Latest Athlete injuries News

Mavericks star Kyrie Irving breaks left hand in offseason workout, has surgery

Jul. 16, 2024 22:07 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Kyrie Irving broke his left hand during an offseason workout and had surgery, and the Dallas Mavericks didn't provide a timeline for his recovery in an announcement of the injury Tuesday night. Irving and Luka Doncic led the Mavericks to the NBA Finals in their first...

Lionel Messi is likely to miss at least next two games for Inter Miami with ankle injury

Jul. 16, 2024 20:09 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Lionel Messi is likely to miss at least the next two matches for Inter Miami, his Major League Soccer team, after injuring his right ankle during the Copa America final, Miami coach Gerardo “Tata” Martino said Tuesday. The team said Tuesday that...

QB Cade McNamara says he's 100% healthy and ready to be back with Iowa's offense

Jul. 16, 2024 19:40 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Tim Lester has had nearly six months to come up with potential fixes for the moribund Iowa offense, but the key for the Hawkeyes’ new offensive coordinator might be just having a healthy starting quarterback. That should be Cade McNamara, who started five...

Mahomes joins rookies, select veterans at Chiefs camp and chase a 3rd straight Super Bowl title

Jul. 16, 2024 17:02 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes is bringing along a TV to training camp at Missouri Western for the first time in his NFL career. Two reasons: He wants to watch the upcoming Paris Olympics and play the new EA Sports College Football 25 video game. Whether...

Jon Rahm hoping to ride Spanish momentum to end drought

Jul. 16, 2024 10:40 AM EDT

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Jon Rahm felt like one of the most popular players when he arrived at Royal Troon, even if it had nothing to do with him or with his golf. Spain is on quite the run at the moment. Carlos Alcaraz won Wimbledon for his second Grand Slam title of the year, right...

AP Sports Week in Pictures: Victories by Argentina and Spain in soccer; Carlos Alcaraz at Wimbledon

Jul. 16, 2024 06:22 AM EDT

The global sports week culminated with a victory by Argentina at the Copa America, a triumph by Spain at the Euro 2024 tournament and countryman Carlos Alcaraz lifting the trophy at Wimbledon on Sunday. Associated Press photographers were there as Argentina topped Colombia 1-0 on...

Ravens put running back Keaton Mitchell on physically unable to perform list because of knee injury

Jul. 15, 2024 19:14 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens put running back Keaton Mitchell on the physically unable to perform list Monday. Mitchell showed promise as a rookie in 2023 before a knee injury ended his season early. He had 396 yards on 47 carries for an average of 8.4 yards per...

Nuggets rookie DaRon Holmes II undergoes surgery to repair right Achilles tendon

Jul. 15, 2024 16:51 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver rookie DaRon Holmes II underwent surgery to repair his right Achilles tendon after suffering the injury in the Nuggets' NBA Summer League opener. The Nuggets announced Monday that Holmes' surgery was performed by Dr. Kenneth Hunt at UCHealth Steadman Hawkins...

Lionel Messi exits Copa America final with apparent leg injury, ankle swollen

Jul. 15, 2024 02:42 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Lionel Messi's night ended early during the Copa America final when he emotionally exited the field in the 64th minute with an apparent leg injury on Sunday night, and cameras showed him later on the bench with a badly swollen right ankle. The 37-year-old...

Argentina wins record 16th Copa America title, beats Colombia 1-0 after Messi gets hurt

Jul. 15, 2024 02:28 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Lionel Messi pumped his arms. The trophy bounced up and down in his grasp. Tears of frustration from an hour or so earlier had turned to laughs and hugs for the two-time Copa America champion and World Cup winner. Messi was forced to watch much of the...