January 31, 2009 |
Results from a MRI exam determined yesterday that Roman Catholic basketball standout Maalik Wayns suffered a meniscus tear in his right knee. The McDonald's all-American candidate is scheduled to get his knee scoped early next week, and will be sidelined for about three weeks. The 6-foot-1 senior point guard twisted his knee during Monday's game against Cardinal O'Hara. Wayns, who has signed with Villanova, had feared the injury would sideline him for five weeks. "If it was sprained, after letting it heal, I would be out five weeks," he said.
February 24, 1997 |
I am suffering from what is referred to in the unmedical annals as middle-age jock syndrome. This is a syndrome that begins at that precise moment in life when all the advice that we have hitherto followed to remain hale and hearty, fit and firm, aerobic and athletic goes belly up on us. Or back up. Or leg up. Or, in my case, knee up. Suddenly, body parts we never knew existed and cannot spell begin to rip, tear, inflame and disintegrate....
February 25, 2008 |
The good news is, the Phillies' best-laid plans are still very much alive. The bad news? They might have to wait a little longer to implement them. Closer Brad Lidge, expected to team with Tom Gordon to form a potent 1-2 punch at the back end of the bullpen, will miss 3 to 6 weeks after surgery today to remove a portion of the meniscus in his right, push-off, knee. If all goes well, Lidge, 31, could be ready to pitch by Opening Day. But with a home date against the Nationals on March 31, there is a chance the Phillies could open the season with Gordon as the closer and Ryan Madson or J.C. Romero setting him up. "Ideally, if everything went right, I wouldn't miss any of the season, because that would be 4 1/2 weeks," Lidge said, "but that will be based on how it feels, obviously.
June 30, 2014 |
Hi! It's Art's right knee. Although you've heard a lot from Art's shoulders over the years, we've never spoken before. That's because I, and Art's other knee, despite thousands of miles of running, have never complained. Moreover, Art has always believed he's been blessed with perfect alignment and that we would last forever. No more. My troubles began about 10 years ago when Art was tinkering with one of his beloved jeeps. He was trying to dislodge a rusty shock absorber and had removed a wheel and raised the jeep with an unstable farm jack.
October 5, 2011 |
Drew Harris, a prolific and rugged rusher for Downingtown East, could be lost for the season because of a left-meniscus injury. "It's nip and tuck right now," East coach Mike Matta said Tuesday. "There's damage or a bruise to his meniscus. " The 6-foot-1, 210-pound Harris, who last week committed to play at Virginia Tech, suffered the injury in a 20-14 loss to Ches-Mont League National Conference rival Coatesville on Sept. 23. Harris, a 4,977-yard career rusher, sat out last week's 28-0 win over Avon Grove.
June 9, 1994 |
Earlier this week, Curt Schilling was giddy with optimism about the rapid recuperation of his right elbow. Yesterday, the Phillies pitcher was silent and concerned, left to ponder another ominous development in his unsettled season. Schilling learned that he might soon need his second operation in three weeks - this one to repair a problem with his left knee. "Curt Schilling doesn't want to talk about it right now," a Phillies spokesman said. The pitcher apparently hurt his left knee Monday, and the pain and swelling have gotten worse.
June 29, 2011 |
Terrell Owens is recovering from left knee surgery and plans to be ready to play when the NFL season starts. Owens' agent, Drew Rosenhaus, confirmed yesterday that the 37-year-old star receiver tore his anterior cruciate ligament, had surgery in early April and "will be playing at the start of the NFL season. " In an interview with ESPN, Rosenhaus called speculation that Owens was considering retirement "nonsense" and said the 15-year veteran is doing "fantastic" and could be recovered as early as August.
April 1, 2012
JR Smith scored 20 points, Carmelo Anthony had 19, and the New York Knicks shook off more bad injury news before beating the Cleveland Cavaliers, 91-75, at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. Already without Amar'e Stoudemire, the Knicks announced before the game that Jeremy Lin would have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee and could miss six weeks. That leaves them without their second- and third-leading scorers as they try to hold onto a playoff spot.
November 29, 2006 |
Donovan McNabb's knee surgery is over, and so is long-snapper Mike Bartrum's season because of a career-threatening neck injury. The surgery on the Eagles' quarterback went as expected yesterday, according to trainer Rick Burkholder, who said James Andrews reconstructed the anterior cruciate ligament in McNabb's right knee in Birmingham, Ala. Burkholder said the orthopedist also removed and repaired cartilage in two parts of the knee....
May 22, 2013 |
MIAMI - The Phillies know they will be without their starting catcher for approximately a month. They are less certain about their slugging cleanup hitter. Both Carlos Ruiz and Ryan Howard underwent MRI examinations Monday in Philadelphia, and the news was not welcoming for the Phillies. Ruiz will miss three to four weeks with a right hamstring strain. Howard received a cortisone injection Sunday for inflammation in his left knee. His examination was troubling. For now, the team is labeling him "day-to-day.