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NYPD Detective Fired After Allegedly Shooting Partner By Accident

A veteran NYPD detective was fired Wednesday, about a month after authorities said he accidentally shot his partner in the wrist.


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Yankees’ Mark Teixeira To Have Season-Ending Wrist Surgery

Recovery time is projected at six months. Teixeira said he’d likely have the surgery next week.


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Season-Ending Surgery Still A Possibility For Yankees’ Teixeira

Brian Cashman says surgery remains an option for Mark Teixeira after a cortisone shot didn’t do much to help his aching right wrist.


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Yankees’ Girardi Relieved Teixeira Dealing With Wrist Inflammation, Not New Sheath Tear

“That’s a good thing,” Joe Girardi said before the team’s 6-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels. “If he was to re-tear it, that would probably be it for the season.”


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Sims: 2 Weeks Sounds Optimistic For Mark Teixeira’s Wrist Injury

The media references to Teixeira’s injury noted the involved area to be his wrist -– a joint, while also pointing to a diagnosis of strain. This doesn’t totally compute.


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Nets: Deron Williams Wrist Surgery A Success

Nets guard Deron Williams underwent successful wrist surgery today in New York. Williams’ wrist will be encased in a soft splint for two weeks, after which time he will begin rehabilitation.