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Rising Number Of Baseball Players Getting Ulnar Neuritis, An Elbow Condition Keeping Them Off The Field

CHICAGO /PRNewswire/ — First it was Tommy John; now another elbow condition is throwing a curve ball at young baseball players. With more kids playing baseball year-round and throwing at record velocities, ulnar neuritis, also known as cubital tunnel syndrome, is a condition keeping more players off the field. Physicians at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR), who are team physicians for the Chicago ... Read More »

Podcast Audio: ‘The Sports Watchdog’ Radio Show Features NFL’s Marques Colston, MLS’s Jack Elliott & MLB’s Steve Wightman

This weekend’s edition of The #SportsWatchdog Radio Show on NBC Sports Radio AM 1060 – Phoenix was full! In addition to exclusive interviews with former Super Bowl champion NFL wide receiver Marques Colston, center back for the MLS Philadelphia Union Jack Elliott and MLB Hall-of-Fame groundskeeper Steve Wightmen, it also featured commentary on the recent acquisition by the LA Galaxy ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Lose Justin Turner to Injury

Credit: Joe Camporeale

By Mason Kern The Los Angeles Dodgers lost their offensive leader from last season to injury in this past Monday night’s spring training game in which the team achieved a 3-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics. Justin Turner, third baseman for last season’s World Series runner-ups, reportedly sustained a non-displaced fracture in his left wrist upon being hit by a ... Read More »

Season Preview: Will Loss of J.D. Martinez Impact Diamondbacks World Series Dreams?

Credit: Joe Camporeale

By Mason Kern After going 93-69 a year ago, the Arizona Diamondbacks have the tools to make another successful playoff push in the 2018-19 MLB season. Fans should expect power swings and strikeouts galore from their two superstars: perennial National League MVP candidate (and first baseman) Paul Goldschmidt and ace pitcher Zack Greinke. Despite getting swept in the NLDS by ... Read More »

Jorge Posada and Carlos Beltran Headline 2018 Thurman Munson Awards

The legendary name Thurman Munson was alive and well this past Tuesday evening in New York City. Notable athletes past and present were in attendance as the AHRC NYC Foundation held the 38th annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. The Foundation raises funds to assist children and adults with disabilities and offered a strong slate of ... Read More »

Jorge Posada, Carlos Beltran, David Robertson, T.J. Rivera and Justin Tuck to Receive Honors at 38th Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner Tuesday night, February 6th in New York City

New York — A star-studded lineup will be honored at the 38th Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner on Tuesday night, February 6, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City to benefit AHRC New York City Foundation which assists children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These are the award recipients: Two switch-hitting native sons of Puerto Rico and perennial All-Stars  – four-time New York Yankees World Series Champion Jorge ... Read More »

Lou Gehrig Signed Yankees Contract Currently Top Bid on Steiner Auctions Fall Classic On-line Auction with $110,000

***Bidding Continues Through November 18th***   New York — The Lou Gehrig Signed New York Yankees Uniform Players Contract from 1925 is the current high bid of $110,000 on the Steiner Auctions “Fall Classic” on-line auction which concludes this Saturday, November 18th.   The first page of the 92-year old artifact reads “ American League of Professional Baseball Clubs Uniform ... Read More »