Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Falcons lose 3 linemen in 41-28 defeat by Vikings

Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Minneapolis. The Vikings won 41-28. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons walked into the stadium Sunday unable to afford another injury to their bruised and battered offensive line.

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Bridgewater hurt, but Vikings beat Falcons 41-28

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — That sprained left ankle was not about to spoil Teddy Bridgewater’s first career start for the Minnesota Vikings.

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Cowboys cornerback Claiborne hurts knee vs Saints

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas cornerback Morris Claiborne left the Cowboys’ game Sunday night against New Orleans with an unspecified knee injury.

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Johnny Cueto gets 20th win, Reds beat Pirates 4-1

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Johnny Cueto celebrates after relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman struck out Pittsburgh Pirates' Tony Sanchez to end a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Cincinnati. Cueto earned his 20th victory and drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning of a 4-1 Reds win. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Johnny Cueto couldn’t believe that he got a chance to bat.

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Rockies stumble to 10-5 loss against Dodgers

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Christian Bergman throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Morneau won the NL batting title on the final day of the regular season, when the Colorado Rockies limped into the offseason with a fourth straight loss and 60th road defeat.

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