Posts Tagged Athlete health

Steelers Taylor, Shazier leave game with injuries

Carolina Panthers' Kelvin Benjamin (13) runs as Pittsburgh Steelers' Ike Taylor (24) wraps him up and Troy Polamalu (43) closes in during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Pittsburgh cornerback Ike Taylor and linebacker Ryan Shazier left the Steelers’ game Sunday night against Carolina because of injuries.

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Donaldson powers A’s past Phillies

Oakland Athletics' Geovany Soto hits a double to drive in two runs against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland needed a big hit in the 10th inning against Philadelphia. Fortunately for the Athletics, they had Josh Donaldson at the plate.

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Phillies lose 8-6 to Athletics in 10 innings

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher A.J. Burnett, center, is taken out of the baeball game by manager Ryne Sandberg (23) in the fifth inning against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A.J. Burnett moved up the career strikeout list. At the moment, that’s the furthest thing from his mind.

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Rua’s HR lifts streaking Rangers past Angels 2-1

Texas Rangers' Ryan Rua, right, is congratulated by teammate J.P. Arencibia on his solo home run against the Los Angeles Angels in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. The Rangers won 2-1. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Texas Rangers are determined to put a strong finish on a mostly miserable season.

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Alex Smith leads Chiefs past Dolphins 34-15

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The first victory of the season provided some relief for the injury-ravaged Kansas City Chiefs.

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