All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘injury’

Lindsey Vonn Returns To The Slopes, Wins World Cup Race

Lindsey Vonn, one of America’s best skiers, has been out of commission for a while thanks to an injured knee. It even made sure she missed out on this year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi. After recovering, she’s back and better than ever. ESPN reports that Vonn won her first race in nearly two years at a World Cup event in …

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Amy Van Dyken Stays Positive After ATV Accident

On June 6, former gold medal-winning Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken’s life changed forever following an ATV wreck in which she severed her spinal chord. While doctors were able to perform surgery to save Amy’s life, she was left paralyzed below the waist, with no feeling at all in her legs or toes. Despite the huge setback for such a …

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Mark Ballas Suffers Injury On DWTS

And another one bites the dust! With the season 18 finale of Dancing with the Stars quickly approaching, one of the last four duos may not be able to compete. Former Full House star Candace Cameron Bure and her dance partner Mark Ballas may be out of the finale, after Ballas suffered a serious injury during camera blocking. The duo’s …

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Ann Curry Rescued By Boy Scouts After Injury

Last month, television news anchor Ann Curry was hiking in New Jersey when she fell and broke her ankle. Luckily, a group of Boy Scouts, New Jersey’s Troop 368, were right around the corner and came to her rescue. “We were hiking along, and we came to a trail intersection and a lady was sitting on the ground with her …

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Circus Accident Leaves Nine Performers Injured

Nine performers were injured in a horrifying circus accident at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus’ Legends show in Providence, Rhode Island on Sunday. The accident happened during the show’s hair-hanging act; several acrobats were suspended up to 35 feet in the air when a platform collapsed, causing them to fall to the ground. According to WPRI, the …

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Amy Purdy Suffers Injury On DWTS

Amy Purdy is the latest contestant to suffer an injury on the dancing competition Dancing with the Stars. Purdy, a Paralympian snowboarder and one of the top contenders on the show, was rushed to the hospital after she heard a popping in her back. “Right after judging, I turned my head and my back cracked and it just seized up,” …

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Bears Drag Woman From Garage in Florida

In a terrifying story out of Lake Murray, Florida, a woman was attacked by black bears in her garage. The bears dragged the woman from her garage and mauled her. Amazingly enough, she survived. Terri Frana went out to her garage on Saturday night where she got the surprise of her life when she found up to five bears going …

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Don Baylor: Angels Hitting Coach Breaks Right Leg On Opening Day [Video]

Don Baylor, the batting coach of the Los Angeles Angels, suffered a major leg injury as he was catching the game’s ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day in Anaheim on Monday night. Former outfielder Vladimir Guerrero was throwing the ceremonial pitch. He had signed a one-day contract with the team just so he could retire as an Angel. He threw …

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Kendrick Perkins Out For Six Weeks

Oklahoma City Thunder just caught a bad break (or a break depending on how you look at it). Center Kendrick Perkins just underwent surgery to his left groin. Perkins needed the surgery after he injured his groin early in the second half of the Thunder matchup against the Miami Heat on February 20. While Perkins is recovering he will be …

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Victoria Azarenka Withdraws From Doha Due To Foot Injury

Victoria Azarenka, the Belarussian tennis player, has withdrawn from the Qatar Total Open in Doha next week, due to an ongoing foot injury. This comes as a blow for Azarenka, as she has won this event for the past two years. She released a statement apologizing to her fans for not being able to attend. “I am sorry I can’t …

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Maria Sharapova Blows Off Waiter’s ‘Selfie’ Request

Maria Sharapova may be pretty, but her nerves may be getting the better of her. In Australia for next week’s Australian Open, the world’s number three tennis pro coldly rebuffed a waiter’s request to take a selfie with him at a Melbourne cafe. Four-time grand slam winner Sharapova admits she is not a patient person and is likely just nervous …

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Michael Schumacher: Slightly Improved But Still In Critical Condition

French doctors treating former Formula One driver Michael Schumacher have announced today that his condition has improved but remains fragile after a successful overnight operation. While skiing with his son on Sunday, Schumacher fell and hit his head against a large rock. The accident happened in the French Alps and has since left him fighting for his life. Michael Schumacher …

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