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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Injured Nadal In U.S. Open Battle After Toronto, Cincinnati Pullout

Toronto (Canada) (AFP) — Rafael Nadal was forced to pull out of the Toronto and Cincinnati Masters with a wrist injury on Wednesday, just over three weeks out from the U.S. Open where he is defending champion. The 28-year-old Spaniard said he had hurt his right wrist in training and needed up to three weeks […]

July 30, 2014

Six Injured In Shooting At Georgia FedEx Hub

By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times A gunman shot six people at a FedEx facility near Atlanta early Tuesday before turning the gun on himself, local police said. Authorities said they received a call at 5:54 a.m. EDT reporting an active shooter at the FedEx facility at the Cobb County Airport in Kennesaw, Ga., about 30 […]

April 29, 2014

18 People Hurt, 2 Firefighters Killed In Boston 9-Alarm Fire

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times Two Boston firefighters died and 18 other people were hospitalized after a nine-alarm fire tore through a brownstone building in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood Wednesday, officials said. “A sad day in Boston,” tweeted Boston City Council member Josh Zakim, who represents the Back Bay neighborhood and who confirmed the deaths […]

March 27, 2014

Cutting-Edge Technology Can Track Players’ Health

By Frank Seravalli, Philadelphia Daily News BOSTON — When the Philadelphia Flyers’ 18 non-Olympians returned to the ice for practice on March 19 after an NHL-mandated 10-day break, the veterans organized a little team activity to see who fell out of shape the quickest on vacation. They called it a battle for the “Green Jacket,” […]

March 10, 2014

1 Dead, 14 Injured After Dutch Stadium Collapses

ENSCHEDE, Netherlands (AP) — The roof of a Dutch sports stadium partially collapsed during off-season construction work Thursday, killing one person and leaving 10 others hospitalized, some with severe injuries, a local mayor said. In all, 14 people were injured when the roof at the southern end of the FC Twente stadium collapsed around midday, […]

July 7, 2011

Contador Lucky to Escape Serious Injury at Tour

CAP FREHEL, France (AP) — Believe it or not, Alberto Contador is a lucky man. The assertion sure sounds paradoxical after the three-time champion hit the road Wednesday during the fifth stage of the Tour de France. But the Spaniard was fortunate enough to escape with bruises while RadioShack team leader Janez Brajkovic, one of […]

July 7, 2011