Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Hamilton given back to Texas after troubled Angels stint

In this Feb. 20, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Angels left fielder Josh Hamilton, left, talks to manager Mike Scioscia during spring training baseball practice in Tempe, Ariz. Reports that troubled Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton might be traded to the Texas Rangers dominated the chatter before the game between the teams Friday night April 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Josh Hamilton is back with the Texas Rangers after two troublesome years with the Los Angeles Angels and less than halfway into his big free-agent deal.

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Chelsea midfielder Oscar out of hospital after head knock

In this April 18, 2015, file photo, Chelsea's Oscar, left, vies for the ball with Manchester United's Paddy McNair during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge stadium in London. Oscar is out of the hospital following a heavy collision on Sunday, April 26, 2015, with an opponent during a Premier League game that left the Brazil international with a swollen face. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea midfielder Oscar is out of the hospital following a heavy collision with an opponent during a Premier League game that left the Brazil international with a swollen face.

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Liverpool striker Sturridge could miss rest of season

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could miss the final month of the season because of his ongoing injury problems, depriving the Premier League club of its most potent scorer as it chases Champions League qualification.

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NL teams experimenting with pitchers hitting 8th

Arizona Diamondbacks' Chip Hale (3) takes the baseball from pitcher Jeremy Hellickson after pulling him from a baseball game during the fifth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Amid a testy start to the season — looking at you, Bryan Price; also you, Royals, White Sox and Athletics — comes a bit of managerial creativity sure to put a smile on the face of any innovative Strat-O-Matic player.

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Grizzlies, Bulls wary even with big leads in playoffs

Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley looks back towards his bench from the floor after a collision during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Saturday, April 25, 2015. Conley left the game and did not return.  The Grizzlies won 115-109 to lead the series 3-0. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

The Grizzlies and Bulls head into their games Monday night in complete control of their respective series, needing just one more victory to advance to the next round.

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