Tag Archives: injuries

  • 9 Reasons The NFL Should Shorten The Preseason

    9 Reasons The NFL Should Shorten The Preseason

    Finally, we’re nearing the end of pre-season football, perhaps one of the most frustrating stretches of any part of any sports season. On some levels, it’s hard to blame the pre-season: the players do need a time and place to prepare for the regular season, and much of our impatience comes from the fact that […]

  • 15 MLB Pitchers in the Tommy John Hall of Fame

    15 MLB Pitchers in the Tommy John Hall of Fame

    This week, baseball fans everywhere got some bad news. Jose Fernandez, the most exciting young pitcher in the game, has hit the DL, and doctors are recommending “Tommy John” (i.e. elbow ligament replacement) surgery. That means nobody is going to get to watch this electrifying 21-year-old pitch for another 12-18 months, which is just depressing. Of […]

  • Not One But Two NHL Players Took Pucks to the Head Last Night (GIFs)

    Not One But Two NHL Players Took Pucks to the Head Last Night (GIFs)

    The 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs are just one day and three games old, but we’ve already seen two guys get hit in the head by a puck. It’s gonna be a long two months, I guess. The first was Montreal’s Brendan Gallagher. In the second period of the Canadiens’ game against the Lightning, after taking […]

  • Mike Napoli Mangles His Finger on Head-First Slide into Second (GIF + Pic)

    Mike Napoli Mangles His Finger on Head-First Slide into Second (GIF + Pic)

    Last week, Los Angeles Angels superstar Josh Hamilton taught us all a very important lesson about sliding into a base head-first, and that lesson was don’t do it. Hamilton tore a ligament in his left thumb while sliding head-first, and now the Halos will be without their $17 million left fielder for 4-6 weeks. Unfortunately […]

  • Kickboxer Tyrone Sprong Suffers Horrifying Leg Break at GLORY 15 (Video)

    Kickboxer Tyrone Sprong Suffers Horrifying Leg Break at GLORY 15 (Video)

    Kickboxing star Tyrone Sprong had every reason to be optimistic before his GLORY 15 light heavyweight championship title match against Gokhan Saki in Istanbul on Saturday. But a blocked kick from his opponent resulted in a pretty nasty injury that will take Sprong some time and effort to recover from. It happened in a similar fashion to […]

  • Nick Collison Takes Elbow to the Head , Bleeds Everywhere (Video)

    Nick Collison Takes Elbow to the Head , Bleeds Everywhere (Video)

    Sometimes a random YouTube user sums up an event so perfectly with his or her video upload title that you can’t help but use their words to describe it. In this case, it’s “Nick Collison takes elbow to the head , bleeds everywhere,” which is a completely accurate description of what took place during last […]

  • KHL Fans Celebrate Playoff Win by Giving Star Player a Concussion (Video)

    KHL Fans Celebrate Playoff Win by Giving Star Player a Concussion (Video)

    Hockey fans in Astana, Kazakhstan, have never seen their local pro team win a KHL playoff series. So when Barys Astana swept Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg in the opening round last week, they were excited. How excited were they? So excited that a group of them went to meet the team’s plane at the airport, then proceeded […]