Detroit Pistons' Killian Hayes hip injury: Why he may not need surgery to recover
Killian Hayes' rookie season came to a sudden halt Monday night, after the Detroit Pistons' point guard suffered a labral tear in his right hip against the Milwaukee Bucks. He took one long stride with his right leg while hustling to defend a pass in transition (see video above), and immediately fell to the ground in pain, clutching his right hip area. The severity and a recovery timetable has not been released by the Pistons. The team and Hayes have a decision to make: Rehab his injury, see how the hip reacts and potentially bring him back more quickly, or have him undergo surgery with a pote...
Detroit Free Press
Chiefs corner Deandre Baker has ‘successful’ surgery on broken femur, Andy Reid says
Chiefs cornerback Deandre Baker suffered a broken left femur in Sunday’s season-finale loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. The injury, which was shown on televised replays, appeared gruesome before Baker was carted off the field on a medical stretcher. Less than 24 hours later, however, the wonders of modern medicine provided a positive outcome. “It’s amazing what these doctors can do today,” Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Monday. “He had a broken femur, they did the surgery and it looks like it was successful. “He actually can do a little bit of weight-bearing on it today, which is something. If y...
The Kansas City Star
49ers QB chaos: Garoppolo will practice, but Beathard to start with Mullens facing surgery
Major news hit the 49ers’ quarterback unit Tuesday, two days after the defending NFC champions were eliminated from playoff contention. — Nick Mullens, who went 2-6 as a fill-in starter this season, is facing Tommy John surgery to repair an elbow injury he sustained in Sunday’s loss at Dallas. — Jimmy Garoppolo is cleared to resume practicing but coach Kyle Shanahan does not plan to play him the remaining two games. — C.J. Beathard will start Saturday against the host Arizona Cardinals, two years after his last start came against them at State Farm Stadium. — Josh Johnson, a veteran safeguard ...
The Mercury News
Eagles’ Jason Peters to have surgery, ending his season and maybe his NFL career
PHILADELPHIA — You probably have seen Jason Peters on the field for the last time as an Eagle, ending the longest era of dominance on the offensive line for any player in franchise history. Coach Doug Pederson announced Friday that Peters, 38, would miss the rest of the season because of a turf-toe injury. He reportedly has a broken and dislocated big toe. “He has elected to have surgery on his foot, on his toe,” Pederson said. “Let me tell you something — it’s an injury that we’ve known about and he’s battled through it. He’s done everything he can for this football team. … He means a lot to ...
The Philadelphia Inquirer
'You're going to be fixed': Vikings' Cameron Smith recovering after open heart surgery
Cameron Smith can’t explain why he’s so lucky or how his fate turned a global pandemic into a blessing that likely saved his life and certainly changed it forever.“I feel great,” the 23-year-old Vikings linebacker said Wednesday, three months after successful open heart surgery repaired a birth defect that would have gone undetected if not for COVID-19 testing when the Vikings reported for training camp in July.“I haven’t hit a low point. I haven’t struggled. Sometimes I feel that’s not fair of me to say because I know some people struggle with open heart surgery. But for me, I just look at Go...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Warriors' Klay Thompson undergoes surgery to repair Achilles
Warriors guard Klay Thompson underwent surgery in Los Angeles Wednesday to repair his torn right Achilles tendon, according to a team release. The five-time All-Star is expected to make a full recovery.As first reported by ESPN, the surgery was performed by Dr. Richard Ferkel in Los Angeles. Ferkel has worked with other NBA players, including Ricky Rubio, DeMarcus Cousins, Joel Embiid, Wesley Matthews and Steph Curry.Thompson was on pace to return for the start of the 2020-21 season next month after he missed all of last season with a torn left ACL he suffered in the 2019 NBA Finals. Instead, ...
The Mercury News
Al Roker will return for NBC's Thanksgiving Day Parade broadcast after cancer surgery
NEW YORK — Al Roker will be back at “Today” in time for Thanksgiving.The iconic morning show host told his co-hosts Tuesday that he’ll be back at NBC studios next week after undergoing surgery to remove his prostate after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer.Roker, a staple of the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, said he’ll be back on the air Monday and will be front and center for Thursday’s broadcast of the parade.“We’re not out of the woods … but for a first start, this is terrific,” Roker told Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb live on air.The 66-year-old Queens native annou...
New York Daily News
Padres sign Mike Clevinger, announce he'll miss 2021 season after Tommy John surgery
The Padres said from the moment they acquired Mike Clevinger at the end of August that they got him not just for the 2020 playoff chase but also for the two years that followed.His contribution this past season was limited due to an elbow injury, and on Monday came word Clevinger will not be available to help the Padres in the second of those three seasons, either.The 29-year-old right-hander will undergo a second Tommy John surgery Tuesday.“Rather than try to piece it together and get through the next season, he felt like he wanted to get it taken care of, have the procedure and push toward t...
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Roy Robertson-Harris is expected to have shoulder surgery that would end the Chicago Bears defensive lineman's 2020 season
The Chicago Bears will be without another key player for the remainder of the season.Defensive lineman Roy Robertson-Harris, who missed Sunday’s 24-17 road loss to the Tennessee Titans, is expected to undergo shoulder surgery Wednesday that would shut him down for the rest of the year.The team has not made a roster move yet, but Robertson-Harris likely will be placed on injured reserve and the Bears have two free-agent defensive linemen coming in this week with the possibility they will add one or both.It’s possible Robertson-Harris, 27, has played his final game with the Bears. He is in a con...
Giants' Saquon Barkley has successful surgery on torn right ACL
NEW YORK — Saquon Barkley underwent successful surgery on his right knee in Los Angeles on Friday, 40 days after his season-ending injury in Chicago in Week 2.Barkley had surgery to repair a torn ACL and a cleanup done to repair a partially torn meniscus. He also had strained the MCL in his right knee on Sept. 20, so the surgery was delayed to allow swelling to go down.Barkley, 23, also spent time strengthening his knee before the surgery to aid his recovery, per NFL Network.Barkley’s mother, Tonya Johnson, posted a post-operation photo of Barkley in his hospital bed on Friday night. Barkley h...
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