Update on Vikings ‘Illness’ Situation

Five Minnesota Vikings players missed Wednesday’s practice due to an anonymous illness listed on the team’s first injury report. But tentatively, with the team traveling to Detroit for a date with the Lions in three days, the mini-crisis may be averted. Andrew Krammer from the Star Tribune reported...
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Look: Gruesome Photo Of Former NFL Player's Hands Going Viral

Life in the NFL can be brutal and unforgiving from a physical standpoint. Every week, we see players suffer potentially serious injuries, some of them debilitating. In more recent years, the conversation about longstanding damage and the toll playing in the NFL can take on a player's body has become more prominent.
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Wineke: Let’s stop laughing at Herschel

MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin has a new head football coach, Luke Fickell, who will be paid more than $6 million a year. He replaces Paul Chryst, who will receive something like $11 million severance pay since he was fired before his contract was up. I don’t...
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The Blackhawks Are Getting Healthy-ish

The Blackhawks could use some positive news on the injury front, and it appeared some of that might be coming based on who was dressed and active in practice on Thursday. Sam Lafferty, Jarred Tinordi, Tyler Johnson, Petr Mrazek and Alex Stalock were all on the ice at some point. Lafferty, Tinordi and Stalock were all involved in the full-team practice.

Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic Opens Hammond Location

Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic (BROC) announced the opening of its newest location in Hammond, La. This clinic will provide full time access to orthopedic care, and many of BROC’s sub-specialists will rotate to this location. Nathan Hensler, MD, is a primary care sports medicine physician specializing in non-operative care...

How Long Is Matthew Stafford Out? Injury Timeline for Rams QB

The Los Angeles Rams quarterback position has garnered more hype than you’d expect from a subpar team through the 2022 NFL season in large part because of its rotating carousel of faces, including late-season addition Baker Mayfield. Injuries to starting QB and Super Bowl champion Matthew Stafford have played a large part in further dooming an already-sinking title-defending season. Just how long will Stafford be away from the field?

Vikings looking to lock up NFC North in Detroit

The Minnesota Vikings can wrap up the NFC North division championship with four games to spare with a victory against the surging Lions in Detroit on Sunday. The Vikings (10-2) have already clinched a tie for the division title with the Lions (5-7), who sit in second place and are winners of four of their last five games.

Week 14 opponent: What the Vikings are saying

What are the Minnesota Vikings players and coaches talking about ahead of Sunday's Week 14 matchup against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field? Let's find out:. 1. The Lions and Vikings square off for the second time this season on Sunday with quite a bit on the line for both teams. The Vikings can clinch the NFC North with a win. The Lions are trying to keep their playoff hopes alive in the NFC at 5-7.
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What A Concussion Does To Your Brain

When characters in books or movies get whacked on the head, they’re out like a light. (Or, if it’s a cartoon, they see little stars swirling around their head before everything goes dark). A bit later, they often wake up and ask some version of, “Where am I?” It's practically cliché in fiction, but it’s actually a pretty good description of what happens when you get a real concussion.

What Are The Three Types Of Brain Injuries?

Receiving an injury to the brain can have a profound impact on your life. However, not all brain injuries are equally severe, nor are their effects. Brain injuries take many forms, and their severity depends on how they are produced. As an example, here are three of the most common types of brain injuries. If you or a loved one has been affected by a brain injury you can read more about their symptoms and prognosis to understand what to expect in the future.