Posts Tagged Athlete health

Resilient Bulls brace for next obstacle: Wizards

Charlotte Bobcats' Al Jefferson, left, strips the ball from Chicago Bulls' Joakim Noah during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The Bobcats won 91-86 in overtime. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Never mind all they overcame. The only obstacle that matters now for the Chicago Bulls is the one in front of them.

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Holt’s RBI triple helps Boston beat Orioles 4-2

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz watches his home run in front of Baltimore Orioles' Matt Wieters in the fourth inning of a  baseball game in Boston, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BOSTON (AP) — Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking triple in the seventh inning and scored on Jonathan Herrera’s suicide squeeze, lifting the Boston Red Sox over the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Saturday.

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Lynn, Cardinals beat sloppy Nationals 4-3

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Lance Lynn throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lance Lynn won his fourth straight start and delivered an RBI double after yet another error by Washington, and the St. Louis Cardinals scored three unearned runs to beat Jordan Zimmermann and the Nationals 4-3 Saturday.

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Duchene not likely to play in Wild series

In this Dec. 12, 2013 file photo, Colorado Avalanche's head coach Patrick Roy yells on the bench as Marc-Andre Cliche (24), John Mitchell (7) and Maxime Talbot (25) look on during third period action against the Winnipeg Jets in  in Winnipeg. Roy's pushed all the right buttons in leading a team that finished last in the Western Conference a season ago back into the playoffs. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,  John Woods)

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy says he doesn’t expect leading scorer Matt Duchene to play in the first-round playoff series against Minnesota.

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Novak Djokovic faces spell out with wrist injury

Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves the ball to Roger Federer of Switzerland during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Federer won 7-6 6-2. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

MONACO (AP) — Six-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic faces an anxious wait to see how long his right-wrist injury will keep him away from tennis.

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