Athlete injuries

CORRECTS TO REMOVE SCORE- Detroit Lions' Levine Toilolo catches a touchdown pass on a fake field goal in front of Green Bay Packers' Josh Jackson during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
December 30, 2018 - 3:51 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Matthew Stafford threw for 266 yards and two scores to T.J. Jones, kicker Matt Prater tossed a touchdown pass after faking a field-goal try and the Detroit Lions ended a beleaguered season on a high note with a 31-0 win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. With Green Bay...
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates after their 30-3 win against Notre Dame in the NCAA Cotton Bowl semi-final playoff football game, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
December 29, 2018 - 11:13 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — When Clemson's Dabo Swinney entrusted a team with championship aspirations to freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence in September, this is what the Tigers' coach had in mind. Lawrence threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns and No. 2 Clemson beat No. 3 Notre Dame 30-3 on...
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Washington Wizards forward Jeff Green (32) celebrates during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Al Drago)
December 29, 2018 - 9:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trevor Ariza scored 24 points and was one of seven Washington players in double figures as the Wizards defeated the Charlotte Hornets 130-126 on Saturday amid news five-time All-Star guard John Wall will have season-ending surgery. Thomas Bryant added 21 points and 10 rebounds and...
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Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) goes to the basket past Detroit Pistons guard Bruce Brown during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in Detroit. The Pistons defeated the Wizards 106-95. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
December 29, 2018 - 8:07 pm
Washington point guard John Wall will have season-ending surgery to address bone spurs in his left heel, the latest blow to the reeling Wizards. The Wizards announced Saturday night that the five-time All-Star will undergo the surgery in Green Bay, Wisconsin sometime in the next few days. Wall was...
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Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball, left, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
December 29, 2018 - 1:09 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even while playing without LeBron James on the tail end of a back-to-back set, the Los Angeles Lakers managed to carve out a double-digit lead in the third quarter against the Los Angeles Clippers. That's when the Clippers' four toughest defenders clamped down and Sweet Lou went...
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Slovenia's Klemen Kosi not seen in the picture is carried by an helicopter to be transferred to an hospital after crashing during a ski World Cup Men's Downhill in Bormio, Italy, Friday, Dec.28, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
December 28, 2018 - 8:08 am
BORMIO, Italy (AP) — Slovenian skier Klemen Kosi has been airlifted by helicopter to a local hospital with suspected facial trauma after crashing in a World Cup downhill. Kosi lost control toward the end of the physically demanding Stelvio course Friday and tumbled through two layers of safety...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma (0) shoots next to Sacramento Kings forward Nemanja Bjelica (88) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater)
December 28, 2018 - 12:46 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers looked just fine for 3 ½ quarters in their first game without LeBron James. Down the stretch it was a different story, when the four-time MVP's absence was noticeable and costly, even as coach Luke Walton found a variety of other reasons to blame...
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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) applies defensive pressure against Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
December 27, 2018 - 11:23 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden thinks he should be in the MVP discussion again this season and showed why on Thursday night. Harden had 45 points and six assists, Clint Capela added 24 points and 18 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets beat the Boston Celtics 127-113 for their eighth win in nine games. "...
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December 27, 2018 - 8:29 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James was held out of the Lakers' game against the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night with a groin injury, ending his consecutive games played streak at 156. James was injured during the Lakers' 127-101 victory over two-time defending NBA champion Golden State on...
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File-This Dec. 23, 2018, file photo shows Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) celebrating a game-winning touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Indianapolis. Advantage Luck in this rivalry: he is 10-0 in his career starts vs. the Titans. He could become the only player since 1970 with an 11-0 mark against one team. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
December 27, 2018 - 7:34 pm
In a wild and crazy season, the biggest remaining tumult is in the AFC South. Houston leads and takes the division title by beating struggling Jacksonville. A Texans loss, however, gives the winner of the prime-time game between the Colts and Titans in Nashville the crown, dropping Houston into a...
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