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Deon Grant retires from NFL

...I was really ? I'm not going to say taking it serious. But I was battling a hip injury, a (potential) career-ending injury and every year that went by I was just trying to last another year. But once I got to the point that I was at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-08-07/deon-grant-retires-nf
Red Devils star lost for year

...Commerce on Friday night. His season is over, coach Larry Campbell said. "It's a season-ending injury, not a career-ending injury," Campbell said Saturday of Middlebrooks, a college prospect. Campbell said Middlebrooks had successful surgery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/27/hig_549656.shtml
High school | North Augusta High School
Ex-player settles with Georgia

...that claimed the athletic association failed to secure him a $500,000 insurance policy before he suffered a career-ending injury.Athletic association attorney Ed Tolley said Wednesday it was a sign the "athletic association had committed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2010-02-24/ex-player-settles-georgia
College | Sports | College Sports
Movies, TV latest reinvention for wrestling's Goldberg

...unfortunately had to reinvent himself," said Goldberg, a star at Georgia whose brief NFL stint was halted by a career-ending injury. "It just so happens that wrestling was where I made my hay." This week, the Tulsa, Okla., native takes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/01/ent_454738.shtml
Things to Do
James gets $10 million insurance policy for all-star game

...Thursday. "If I was him, I'd probably want the same thing. While the chances are slim that he would get a career ending injury, it's something to think about." Geoghan said the event usually carries a $5 million policy for players...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/11/pre_475622.shtml
High school basketball
Overtime

...the Macon paper. "He didn't say that, but I think it probably had to. That could've been a season- or career-ending injury. This way, he's going to be guaranteed to make some money." Todd McShay, a draft analyst for the NFL scouting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/06/oth_439214.shtml
Other sports
Star horse's deadly injury spoils mood

...year. In the Breeders' Cup Distaff, Pine Island broke down and was euthanized and Fleet Indian sustained a career-ending injury at Churchill Downs. In the Preakness, Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro broke his leg early in the race and was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/28/oth_149629.shtml
Other sports
Drew's knee is cause for worry

...during surgery on Oct. 17, 2002. "It's a date I'll remember forever," he said. "It's a definite career-ending injury. It could have put me out of the game." The normal recovery period is 12 to 16 months, but Drew was playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/24/bra_405615.shtml
Braves
Hugs instead of handshakes?

...willing to listen." Last week, two college basketball coaches agreed to allow a female player, hobbled with a career-ending injury, come onto the court in a cast and score an uncontested lay-up to break a record. The lay-up, along with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/02/oth_223409.shtml
Other sports
Pro Bowl is the worst bowl of all

...Eliminate the Pro Bowl altogether, thus eliminating the possibility that a franchise player might suffer a career-ending injury in a game nobody gives a hoot about. While the college game would be better served creating an NFL-style playoff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2010-01-31/pro-bowl-worst-bowl
NFL | Scott Michaux | Sports | Scott Michaux