Michael Porter Jr. will likely be one of the first five players taken in the 2018 NBA Draft. The general consensus pegs him as one of the elite prospects available next year, although unlike Marvin Bagley III, DeAndre Ayton, Mohamed Bamba, and Luka Doncic, Porter will have practically no experience playing against…
In the third quarter of today’s Skins-Saints tilt in New Orleans, Washington running back Chris Thompson was engaged blocking on a Kirk Cousins run when Saints defensive lineman Sheldon Rankins rolled into his leg from behind, causing it to bend in ways human legs are not meant to bend:
Word started to spread Sunday morning that the Philadelphia 76ers would be sharing an update on the injury status of young Markelle Fultz, and that the news would be positive. That’s great! There has been almost no good Fultz news from the moment the Sixers drafted him—any good Fultz news is great Fultz news.
Will Grier, quarterback for the West Virginia Mountaineers, had something go very urgently wrong with the middle finger on his throwing hand in the first half of today’s tilt against Texas:
Canadiens goalie Carey Price has an overall save percentage of .877 and hasn’t looked like himself all season. He hasn’t played at all since Nov. 2, when he gave up five goals against Minnesota in a 6-3 loss. The team initially ruled Price as day-to-day with a “lower body injury,” but now it’s a little more…
The number-one recruit in the country, Duke freshmen Marvin Bagley, took a freakish injury in the first half of his team’s game against Michigan State tonight. As Bagley went up for a rebound on a Spartan shot, teammate Javin DeLaurier caught him in his right eye with some force.
Rudy Gobert wasn’t real thrilled about Dion Waiters crashing into his knees Friday night, calling it a “dirty play” and implying that the move was intentional. Well, if it was intentional, it seems to have hit its mark:
Get ready, NBA, for the return of Masked Kyrie Irving. No, I’m not referring to Uncle Drew, here. The errant Aron Baynes elbow that smashed into Irving’s face Friday and ended his night reportedly caused a facial fracture, and you know what that means:
Heat guard Dion Waiters made kind of a dumb and reckless play going for a loose ball Friday night against the Utah Jazz. His effort sent him crashing into the infinitely long legs of Jazz center Rudy Gobert, the right one of which bent inwards at a terrifying angle:
After getting cut by the Packers on Wednesday for “failure to disclose a medical condition” and signing with the Patriots on Thursday, Martellus Bennett gave his side of the story about how his time in Green Bay ended in a long, expletive-filled rant on Instagram.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but the Colts are caught up in controversy over an injured player that they seem to believe might not actually be all that injured.
Kristaps Porzingis, the centerpiece of the New York Knicks’ future, sat out his team’s game tonight—the second night of a back-to-back—as he nursed both a sprained left ankle and right elbow bursitis.
The Colts got a generational quarterback, put an offensive line made of cheesecloth in front of him, kept starting him after his throwing shoulder started to fall apart, shot him up with painkillers to make sure he could keep throwing and keep getting hit, and now wonder why his arm is so wrecked. All of which is to…
More bad NFL injury news came today, this time in Houston. According to Ian Rapoport, rookie QB Deshaun Watson may have suffered a torn ACL on a non-contact injury in practice this afternoon.
Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck didn’t play at the start of the season because of his injured shoulder, and now he won’t play for any part of it. The team officially placed him on injured reserve for the remainder of the year.
You can’t really fault Club Atlas keeper Óscar Ustari for weeping like a young child whose dog just died in the middle of his team’s Liga MX match against Tigres last night, not after you see the gruesome way his kneecap just up and popped out of place during a routine kick of the ball.
Welcome to Meat Sack, a guide to sports-related body horror. Today’s column is about exsanguination.
Sure, maybe you think it’s a little ominous that Andrew Luck had shoulder surgery nine months ago, hasn’t played since, and had to be shut down after briefly attempting to throw a football. But do you know what’s really ominous? His throwing shoulder hurts and the Colts and doctors have no idea why.
Bears tight end Zach Miller’s knee injury looked awful when it happened during Sunday’s game at the Saints. The diagnosis turned out to be much more grim.
Sixers first overall draft pick Markelle Fultz has had a downright nightmarish start to his NBA career, with his free-throw form devolving into something akin to rave dancing, and his jumper—a hugely significant part of his pre-draft hype—disappearing altogether. We learned eventually that these changes were due to…