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Detroit Lions place rookie TE T.J. Hockenson on injured reserve

Detroit Lions place rookie TE T.J. Hockenson on injured reserve

Sports
Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The Detroit Lions placed rookie tight end T.J. Hockenson on season-ending injured reserve with a right ankle injury, the team announced Monday. Hockenson sustained the ankle injury during the fourth quarter of the Lions' loss to the Chicago Bears on Thanksgiving Day. He was taken to the locker room following the injury and didn't return to the contest. Lions head coach Matt Patricia said he doesn't know yet whether Hockenson will require surgery. "Certainly, I think a guy that was consistent from Day 1," Patricia told reporters Monday. "Someone that worked really hard. I think he improved as the spring, training camp and season came along. "He worked really hard at his task and understanding some of the differences between the college game and pro game, and some differen...
Indianapolis Colts place Pro Bowl TE Eric Ebron on injured reserve

Indianapolis Colts place Pro Bowl TE Eric Ebron on injured reserve

Sports
Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The Indianapolis Colts put Pro Bowl tight end Eric Ebron on season-ending injured reserve with an ankle injury. The Colts signed tight end Ross Travis to the active roster in a corresponding roster move. The team later added free-agent tight end Matt Lengel to provide depth at the position. Ebron played in the Colts' loss to the Houston Texans on Thursday, recording four catches for 44 yards despite sitting out two days of practice because of his injury. He later said on social media that the ankle has been bothering him since the beginning of the season, but he was hoping to delay surgery until the off-season. "Up to this point, the team and I have done everything in our power to manage the pain and get me out there each and every week," Ebron wrote on Twitter. "My goal...
6 dead, 325 injured as strong quake strikes Albania

6 dead, 325 injured as strong quake strikes Albania

World
Nov. 26 (UPI) -- At least six people have been killed and hundreds more were injured after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck the Albanian city of Durres early Tuesday with shocks reverberating miles away in the capital of Tirana. The United States Geological Survey said the temblor occurred at a depth of 12 miles with its epicenter close to the port city of Durres. At least six people had been killed in the earthquake and 325 others were reported injured, according to the Albanian Ministry of Health. Albania's President Ilir Meta said the government has asked foreign nations for help to deal with the disaster. "Our country was hit by a wave of earthquakes like never before in the darkness of the early hours of today," Meta said in a statement. "It is important to work with dedication and...
Ceiling collapse at West End theatre leaves several injured

Ceiling collapse at West End theatre leaves several injured

Entertainment
Several people have been hurt after part of a ceiling collapsed at a theatre in London's West End.Emergency services were called just before 8pm following the incident during a performance of Death of a Salesman at the Piccadilly Theatre. A picture from the scene showed a large hole in the ceiling about three or four metres wide, with wires protruding in the middle of it.Witnesses reported there had been a "slight dripping sound" and "running water" followed by "lots of screams" from audience members as a section of the ceiling came crashing down. Roof collapsed in Piccadilly Theatre tonight during performance of Death of a Salesman. Running water, then lots of screams. A few minor injuries. Thank you @WendellPierce for coming out to check everyone safe. Decent ...
Denver Broncos place QB Joe Flacco on injured reserve with neck injury

Denver Broncos place QB Joe Flacco on injured reserve with neck injury

Sports
Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The Denver Broncos placed starting quarterback Joe Flacco on season-ending injured reserve because of a herniated disk in his neck, the team announced Friday. Broncos head coach Vic Fangio told reporters that Flacco underwent exams by the team's medical staff and other physicians this week. It was determined that the veteran quarterback would miss a minimum of six weeks due to the injury, leading to the team's decision to place him on IR. "At best, it was six weeks where he could do nothing," Fangio said. "When I say nothing, [I mean] absolutely nothing. So he would need probably two weeks to get back. And [it's a] good chance it would be eight [weeks] of doing nothing and then another week or two to get ready. So you guys can do the math. It kind of became an easy decisi...