Injuries

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5 Players Derrick Rose Can Look To For Inspiration

After his latest injury Rose can still find hope by looking at these five athletes that have battled back from injuries too.

02/25/2015

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Shabazz Muhammad Has Finger Surgery, Out For Season

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday that guard/forward Shabazz Muhammad had successful surgery to repair a ruptured ligament on the middle finger of his shooting hand.

02/23/2015

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Wild’s Zucker Out 3 Months With Broken Collar Bone

The Minnesota Wild got their sixth straight win Monday night, but it came at a price with two players suffering significant injuries. The Wild announced Tuesday that Jason Zucker, the team’s second-leading scorer with 18 goals, is out with a broken collar bone.

02/10/2015

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Rubio Out For Timberwolves Against Detroit

Minnesota guard Ricky Rubio is out for Sunday night’s game at Detroit while still recovering from a left ankle injury. Rubio missed 42 games because of the injury.

02/08/2015

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Wild’s Cooke Still Sidelined With Lower-Body Injury

Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke has a lower-body injury that could end his season early. Coach Mike Yeo says there was “definitely potential” of a long-term absence for Cooke.

02/03/2015

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Timberwolves’ Hummel Breaks Hand In Loss To Atlanta

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Sunday night that Robbie Hummel is out indefinitely after suffering a hand injury in the team’s loss at Atlanta.

01/25/2015

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Timberwolves’ Turiaf To Have Hip Surgery

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Sunday that forward Ronny Turiaf will have arthroscopic hip surgery this week and will be sidelined indefinitely.

12/15/2014

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Timberwolves’ Martin Has Wrist Surgery, Out 6-8 Weeks

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday that guard Kevin Martin underwent successful right wrist surgery and will be sidelined about six to eight weeks. Martin suffered the injury during the first quarter of the Timberwolves’ 115-99 win over the New York Knicks last Wednesday.

11/25/2014

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Injured Vikings Sullivan, Ducasse To Be Evaluated

The Minnesota Vikings are having injury trouble in the middle of their offensive line. Center John Sullivan and right guard Vlad Ducasse were hurt on the same play Sunday in the first quarter at Buffalo, and neither returned to the game.

10/20/2014

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Wolves Rest Pek At Camp, Aim To Keep Him Healthy

On the third day of training camp, the Minnesota Timberwolves went hard at each other as Nikola Pekovic watched from the baseline seats dressed in jogging pants and a T-shirt. The image immediately conjured concerns that the oft-injured big man was hurt again. In reality, it was just the opposite.

10/02/2014

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With Bridgewater Uncertain, Ponder Waits In Wings

Teddy Bridgewater is progressing. But will he be ready for kickoff against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday? It could be a game-day decision. Remember two years ago when Christian Ponder had to give way to Joe Webb in the playoffs? It’s ironic that Ponder now serves as the backup. He’s waiting in the wings to prove he can still play.

09/30/2014

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Vikings QB Bridgewater Leaves With Ankle Injury

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has left the game against Atlanta in the fourth quarter with an injured ankle. Bridgewater appeared to be hurt while scrambling toward the end zone a play before Minnesota scored a touchdown to go up 35-28. He remained in the game and threw a 2-point conversion pass to Rhett Ellison before limping off.

09/28/2014

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Wild Goalie Harding Has Broken Foot

Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding has a broken right foot, putting him out indefinitely. The Wild announced Wednesday the injury was suffered in an off-ice incident. The team said Harding was hurt Sunday but did not specify how.

09/17/2014

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Small Plane Crash In Longville

A small plane crashed at the airport in Longville with at least two people aboard. The crash in northern Minnesota happened around midday Tuesday, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. The plane caught fire, and its pilot and passenger were taken to a hospital in Brainerd.

09/17/2014

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Vikings List CB Rhodes, DT Floyd As Questionable

The Minnesota Vikings have listed two starters, cornerback Xavier Rhodes and defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, as questionable for their game against New England.

09/12/2014

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09/11/2014

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Firefighters Rescue Man From Mpls. Grain Bin

It took firefighters from a special rescue unit hours to reach a man who had fallen 60 feet in an empty grain bin in Minneapolis. According to fire crews, the man fell into a silo located near Thomas and Glenwood Avenues around 11 p.m. Wednesday.

08/21/2014

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Captain Munnerlyn Activated From PUP List

Cordarrelle Patterson and Captain Munnerlyn made their training camp debuts for the Minnesota Vikings on Wednesday after missing the first four days with injuries. Munnerlyn, the free agent cornerback from Carolina, was activated from the physically unable to perform list.

07/30/2014

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Plouffe Goes On DL With Injured Abdominal Muscle

The Minnesota Twins placed Trevor Plouffe on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a strained left oblique muscle and recalled Pedro Florimon from Triple-A Rochester. Plouffe sustained the injury in Saturday’s 12-9 loss to the Tigers while diving for Ian Kinsler’s infield single.

06/15/2014

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Health Watch: More Doctors Seeing Injuries Due To High-Tech Gadgets

In our 24/7 world, many of us have become obsessed with our high tech devices, but when we don’t use them correctly or just plain overdo it, we may get some aches and pains. Doctors say they’re seeing more cases of things like tablet neck, smart phone finger and mouse tendonitis.

05/26/2014

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10 Embarrassing MLB Player Injuries

Throughout the course of the 162 game baseball season, players will often miss a couple of games, land on the DL or simply just be given a day off due to a variety of reasons.

05/23/2014

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Holiday Weekend Marks Start Of Summer Injuries

Every year Twin Cities doctors see the same kind of injuries. “The most common thing that we see are falls,” Dr. Andrew Zinkel, emergency room physician at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minn. said.

05/23/2014

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Wild Bring Defenseman Keith Ballard Back To Lineup

The Minnesota Wild have returned defenseman Keith Ballard to the lineup for Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinal against Chicago. Coach Mike Yeo confirmed the change after the pre-game skate Tuesday. Ballard replaced Nate Prosser on the third blue line pair.

05/06/2014

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Lynx G Monica Wright Out After Knee Surgery

The Minnesota Lynx announced Sunday night that guard Monica Wright is out indefinitely with a knee injury. Team officials said Wright, who is the back-up at point guard to Lindsay Whalen, had arthroscopic knee surgery on her left knee on Friday.

04/28/2014

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Wild Call Up Goalie Curry, Forward Dowell From AHL

The Minnesota Wild have recalled goalie John Curry and forward Jake Dowell from the AHL. The 30-year-old Curry is 7-9-2 with a 2.62 goals against average and .920 save percentage this season for the Iowa Wild.

04/02/2014

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