Posts Tagged Health

Manfred, Torre take ice bucket challenge for ALS

Major League Baseball Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred participates in the ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge outside the organization's headquarters in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Manfred participated with more than 160 other MLB employees to raise more than $16,000 for the ALS Association. (AP Photo/Vanessa A. Alvarez)

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball officials are not afraid of getting their feet wet for a good cause.

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Jets’ Saunders still awaiting answers about health

This is a 2014, file photo, showing Jalen Saunders of the New York Jets NFL football team. Saunders was involved in a single-car accident early Friday, Aug. 15, 2014,  and hospitalized. The team announced Saunders, a fourth-round pick, was on his way to the Jets' practice facility at the time of the accident. There was no immediate word on Saunders' condition, but the Jets say he won't travel with the team for their preseason game at Cincinnati on Saturday night. (AP Photo/File)

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jalen Saunders still isn’t quite sure what happened to him last weekend.

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Former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw says he has ALS

In this framegrab from video provided by Titansonline.com, former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw pours a bucket of ice water on his head as part of the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money and awareness to battle ALS. In the video posted Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, on the Tennessee Titans' website, the 30-year-old Shaw reveals he was recently diagnosed with ALS. (AP Photo/Titansonline.com)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw has announced that he has ALS.

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Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

This is a Feb. 24, 2008 file photo showing Boston Red Sox baseball player Curt Schiling. Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use. Schilling discussed details of his cancer on WEEI-FM in Boston on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

BOSTON (AP) — Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he’s battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.

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NHL concussion lawsuits consolidated in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Three lawsuits filed by retired NHL players over concussion-related injuries have been consolidated and will be heard by a federal judge in Minnesota.

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