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Danny Granger’s Comeback on Hold Another Three Weeks

Danny Granger’s Comeback on Hold Another Three WeeksNBA Via Indiana Pacers (INDIANAPOLIS) -- Indiana Pacers forward Danny Granger will miss the next three weeks with a strained left calf, the team announced Monday.The 30-year-old Granger missed all but five games last season with a left knee injury th...

Metta World Peace Ready to Return Tuesday

Metta World Peace Ready to Return Tuesday Harry How/Getty Images(EL SEGUNDO, Calif.) -- After having knee surgery less than two weeks ago, Lakers forward Metta World Peace says he will be ready to play Tuesday when the Lakers take on the New Orleans Hornets. The doctors originally said it...

76ers Lose Bynum for Season

76ers Lose Bynum for SeasonNBA Via Philadelphia 76ers (PHILADELPHIA) -- It will be at least another season before Andrew Bynum plays an NBA game for the Philadelphia 76ers. The 25-year-old's season is officially over after it was announced Bynum would have arthroscopic surgery o...

Athletics Closer Grant Balfour has Knee Surgery

Athletics Closer Grant Balfour has Knee SurgeryRobert Binder/MLB Photos via Getty Images(PHOENIX) -- Oakland Athletics closer Grant Balfour had successful right knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus Thursday.The rehabilitation is expected to last four to six weeks leaving Balfour hopeful he can ...

Adrian Peterson Wins NFL MVP

Adrian Peterson Wins NFL MVPScott Halleran/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson won the 2012 NFL Most Valuable Player Award Saturday night in New Orleans. Peterson, who had major knee surgery a little over a year ago, rushed for 2,097 yards,...

Nowitzki Practices for First Time Since Knee Surgery

Nowitzki Practices for First Time Since Knee SurgeryNBA/Dallas Mavericks(DALLAS) -- Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki participated in a full team practice Wednesday, for the first time since having knee surgery last October.While there is no definite date set for the 11-time All-Star's return, he ...

Joey Votto to Undergo Knee Surgery

Joey Votto to Undergo Knee SurgeryRich Pilling/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) -- Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto has a torn meniscus in his left knee and will have arthroscopic surgery. Despite the need for surgery, Reds general manager Walt Jocketty doesn't think this is too seriou...

Orioles’ Hammel to Undergo Knee Surgery

Orioles’ Hammel to Undergo Knee SurgeryMajor League Baseball(BALTIMORE) -- Baltimore Orioles pitcher Jason Hammel will have arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Monday, and is expected to miss at least a month on the field. “Obviously, it is not what I want to do, but it is what nee...

Wade to Miss the Olympics

Wade to Miss the OlympicsMiami Heat/NBA(MIAMI) -- Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade will have surgery on his left knee resulting in him missing the 2012 Olympics in London. “As many people may know, throughout the season, I struggled with a recurring knee issue. After the ...

Cat’s New Knee an Ortho-PET-ic Innovation

Cat’s New Knee an Ortho-PET-ic InnovationComstock/Thinkstock(RALEIGH, N.C.) -- A photogenic 20-pound orange tabby was resting comfortably in an intensive care unit on Saturday following pioneering replacement of a cancer-weakened knee by veterinary surgeons at North Carolina State University ...

Surge in Total Knee Replacements for Boomer Women

Surge in Total Knee Replacements for Boomer WomeniStockphoto/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) -- Gone are the days of 50-something women who define their new decade by staying home and joining a book club or two. These women are more likely to be found moving and shaking at the gym, on the dance floor or tre...

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