Posts Tagged Athlete health

Lloyd leads US women past Mexico 3-0

United States midfielder Megan Rapinoe (15) heads the ball in the first half against Mexico during a CONCACAF semifinal soccer match in Philadelphia, Pa., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — After the United States’ path to the World Cup hit a snag four years ago, Carli Lloyd was happy to help send the team through smoothly this time.

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Rested Mavericks down short-handed Magic 117-92

Dallas Mavericks' Chandler Parsons, right, makes a move to the basket past Orlando Magic's Tobias Harris (12) during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks set out in the offseason to add depth in hopes of building a roster capable of competing with the upper tier of the Western Conference.

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McCoy: Team followed proper procedure with Addae

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Chargers followed proper medical procedure after safety Jahleel Addae had two scary reactions following hits in Thursday night’s 35-21 loss at Denver, coach Mike McCoy said.

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Steelers’ Blount replaces Archer on kick returns

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Dri Archer is out and veteran LeGarrette Blount is in for the Pittsburgh Steelers on kickoff returns in a change meant to boost its special teams results.

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Cardinals Wainwright undergoes elbow surgery

ST. LOUIS (AP) — After getting a second opinion, Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright had what the team described as minor elbow surgery on Friday.

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