Latest Injuries News

Avs forward Jonathan Drouin out with lower-body injury for playoff series against Winnipeg

Apr. 20, 2024 15:11 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche will be without forward Jonathan Drouin for their first-round playoff series against Winnipeg due to a lower-body injury. Drouin got hurt when he tripped in the second period Thursday against Edmonton. He skated off and didn’t return. ...

Defending champion Lilia Vu withdraws from Chevron Championship with back injury before 1st round

Apr. 18, 2024 16:11 PM EDT

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Defending champion and world No. 2 Lilia Vu withdrew from the Chevron Championship on Thursday before the first round because of a back injury. She issued a statement on Instagram saying she had “severe discomfort” in her back during warmups Thursday...

25 years after Columbine, trauma shadows survivors of the school shooting

Apr. 17, 2024 22:56 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Hours after she escaped the Columbine High School shooting, 14-year-old Missy Mendo slept between her parents in bed, still wearing the shoes she had on when she fled her math class. She wanted to be ready to run. Twenty-five years later, and with Mendo now a mother...

Cam Rising plays in Utah's spring football game after missing 2023 season with knee injury

Apr. 13, 2024 18:33 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Cam Rising is right on schedule in his comeback from a severe knee injury. Rising led the offense for three series in Utah’s spring football game Saturday. The senior quarterback had a strong outing in his first live game since sitting out the entire 2023...

Anthony Davis returns to Lakers after missing game because of left eye injury

Apr. 12, 2024 20:28 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Anthony Davis started for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night after missing a game because of a left eye contusion. Davis, the Lakers' second-leading scorer at 24.5 points a game and leading rebounder at 12.6, left in the first...

Rays put 2B Brandon Lowe on 10-day IL with oblique injury

Apr. 12, 2024 16:53 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays put oft-injued second baseman Brandon Lowe on the 10-day injured list with a right oblique strain and recalled infielder Niko Goodrum from Triple-A Durham on Friday. Lowe was hurt on Tuesday swinging a bat in preparation to enter as a pinch...

Dead whale in New Jersey had a fractured skull among numerous injuries, experts find

Apr. 12, 2024 14:53 PM EDT

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A post-mortem examination of a whale that washed ashore on New Jersey's Long Beach Island found that the animal had sustained numerous blunt force injuries including a fractured skull and vertebrae. The Marine Mammal Stranding Center on Friday...

Hawks All-Star Trae Young starts against Hornets after missing 23 games with finger injury

Apr. 10, 2024 19:12 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — All-Star point guard Trae Young returned as a starter for the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night against the Charlotte Hornets after missing 23 games with a torn ligament in his left pinkie. Young's return comes with only three games remaining in the regular season....

White Sox 3B Yoán Moncada could miss 6 months with severe leg injury sustained running to first base

Apr. 10, 2024 17:31 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoán Moncada will miss at least three months — and maybe the entire season — with a severe leg injury sustained while running to first base on Tuesday night. Moncada, who has been slowed by numerous injuries in recent years,...

White Sox 3B Yoán Moncada sustains groin injury against Guardians, latest Chicago hitter to go down

Apr. 09, 2024 23:20 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A much-needed win for the White Sox included another tough loss. Chicago third baseman Yoán Moncada injured his left groin while running to first base in the second inning of Tuesday night's 7-5 win over the Cleveland Guardians and could be sidelined for an...