To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.
Police in the Phoenix suburb of Surprise are investigating the death of a 17-year-old high school football player who was fatally injured when he fell from the bed of a moving pickup truck during a game with fellow youths.
Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Didi Gregorius is feeling soreness after being hit in the helmet by a pitch in Friday night’s game against the Colorado Rockies, and will not play in Saturday’s game.
A judge is considering whether a former Florida high school football coach should stand trial on an involuntary manslaughter charge in the one-punch slaying of a Utah man after racial insults in a Las Vegas Strip casino.