed crash" in which horrific means open fractures of her right tibia and fibula.
Leron Mitchell broke his leg during the Grey Cup last night. It's really awful, but the YouTube description is beautifully poetic: "Leron Mitchell snaps his leg during the CFL championship game. His team also lost." When it rains in Canada, it pours.
Last year, we brought you some highlights from the Sun-Sentinel's database of emergency room visits. They've updated it for the holidays, so we've picked it through for some of the stranger hospitalizations.
Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day.