Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Montenegro-Russia qualifier abandoned after brawl

Medics transport Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev after was hit by a flare thrown from the stands during the Euro 2016 Group G qualifying soccer match between Montenegro and Russia, at the City Stadium in Podgorica, Montenegro, Friday, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The European championship qualifying match between Montenegro and Russia was abandoned Friday after two Russian players were struck by objects thrown from the crowd, including its goalkeeper being hit in the head by a flare.

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Durant to have another surgery, will miss rest of season

In this March 8, 2015, file photo, injured Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant, left, pumps his fist as teammates Enes Kanter, center, and Steven Adams, right, cheer during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors in Oklahoma City. Durant will have bone graft surgery next week to deal with a fractured bone in his right foot, and he will miss the rest of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced Friday, March 27, 2015.  (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Reigning MVP Kevin Durant will have bone graft surgery next week to deal with a fractured bone in his right foot, and he will miss the rest of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced Friday.

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Cowgirls have big shoes to fill next season

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — It’s rare that a college basketball team doesn’t suffer some attrition to graduation. But some years are worse than others.

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Wacha rebound among questions for Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright delivers in the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Cardinals hope Michael Wacha is ready to stand alongside ace Adam Wainwright at the top of their rotation.

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NHL concussion lawsuit plaintiffs want Bettman to testify

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The former players suing the NHL over concussion-related problems have accused the league of blocking access to Commissioner Gary Bettman for testimony in the case.

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