Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Bailey-Cole wins Commonwealth 100-meter title

Kemar Bailey-Cole of Jamaica looks back after winning the men's 100 meter race  at Hampden Park stadium during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Monday July 28, 2014. (AP Photo/ Scott Heppell)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — In Usain Bolt’s absence, training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole collected the first individual gold of his career by winning the 100 meters at the Commonwealth Games on Monday.

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Texans look to vet Fitzpatrick to solve QB woes

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) prepares to throw a pass during NFL football training camp Monday, July 28, 2014, in Houston. The Texans signed Fitzpatrick in the offseason hoping the veteran will help turn around an offense that did very little right last year. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans’ biggest problem in their 2-14 season was inconsistent play at quarterback.

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Santana, Gattis lead Braves to 2-0 win over Padres

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Ervin Santana delivers to the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, July 28, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Tulis)

ATLANTA (AP) — Ervin Santana threw eight scoreless innings, Evan Gattis homered for the first time in more than a month and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 2-0 on Monday.

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Olympic high jump champion out of Euros

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s team coach says Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova will miss next month’s European championships in Zurich because of an injury.

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Rangers struggle again in 9-3 loss to A’s

Texas Rangers' Shin-Soo Choo, of South Korea, connects for a single to second off a pitch from Oakland Athletics' Scott Kazmir in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A rough month didn’t get any better for Texas on Sunday night, even though the game-time temperature of 100 degrees would have seemed to be in the Rangers’ favor against Oakland.

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