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  • Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall believed to have torn Achilles tendon

    Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall said Sunday that the team's medical staff believes he tore his left Achilles tendon early in the second quarter of the team's 37-34 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. The 11th-year veteran suffered the injury on a play that occurred away from the ball. He said he believed his foot was stepped on as he ran. Immediately after the play, Hall lay, writhing in pain, near the right side of the field, the opposite side of the field from where Eagles running back Darren Sproles had been tackled. Hall had been covering Jeremy Maclin, but it didn't appear that he came in contact with the wide receiver. As soon as the play ended, Maclin turned around and ran back to where Hall lay. Redskins trainers arrived shortly afterward. Hall had to be helped off the field, but he didn't place his left foot on the ground. Shortly after, he was carted off the sideline to the locker room. Hall emerged after halftime, wearing a walking boot and on crutches. After the game, he spoke only briefly in the locker room. "They think I tore my Achilles," he said as he left the locker room on crutches. "I have to have an MRI tomorrow." Redskins coach Jay Gruden described it only as "an Achilles injury," and he also said Hall would have an MRI exam today.
  • Team Julie rallies around woman battling ovarian cancer (Hudson's Corner)

    In recent years, we have lost two friends to ovarian cancer, one just this summer. Another friend, Julie Murn Smith, however, has successfully battled it since 2010. In her typical style, Julie's main interest while doing so has been to be fully engaged...

    Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown

    Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown
    Orioles slugger Chris Davis, suspended recently for using a banned stimulant, was caught amid a leaguewide crackdown that began three years ago as players' use of Adderall spiked, according to sports physicians and other experts. Amphetamines — a...

    Maryland prepares for cases of enterovirus

    Maryland prepares for cases of enterovirus
    As an unusual strain of virus continues its march across the country — showing up most recently in Pennsylvania and Virginia — health officials in Maryland are warning doctors to be on the lookout and advising parents to prepare....

    NFL now must tackle child abuse [Editorial]

    NFL now must tackle child abuse  [Editorial]
    The National Football League received more domestic violence-related bad news last week with the arrest of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who was charged over the weekend in Texas with reckless or negligent injury to a child. The...