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Sims: Liz Who? Breaking Down Rash Of Lisfranc Injuries In NFL

Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes, Cedric Benson, running back for Green Bay, and Carolina center Ryan Kalil all have something unfortunate in common: they recently suffered Lisfranc injuries.


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A-Rod Set To Test Hand In Minors; Yankees Still Waiting On Pettitte

The 37-year-old star has been out for more than a month because of a broken left hand. He is scheduled to play for Class A Tampa at Lakeland on Friday night.


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Andy Pettitte Not Ruling Out Return To Yankees In 2013

In just his ninth start, Andy Pettitte’s much-discussed comeback season was painfully put on hold. The Yankees hope the veteran lefty will be able to contribute to the team’s stretch run in September. But what about next season?


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Giants’ Bradshaw Has Hand Contusion; Turf Toe For Hosley

While an apparent hazing video attracted the most attention Sunday, there was good news for the Giants regarding Ahmad Bradshaw and Jayron Hosley, who were banged up in Saturday’s preseason win over the Jets.


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From Blood Clot To Back Issues, Rash Of Injuries Rock Giants’ D-Line Depth

With defensive tackle Chris Canty still on the physically unable to perform list and veteran Rocky Bernard battling knee issues, the Giants were already thin on the D-line. Well, their depth just got worse.


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Giants’ Rolle Reveals He Played Down Stretch With Two Torn Rotator Cuffs

After a particularly bad loss to the Redskins last season, Giants safety Antrel Rolle ripped into his teammates for missing practices. What we didn’t know is he suffered an injury to his right shoulder the week before in Dallas.


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Silverman: Bengals’ Injuries Show That Preseason Is About Survival

Jets fans saw it firsthand last night. No, not the Tim Tebow show. The main story last night was the Cincinnati Bengals, and the disasters that loom for all teams in preseason.


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Mets’ Byrdak Has Torn Shoulder Capsule, May Need Surgery

The Mets said surgery is a possibility for the lefty specialist. Tim Byrdak has not pitched since Wednesday, when he complained of shoulder soreness.


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Yankees’ Gardner Suffers Third Setback; CC Set To Return

CC Sabathia is looking forward to making his first start in more than two weeks. Brett Gardner might have to wait even longer to return from an elbow injury.


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Ailing Mets Closer Francisco Shut Down; Bay Watch Back On

The Mets’ beleaguered bullpen will have to make due without Francisco for longer than expected.


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Injury Breakdown: Predicting Injury Time

There is frequently a significant discrepancy between the time a player is predicted to be on the bench or DL following injury, as compared with actual time lost.


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Injury Breakdown: Groin Injuries Continue To Make Pitchers Groan

The flexibility, strength and power required of the adductors in pitching, as well as the very repetitive nature of the work, places them at risk of strain.


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Yankees’ Healthy Lead About To Get Tested Without Pettitte, Sabathia

It’s a good thing the Yankees hold a five-game lead over Baltimore. New York might need every bit of the head start after losing their top two pitchers Wednesday.


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Palladino: Stunning Numbers In Concussion Suit Vs. NFL

A story that should have been just as big as the Yankees sweeping the first three Subway Series games or Union Rags’ race for the ages after I’ll Have Another dropped out of a Triple Crown bid was all but overlooked last week.


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Yankees’ Gardner Takes Next Step In Return From Elbow Strain

The Yankees could have their speedster back by next weekend. Brett Gardner was able to take dry swings on Monday, a positive sign as the outfielder continues to rehab his strained right elbow.