Elliott: Chargers were dumb not to sit injured Justin Herbert in blowout loss to Jaguars

If quarterback thought he was being selfless by refusing to leave a game he probably shouldn’t have played in the first place and wasn’t sure he’d be able to start until he went through his warmups Sunday, he’s wrong. By continuing to play when the Chargers fell behind the Jacksonville Jaguars by three touchdowns late … Read more

Chargers coach Brandon Staley let Justin Herbert decide to keep playing injured in blowout loss to Jaguars

was a game-time decision to play on Sunday against the after fracturing rib cartilage in Week 2. Then he when Pro Bowl left tackle left the game with a biceps injury. So why — when his — was the franchise quarterback still on the field late in the game? It’s a question that surfaced in … Read more

Dustin May heads to injured list in latest pitching setback for Dodgers

The Dodgers pitching staff has been dealt another major uncertainty as October nears. Before Saturday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals, right-hander Dustin May was put on the 15-day injured list because of low back tightness, a move that will prevent him from pitching in the regular season again and brings his postseason availability into … Read more

Packers place veteran WR Sammy Watkins on injured reserve

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) wide receiver Sammy Watkins has been placed on injured reserve, meaning he must miss at least the next four games. The Packers (1-1) announced the move Saturday, one day before they play at Tampa Bay (2-0). They already had ruled Watkins out for the Buccaneers game on Friday’s injury report due … Read more

Man who was 1 of 8 injured in Chicago apartment blast dies

CHICAGO (AP) — A man who was one of that tore through the top floor of a Chicago apartment building has died, and authorities have determined the blast resulted from an “ignition of natural gas.” Chicago fire officials said Friday that the “most seriously injured person” had succumbed to injuries. The fire department did not … Read more

Naomi Osaka ends four-match losing run as Daria Saville retires injured in Tokyo

ended a four-match losing run in unfortunate fashion in Tokyo when opponent Daria Saville retired injured in only the second game of the match. The Australian’s career has been blighted by injury, including long-term knee and Achilles problems, and it is only this year she has returned to the top 100. Saville yelped in pain … Read more

Mets pull Max Scherzer after 6 perfect innings in his return from injured list

It appears that is no worse for wear following a stint on the injured list. The starter returned to the mound Monday after with an oblique injury. He proceeded to pitch in a tidy 68 pitches. Alas, history was not in the cards for the three-time Cy Young winner. Manager Buck Showalter pulled him after … Read more

Man injured in violent altercation with Quebec City police seeks nearly $400,000 in damages

A man at the centre of a violent altercation with Quebec City police last fall is seeking nearly $400,000 total in damages from both the city and an officer involved. Mathieu Gamache’s lawyer says his client’s life has been turned upside down since police forcibly detained him for not following public health measures at a restaurant in the city’s … Read more

Quick scouting report of the Chargers: Star receiver injured in LA’s win over Raiders

The Chargers had seen a 14-point second-half lead cut to five in Sunday’s opener against the Raiders, and Las Vegas had the ball with less than two minutes to play. With the Raiders facing a fourth-down play, new Chargers linebacker made sure his team would get the win as he recorded a strip sack of … Read more

Chiefs’ Justin Reid said he had no time to prepare before filling in for injured Butker

A quick scan of the Chiefs roster on Monday morning shows listed only as a safety. That’s Reid’s usual position, of course, and he had four tackles in the Sunday over the Cardinals in Glendale, Arizona. But Reid also scored a point on an extra point and kicked off seven times. No one expected to … Read more