March 31, 2013

Louisville's Kevin Ware breaks bone in his leg (Video)

We've posted some pretty terrible sports injuries over the years on Outside the Boxscore but this injury suffered by Louisville's Kevin Ware in today's Elite Eight game against Duke is the worst that I've seen in awhile.

It happened in the first half of play as Ware was trying to block a three-point attempt by Duke's Tyler Thornton and landed awkwardly on his right leg near the Cardinals bench area.

The injury was so gruesome that members of the Louisville's bench visually turned away from looking at Ware:

By Ben Chew with 1 comment


As a former Army Combat medic I'm cringing at the trainers putting a non sterile cloth over the open fracture. That can cause an infection as it is an open wound. Ugh.

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