Medical experts say sports safety efforts need to start at high school level

...best to handle potentially catastrophic medical conditions such as heat stroke, sudden cardiac arrest and head and neck injuries.Some states, such as Arkansas, have passed laws requiring schools to meet certain standards, but Doug Casa, director...

Canucks pull away from Kings

...the shootout as New York edged Carolina.New York improved to 16-3-3 since No. 1 goalie Henrik Lundqvist by a neck injury ? 14-3-3 with Cam Talbot in goal. JETS 3, CAPITALS 0In Winnipeg, Manitoba, Ondrej Pavelec made 27 saves, and...

Cardinals' Adam Wainwright sharp against Braves in spring training debut

...game, Braves outfielder Nick Markakis took batting practice for the second consecutive day.Markakis, signed as a free agent during the off-season, has yet to play because of a neck injury, but he is hoping to be ready for Opening Day.

Vladimir Tarasenko leads Blues past Bruins

...got the nod in place of Cam Talbot, who has gone 5-1-2 in eight starts since Henrik Lundqvist was sidelined by a neck injury.DEVILS 4, CANUCKS 2In Newark, N.J., Mike Cammalleri scored twice in New Jersey's victory over Vancouver.Jordin...

Braves: Evaluating Markakis, Aoki for team needs

...Although his power has dropped the past two seasons, which I concluded could have something to do with the thumb and neck injuries, Markakis remains more than a slap hitter, while Aoki is the definition of a slap hitter. The ability for Markakis...

Falcons prepare contingency plans around status of Julio Jones

...our appreciation for the (Lions') generous hospitality." REDSKINS: Placed Colt McCoy on injured reserve with a neck injury, ruling him out for the final two games of the season.McCoy left the past two games with sprained neck. PAYTON AWARD...

Falcons place Alford on injured reserve

...isn't done yet.A fifth starting quarterback change this season ? this one mandated by Colt McCoy's aggravated neck injury ? means RG3 will get the call Saturday."He's got every chance this week against the Philadel phia Eagles to take...

Oklahoma State shocks Oklahoma to end losing streak

...game against Kansas.The Sooners also were without quarterback Trevor Knight for the third consecutive game with a neck injury.Top receiver Sterling Shepard, who has been in and out of the lineup with a groin injury, left the game early again...

Bills cornerback able to walk after collision

...ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Buffalo Bills cornerback Ron Brooks has been discharged from a Detroit hospital after suffering a neck injury in Sunday's game against the Lions.The Bills said Monday that Brooks is able to walk. He flew back to Buffalo with...

Erik Compton shares lead at the McGladrey Classic

...Whiteford, Kim Shi-wan, and Tom Lewis are tied for third at 6-under.Jason Dufner, the 2013 PGA champion, had 70 in his first competitive round in almost three months since withdrawing from the U.S. PGA Championship with a neck injury.