Latest Athlete injuries News

2 people were taken to a hospital after lightning struck a tree near a PGA Tour event in Connecticut

Jun. 22, 2024 20:08 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Two people were taken to the hospital Saturday after lightning struck a tree near a home along a golf course that is hosting the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship. The home is just north of the fifth green at TPC River Highlands, which is hosting the...

Cronenworth homers and has a career-high 5 hits as the Padres beat the Brewers 9-5, lose Tatis

Jun. 22, 2024 01:45 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jake Cronenworth homered, had a career-high five hits, including a go-ahead single in the seventh, and scored four runs for the San Diego Padres, who beat the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers 9-5 on Friday night for their third straight win. The Padres lost...

Gerrit Cole says emotional return from elbow injury in season debut for Yankees was 'a special game'

Jun. 20, 2024 01:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Even without Gerrit Cole, the New York Yankees built the best record in the majors through 75 games this season. Now their No. 1 starter is back — and eager to pitch in. Returning to the mound from an elbow injury, Cole was charged with two runs...

Kylian Mbappé trains at Euro 2024 with bandage on broken nose and social media post causing intrigue

Jun. 19, 2024 13:06 PM EDT

PADERBORN, Germany (AP) — Kylian Mbappé returned to light training Wednesday with a bandage covering his broken nose in the first public appearance by the France superstar since his bloody injury that shook the European Championship. A cryptic post on social media earlier hours...

Sun beat the Sparks for the 10th straight time, rookie Cameron Brink injures knee in 1st quarter

Jun. 18, 2024 21:34 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — DeWanna Bonner scored 16 points, Alyssa Thomas had 11 points, seven rebounds and seven assists and the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Los Angeles Sparks 79-70 on Tuesday night for their 10th straight victory in the series. The game was marred by an...

Canada's Natalie Spooner named IIHF women's hockey player of the year following MVP PWHL season

Jun. 18, 2024 13:52 PM EDT

Natalie Spooner’s knee injury hasn’t overshadowed a sensational year in which the Canadian national team forward was voted the International Ice Hockey Federation's female player of the year on Tuesday. The 33-year-old Spooner generated a third of the ballots cast by nearly 100...

Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis returns to play for Game 5 of NBA Finals against Mavericks

Jun. 18, 2024 01:26 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis returned for the Boston Celtics just in time to help them win an NBA championship. The 7-foot-2 Latvian came back on Monday night after missing the previous two games, scoring five points with one rebound in 16 minutes to help the Celtics beat the...

Angels cut long-struggling lefty José Suarez, bring up Zach Plesac, activate Brandon Drury from IL

Jun. 17, 2024 19:58 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Struggling left-hander José Suarez was designated for assignment by the Los Angeles Angels after his latest poor outing. The Angels also designated infielder Cole Tucker for assignment, activated infielder Brandon Drury from the 10-day injured list and...

Police temporarily detain 8 after clash between Serbia and England fans at Euro 2024

Jun. 17, 2024 17:35 PM EDT

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Eight people were temporarily detained following a brawl between Serbia and England fans in Gelsenkirchen ahead of the teams' opening European Championship match, police said Monday. Authorities said the incident on Sunday was over quickly and they...

Mikolas and Pagés help the Cardinals edge the Cubs 2-1

Jun. 16, 2024 17:37 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Miles Mikolas pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Jameson Taillon and the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Sunday. Showing off an improved sinker, Mikolas allowed one run, struck out five and walked none. The right-hander, who tossed...