Posts Tagged Athlete health

Rockies snap 7-game skid, beat Nationals 6-4

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa works against the Washington Nationals in the eighth inning of the Rockies' 6-4 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo)

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies tried a little bit of everything to break out of their funk. They wore their socks high and even engaged in a pregame staring contest.

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Yankees put INF Kelly Johnson (groin) on 15-day DL

New York Yankees' Kelly Johnson, right, celebrates with Jacoby Ellsbury after scoring during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, July 20, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees infielder Kelly Johnson has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin.

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Gronk cleared to play at Patriots training camp

File-This May 30, 2014, file photo shows New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski  running while stretching during an organized team activity at the NFL football team's facility  in Foxborough, Mass. When will Gronkowski play a full regular season? He missed five games in 2012 with a broken forearm and nine in 2013 while recovering from forearm and back surgery before tearing ligaments in his right knee. He participated on a limited basis in minicamp but ran hard on the sideline.  (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski was a training camp spectator last summer while recovering from surgery.

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5 Things to know about the Tour de France Stage 17

PLA D’ADET, France (AP) — Four massive Pyrenean mountains featured in Wednesday’s Stage 17 of the Tour de France, won by Poland’s Rafal Majka.

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Bears set sights on playoffs after busy offseason

In this June 17, 2014, file photo, Chicago Bears' defensive end Jared Allen (69) rushes quarterback Jay Cutler during NFLfootball minicamp in Lake Forest, Ill. It was far from a quiet offseason for the Bears, and now they really hope to make some noise. Allen, 32, is the centerpiece of the makeover, the prized signing in free agency. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — It was far from a quiet offseason for the Chicago Bears, and now they really hope to make some noise.

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