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Luke Campbell shows Sky’s not the limit – in the ring at least

A lightweight rankings list from the broadcaster before the 27-year-old’s bout against Tommy Coyle provoked debate, while John Jackson rebuilds Most good judges who watched Luke Campbell break down the brave but crude challenge of Tommy...Show More Summary

Big Taper Fly Lines

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

If you plan to fling half a chicken anytime soon, today’s fastest, powerful fly rods, and an aggressive (short belly) specialty taper fly line can help you do that, without sending you in for Tommy John surgery. LINK (via: Florida Sportsman)

John Cook named temporary executive editor at Gawker

The International Business Times John Cook will be taking over the position of the executive editor at Gawker Media temporarily. The announcement comes after seven staffers left the company recently, including executive editor Tommy Craggs and editor-in-chief Max Read. Cook is currently the investigations editor at the publication. Show More Summary

Mets Get Carlos Gomez, Sending Zack Wheeler and Wilmer Flores to Brewers

5 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

To acquire Gomez, the Mets gave up two key young players: Wheeler, the highly rated right-handed pitcher who is now recuperating from Tommy John surgery, and Flores, a shortstop.

John Smoltz Issues Warning To Parents Of Young Baseball Players

Former MLB pitcher John Smoltz used some time during his Hall of Fame acceptance speech at Cooperstown on Sunday to warn of the "epidemic" of Tommy John surgeries, particularly among young baseball players. "It’s an epidemic. It’s something...Show More Summary

In Hall of Fame Speech, John Smoltz Warns Against Tommy John Surgery For Teens

Longtime Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz on July 26 was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame and broke new ground -- he's the first pitcher to undergo Tommy John surgery to make it to his sport's hallowed ground. Tommy John had a fine career after recovering from being the [...]

John Smoltz warns young players about Tommy John surgery in Hall of Fame acceptance speech

John Smoltz missed the 2000 MLB season after undergoing Tommy John surgery, which threatened to derail his career. He returned in 2001 (...)

Are Any Current Pitchers Capable of John Smoltz's Tommy John to HOF Path?

OK, folks. It's time to update your knowledge of Tommy John surgery trivia. You already know that Tommy John was the first player to undergo the revolutionary elbow ligament replacement surgery in 1974. But are you aware that this weekend...Show More Summary

In his career, New York Mets’ Matt Harvey has kept the Washington Nationals in check

New York Mets right-hander Matt Harvey will be two years removed from Tommy John surgery in October, a procedure that forced him to miss all of last season.For those around him, it’s easy to categorize Harvey into two players: the dominant pitcher he was before the injury and the one who has sought to return to that form this season.Read full article >>

Study: Majority of Tommy John Surgeries Are For Teenage Athletes

In recent years it's often been asked why Major League Baseball pitchers are breaking down so early and often, given that so many of them need ulnar collateral ligament surgery -- commonly known as Tommy John surgery, a major procedure that puts pitchers out for a year or more. Recent [...]

Tommy John surgeries increasing for youth athletes

Surgeries related to overuse elbow injuries, i.e. Tommy John Surgery, are more common among youth athletes than previously believed, according to new research.

Tommy John Surgeries Increasing for Youth Athletes

Surgeries related to overuse elbow injuries, i.e. Tommy John Surgery, are more common among youth athletes than previously believed, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Brandon Beachy to start Saturday in comeback from Tommy John surgery

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

It's been nearly 23 months since Brandon Beachy pitched in the majors. That will end Saturday.

Former Braves Beachy and Medlen are nearing a return

3 weeks agoSports : Mark Bradley

Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy, both Atlanta Braves starting pitchers, hurt their arms on consecutive days in spring 2014, necessitating a second Tommy John surgery for each. According to Jon Roegele’s comprehensive spreadsheet of.....

Arizona's Corbin Gets Win in Return From Tommy John Surgery

4 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Patrick Corbin threw five solid innings to get the win in his return from Tommy John surgery 15 months ago and the Arizona Diamondbacks made it three straight over the Colorado Rockies with a 7-3 victory Saturday night.

Marlins P Jose Fernandez Hits Home Run in 1st Game Back from Tommy John Surgery

The Miami Marlins and the baseball world have been anticipating Jose Fernandez's return to the mound ever since the stud pitcher underwent Tommy John surgery last May. While the Marlins may have missed his arm in their rotation, apparently their lineup needed his bat too. Show More Summary

Jose Fernandez shaves the head of fan who refused to cut his hair while Fernandez rehabbed

It’s been 13 months since Miami Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez tore his elbow and underwent Tommy John surgery, but on (...)

Jose Fernandez cuts fan's hair that has been growing since his Tommy John surgery

You might say Andres Salgado is a pretty huge Marlins fan. He had been growing his hair for 13 months, in solidarity with Jose Fernandez who had to have Tommy John last year. Since Fernandez returns tomorrow, Salgado finally got to get a hair cut. Show More Summary

Celebrating the Humanitarian in Sport

Muhammad Ali. Billie Jean King. John Carlos and Tommie Smith. Just as we celebrate the athletes who score amazing goals and bring us fantastic finishes, it is equally important to celebrate the humanitarians who utilize the platform of sport to champion social issues and social change. Show More Summary

Yankees 10, Phillies 2: Ivan Nova Returns as Yankees Avoid a Phillies Sweep

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

Nova allowed three hits and no runs in six and two-thirds innings in his first start since Tommy John surgery in April 2014.

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