Achilles tendon

NEW YORK | Britton, Yanks finalize deal guaranteeing $39M for 3 years

NEW YORK—Jan 11, 2019—Zach Britton preferred to be a setup man for Aroldis Chapman on the New York Yankees rather than close for a team less likely to win. “I had been closer and I knew that I could do that at a high level. I felt like it wasn’t something I needed to prove … Continue reading NEW YORK | Britton, Yanks finalize deal guaranteeing $39M for 3 years

KANSAS CITY, Mo | Gordon inactive for Chargers, Berry set to play for Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon joined his backup Austin Ekeler on the inactive list for their high-profile AFC West showdown against the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night. Gordon and Ekeler combined for 103 yards rushing and 189 yards receiving when the teams met in Los Angeles to open … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo | Gordon inactive for Chargers, Berry set to play for Chiefs

NEW HAVEN, Conn. | No. 1 Halep withdraws from final tune-up for US Open

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Top-ranked Simona Halep has withdrawn from the Connecticut Open, citing a sore right Achilles tendon. The Romanian was scheduled to play Tuesday in New Haven, but says in a statement her Achilles is sore from “two weeks of many matches and I need to recover in time for the U.S. Open.” … Continue reading NEW HAVEN, Conn. | No. 1 Halep withdraws from final tune-up for US Open

RICHMOND, Va | Doctson, Redskins brush off MRI, WR primed for breakout year

RICHMOND, Va. — An NFL player doesn’t get an MRI just for fun, so Josh Doctson undergoing one seemed problematic. Even though Doctson played every game last season, the memories of Achilles tendon injuries almost entirely wiping out the 2016 first-round pick’s rookie year are fresh. But he and the Washington Redskins are sticking with … Continue reading RICHMOND, Va | Doctson, Redskins brush off MRI, WR primed for breakout year