“I don’t want anybody to feel sorry for me, or pity me,” David Wilson said in a statement. “I lived my dream. A lot of people only get to dream their dream. I lived that dream.”
Joe LaCava was at Valhalla. So was his car, a silver SUV parked in the spot assigned to the four-time PGA champion. As for Woods? Stay tuned.
“I felt fine all day … and all of a sudden, I started getting really dizzy, nauseous, the room started spinning,” the first baseman said Monday night.
The 23-year-old Wilson was told by doctors Monday that he risked more serious problems if he kept playing. He underwent fusion surgery to repair vertebrae and a herniated disk in his neck in January.
The right-hander, on the 15-day disabled list with a partial UCL tear, made 25 throws from 60 feet at Yankee Stadium on Monday. He said he felt good and reported no pain.
This one freak play on Friday could very well kill international basketball as we know it. I hope I’m wrong.
Tiger was at Firestone, and the scene looked all too familiar. Except he wasn’t hoisting a trophy. He could barely bend over to pick up his tee.
The severity of Wilson’s neck injury has not been released by the team. One report by NJ.com said the 23-year-old would “need a miracle” to get back on the field.
Wilson insists everything is “fine” with his surgically repaired neck, but the Giants are reportedly preparing for the worst.
The Giants are holding their breath on Wilson, whose career was thought to be in jeopardy when he was diagnosed with spinal stenosis last season.
New York Jets rookie safety Calvin Pryor sat out practice while he recovers from a concussion, although coach Rex Ryan says the first-round pick is “making strides.”
Safety Calvin Pryor was diagnosed with a concussion Sunday, and tight end Jace Amaro was sidelined in the middle of practice at training camp after tweaking his right knee.
“You don’t put much stock in them,” he said of the exhibition games. “But you need them to get ready. If you want to play at a high level consistently, you have to have that game shape, that football shape.”
The Yankees have placed infielder Kelly Johnson on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin.
“I can play regular football with no special equipment, no medication, or anything else,” Wilson said. “I’m just excited, most definitely.”