Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Nationals fall 10-4 to Phillies as ‘pen struggles

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper tosses his bat after striking out during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Washington. The Phillies won 10-4. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The usually reliable Washington Nationals bullpen is suddenly in a funk.

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Julio Jones says right foot completely healed

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) makes a catch during an NFL football training camp practice in Flowery Branch, Ga., Thursday, July 31 2014. Jones is on the field and practicing with the Falcons but he's still mindful of the second screw that a surgeon placed in his right foot last fall. It's a tricky return for Jones, the former Pro Bowl selection who's trying to return to star form without suffering a setback with his right foot.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Julio Jones describes his second return from right foot surgery as “a work in progress.”

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No trades and another loss for Rockies at deadline

Colorado Rockies' Charlie Culberson, right, throws his bat after being called out on strikes as Chicago Cubs catcher Welington Castillo celebrates during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Thursday, July 31, 2014. The Cubs won 3-1. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — As expected, the Colorado Rockies were inactive before the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday.

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What a catch: Packers’ Lacy preps for 3-down duty

Green Bay Packers’ Eddie Lacy rides a bike to NFL football training camp on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Eddie Lacy caught the ball and held on tight.

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’47 Heisman winner Lujack recovering from surgery

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Johnny Lujack, the star quarterback who led Notre Dame to three national championships and won the Heisman Trophy in 1947, is recovering after spinal surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

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