Sports medicine is taking the spotlight in basketball and baseball these days. The leagues are plagued by multiple injuries — from minor to major, life-threatening scares.
In recent weeks, we’ve seen some severe sports injuries. Cleveland Browns’ Alex Mack broke his leg and Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant just suffered what’s known as a Jones fracture, just to name a few. A Jones fracture occurs an inch or two down the fifth metatarsal, or the bone on the outside of the […]
Iowa State basketball player George Niang recently suffered a fracture to his fifth metatarsal. Today I spent some time talking to Ray Horner about this injury and the likelihood that it may derail Iowa State’s hopes to advance to the Final Four.