Posts Tagged Athlete health

Olympic high jump champion out of Euros

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s team coach says Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova will miss next month’s European championships in Zurich because of an injury.

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Rangers struggle again in 9-3 loss to A’s

Texas Rangers' Shin-Soo Choo, of South Korea, connects for a single to second off a pitch from Oakland Athletics' Scott Kazmir in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A rough month didn’t get any better for Texas on Sunday night, even though the game-time temperature of 100 degrees would have seemed to be in the Rangers’ favor against Oakland.

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Jaso has 3 RBIs as A’s beat Rangers 9-3

Oakland Athletics' John Jaso connects for a two-run double off Texas Rangers relief pitcher Ryan Feierabend in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — It doesn’t matter to John Jaso whether he’s Oakland’s leadoff batter, as long as he’s playing. For the Athletics, he’s extremely important at the top of the order, especially with Coco Crisp hurting.

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Vikings give Kyle Rudolph 5-year extension

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Rudolph hasn’t put up the biggest numbers over the first three years of his career, which is due as much to the Minnesota Vikings’ revolving door at quarterback as anything else.

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Rockies beaten by homers in 7-5 loss to Pirates

Colorado Rockies shortstop Josh Rutledge reaches out but can not field a pop sinlge off the bat of Pittsburgh Pirates' Pedro Alvarez in the seventh inning of the Pirates' 7-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — When Nolan Arenado flashed some impressive glove work to help get out of a bases-loaded jam in the fifth it looked like the Colorado Rockies’ day.

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