Posts Tagged Athlete health

New Rangers manager Banister addresses team: ‘Why not us?’

Texas Rangers players take part in a drill during spring training baseball practice Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — New Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister finally got to address the entire team Thursday, more than four months after getting the job.

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CBJ trade injured Nathan Horton to Leafs for David Clarkson

In this Sept. 18, 2014, file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs' David Clarkson poses during a photo shoot at training camp in Toronto. The Maple Leafs have traded Clarkson to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for injured forward Nathan Horton. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets and Toronto Maple Leafs traded bad contracts.

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Cole helping keep Pelicans afloat in West playoff chase

New Orleans Pelicans guard Norris Cole (30) goes to the basket in front of Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas (17) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. The Pelicans won 100-97. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After all the winning he experienced in Miami, Norris Cole likes to think he can be a steadying force on a young team like the New Orleans Pelicans.

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Nationals’ Werth still rehabbing from shoulder surgery

In this Sept. 14, 2014, file photo, Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth looks on during the first inning of the baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York. Werth participated in outfield drills Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, during the Nationals’ first full-squad workout. But the left fielder was generally limited as he recovers from offseason shoulder surgery. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

VIERA, Fla. (AP) — The Washington Nationals’ Jayson Werth is back on the field, just not 100 percent yet.

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McLaren chairman says Fernando Alonso is ‘devoid of injury’

Fernando Alonso of Spain and McLaren Honda steers his car during the 2015 Formula One testing at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Fernando Alonso was “devoid of injury” following his crash in Formula One preseason testing, McLaren chairman Ron Dennis said Thursday.

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