Posts Tagged Athlete health

Mets acquire lefty relievers, Torres and Blevins

FILE- In this Oct. 3, 2014, file photo, Washington Nationals relief pitcher Jerry Blevins throws during the sixth inning of Game 1 of baseball's NL Division Series against the San Francisco Giants in Washington.  The New York Mets made two trades Monday, March 30, 2015, to bolster a bullpen lacking in left-handers, acquiring Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres and Blevins from the Nationals. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — The New York Mets made two trades Monday to bolster a bullpen lacking in left-handers, acquiring Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres and Jerry Blevins from the Washington Nationals.

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3 Greek soccer players slightly hurt in Hungary taxi crash

A damaged taxi cab carrying members of the Greek national soccer team Vangelis Moras, Panagiotis Tachtsidis and Ioannis Fetfatzidis stands on the site where it crashed with a car on a road linking the city center with the International Airport in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, March 30, 2015. The tree players were slightly injured. (AP Photo/MTI, Zoltan Mihadak)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Three players from the Greek national team soccer were slightly injured when their taxi crashed on its way to the airport in Budapest on Monday morning.

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Thunder rallies to 109-97 win at Phoenix

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives on Phoenix Suns center Alex Len during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix coach Jeff Hornacek said it was a must-win, and the Oklahoma City Thunder struggled with the Suns’ intensity early in Sunday night’s game.

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Leonard has double-double to lead Spurs past Grizzlies

San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker, left, drives around Memphis Grizzlies' Mike Conley during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio’s emphasis on continuous ball movement was cast aside in the fourth quarter. Even coach Gregg Popovich was content to see the ball stick in Kawhi Leonard’s over-sized hands.

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Ailing Wade, aching Heat find a way to beat Pistons, 109-102

CORRECTS DAY OF WEEK - Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) leaps to score against the Detroit Pistons in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade was playing a day after having fluid drained from his left knee. Udonis Haslem is dealing with a slew of injuries, including problems with both ankles. An already decimated Miami Heat roster had two more players scratched at halftime.

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