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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Weird Injuries

Notre Dame DB Drue Tranquill suffers knee injury on celebration (Video)

Notre Dame DB Drue Tranquill appeared to injure himself seriously after celebrating a third down stop towards the end of the second quarter against Georgia Tech Saturday. Tranquill was celebrating a pass breakup and leaped to bump a teammate, and he went down. Tranquill was grabbing his knee like he injured it really badly: Tranquill…Read More

Drew Storen breaks thumb slamming locker shut

Nothing represents the Washington Nationals’ disappointing season better than what happened with Drew Storen this week. The Washington Post’s Chelsea Janes reported Saturday that the Nats reliever broke his thumb slamming his locker after allowing a home run in Wednesday’s 5-3 loss to the Mets: Drew Storen slammed his locker shut after allowing the HR…Read More

Curt Casali suffered a strained hamstring during home-run trot

What in the name of Kendrys Morales is going on here? Rays catcher Curt Casali was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the team on Wednesday with a hamstring strain. How was the injury suffered, you ask? Apparently, Casali tweaked the hammy rounding the bases after hitting a home run on Tuesday night against…Read More

Spider bite forces Indians’ Chris Johnson to miss games

Here’s one that will make Tobey Maguire do a double take. Newly acquired Indians infielder Chris Johnson was forced out of the lineup on Saturday and Sunday against the Minnesota Twins. The culprit for Johnson’s sudden absence? A suspected bite from a spider. According to a weekend report by the Associated Press, Johnson awoke at…Read More

Jerry Blevins done for year after slipping off curb, re-breaking arm

The bullpen of the New York Mets just suffered a serious blow and it’s all thanks to a sidewalk. No, seriously. Lefty reliever Jerry Blevins, who had been progressing from a fractured distal radius bone in his pitching arm suffered in April, slipped stepping off a curb and re-broke the bone, the Mets announced on…Read More

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

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