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Alejandro Valverde Crash Causes Patella Fracture – Bradley Gale

Valverde crashed on Stage 1 of the 2017 Tour de France, about half way through the stage. According to a statement released by his team, Movistar, “[He was] transferred by ambulance to the University

Tony Romo has a spine fracture, will he play?

MD Injury Report regular Dallas Cowboys’ QB, Tony Romo, suffered a cringe-worthy hit in Thursday’s NFL preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks that left Cowboys fans wondering about the fate of their season.  Romo suffered a

When will Clayton Kershaw return to play?

The best pitcher in baseball, Clayton Kershaw, is currently on the DL with a herniated disc (sorry Dodgers fans). This is a common cause of low back pain in athletes and regular people alike.

Megan Rapinoe tore her ACL, will she be ready for Rio?

US Women’s National Team and Seattle Reign midfielder Megan Rapinoe suffered a right anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear during training camp in Honolulu, HI on December 4th. Rapinoe is no stranger to the dreaded

Emmanuel Sanders struggling with high ankle sprain

Broncos’ star wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders has been playing (and not playing) through a high ankle sprain that he sustained in the Broncos’ Nov. 8th game agains the Colts. Sanders was assessed, taped and

Peyton Manning out with torn plantar fascia

Peyton Manning left Sunday’s game amid a slew of injury speculation. The Broncos later confirmed that Peyton is suffering from a partially torn plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue

Mark Streit has a pubic plate detachment… what?

Mark Streit of the Philadelphia Flyers is out with what the team describes as a “pubic plate detachment,” which may have left you wondering where your pubic plate is and how it might become

Arian Foster Concussion Commentary

Texans running back Arian Foster, who recently returned from a sports hernia only to find his way back onto the MD Injury Report. In the second quarter of Thursday’s game against the Colts, Foster sustained a

FC Barcelona Star Messi out with a Sprained MCL

Lionel Messi sustained a crowd silencing knee injury during a La Liga match against Las Palmas on September 26th. Messi was later confirmed by FC Barcelona to have a left MCL injury. The MCL

Roethlisberger sprained his MCL, will he play?

Ben Roethlisberger left Sunday’s game against the Ram’s after a sack by Mark Barron forced his left knee into a very uncomfortable position. Due to the mechanism of injury, an MCL sprain was suspected