Posts Tagged Health

Bengals’ Devon Still asks for prayers for sick daughter

In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, Leah Still waves during a ceremony in the first half of an NFL football game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns in Cincinnati.  Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still is asking for prayers for his daughter, Leah, who's had a setback in her fight against cancer. The 5-year-old girl went into a hospital on May 5, 2015 to start the process of getting a stem cell transplant. The 4-to-6-week process involves high doses of chemotherapy at the outset. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still is asking for prayers for his daughter, Leah, who’s had a setback in her fight against cancer.

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49ers Bowman confident he’ll return to top form post-injury

San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman (53) stretches during practice at an NFL football facility in Santa Clara, Calif., Friday, May 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — NaVorro Bowman intercepted a pass in the end zone by quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and even in a late May practice it meant plenty. Even with his speed not quite the same thanks to a bulky brace he still wears to protect his surgically repaired left knee.

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Warriors guard Klay Thompson diagnosed with concussion

In this photo taken May 27, 2015, Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson reacts after taking a knee to his head from Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals. The Warriors hope to get healthy and stay in tune over the next week before facing the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. Thompson needs to pass through the league's concussion protocol and Stepehen Curry is trying to get his aching body back at full strength.   (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The initial hit caused Klay Thompson plenty of pain. The final diagnosis delivered another blow to him and the Golden State Warriors as they prepare for the NBA Finals.

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Cano misses 1st game of season for Seattle with flu

SEATTLE (AP) — Robinson Cano wasn’t in the Seattle Mariners’ lineup for the first time this season because of flu-like symptoms.

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NFL player Ray McDonald arrested in domestic violence case

This Nov. 23, 2014,  file photo shows San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald (91) on the bench during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif. Police say Chicago Bears defensive end McDonald has been accused of domestic violence in Northern California, the latest arrest for the former San Francisco 49er. McDonald was taken into custody Monday, May 25,  2015, on suspicion of domestic violence and child endangerment. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from an assault on a woman who was holding a baby.

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