What's buzzing:

Freshman QB Watson out with collarbone injury

The Associated Press

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Clemson freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson hurt his collarbone during a scrimmage Monday and won't play in this weekend's Orange & White game concluding spring practice.

The school said Watson suffered a slight crack in the collarbone near the end of the session and will need about three weeks to recover.

Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said the injury was not serious and Watson would be ready when summer workouts begin in May.

Watson was one of Clemson's top recruits this past February and enrolled early to take part in spring workouts and compete for the starting job vacated by last year's record-setting senior Tajh Boyd.

Swinney said Watson was having a strong spring and he knew fans were anxious to watch him play at Death Valley on Saturday.

View Comments (3)
  • Little League World Series things to know

    Little League World Series things to know

    The 70th Little League World Series championship game is set. East Seoul, South Korea (4-1) beat Panama 7-2 to win the international half of the bracket, and Endwell, New York (4-0) won the U.S. bracket with a 4-2 victory over Goodlettsville, … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 minutes 3 seconds ago
  • Urias matures on mound in Dodgers' 3-2 win over Cubs

    Urias matures on mound in Dodgers' 3-2 win over Cubs

    The maturation of Julio Urias is coming along quickly for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 20-year-old rookie from Mexico allowed one run over six innings, Corey Seager set a Dodgers franchise record for a shortstop with his 23rd home run and Los … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 minutes 20 seconds ago
  • Ariya two ahead in Canada after late stumble cuts lead

    Ariya two ahead in Canada after late stumble cuts lead

    (Reuters) - Ariya Jutanugarn threatened to run away with the Canadian Women's Open before stubbing her metaphorical toe late in the third round to end the day with a two-stroke lead in Alberta on Saturday. Seeking her fifth win in a breakout … More »

    Reuters - 13 minutes ago
  • Rams receiver Tavon Austin gets extension

    Rams receiver Tavon Austin gets extension

    Wide receiver Tavon Austin has signed a four-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Rams. ''Tavon has been an integral part of our offense and special teams since we drafted him in 2013,'' coach Jeff Fisher said in a statement. ''It is … More »

    AP - Sports - 13 minutes ago
  • Masochistic wins $200,000 Pat O'Brien Stakes at Del Mar

    Masochistic wins $200,000 Pat O'Brien Stakes at Del Mar

    DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) -- Masochistic led all the way to win the $200,000 Pat O'Brien Stakes by 3 3/4 lengths Saturday at Del Mar, earning an automatic berth in the Breeders' Cup. … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 minutes ago