INJURY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/INJURY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) MLB: Angels’ Richards out for season with knee injury http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58325330-77/richards-angels-season-boston.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58325330-77/richards-angels-season-boston.html.csp">MLB: Angels’ Richards out for season with knee injury</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T09:53:02.01-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • The Los Angeles Angels are going to be without Garrett Richards for a playoff run. One of the AL West leader’s top starters sustained a serious knee injury, tearing his left patellar tendon Wednesday against the Boston Red Sox. Richards was 13-4 with a 2.61 ERA this season. It’s a serious blow to the Angels, who also lost starter Tyler Skaggs to Tommy John surgery earlier this year. “You’re going to be thinking of Garrett once every fifth day when he was out there,” manager Mike Sciosci...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583253302014-08-22T09:53:02.01-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T09:53:02.01-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325330@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:53:02 MDT Real Salt Lake: In-form Luis Gil feeling revitalized http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58322723-77/gil-rsl-midfielder-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58322723-77/gil-rsl-midfielder-lake.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: In-form Luis Gil feeling revitalized</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T23:43:17.254-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • It wasn’t about forgetting the previous seven months. Luis Gil had hoped to morph the taxing moments — those tough days littered with frustration of lingering injury and inconsistency — into a fresh start. The way Real Salt Lake’s 20-year-old midfielder analyzes 2014 to this point is that his season is, in a way, just starting. And the once-struggling young star has been a revelation in August. The month has featured three consecutive wins entering Friday night’s matchup with red-hot FC ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58322723@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:43:17 MDT NFL: Broncos lose receiver/returner Jordan Norwood to torn ACL http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58319210-77/nfl-reece-bell-norwood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58319210-77/nfl-reece-bell-norwood.html.csp">NFL: Broncos lose receiver/returner Jordan Norwood to torn ACL</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T23:00:59.932-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Englewood, Colo. • Denver Broncos wide receiver Jordan Norwood tore his left ACL in practice Wednesday, ending what was shaping up as one of the league’s best comeback stories. Norwood was trying to catch a sideline touchdown pass from Peyton Manning when Houston cornerback Brandon Harris broke it up. Norwood landed awkwardly and was carted off the field. The fifth-year pro, who’d been cut five times by four teams and sat out all of last season, was Denver’s most consistent punt returner and had...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583192102014-08-20T23:00:59.932-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T23:00:59.932-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58319210@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:59 MDT Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58314331-77/miller-ohio-state-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58314331-77/miller-ohio-state-season.html.csp">Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RUSTY MILLER</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T07:00:46.329-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 07:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbus, Ohio • Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes’ national title hopes. Ohio State confirmed late Tuesday afternoon that Miller reinjured his throwing shoulder and will need surgery. The two-time Big Ten player of the year left practice in pain Monday after making a short throw. “My goal is to come back from this injury stronger and better than ever,” Miller said in a statement. It’s a huge blow to a team co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583143312014-08-20T07:00:46.329-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T07:00:46.329-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314331@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:00:46 MDT BYU football: Offense was inconsistent, undisciplined in scrimmage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304014-77/mendenhall-scrimmage-byu-injury.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304014-77/mendenhall-scrimmage-byu-injury.html.csp">BYU football: Offense was inconsistent, undisciplined in scrimmage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T16:07:46.694-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • BYU’s biggest question marks this season are supposed to be on defense as the Cougars try to find adequate replacements for Kyle Van Noy, Eathyn Manumaleuna, Uani Unga and Daniel Sorensen. But if Friday night’s scrimmage in front of about 12,000 fans at LaVell Edwards showed anything, it is that the offense isn’t just going to roll into Connecticut in two weeks and click like a well-oiled machine. There were false starts, unsportsmanlike conduct penalties, a pair of interceptions and a b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58304014@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:07:46 MDT Utah football: Utes’ secondary feeling the loss of Porter (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58297308-89/shah-porter-cornerback-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58297308-89/shah-porter-cornerback-com.html.csp">Utah football: Utes’ secondary feeling the loss of Porter (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T16:08:53.822-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 04:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It saddens Sharrieff Shah just to talk about it. Sophomore cornerback Reginald Porter has loving teammates and family to support him, but “a season-ending injury to an athlete at this level is absolutely emotionally crushing,” said his position coach after practice Thursday. And while Shah’s secondary still includes seniors Eric Rowe and Davion Orphey, and sophomore Justin Thomas, the loss of Porter to a knee injury in Tuesday’s scrimmage leaves Utah scrambling to add depth without one of its be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297308@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:08:53 MDT RSL’s Javier Morales nursing hip injury after win over D.C. United http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58281518-77/morales-rsl-injury-united.