1. How Lakers' Julius Randle Broke His Leg and What's Next for Recovery, Rehab

    It was not the debut that Julius Randle or the Los Angeles Lakers wanted. Instead of celebrating his first NBA game, Randle, the seventh overall pick in the June draft, was ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 37,350 reads 72 comments

  2. Inside the 2014 Numbers of Each MLB Team's Regular-Season Injury Impact

    For the past 10 years, I've been keeping track of injuries in baseball. Using a proprietary database, the difference in how teams manage injuries has often led to insights. Some teams are good at keeping their players healthy; some aren't...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 7,685 reads 2 comments

  3. College Football Lacks Concussion Policy, Could Lead to Tragedy

    The video is tough to watch. Shane Morris staggers after taking a direct hit to his helmet. He collapses, reaching for his teammate to keep him upright. Immediately, his teammates begin waving to the sidelines...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 11,045 reads 20 comments

  4. No. 10 Best City to Be a Sports Fan: Indianapolis

    How much does where you live matter as a sports fan? The short answer is: It depends. If you're an Alabama football fan, there's no better place to live than Tuscaloosa. If you're a Red Sox fan, there's no worse place to live than New York City...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 8,000 reads 16 comments

  5. How Giancarlo Stanton's Horrific HBP Will Impact the Star Slugger's Future

    There are few things in sports more scary than watching a player, especially a star like Giancarlo Stanton , fall to the ground...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 months ago 109,882 reads 91 comments

  6. Outlook for Packers OT Bryan Bulaga Following Latest Knee Injury

    Worries about the durability of the right side of the Green Bay Packers offensive lines were answered quickly in Week 1, but not positively. Bryan Bulaga left in the first half with a knee injury...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 months ago 8,009 reads 2 comments

  7. Masahiro Tanaka's Elbow Presents Unique Risk Regardless of 2014 or 2015 Return

    "Shut him down!" With each pitch that Masahiro Tanaka throws, the cries from fans echo fainter. When it would have been simpler to let their ace wait and watch as Derek Jeter's ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 months ago 8,261 reads 13 comments

  8. How Troy Tulowitzki's Hip Problems Compare to Those That Derailed A-Rod

    According to Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post , Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will have hip surgery on Friday, ending his 2014 season...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 4 months ago 4,243 reads 5 comments

  9. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Machado, Verlander, DeGrom and More

    There are a lot of debates in baseball. It's what drives the sport, I think. It's the same for injuries. How much comes down to luck and how much is preventable? How much is workload ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 4 months ago 6,134 reads 6 comments

  10. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on McCutchen, Tanaka, Lee and More

    A.J. Preller is the new general manager of the San Diego Padres. He's a great pick in my opinion. He's the consummate scout with the ability to find and manage international signings in the new limited environment, as well as a snappy dresser ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 4 months ago 9,161 reads 1 comments

  11. What Paul George Will Face on His Road to Recovery

    Paul George suffered a gruesome injury on Friday, fracturing both the tibia and fibula of his right leg. George's leg collided with the stanchion below the basket and snapped the bones, necessitating immediate surgery to correct the issue...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 4 months ago 175,157 reads 283 comments

  12. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Tulowitzki, Tanaka, Harvey and More

    The trade deadline is always an exciting time around baseball, but if you look closely, team health feeds the deadline. Teams are replacing players they expected to have...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 4 months ago 4,095 reads 0 comments

  13. Breaking Down What You Need to Know About Blake Griffin's Back Injury

    Blake Griffin has stepped away from USA Basketball in order to heal a stress fracture in his back. The news sounds shocking, but it doesn't appear to be any surprise to the Los Angeles Clippers , as first reported by ESPN...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 4 months ago 16,276 reads 47 comments

  14. Training Camps Serve as Reminder of Heat Illness' Many Dangers

    On a 100-plus-degree day, the sweat is dripping down the face of the football players. The heat and humidity has worked on them through the drills and the runs. Their feet feel hot with the reflections coming up off the turf...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 4 months ago 9,966 reads 12 comments

  15. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Tulowitzki, Teixeira, Wacha and More

    Brady Aiken will go down as one of the most intriguing draft stories in the history of the MLB , no matter how it goes...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 4 months ago 11,874 reads 7 comments

  16. Can Yankees' CC Sabathia Still Be an Impact Pitcher After Latest Surgery?

    There's seldom good news when a player is ruled out for the rest of the season. For CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees , there's actually very good news in the announcement that ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 4 months ago 15,337 reads 47 comments

  17. Meet the 10 Super Surgeons Tasked with Putting MLB's Broken Arms Back Together

    This is the All-Star team of sports medicine. After consultation with people around the world of baseball and sports medicine, I've compiled a list of 10 "Super Surgeons." This is my version of this kind of list, and I believe it remains important...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 5 months ago 11,448 reads 2 comments

  18. How Daniel Bryan's Shoulder Surgery Affects His Wrestling Present and Future

    The WWE deals with a lot of drama week in and week out, but there is one thing that gets in the way of any storyline: injuries. As reported by Dave Meltzer on F4WOnline...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 5 months ago 60,799 reads 152 comments

  19. For Masahiro Tanaka, Injury Is About His Mechanics, Not His Splitter

    Masahiro Tanaka may have been a high-priced addition to the New York Yankees last offseason, but he's been an invaluable pitcher through the first half of the season...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 5 months ago 17,328 reads 23 comments

  20. Molina, Phillips Have Similar Thumb Injury, Could Be out Rest of Season

    The St. Louis Cardinals are trying to chase down the Milwaukee Brewers , but they'll now have to do so without one of their top offensive players, lost to a torn ligament in his thumb...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 5 months ago 6,780 reads 9 comments

  21. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Encarnacion, Sabathia, Votto and More

    I feel a bit more optimistic about injuries than I have in a while. I showed you the Motus Sleeve last week, but that's hardly the only new thing coming into baseball to try to help in the battle...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 5 months ago 5,284 reads 1 comments

  22. Brady Aiken's Injury Doesn't Ruin Pitcher's Huge Upside

    It seems like quite the roller coaster, going from the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 MLB draft to being told that your pitching elbow didn 't pass the team's physical...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 5 months ago 9,020 reads 4 comments

  23. Neymar's Back Injury Costs Him Shot at World Cup Glory and Possibly More

    Neymar always gets checked physically on the field whether with Brazil or Barcelona, but an unintentional knee to the back in the waning minutes of Brazil's 2-1 quarterfinal win against ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 5 months ago 84,818 reads 134 comments

  24. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Harper, Wright, Bautista and More

    Oven Mitts? That's what the Washington Nationals are using to protect both Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman, essentially...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 5 months ago 4,272 reads 1 comments

  25. Key Questions, and Some Answers, About Stunning New Report on A-Rod PEDs

    Alex Rodriguez was using testosterone. This is hardly news, having first been outed a few years ago and then again as part of the Biogenesis case...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 5 months ago 29,670 reads 98 comments