Bohn’s health scare helps save his mom’s life

AVONDALE, La. – Jason Bohn’s heart attack last month was a wakeup call for everyone in his family.  After doctors discovered that Bohn had 99 percent blockage in a major artery, his 72-year-old mother, Carol, recently went to the doctor to get checked out.  She underwent a stress test and wasn’t allowed to leave the hospital. Last Monday, she underwent triple-bypass surgery.  “If it saved my mother’s life,” Bohn said of his health scare, “it would probably be the greatest thing …

Mets’ Jacob deGrom to start Sunday in Atlanta

On Tuesday, Mets manager Terry Collins told reporters right-hander Jacob deGrom will rejoin the team’s rotation this Sunday. He has not pitched since April 8 due to a nagging lat injury. While sidelined with the lat injury, deGrom has been at home with his family as his newborn son dealt with an unknown medical issue. Jaxon deGrom, who was born last Monday, was released from the hospital this week, which is great news. DeGrom, 27, was limited to six innings in his only start of the season on …

Rapids forward Doyle leaves Ireland friendly on stretcher

The forward had to come out of Ireland’s friendly an could be set for time out. The Colorado Rapids could be facing a period without Kevin Doyle after the forward left Ireland’s friendly against Switzerland with an apparent ankle injury. Doyle started the match with hopes of impressing and earning a spot on Ireland’s side for this summer’s European Championships. After just 22 minutes of play, those chances took a significant hit when he was taken down by Timm Klose. Doyle signaled to the bench…

Lamar Odom leaves L.A. hospital for care facility

Lamar Odom has reportedly left an Los Angeles hospital. (USATSI) Former NBA star Lamar Odom has been in a Los Angeles hospital since being transferred there in October following his near-fatal overdose at a Nevada brothel. The Associated Press reports that Odom has left the hospital and has moved to a “private facility,” per a family statement. Former NBA star Lamar Odom has been transferred from a Los Angeles hospital to a private facility. But there’s no word on his condition, three months after he was found unconscious and in critical condition at a Nevada brothel. Family spokeswoman Alvina Alston said Friday…

Schwartzel to miss South African Open after illness

Charl Schwartzel will miss the South African Open from Jan. 7-10, as he continues to recover from an illness that left him hospitalized. Per Reuters: “The former U.S Masters winner has been in and out of hospital in recent days for rehydration treatment after being afflicted by a stomach virus, as were many family members gathered for the festive season.” “I am hugely disappointed to be missing out on the SA Open,” Schwartzel said in a statement. “Everybody knows how keen I am to win our national…

Day’s wife out of hospital after collision with Lebron at NBA game

Update – December 18 (10:35 A.M. ET): Jason Day’s agent, Bud Martin, issued a statement on behalf of the Day family, saying that although Ellie is “suffering from concussion symptoms,” she is “resting comfortably and appreciates all of those who have reached out and are concerned about her.” And it looks like there are no hard feelings as the statement concludes with a “Go Cavs.” Statement from the @JDayGolf family regarding @ellielaneday’s health after last night’s accident. pic.twitter.com/QicxBpopql — GOLF.com (@golf_com) December 18, 2015 Update – December 18 (8:30 A.M. ET): According to the Associated Press, Ellie Day appears to be OK and…

Ellie Day tweets message after LeBron collision

Less than 24 hours after leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers game on a stretcher after a courtside collision with LeBron James, Ellie Day is evidencing a sense of humor. The wife of the No. 2 player in the world, who was released from the hospital Friday morning after experiencing concussion-like symptoms, tweeted the following Friday afternoon: This! @JDayGolf @KingJames we good! pic.twitter.com/1cYjOuBxdv — Ellie Day (@ellielaneday) December 18, 2015 The full text appears below: Wow!! It’s official. More messages from getting plowed over by LeBron than Jason winning a major. HA! First of all, I am OK!! I am incredible sore and exhausted. Being tackled by that large man I would compare to a minor car accident. My head and neck hit pretty hard so it was…

Day’s wife taken to hospital after collision at NBA game

Ellie Day, the wife of PGA Tour star Jason Day, was taken to the hospital Thursday night after a courtside collision with LeBron James. Day, who was sitting in the first row next to her husband at the Cleveland Cavaliers-Oklahoma City Thunder game, was flattened by James as the 6-foot-8-inch, 250-pound forward barreled toward the sideline while chasing a loose ball. Day was down for several minutes and was later taken off the court on a stretcher, with her head and neck in a brace. Day, who was reportedly talking…

Love visiting mother at hospital, playing with son

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. – It will be an eventful and emotional week for Davis Love III. After spending Tuesday morning at a Jacksonville, Fla., hospital with his mother Penta, who suffered a stroke last week, Love arrived at Sea Island Resort in time for a press conference with his son Dru, who is playing this week’s RSM Classic on a sponsor exemption. “One of the therapists asked if Dru qualified [for the RSM Classic] and I said, ‘Yes,’” said Love, the host of this week’s event. “She said it was going to make my…