May 6, 2013 |
CINCINNATI — The Braves activated Brian McCann off the disabled list on Monday, completing the catcher's comeback from surgery on his throwing shoulder last October. The six-time All-Star was in the starting lineup for the opening game of a series against the Cincinnati Reds. McCann tore the labrum in his right shoulder and had surgery on Oct. 16. He'd felt discomfort for most of the season, when he batted a career-low .230 with 20 homers and 67 RBIs in 121 games. "I'm excited," he said before the...
April 27, 2013
THE DISTRICT 3 arrested in Adams Morgan robberies Three Maryland men were arrested Saturday in connection with an early-morning robbery in Adams Morgan. One of them was charged in a second robbery minutes earlier in the same Northwest D.C. neighborhood , police said. Just after 3 a.m., Sterling Thornton, 22, of Capitol Heights, approached an Alexandria man in the 1900 block of Calvert Street NW and demanded his watch, a D.C. police spokesman said Saturday. The...
April 10, 2013
He's a triathlon competitor who thrives on risk. She's a whip-smart knockout with wit and good taste. Will our two high achievers find success on this blind date at Charlie Palmer Steak on Capitol Hill? Earl: I wanted to make sure I was there before she was, so I got there a few minutes early. She came in — she's very pretty; looked like she kept herself very fit. Carla: He got up and went to shake my hand and then said he couldn't. Earl: I had shoulder surgery on Tuesday and...
March 7, 2013 |
So London Fletcher had ankle surgery ; he's planning on undergoing elbow surgery soon, and then intends to play a 16th season in the NFL , a season in which he'll be 38 years old. Fletcher doesn't have a portrait of Dorian Gray in his attic. He has Dorian Gray's X-rays. Even Gray's portrait would show some wear and tear after 15 NFL seasons, and Fletcher is as well. He was injured much of last season, and while he never missed a start, he did sit out practice more than usual.
February 15, 2013 |
VIERA, FLA. — Ryan Zimmerman stood 30 feet away from Matt Eiden, the Washington Nationals ' assistant strength coach and, for the moment, his guinea pig of a throwing partner. It was mid-January and Zimmerman had not thrown a baseball for months, not since the shoulder surgery he underwent in November . He would find out now, in the batting cage at Nationals Park, the state of his rebuilt right arm. Zimmerman took a step. He cocked the ball behind his ear. He...
October 4, 2012 |
Jason Gore stood over a 20-foot putt on the 18th green of TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm on Thursday afternoon and knew he'd be finishing his round with a birdie. Gore hasn't always felt comfortable with a putter in his hands, but since left shoulder surgery kept him confined to the practice green for almost three months last year, the 38-year-old former PGA Tour winner's mind-set has changed. After draining his fourth birdie putt of at least 20 feet, Gore sits alone atop the leader board ...