1. Steve Nash: Why Back Injury Isn't Getting Better and What Lakers Can Do

    Steve Nash has locked in his contract for next year , as noted by Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles, after playing just 10 games so far this season. Naturally, his previous injury began to act up in his last game, and he could miss significant time.

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 9 months ago 26,625 reads 88 comments

  2. Cole Hamels: Short- and Long-Term Effects of Shoulder Tendinitis for Pitcher

    True story: One of the first Baseball Prospectus events I ever did was at a Giordano's in Chicago back in 2003. It was Rany Jazayerli, Nate Silver and myself...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 9 months ago 5,359 reads 9 comments

  3. Gareth Bale: Damaged Goods or Slow Start for Real Madrid Star?

    Gareth Bale hasn't been what Real Madrid expected when they spent a record amount to bring him over from Tottenham...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 9 months ago 26,350 reads 15 comments

  4. Super Bowl XLVIII: Highlighting Biggest Medical Concerns and Questions

    All the hype is past. All the media is done. It's finally time to play Super Bowl XLVIII. You won't see Steve Antonopulos on the podium or Donald Rich on the Jumbotron, but they ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 9 months ago 3,520 reads 7 comments

  5. Counting Concussions: Will a 'Pitch Count for Head Injuries' Save the NFL?

    The Sports Legacy Institute, one of the leading researchers in the fight against the damage done by concussions at all levels of football and other sports, announced Monday that it had developed what it called a " hit count ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 9 months ago 43,227 reads 81 comments

  6. Breaking Down the Latest on Tyrann Mathieu's Injury

    Tyrann Mathieu was fine once he got on the field for the Arizona Cardinals , surprising many. Unfortunately, his season ended with a ruptured ACL and surgery on December 13 ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 9 months ago 7,414 reads 6 comments

  7. Breaking Down Percy Harvin's Concussion

    Percy Harvin has missed most of the 2013 season, but he could be back for the Super Bowl. B/R's Will Carroll takes a look at what Harvin and the Seahawks face as they try to ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 9 months ago 7,866 reads 15 comments

  8. Danilo Gallinari's Mysterious Knee: Understanding Nuggets Star's Surgery

    The news that Danilo Gallinari would have ACL surgery and miss the remainder of the NBA season, as the Denver Nuggets announced on Jan. 21 , isn't unusual in and of itself...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 9 months ago 12,018 reads 6 comments

  9. Baseball's New Drug Problem: What to Do After Alex Rodriguez

    The 162-game penalty meted out by baseball's arbitrator barely registered, but the 60 Minutes piece with Tony Bosch seems to have shaken baseball fans...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 9 months ago 12,982 reads 25 comments

  10. Breaking Down Neymar and Fernando Torres Injuries

    Two of the biggest names in football went down with injuries over the weekend. Right now, with league titles, cups and the World Cup looming, injuries are more key than ever...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 9 months ago 17,575 reads 15 comments

  11. Welker's Helmet and Harvin's Return: The NFL's Next Concussion Challenge

    There was a collective reaction when Wes Welker came out of the Denver Broncos tunnel with his new Riddell helmet: " Ha ha! " The Twitterati fell all over themselves, trying ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 70,036 reads 120 comments

  12. NFL Playoff Injury Report: Team-by-Team Health Heading into the Divisional Round

    The NFL has spent much of the year crowing about its rule changes and protocols, only to see a spate of concussions at the end of the season. Bad timing for Roger Goodell to bring up playoff expansion ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 7,966 reads 13 comments

  13. Tech Invades Sports: The New Gadgets of Sport, Fitness and Performance

    With CES 2014 in full effect in Las Vegas, the latest and greatest gadgets are being shown off, from self-driving cars to the next phone that won't fit in your pocket...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 3,572 reads 0 comments

  14. Thunder Star Russell Westbrook Faces Tough Comeback from Third Knee Surgery

    Russell Westbrook is doomed. A third knee surgery in the last eight months has him back on the bench, making a seemingly insignificant play—being bumped as he tried to call timeout—a potential career changer...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 20,334 reads 56 comments

  15. Theo Walcott ACL Injury: Short- & Long-Term Consequences for Arsenal & England

    Arsenal and England got bad news on Monday after scans showed that Theo Walcott , the speedy star winger for club and country, has sprained knee ligaments, including his ACL, and ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 22,638 reads 77 comments

  16. Los Angeles Lakers' Injury Problems Costs Millions but Could Be Solved

    Twenty-four hours in a day. Sixty minutes in an hour. Forty-eight minutes in a game. Every second counts. Yet there's often only one athletic trainer on the sidelines of an NBA game...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 50,613 reads 47 comments

  17. NFL Playoff Injury Report: Team-by-Team Health Heading into the Playoffs

    By definition, playoff teams should be healthier; they made it this far more on talent than luck, even the wild-card teams that sneaked in over the last couple weeks. However, it's not always the case, as some teams fight through injuries...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 11,496 reads 9 comments

  18. Breaking Down the Latest News on Aaron Rodgers' Broken Clavicle

    The Packers made the playoffs largely because they got Aaron Rodgers and Randall Cobb back just when they needed them. Rodgers looked solid coming off an eight-week recovery from a collarbone fracture...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 6,644 reads 5 comments

  19. Breaking Down Dwayne Bowe's Concussion

    Kansas City made Week 17 their bye week, resting everyone including wide receiver Dwayne Bowe . Bowe has not yet been cleared to play after suffering a concussion, but will he be ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 3,292 reads 0 comments

  20. Week 17 Injury Report: Final Regular-Season Med Check

    It's the end of the regular season, but for some, it's the start of the playoffs. There are two "win and in" games in the NFC, with the NFC East and NFC North titles on the line and a trip to the playoffs hanging in the balances...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 4,773 reads 5 comments

  21. What We Know About Tony Romo's Back Surgery

    The Dallas Cowboys announced that Tony Romo had back surgery on Friday morning. He was placed on injured reserve and is done for the season, including the playoffs...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 79,695 reads 93 comments

  22. What Steve Nash Is Facing in His Return to the Los Angeles Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers season is becoming something like a Beckett play. Instead of a crossroads, the setting would be the training room. Perhaps Jerry and Jeanie Buss could be sitting outside the door, waiting for Kobe Bryant to come back...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 27,848 reads 54 comments

  23. Breaking Down Steve Smith's Knee Injury

    Knee sprains are always worrisome, but the Carolina Panthers got the best possible news on the injury that took wide receiver Steve Smith out of Sunday's game...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 6,586 reads 8 comments

  24. NFL Week 17 Injury Report: Fantasy Advice Heading into the Final Week

    Week 17 is usually the calm before the storm. The fantasy season has ended in the vast majority of leagues and usually, all that's left to be settled is playoff position...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 5,114 reads 3 comments

  25. Fantasy Football Week 17: Latest Injury Review and Analysis

    In most leagues, the season is over. The trophy has been handed out. You've won, or you've lost and hopefully had some fun along the way. There is at least one league left playing: The NFL ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 5,810 reads 4 comments