Posts Tagged Athlete health

Jets’ Patterson: no-show claims ‘completely false’

This is a 2014, file photo showing Dimitri Patterson of the New York Jets NFL football team. The Jets have "indefinitely" suspended cornerback Dimitri Patterson after he left the team for 48 hours without contacting the organization.General manager John Idzik said Monday, Aug. 25, 2014,  that Patterson spoke to him and coach Rex Ryan on Sunday night. Idzik would not discuss the reason for the absence. (AP Photo/File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Dimitri Patterson disputes the New York Jets’ version of his mysterious absence.

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Bayern visits slumping Schalke in Bundesliga

In this Dec. 22, 2013 file picture AS Roma's Mehdi Benatia, of Morocco, mimics shooting as he celebrates after scoring during a Serie A soccer match against Catania in Rome's Olympic Stadium.  Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich says  Tuesday Aug. 26, 2014 it has reached a deal with Roma to sign Morocco defender Mehdi Benatia. Benatia will travel to Munich soon to undergo a medical and is expected to sign a five-year contract. Bayern says it has agreed with Roma not to disclose the terms of the deal. But Italian media reports say Roma was asking between €25 million (US $32.98 million) and €30 million for the defender. Bayern was looking for a defender after Javi Martinez tore knee ligaments, an injury that will keep him sidelined for about six months. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia,file)

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Despite predicting that his injury-hit team would struggle in the first half of the season, Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich got off to a winning start in its bid to win a third consecutive Bundesliga title.

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Rockies beaten by Buster Posey, Giants again

San Francisco Giants' Joe Panik, right, hops over Colorado Rockies' Justin Morneau (33) after completing a double play in the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in San Francisco. Nolan Arenado was out at first base. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For two nights, the Colorado Rockies have had no answers for Buster Posey. Or San Francisco’s stellar starting pitching, either.

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Marlins lose 6-1 to Angels despite Hechavarria HR

Miami Marlins center fielder Marcell Ozuna can't reach a solo home run by Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Now that their final interleague series of the season is over, the Miami Marlins play out the rest of their schedule with a deeper appreciation of what Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are all about.

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Diamondbacks shut down by Kershaw, lose 3-1

Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw throws a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX (AP) — The last time Clayton Kershaw pitched in Arizona, three months ago, the Diamondbacks clobbered him in an 18-7 rout.

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