Latest Athlete health News

Elena Delle Donne returns to help Mystics top Fever in OT

Jul. 19, 2019 9:32 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 28 points, Kristi Toliver had six of her 17 in overtime and the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 95-88 on Friday night. Both teams entered the game with three-game losing streaks, with the Mystics playing those three games without Delle Donne because of...

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

Jul. 19, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels gave up on their $11 million investment in Matt Harvey, designating the 30-year-old right-hander for assignment on Friday. Harvey was 3-5 with a 7.09 ERA in 12 starts. He gave up six runs, seven hits and five walks over six innings in a 6-2 loss to the Houston Astros...

Scherzer won't start for Nats against Atlanta this weekend

Jul. 19, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer won't come off the 10-day injured list to start for Washington against Atlanta this weekend. Scherzer was given a cortisone shot on Tuesday to address inflammation in the bursa sac under his right shoulder blade. Manager Dave Martinez says...

Rockies All-Star Dahl scratched with bruised left foot

Jul. 19, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star outfielder David Dahl was a late scratch by the Colorado Rockies for a series opener Friday night against the New York Yankees due to a bruised left foot. Dahl fouled a ball off his foot during a game against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. He was initially in...

Eovaldi expected to rejoin Boston bullpen Saturday

Jul. 19, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi is poised to return to the Boston pitching staff as a reliever after missing three months with an elbow injury. The right-hander passed his final test Thursday, striking out the side in a one-inning rehab appearance with Triple-A Pawtucket. Barring any setback, Eovaldi will...

6 Broncos offensive players coming back from injuries

Jul. 19, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos' revamped offense features a half-dozen key players coming back from injuries that ended their 2018 seasons prematurely. Advantage Broncos? Right guard Ronald Leary thinks so. Like receiver Emmanuel Sanders, Leary is coming off a torn Achilles tendon. Tight ends...

NFL won't suspend Chiefs' Tyreek Hill in case involving son

Jul. 19, 2019 1:27 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyreek Hill has been cleared to report to Chiefs training camp next week after the NFL said Friday it would not suspend the star wide receiver under its personal conduct policy after a domestic violence case involving his 3-year-old son. The league spent eight hours interviewing...

Correction: Troopers Injured story

Jul. 19, 2019 12:01 PM EDT

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — In a story July 15 about state troopers injured in a crash, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Massachusetts State Police, erroneously reported one of the charges against a suspected drunken driver. State police now say that Frandy Jose Ramirez Rodriguez was...

LEADING OFF: 'Savage' Yanks host Rockies, deadline watch

Jul. 19, 2019 3:41 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: THAT'S SAVAGE The Yankees open a three-game home series against Colorado with a new rallying cry inspired by manager Aaron Boone's profane rant during a doubleheader sweep of the Rays on Thursday. Boone repeatedly called his hitters "savages" in the batter's box...

Arcia delivers late, Brewers add on in win over D-backs

Jul. 19, 2019 1:53 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Lorenzo Cain has a flair for dramatic catches. He's made his share, and Thursday night's big play might have been one of his best. The Milwaukee Brewers center fielder leaped against the wall in right-center near the 413-foot sign, raised his glove over the yellow home run line and pulled...