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Monday, August 3, 2015

Weird Injuries

Aaron Gordon fractures jaw horsing around with brother

For high-flying Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon, a couple of bumps and bruises here and there are to be expected, perhaps as he hurls himself at the rim or rises up to send an opponent’s shot sailing into the third row. Fracturing a jaw horsing around with an older brother probably does not fall into…Read More

Matt Bonner blames iPhone 6 for causing elbow injury

Everybody loves the Red Mamba. Except the Red Mamba’s iPhone, apparently. Free agent forward Matt Bonner just took weird sports injuries to the next level, blaming his iPhone 6 for causing an elbow injury that hindered his shooting last season with the San Antonio Spurs. Bonner spoke with The Concord Monitor over the weekend: “You’re…Read More

Rory McIlroy suffered injury in soccer game with friends

Rory McIlroy is almost certain to miss The Open Championship next week and likely be out longer than that after he suffered an injury while playing soccer with friends over the the weekend. McIlroy, who is still the top-ranked golfer in the world, announced the injury on Facebook Monday morning. “Total rupture of left ATFL…Read More

Jason Pierre-Paul ‘severely injured’ hand in fireworks accident

New York Giants defensive lineman Jason Pierre-Paul reportedly suffered a serious hand injury in a fireworks accident on Saturday night. According to Andy Slater of WINZ 940-AM in Miami, Pierre-Paul sustained a “severe injury” to his hand. While there has not been an official announcement made, speculation is building on Twitter that Pierre-Paul mangled his…Read More

Caleb Sturgis gets injured at team-organized dodgeball event

Kickers, you just can’t take them anywhere. Not even to play dodgeball. According to The Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson, Miami Dolphins kicker Caleb Sturgis will miss the rest of team OTAs after getting injured at a team dodgerball event. Seriously. The team decided to have a fun chemistry-building event and played dodgeball, and the kicker…Read More

Corey Crawford suffered foot injury at concert

Chicago Blackhawks goalkeeper Corey Crawford is expected to be out for two or three weeks with a foot injury. How did he suffer a foot injury while wearing skates and tending net? He didn’t. On Wednesday, Crawford revealed that he injured his left foot while leaving a concert earlier this week. “I was at a…Read More

DeAngelo Hall re-tore his Achilles while getting pizza in his kitchen

Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall tore his Achilles against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 3, and he has been working to rehab the injury in order to be ready for training camp next summer. After losing a battle with a slice of pizza, Hall’s recovery is going to take a bit longer than expected. Redskins…Read More

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