1. Carlos Gonzalez Will Be Challenged to Play Through Knee Pain for Rockies

    Carlos Gonzalez is one of the most talented players in the National League , but over the past few seasons, he hasn't been healthy enough to turn that into production...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 4 months ago 2,638 reads 1 comments

  2. Hobbles, Dives and the Football Ten Count: Fixing the Football Floppers

    My pal Phil B. Wilson writes for the Indianapolis Star . We were sitting in the press box watching the game between the new local side, the Indy Eleven , and the Tampa Bay Rowdies...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 4 months ago 7,197 reads 21 comments

  3. 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 5 months ago 2,322 reads 1 comments

  4. 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 5 months ago 2,920 reads 2 comments

  5. 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 5 months ago 15,779 reads 27 comments

  6. 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 5 months ago 3,113 reads 6 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 840 reads 1 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 772 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 6,830 reads 16 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 2,058 reads 1 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 4,060 reads 2 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 2,183 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 3,285 reads 5 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 8,392 reads 4 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 3,564 reads 10 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 6,602 reads 10 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 29,404 reads 24 comments

  18. GSP vs. ACL: UFC Great Can Make Successful Return to the Cageā€”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 5 months ago 10,334 reads 34 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 11,227 reads 12 comments

  20. 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 5 months ago 6,071 reads 14 comments

  21. 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 5 months ago 5,435 reads 11 comments

  22. How Lingering Neck Injury Could Impact Yu Darvish Early in 2014

    Yu Darvish has been great since joining the Texas Rangers , but a neck injury has forced the team to bench its ace, according to MLB.com . Darvish has a sore neck and is heading back to Dallas for more tests...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 5 months ago 7,291 reads 12 comments

  23. Why Jurickson Profar Will Have No Long-Term Effects from Shoulder Injury

    Jurickson Profar is that good. I've seen him at three levels, including his debut game a couple of seasons ago in Cleveland . He hit a homer that was a no-doubter, a moment that many noted as a perfect start for the top prospect of his day...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 5 months ago 4,946 reads 6 comments

  24. Under the Knife: More Spring Training Injuries

    The story this week has been pitching injuries, but while the outbreak of Tommy John across the league got headlines, it's not unusual. Tommy John surgery is happening more and more...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 6 months ago 2,783 reads 3 comments

  25. Proving That Sliders and Curveballs Are Not Responsible for Breaking Pitchers

    Sliders are bad, says conventional wisdom. It's not hard to do a quick web search and find article after article that says exactly that...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 6 months ago 4,985 reads 5 comments