1. 2014 NFL Draft: Injured Prospects Offering Best Late-Round Value

    Good health is a foretold conclusion for most 2014 NFL draft prospects. For others, injuries constitute only a minor speed bump in an otherwise-promising road to the NFL...

    Dave Siebert, MD Written by Dave Siebert, MD about 1 day ago 12,940 reads 12 comments

  2. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Granderson, Pedroia and More

    Under the Knife is constantly evolving, but yet it remains the same. If we could go back to that late April day 13 years ago when I sent out an email detailing five key injuries, maybe ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 days ago 2,134 reads 1 comments

  3. UTK: Reds Pitcher Mat Latos Has Another Setback, Reds' Rotation Struggles

    Mat Latos has a lot of new scars. They match his tattoos in ways, but they're hardly fashionable. He has a couple small ones on his elbow from having bone chips removed, then another couple on his knee where his meniscus was removed...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 days ago 2,130 reads 1 comments

  4. UTK: Craig Kimbrel Latest Atlanta Braves Pitcher with Arm Issues

    The season hasn't started well for the Atlanta Braves . Before they even got to Opening Day, they'd lost two of their starters (Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy ) to Tommy John surgery...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 days ago 12,506 reads 27 comments

  5. UTK: How Good Is 'Good News' on Dustin Pedroia Wrist Injury for Red Sox?

    Good news is always good, but when it comes to medical information, "good news" can often be a term of art...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 days ago 2,726 reads 6 comments

  6. UTK: Matt Moore Heads to Surgery, Becomes First Ray in Years to Have Tommy John

    The streak is over. Whether you count Jason Isringhausen against the Tampa Bay Rays or not, it's still an incredible streak of health...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 days ago 545 reads 1 comments

  7. UTK: Mets' Curtis Granderson Collides with Wall, Comes Away Lucky

    "I fought the wall and the wall won." If only I could have gotten Joe Strummer to do a version of that before he passed, we might have less stars running headlong into walls...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 days ago 553 reads 0 comments

  8. UTK: The Yankees Infield Is Broken with Injuries to Teixeira, Roberts and Jeter

    Right now, the MVP of the Yankees is not a player, but Steve Donahue. The longtime Yankees athletic trainer has been holding the team together with white tape and long hours, but the team is falling apart due to its very construction...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 days ago 6,387 reads 16 comments

  9. Breaking Down Stephon Tuitt's Foot Injury, Jones Fracture and NFL Draft Stock

    Last February, a broken foot prevented former University of Notre Dame defensive lineman Stephon Tuitt from participating in the NFL Scouting Combine. According to NFL...

    Dave Siebert, MD Written by Dave Siebert, MD about 3 days ago 3,220 reads 3 comments

  10. Reviewing Vinnie Sunseri's ACL Tear, Impressive Recovery and NFL Draft Stock

    In January, former University of Alabama safety Vinnie Sunseri declared for the 2014 NFL draft—a move AL.com's Andrew Gribble called a "stunner"—about three months after tearing the ACL in his left knee...

    Dave Siebert, MD Written by Dave Siebert, MD about 8 days ago 9,487 reads 17 comments

  11. Shoulder Labrum Surgery: A Look at Baseball's Toughest Injury, Part II

    Michael Pineda took the mound for the first time as a Yankee last weekend. After missing all of 2013, Pineda came in and looked solid against the Blue Jays...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 9 days ago 1,350 reads 1 comments

  12. Matt Moore Is Still Likely to Become MLB Ace Despite Elbow Injury

    The Rays have not had a Tommy John surgery at the major league level in over five years. They are hoping that Matt Moore can avoid surgery , but after Dr. James Andrews looked at his elbow and found a sprained UCL, the hopes are slim...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 9 days ago 3,737 reads 2 comments

  13. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Bryce Harper, Yasiel Puig and More

    We're barely a week into the season and big names like Ryan Braun , Bryce Harper and Mark Teixeira are spending more time in my column than on the field...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 days ago 1,964 reads 0 comments

  14. Medical, NFL Draft Prognoses for Brandon Thomas Following His Torn ACL

    Devastating news made its way through the NFL draft community on Monday when ESPN's Adam Caplan reported former Clemson University guard Brandon Thomas suffered a torn ACL last week...

    Dave Siebert, MD Written by Dave Siebert, MD about 11 days ago 2,906 reads 1 comments

  15. Jay Rodriguez Ruptures ACL, Out for World Cup and Southampton

    Is there going to be anyone left to play in the World Cup? After losing top stars like Radamel Falcao and Christian Benteke fell to major injuries over the last few ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 12 days ago 3,015 reads 5 comments

  16. Breaking Down Doug Martin's Shoulder Injury, Labrum Surgery and 2014 Prospects

    Last season, a shoulder injury—specifically, a torn labrum —cut short Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin 's much anticipated sophomore campaign...

    Dave Siebert, MD Written by Dave Siebert, MD about 15 days ago 3,281 reads 5 comments

  17. Shoulder Labrum Surgery: an Inside Look at Baseball's Toughest Injury

    In 2004, I wrote a piece about shoulder labrum surgery for Slate . Somehow, that's become my most enduring piece, referenced over and over again despite being outdated now...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 16 days ago 7,033 reads 4 comments

  18. Zlatan Ibrahimovic Hamstring Injury Puts Champions League Future in Doubt

    Paris Saint-Germain didn't need a big game from Zlatan Ibrahimovic to take the first leg from Chelsea in convincing fashion, but can they hold on in the second leg while he deals ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 16 days ago 3,227 reads 10 comments

  19. Under the Knife: Opening Week Injuries Around MLB

    Time for a little perspective, people. While injuries have certainly been the story of the spring, they're not really up...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 17 days ago 6,475 reads 10 comments

  20. Tiger Woods out Several Months Following Back Surgery; How Did It Come to This?

    As the Masters prepares to open, it will do so without Tiger Woods . Woods has undergone a microdiscectomy on the herniated disc in his lower back and will miss "several months," according to a statement posted on TigerWoods...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 18 days ago 23,955 reads 23 comments

  21. Assessing Eric Ebron's Hamstring Injury and NFL Draft Value

    Former University of North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron sustained a hamstring injury during NFL Scouting Combine workouts, and according to Rotoworld's Josh Norris , he sat out the combine's "Gauntlet"—presumably due to the injury...

    Dave Siebert, MD Written by Dave Siebert, MD about 18 days ago 4,971 reads 1 comments

  22. GSP vs. ACL: UFC Great Can Make Successful Return to the Cage—If He Wants to

    An ACL injury has sidelined Georges St-Pierre again. The former UFC champion damaged his knee in training and will undergo surgery "soon...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 22 days ago 9,817 reads 35 comments

  23. Should the Dodgers Be Scared of $215 Million Ace Clayton Kershaw's Back?

    Clayton Kershaw became the highest-paid pitcher in the game this offseason, in large part because he's been durable and dominant. Unfortunately, even he's not immune to the stresses of pitching...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 23 days ago 11,062 reads 12 comments

  24. How MLB's New Drug Program Changes Could Impact the League

    MLB was ready to once again amend its Joint Drug Agreement (JDA) that sets the terms for the drug-testing program and penalties. The changes to the drug agreement were first reported by Ronald Blum of The Associated Press...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 24 days ago 5,918 reads 14 comments

  25. Barcelona Keeper Victor Valdes Injures Knee, out Six Months

    FC Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes was injured during a La Liga match against Celta . B/R's Guillem Balague had the bad news in this tweet: Valdes injured himself making a save...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 24 days ago 5,149 reads 11 comments