Monday Sports Minute: Hall of Fame Managers, Gronkowski, AP, Matheiu Injured

By Jim McCoy Mon 9th December SportsBaseball Hall of FameNFL
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Former managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox were unanimously elected to the Hall of Fame today by the expansion era committee. Baseball's winningest managers over the past four decades all won more than 2,000 games and were selected on all 16 ballots when the committee met Sunday ahead of baseball's winter meetings. UNDATED (AP) - Two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay has retired after 16 seasons in the major leagues with Toronto and Philadelphia. The 36-year-old right-hander signed a one-day contract today to retire as a member of the Blue Jays, where he spent the first 12 years of his career. He made the announcement at a news conference at the winter meetings in Orlando. FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - A person familiar with the injury tells The Associated Press that New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has a torn ACL and damaged MCL, suffered in yesterday's win over Cleveland. The person spoke on condition of anonymity today because the team made no announcement. TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona safety Tyrann Mathieu's terrific rookie NFL season has come to a premature end after he suffered a torn ACL and other damage to his left knee. Mathieu was injured while returning a kick in yesterday's win over St. Louis. EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - X-rays on Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson's injured right foot showed no broken bones, but he's going to have a CT scan for further evaluation. Peterson was injured in yesterday's loss to Baltimore.

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