Latest Athlete injuries News

LEADING OFF: Bregman stirs up ALCS, Grandal sits for Dodgers

Oct. 16, 2018 2:07 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: NO BOTHER Red Sox manager Alex Cora is brushing off the notion that Boston might be motivated for Game 3 of the AL Championship Series by a brazen social media post Monday from Astros star Alex Bregman. Houston's third baseman shared a video on Instagram of his...

As NBA season opens, is it Warriors-Celtics when it ends?

Oct. 16, 2018 2:07 AM EDT

Opening night last year delivered a good forecast of how the NBA season would turn out. Cleveland edged Boston in the opening game before Houston ruined Golden State's championship ring celebration with a victory over the Warriors in the nightcap. Those teams ended up as the last four standing in the 2017-18...

Jets' busy Beachum uses many life passions to help others

Oct. 16, 2018 1:57 AM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Kelvin Beachum might be the NFL's most fascinating man. He's certainly one of the busiest. Beachum is a philanthropist, humanitarian, small-business investor and a big-time tech geek. Oh, and he's also responsible for protecting the blind side of the New York Jets' 21-year-old...

Mason Crosby's emotional week ends on high note for Packers

Oct. 16, 2018 1:57 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Mason Crosby smiled as he left the field. It was quite the week for the Green Bay Packers' veteran kicker. Crosby hit four field goals, including the winner from 27 yards as time expired to lift the Packers past the San Francisco 49ers 33-30 on Monday night. "This week was a grind,...

Sparks, Kapanen lead Maple Leafs to 4-1 win over Kings

Oct. 16, 2018 12:29 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Garret Sparks had a lot of thoughts before his first start of the season earlier this month. He didn't have a chance to overthink his second outing. The backup goalie made 33 saves in place of the injured Frederik Andersen, Kasperi Kapanen scored twice and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the...

McVay demands more from himself even as Rams remain unbeaten

Oct. 15, 2018 10:35 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams are the last undefeated team in the NFL. That doesn't mean there are no issues to address. For coach Sean McVay, it starts with himself. McVay was again critical of his own play calling, this time in the Rams' 23-20 win at the Denver Broncos on Sunday,...

Bregman trolls Eovaldi, Hinch says "back it up" in ALCS

Oct. 15, 2018 9:38 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros are brimming with confidence, even after a Game 2 AL Championship Series defeat to the Boston Red Sox. For proof, just see Bregman's social media feed. Hours after Boston beat Houston 7-5 to even the best-of-seven series at a game each, Bregman shared...

Red Sox ace Sale out of hospital, will rejoin team at Game 3

Oct. 15, 2018 8:52 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale will be back with his teammates for Game 3 of the AL Championship Series after an overnight stay in a hospital because of a stomach illness. Boston said it planned to wait until he rejoins the team in Houston on Tuesday before deciding when the lanky lefty will...

Rams WR Kupp not likely to play at 49ers with sprained knee

Oct. 15, 2018 8:39 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp is not expected to play against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday due to a sprained left knee. Rams coach Sean McVay said Monday that Kupp is week to week. Kupp was injured in the second quarter of the Rams' 23-20 win at the Denver...

Wilks zeros in on offense as Arizona drops to 1-5

Oct. 15, 2018 8:20 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals coach Steve Wilks had a blunt answer when asked if offensive coordinator Mike McCoy's job is in jeopardy. "I would say all our jobs are in jeopardy," Wilks said, "including mine if we don't win." Such is the mood of the first-year coach and his staff after the team's...