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Thrashers' McEachern faces surgery

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Thrashers forward Shawn McEachern will undergo surgery for a herniated disk Wednesday, and is expected to be sidelined for six weeks.\r\n
Want illegally parked cars ticketed

...killed. He was fortunate to come out with two shattered bones, a badly cut lip and several teeth knocked out. He faces surgery on his hand. He was not charged in the accident, but neither was the owner of the "illegally but permissibly" parked...
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Dogs lose two to injuries; one quits

...Stinchcomb starts at the other tackle position. Marquis "Mudcat" Elmore, a signee from Charlton County High School, faces surgery Tuesday for a herniated disc. Elmore, who was expected to contend for playing time at defensive end or linebacker...
NFL notes: Policy steps down as team president

...feared Policy was trying to take control of the team. WHEELER'S SURGERY TODAY: Miami Dolphins guard Randy Wheeler faces surgery to stabilize spinal injuries suffered when he was paralyzed from the neck down in a car crash. Wheeler, the former...
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Cyclists worry about pace of crash investigation

...injuries when the group was struck by a Dodge Durango, but four weeks later other survivors are still recovering and one faces surgery for a shoulder injury. Many are still plagued by nightmares from the injuries they witnessed."It's certainly...
Workshop helps veterans in transition to jobs as civilians

...injuries - the result of surviving several car bomb and improvised explosive device blasts in Iraq. Staff Sgt. Jones faces surgery later this month at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center to replace the injured discs. Even though he's not...
Braves notebook: Jordan, Millwood named NL reserves

...practice. If his knee responds well, he should be ready to play again following the All-Star break. However, he faces surgery after the season to repair a slight ligament tear if it doesn't heal. "I'm going to be able to finish the season...
An era ends for aging Rockets

...already has announced his retirement. Barkley, a free agent, had surgery on his torn right tricep on Monday and still faces surgery for a hernia that troubled him all season. "Right now, I'm just so down and I've got to go through rehab not...
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Braves notebook

...Monday in Florida. But he also recognizes that if his strained abdominal muscle and hernia give him any problems, he faces surgery, which could sideline him for several more weeks. "I feel good enough to go out on rehab," he said. "If there's...
ACC notebook

...offense and passing offense. ... Defensive end Travis Griffith's career at Virginia appears to be over as the senior faces surgery next week to repair a sprained ankle weakened by a torn ligament, Cavaliers coach George Welsh said. Florida State...