There doesn’t seem to be many positive things coming from the current NFL work stoppage that has now gone into its fourth month. But for some players rehabbing injuries, the lack of practices means there isn’t a reason to rush back.
After admittedly making “the wrong read” on a Carlos Pena double on Monday night, Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney suffered a knee injury while sliding into third.
When the New York Yankees make the trip to Wrigley Field on Friday, Derek Jeter may be watching the games from the dugout instead of playing.
On Tuesday, Tiger Woods announced that he wouldn’t be participating in the 2011 U.S. Open. Injuries to his left knee and Achilles’ will keep him out of the tournament for the first time since 1994.
Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy left Sunday’s 7-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers with a strained right groin. This most recent injury came after Peavy had made four consecutive starts after returning from another injury.
On May 21, Chicago Cubs outfielder Marlon Byrd was hit in the face with a pitch from Boston’s Alfredo Aceves. The scary incident saw Byrd suffer facial fractures and be placed on the disabled list.
The Chicago Cubs have placed left fielder Alfonso Soriano on the disabled list and called up Tyler Colvin from Triple-A Iowa, the team announced on Tuesday.
Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano left Monday’s game against the Houston Astros after straining his left quadriceps after trying to beat out a grounder in the first inning.
At 23-28, the Cubs are in fifth place, 7.5 games back, in the NL Central. The team’s had a rash of injuries, sending two starting pitchers and their centerfielder to the disabled list.
Every time a batter steps to the plate there’s a chance that they’ll get hit with a pitch. And by the time they reach the the majors, players have been hit countless times. But very few every get hit like Cubs outfielder Marlon Byrd did at Fenway Park.
Chicago Bulls center Omer Asik will miss the rest of the team’s 2011 playoff run, the team announced on Wednesday.
In the second inning of Saturday night’s game at Fenway park, Chicago Cubs outfielder Marlon Byrd was hit by a pitch under his left eye. It was a scary situation for Byrd and his teammates, but looking back on it, Byrd may actually be lucky.
Not even a Cubs’ come from behind win late could take the team’s focus on the status of Marlon Byrd who was hit in the face with a pitch in the 2nd inning tonight in Boston.
Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza has some elbow tightness and will not start in Sunday night’s series wrapup in Boston.
After a horrific injury that forced Jake Peavy into surgery and 10 months of rehabilitation, he made his 2011 debut on Wednesday night as the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-4.
The Chicago Cubs have placed catcher Geovany Soto on the disabled list with a left groin strain, the team announced on Wednesday.
A freak injury threatened Jake Peavy’s career. After groundbreaking surgery 10 months ago, countless hours of rehabilitation and a set back due to shoulder tendinitis, Peavy is set to return to the mound in a major league game.
A crane tipped on its side on an overpass over Interstate 57 Monday morning, leaving a construction worker injured.
Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer is listed as questionable for Friday night’s Eastern Conference semifinal game against the Atlanta Hawks.
The Bulls are a defensive minded team and that extends to off the court too. That defense was on full display Thursday when the questioning turned to Carlos Boozer and his ineffectiveness so far in the postseason.