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58281518-77/morales-rsl-injury-united.html.csp">RSL’s Javier Morales nursing hip injury after win over D.C. United</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:49:18.842-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Javier Morales stopped near midfield late in Saturday night’s win over D.C. United, put his hand up and asked to be taken off the field. When play continued, Morales eventually plopped down on the grass and waited, before finally walking to the bench in noticeable pain. It was perhaps the worst scene of the night for RSL, who dismantled United 3-0, moving to the top of the Western Conference standings and securing the league’s all-time shutout record for goalkeeper Nick Rimando. After the game, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281518@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:49:18 MDT Utah State football: Hill wants to show offense is more than Keeton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58273052-77/hill-keeton-state-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58273052-77/hill-keeton-state-utah.html.csp">Utah State football: Hill wants to show offense is more than Keeton</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T23:40:51.367-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 11:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Joe Hill knows the return of quarterback Chuckie Keeton is going to be an enduring storyline as the Aggies prepare for the 2014 season. But once the season starts, the senior hopes to enjoy a little attention of his own. Hill, a laid-back Californian, doesn’t necessarily crave the spotlight, but he does believe he can make people realize there is more to the offense than Keeton. “I feel like I’m stronger than I’ve ever been,” he said. “Summer workouts went well, and the past couple of m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58273052@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:40:51 MDT Utah State football: Keeton shows off his fancy footwork on opening day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58264606-77/keeton-practice-field-footwork.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58264606-77/keeton-practice-field-footwork.html.csp">Utah State football: Keeton shows off his fancy footwork on opening day</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T22:09:33.716-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton joked at the Mountain West Conference media days that he has been entertaining himself by cutting and juking around his teammates in hallways, in the training room and anywhere else he might have a chance to polish his moves now that his surgically repaired knee feels normal. On Tuesday he finally had a chance to show off his moves as the Aggies opened fall camp with a two-hour effort that included emphasis on the offensive line, special team drills ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264606@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:09:33 MDT Giants RB Wilson’s career over due to back injury http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58260397-77/dream-wilson-injury-career.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58260397-77/dream-wilson-injury-career.html.csp">Giants RB Wilson’s career over due to back injury</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T16:37:23.171-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">East Rutherford, N.J. • New York Giants running back David Wilson’s NFL career is over after two seasons because of a back injury. The 23-year-old Wilson was told by doctors Monday that he risked more serious problems if he kept playing. He underwent fusion surgery to repair vertebrae and a herniated disk in his neck in January. At practice last Tuesday, Wilson caught a pass and ran with his head down into the back of an offensive lineman, a hit that caused numbness in his hands and lower extrem...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260397@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:37:23 MDT Manziel works with Browns starters for first time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58260417-77/manziel-pettine-browns-hoyer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58260417-77/manziel-pettine-browns-hoyer.html.csp">Manziel works with Browns starters for first time</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WITHERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T16:37:23.098-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berea, Ohio • Johnny Manziel took a planned trip one slot up the depth chart. There’s no telling how long No. 2 will stay No. 1. The rookie quarterback took snaps with Cleveland’s starters for the first time in practice at training camp on Monday, moving ahead of Brian Hoyer for at least one day. Coach Mike Pettine said Manziel’s promotion was simply the next step in the club’s evaluation of the two quarterbacks in the second full week of their competition for the starting job. “It’s just part o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582604172014-08-05T16:37:23.098-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T16:37:23.098-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260417@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:37:23 MDT Golf: Watson wary of Woods’ back injury for Ryder Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58258967-77/woods-injury-watson-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58258967-77/woods-injury-watson-cup.html.csp">Golf: Watson wary of Woods’ back injury for Ryder Cup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T16:37:23.459-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Louisville, Ky. • U.S. captain Tom Watson said Monday that Tiger Woods’ latest back injury “doesn’t bode well right now” for Woods playing in the Ryder Cup. Watson told SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio he was watching the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational when Woods withdrew after hitting his tee shot on the ninth hole because of another injury to his back. “Tiger would be a great addition to our team,” Watson said. “As I’ve said all along, I would pick Tiger Woods if he’s healthy and playing w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582589672014-08-05T16:37:23.459-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T16:37:23.459-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58258967@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:37:23 MDT NFL: Manziel takes snaps with Browns starters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58258939-77/manziel-pettine-browns-hoyer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58258939-77/manziel-pettine-browns-hoyer.html.csp">NFL: Manziel takes snaps with Browns starters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WITHERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T16:37:23.496-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berea, Ohio • Johnny Manziel took a planned trip one slot up the depth chart. There’s no telling how long No. 2 will stay No. 1. The rookie quarterback took snaps with Cleveland’s starters for the first time in practice at training camp on Monday, moving ahead of Brian Hoyer for at least one day. Coach Mike Pettine said Manziel’s promotion was simply the next step in the club’s evaluation of the two quarterbacks in the second full week of their competition for the starting job. “It’s just part o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582589392014-08-05T16:37:23.496-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T16:37:23.496-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58258939@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:37:23 MDT NFL notes: 49ers’ Dorsey tears left biceps muscle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254305-77/dorsey-practice-injury-saturday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254305-77/dorsey-practice-injury-saturday.html.csp">NFL notes: 49ers’ Dorsey tears left biceps muscle</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:10:13.756-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco 49ers nose tackle Glenn Dorsey has a torn left biceps muscle and will undergo surgery, a person with knowledge