“In my 17 years with the Chargers, we never had an ambulance come,” said orthopedic surgeon David Chao, San Diego’s team doctor from 1997 to 2013. “I’ve never had a 911 call for a football player injury.” Fortunately, Bridgewater’s injury was not as devastating as it could have been. The Vikings announced that Bridgewater did not suffer arterial or nerve damage. But Bridgewater is looking at a major rehab over the next year-plus, and his career was just thrown a significant curveball. “In order to have a testimony, you have to have a test,” Bridgewater said in a statement. “I come from amazing DNA, I watched my mom fight and win against breast cancer. We will, as a team, attack my rehab with the same vigor and energy. My faith is strong, my faith is unwavering, and my vision is clear. My purpose will not be denied.” For those of us who didn’t go to medical school, Bridgewater’s injury conjured a few … [Read more...] about Just how bad is Teddy Bridgewater’s injury?
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Tim Reynolds, Ap Basketball Writer Updated 7:07 am CDT, Saturday, July 6, 2019 FILE - In this June 13, 2019, file photo, Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) drives against Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) during the first half of Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Los Angeles Clippers will be landing Kawhi Leonard as a free agent after they acquire Paul George from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a massive trade for players and draft picks. less FILE - In this June 13, 2019, file photo, Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) drives against Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) during the first half of Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals in ... more Photo: Ben Margot, AP Photo: Ben Margot, AP … [Read more...] about AP Source: Clippers trading for George, signing Leonard
Ken Ritter, Associated Press Updated 3:18 pm PDT, Monday, June 3, 2019 File - This undated Clark County Detention Center file booking photo shows Anthony Louis Villanueva, 41, of Las Vegas. A former security guard on Las Vegas-area transit buses was sentenced to five years' probation after admitting he fatally injured an 82-year-old passenger by shoving him out the door of a bus last year. Court records show that 42-year-old Anthony Louis Villanueva was sentenced Friday, May 31, 2019, after pleading guilty in February to voluntary manslaughter of a victim over 60 years old. (Clark County Detention Center/North Las Vegas Police Department via AP, File) less File - This undated Clark County Detention Center file booking photo shows Anthony Louis Villanueva, 41, of Las Vegas. A former security guard on Las Vegas-area transit buses was sentenced to five years' ... more Photo: Clark County Detention Center, AP … [Read more...] about Ex-bus guard gets probation in Vegas-area passenger death
Brady Mccombs, Associated Press Updated 3:53 pm CDT, Wednesday, May 15, 2019 FILE - This Jan. 1, 2018, file photo, shows the aftermath of a Greyhound bus crash in Emery County, Utah. A man who suffered serious injuries when a Greyhound bus careened off a road in the Utah desert has sued the driver and the company, saying the driver was tired and sick and shouldn't have behind the wheel in a 2017 crash that killed one person and injured 12 others. Michael Edwards of Georgia says in the lawsuit filed Monday, May 13, 2019, in Nevada that Charles E. Saunders fell asleep after taking cold medicine and never hit the brakes as the bus flew off the highway and crashed into a canyon wall about 300 miles (483 kilometers) south of Salt Lake City. (Ben Tidswell/The Deseret News via AP, File) less FILE - This Jan. 1, 2018, file photo, shows the aftermath of a Greyhound bus crash in Emery County, Utah. A man who suffered serious injuries when a Greyhound bus careened off a road in the … [Read more...] about Lawsuit: Bus driver was sick, tired before fatal Utah crash
There’s a lot more to Michael Bennett than meets the eye. Yes, he’s a ferocious, 6-foot-4, 274-pound defensive end with a knack for sacking the quarterback and forcing fumbles, but he’s also a political activist, a big-picture thinker, and a pursuer of justice, among many other descriptors. Bennett is coming to New England from the Philadelphia Eagles, along with a 2020 seventh-round pick, in exchange for a 2020 fifth-round pick. The 33-year-old is widely considered one of the most unpredictable and charismatic players in the league, and he believes that “people need to get comfortable with being uncomfortable.” Here’s what you need to know about the Patriots’ new defensive stopper. Yes, he’s related to Martellus Bennett. Those who follow the National Football League religiously are well aware of Michael Bennett’s family ties. For those who don’t follow it quite as closely – and for whom the last name rings a bell … [Read more...] about 6 things to know about new Patriots DE Michael Bennett