On Monday the New York Giants announced that two doctors have advised promising young running back David Wilson to stop playing football. The doctors told the 23-year-old that the condition of his neck and spine were such that he should retire.
San Diego prep lefty Brady Aiken made history when the Houston Astros made him the first high school pitcher taken with the No. 1 pick in the MLB Draft since 1991. It was a huge day for the 17-year-old who had become the consensus top player in the 2014 MLB Draft class. But now with time running out for him to sign a contract with the Astros, issues are popping up in the negotiations.
The Houston Astros have an absolutely stocked minor league system that should produce a number of impact players over the next few seasons, but the top player in the team’s pipeline could be out for quite some time. Carlos Correa, the No. 1 overall pick from the 2012 MLB Draft, suffered a serious right ankle injury on Saturday and will likely miss significant chunk of time as a result.
Former Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley got great news recently, and on Thursday his agent shared it with the football world. The 27-year-old has been medically cleared by his doctor after suffering a terrible spine injury during the 2013 season.
Kobe Bryant began an intense, six-month training program on Monday with eyes towards being in peak shape when the 2014-15 season rolls around.