Johnson overcomes cramp to win 400

...time in the world this year, despite a cramp on the inside of his left leg. It was...Donovan Bailey on June 1. "I felt the cramp coming around the curve," said Johnson...said Johnson, momentarily forgetting the cramp. "I felt confident. Nothing was difficult...

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Next start is uncertain for Tigers' Verlander

Justin Verlander played catch briefly Sunday morning for the first time since leaving a start with a cramp in his right tricep, but it remained unclear when the Detroit Tigers ace would pitch again.Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Verlander...

Royals manager Ned Yost insists team is not to blame for string of fights

...Besides the ejections, on Opening Day against the White Sox he left with a thumb cramp. He was replaced April 12 against the Los Angeles Angels because of a right calf cramp.Ventura said he "recognizes that some of his actions are not putting himself...

Cubs send Kris Bryant to minors despite big spring

...turn for Detroit on April 8 against Minnesota.The 2011 AL Cy Young Award winner and MVP left Friday's exhibition with a cramp in his right triceps.He threw on Sunday but still had soreness on Monday.Manager Brad Ausmus said he expects Verlander to...

Andy Murray fights off cramps in first round of U.S. Open

...gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to win at the U.S. Open.Murray outlasted...particularly humid. He was mystified that the cramps came on so early ? at the start of the...stretch one muscle, something else then cramps, too."It started in the back of his...

Last American man in Paris knocked out

...man, exhausted with his thighs ready to cramp, was knocked out of the French Open by...to get a little bit tight, started to cramp a little bit." The defeat of the 11th-seeded...During that tourney, he overcame severe cramps while rallying from two sets down to oust...

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Retired English teacher autographs first book

There was no doubt that by 5 p.m. Thursday, Naomi Williams would have writer's cramp. Now retired, Ms. Williams taught English in the Augusta area for 38 years - 12 at Westside High School, 16 at Langford Middle...

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Hingis advances to semifinals, Davenport eliminated

TOKYO -- Before juggling the rankings, Martina Hingis juggled some tennis balls. When Steffi Graf had a thigh cramp Friday during their quarterfinal match in the Pan Pacific Open, Hingis entertained the crowd by juggling three tennis balls during...

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Big business wins Congress backing in foreign tax crackdown

...from Coca-Cola bottlers to Hallmark Cards are complaining that the Treasury Department is making tax-rule changes that will cramp their ability to compete overseas. Treasury is cracking down on complex transactions the companies use to reduce foreign taxes...

Mets notebook: Henderson gaffe quells Mets' rally

...Thursday's game with what the Mets and Henderson claim was a tight left hamstring. It might as well have been listed as a brain cramp in his aggravated manager's eyes. Henderson, baseball's all-time stolen base king, ran through the stop sign of third...