of the injury said Saturday. It’s unclear how long he might be sidelined. Dorsey left Friday’s practice with the injury. The source said Saturday that Dorsey had torn his biceps and would need an operation, speaking on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced anything about Dorsey’s injury or the severity. More tests and details are expected post-surgery,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582543052014-08-02T23:10:13.756-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T23:10:13.756-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58254305@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:10:13 MDT Basketball: Paul George faces long rehab stint after breaking leg http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254432-77/george-kersey-basketball-indianapolis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254432-77/george-kersey-basketball-indianapolis.html.csp">Basketball: Paul George faces long rehab stint after breaking leg</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael Marot</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:10:13.532-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indianapolis • Doctors say Paul George’s biggest battle is yet to come, and it may take a year or more before he returns to the Pacers lineup. One day after the two-time All-Star suffered a gruesome open tibia-fibula fracture on his right leg during a USA Basketball intrasquad scrimmage in Las Vegas, the questions began in earnest about George’s recovery — and whether he’d ever regain the form a that made him one of NBA’s most complete players. The 24-year-old George said he was resting comforta...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582544322014-08-02T23:10:13.532-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T23:10:13.532-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58254432@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:10:13 MDT NFL: Locker driven to win in final year of Titans’ deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58253820-77/locker-season-games-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58253820-77/locker-season-games-nfl.html.csp">NFL: Locker driven to win in final year of Titans’ deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TERESA M. WALKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:10:14.056-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nashville, Tenn. • Winning, not money, is driving Tennessee quarterback Jake Locker as he heads into his make-or-break season in the NFL. The Titans decided against picking up Locker’s option for 2015, choosing to let the eighth overall pick in 2011 prove he can stay on the field and win games in the final year of his rookie contract. Locker has missed 14 of a potential 32 games since being selected as Tennessee’s starter, including the final seven of last season. That’s just fine with Locker. “...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582538202014-08-02T23:10:14.056-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T23:10:14.056-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58253820@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:10:14 MDT NBA: Pacers’ George has surgery to repair gruesome broken leg injury http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58253717-77/george-basketball-leg-pacers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58253717-77/george-basketball-leg-pacers.html.csp">NBA: Pacers’ George has surgery to repair gruesome broken leg injury</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By W.G. RAMIREZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:10:14.128-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George has undergone successful surgery on his broken right leg and is expected to remain in the hospital for about three days. The 6-foot-10 George had an operation at Sunrise Hospital to repair the open tibia-fibula fracture, USA Basketball said in a statement early Saturday morning. Dr. David Silverberg, Dr. Joseph Yu and USA Basketball team physician Riley Williams, were present for the surgery, the release said. George suffered the gruesome right leg...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582537172014-08-02T23:10:14.128-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T23:10:14.128-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58253717@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:10:14 MDT Pacers’ George breaks leg in scrimmage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58252652-77/george-players-team-krzyzewski.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58252652-77/george-players-team-krzyzewski.html.csp">Pacers’ George breaks leg in scrimmage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By w.g. ramirez</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T13:33:26.207-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 01:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George suffered a gruesome right leg injury late in the U.S. national team’s intrasquad scrimmage Friday night. George leaped to contest a fast-break layup by James Harden with 9:33 left in the fourth quarter and his leg smashed against the bottom of the backboard stanchion and crumpled. Trainers immediately ran onto the floor and after roughly 10 minutes of stoppage, George was taken out of the arena on a stretcher. With players looking visibly upset, co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582526522014-08-02T13:33:26.207-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T13:33:26.207-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58252652@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 13:33:26 MDT BYU basketball: Collinsworth ‘ahead of schedule’ with ACL recovery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58237476-88/collinsworth-byu-tournament-cougars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58237476-88/collinsworth-byu-tournament-cougars.html.csp">BYU basketball: Collinsworth ‘ahead of schedule’ with ACL recovery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T23:16:06.331-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • The devastating knee injury that Kyle Collinsworth suffered in the West Coast Conference basketball championship game last March robbed him of the opportunity to play in the NCAA Tournament, ruined many of his summer plans and has meant countless hours of rehabilitation for BYU’s best playmaker in 2013-14. Yet the rising junior has a surprising description of the ordeal four and a half months into what he hopes is a six-month recovery process. “It has been a blessing in disguise,” Collin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237476@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:16:06 MDT NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58236805-77/ncaa-athletes-football-chicago.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58236805-77/ncaa-athletes-football-chicago.html.csp">NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL TARM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T23:18:55.588-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports. College sports’ governing body also agreed to implement a single return-to-play policy spelling out how all teams must treat players who received head blows, according to a Tuesday filing in U.S. District Court in Chicago. Crit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582368052014-07-29T23:18:55.588-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T23:18:55.588-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236805@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:18:55 MDT