Athlete health

December 18, 2016 - 11:50 am
Adrian Peterson is active for the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. Peterson announced on Friday that he was ready to return after missing the previous 11 games with a torn meniscus in his right knee and was listed as active before the game on Sunday. The Vikings also...
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Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore (8) and wide receiver Jarvis Landry (14) celebrate with tackle Ja'Wuan James (70) after Landry scored a touchdown against the New York Jets during the third quarter of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
December 17, 2016 - 11:36 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Matt Moore's first game as Ryan Tannehill's replacement was the best of his career. The nine-year veteran stepped in Saturday night by throwing for four touchdowns in keeping the Miami Dolphins' playoff hopes very much alive with a 34-13 rout of the New York Jets. In...
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) shoots per Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
December 17, 2016 - 8:03 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook passed the credit around like he shared the ball on Saturday night. Westbrook had a career-high 22 assists in his 50th career triple-double, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 114-101 victory over the Phoenix Suns. "My teammates did a great job of spacing...
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Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward, above dunks the ball on Dallas Mavericks' Wesley Matthews (23), Dwight Powell, center, and Deron Williams (8) argue with a referee in the first half during an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
December 17, 2016 - 1:26 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rodney Hood had never hit a game-winning shot — at any level. So when he knocked down a big one Friday night, all he could think to do was give a little shoulder-shimmy. Hood pulled up for a 3-pointer in transition with 0.8 seconds left that gave the Utah Jazz a 103-100 win...
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Los Angeles Rams backup quarterback Case Keenum passes under pressure from Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril (56) in the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 15, 2016 - 11:51 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — For all the flaws, the Seattle Seahawks are back where they always expected to be. In the postseason and as champions of the NFC West. "I think it's a huge significance in terms of consistency," Seattle coach Pete Carroll said. "It's something that we really do take great pride in...
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FILE - In this Saturday Dec. 12, 2015 file photo, Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe celebrates after the English Premier League soccer match between Bournemouth and Manchester United at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, England. Eddie Howe's reputation as one of English soccer's brightest coaches was already soaring when the Bournemouth manager's credentials were further championed in an unusual public arena. In a diversion to a recent parliamentary hearing into soccer's integrity issues on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, a legislator suddenly advanced the case for Howe to become England coach. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, file)
December 15, 2016 - 11:55 am
LONDON (AP) — Eddie Howe's reputation as one of English soccer's brightest coaches was already soaring when the Bournemouth manager's credentials were further championed in an unusual public arena. In a diversion to a recent parliamentary hearing into soccer's integrity issues, a legislator...
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Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto, left, celebrates scoring a goal with center Travis Konecny against the Colorado Avalanche in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, in downtown Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
December 15, 2016 - 3:56 am
DENVER (AP) — Wayne Simmonds handed his own stick to Pierre-Edouard Bellemare in the middle of a late onslaught by the Colorado Avalanche and continued to try to block shots with his body. It was the kind of all-out effort the Philadelphia Flyers needed to preserve their longest winning streak in...
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