Achilles’ tendon

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Injury Breakdown: The Achilles And Phillies Slugger Ryan Howard’s Long Road Back

Predictions that Howard would return to the lineup in late spring, and then before June, have been blown away, and it appears he still has a ways to go.

06/19/2012

PITTSBURGH - AUGUST 29: Wide Reciever Limas Sweed #14 of the Pittsburgh Steelers makes the catch  against corner back Leodis McKelvin #28 of the Buffalo Bills at Heinz Field on August 29, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Limas Sweed, Jamaal Jackson Battling For Spots At Giants’ Rookie Minicamp

Limas Sweed, a former second-round pick of the Steelers in the 2008 NFL Draft, is attempting to return to the NFL, and he has the Super Bowl Champion Giants in his focus.

05/11/2012

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Giants’ Justin Tuck Bothered By Sore Achilles, But ‘Definitely Not Hurt’

New York defensive end Justin Tuck missed the end of practice on Wednesday because of a sore Achilles tendon. The defensive captain did not leave the field after he stopped working out and he downplayed the injury in an interview with WFAN’s Mike Francesa about an hour later.

WFAN–08/18/2011

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Injury Breakdown: Analyzing Achilles Injuries

Baseball is barely out of the gate, with spring training games getting underway this past weekend, yet the league is rife with Achilles injuries.

WFAN–02/28/2011

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Jets Place Woody On IR

Right tackle Damien Woody will be placed on injured reserve with Achilles’ tendon injury.

WFAN–01/12/2011