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...


...LeBaron Jr. has died. He was 85.? The Atlanta Falcons waived safety Zeke Motta, who missed the 2014 season with a neck injury.Motta, a seventh-round pick from Notre Dame in 2013, had a promising start to his career when he played in 10...

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.

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...

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...

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...

Cam Newton just glad to be alive after wreck

...anticipates Colt McCoy will be sufficiently recovered from a neck injury in time to start Sunday against the New York Giants...linebacker D.J. Williams on injured reserve because of a neck injury and signed fullback Montell Owens.Williams appeared...

Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight cleared to play

Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight has been cleared to play after missing more than a month with a neck injury.The school made the announcement Saturday on the football team's Twitter account.Knight practiced Saturday as the Sooners...