Latest Athlete injuries News

Indians star 3B Ramirez bruises left knee, carted off field

Mar. 24, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez has been carted off the field with a bruised left knee after fouling a ball of himself in a spring training game. The two-time All-Star was injured Sunday against the Chicago White Sox in Cleveland's final exhibition of the year in...

Shannon Coffee's contributions for Stanford go beyond court

Mar. 24, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Shannon Coffee wanted to learn sign language in high school back home in Ohio, yet the timing never worked out and she focused first on getting through her Spanish studies as her mom suggested. Coffee found a class right away the moment she arrived at Stanford to play basketball...

1 hiker killed, 1 injured after avalanche in Swiss Alps

Mar. 24, 2019 4:19 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss police say one hiker has died and another has been injured following an avalanche high in the Alps in southwest Switzerland. Police in the canton, or region, known as Valais in French and Wallis in German said the two hikers and two others were swept up in the Sunday morning avalanche...

Holtby sharp as Capitals beat Flyers to end losing streak

Mar. 24, 2019 4:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even though the Washington Capitals didn't have peak emotional energy from the drop of the puck, they had Braden Holtby. They're used to this by now. Holtby stopped 35 of the 36 shots he faced to compensate for the slow start by his teammates, and the defending Stanley Cup champions beat...

Clippers win fifth straight, beat Knicks 124-113

Mar. 24, 2019 3:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Doc Rivers insists he doesn't stress about the standings or speculate about seeding. If he decides to look Sunday, he'll be delighted with how high his Clippers have climbed. Danilo Gallinari scored 26 points to extend the best scoring streak of his career, and Los Angeles beat the New York...

NCAA Latest: Sharpshooting Auburn up big on Kansas at half

Mar. 24, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 10:55 p.m. Auburn is threatening to shoot Kansas out of the bracket. The Tigers opened with a barrage of 3-pointers, then started going inside while building a 51-25 halftime lead in their second round game in the Midwest Region. Auburn...

Indians sign veteran infielder Brad Miller

Mar. 24, 2019 2:58 PM EDT

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Indians have signed infielder Brad Miller to a major league contract. Miller was signed a minor league contract with the Dodgers on Feb. 27. He opted out of it on March 21 and signed with the Indians, who will start the season with second baseman Jason Kipnis and shortstop...

Giants acquire C Kratz from Brewers for depth behind Posey

Mar. 24, 2019 1:47 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco Giants acquired veteran catcher Erik Kratz from the Brewers on Sunday, sending minor league infielder C.J. Hinojosa to Milwaukee. Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi had wanted an experienced catcher to provide depth behind Buster Posey, who is back...

Dixie State senior football player dies in a Utah hospital

Mar. 24, 2019 1:06 PM EDT

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Officials at Dixie State University say redshirt senior football player Abraham Reinhardt has died at a hospital. School officials did not release a cause of death, but an online account set up for his medical bills says the 23-year-old Reinhardt died of a sudden illness. According...

Orioles DH Trumbo to start season on injured list

Mar. 24, 2019 12:59 PM EDT

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Baltimore Orioles designated hitter Mark Trumbo will start the season on the injured list. The 33-year-old Trumbo, who led the major leagues with 47 home runs in 2016, had surgery on his right knee last September. Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said Sunday that Trumbo hasn't played...