Latest Injuries News

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...

Defending champion Argentina defeats Colombia 1-0 in Copa America final after Lionel Messi exits with apparent injury

Jul. 15, 2024 00:11 AM EDT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Defending champion Argentina defeats Colombia 1-0 in Copa America final after Lionel Messi exits with apparent injury.

Lionel Messi exits Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia with apparent leg injury

Jul. 14, 2024 23:08 PM EDT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Lionel Messi exits Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia with apparent leg injury.

5 people escape hot, acidic pond after SUV drove into inactive geyser in Yellowstone National Park

Jul. 12, 2024 19:28 PM EDT

MAMMOTH, Wyo. (AP) — Five people were able to escape a hot, acidic pond in Yellowstone National Park after the sport utility vehicle they were riding in went off the road and into an inactive geyser, park officials said Friday. The passengers were able to get out of the 105 degree...

Alex de Minaur withdraws from Wimbledon with an injury, allowing Novak Djokovic to reach the semifinals.

Jul. 10, 2024 07:14 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Alex de Minaur withdraws from Wimbledon with an injury, allowing Novak Djokovic to reach the semifinals.

A rare voice box transplant helped a cancer patient speak again, part of a pioneering study

Jul. 09, 2024 09:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man has regained his voice after surgeons removed his cancerous larynx and, in a pioneering move, replaced it with a donated one. Transplants of the so-called voice box are extremely rare, and normally aren't an option for people with active...

15 firefighters suffer minor injuries taking on a Virginia warehouse blaze

Jul. 07, 2024 15:19 PM EDT

SOUTH HILL, Va. (AP) — Fifteen firefighters were injured battling a large fire at a fertilizer warehouse in Virginia, officials said. The firefighters suffered non-life threatening injuries from chemical exposure, heat exhaustion and minors scrapes and burns while taking on the...

Multiple injuries reported after fireworks veer into the crowd at a Utah stadium

Jul. 05, 2024 17:53 PM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Malfunctioning fireworks veered into the stands at a crowded Utah football stadium and struck members of the audience during a Fourth of July celebration, sending up to six people to the hospital, according to authorities and the event organizer. The mishap...

Blazing hot surfaces are a danger for catastrophic burn injuries in the urban desert Southwest

Jul. 03, 2024 14:35 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Ron Falk lost his right leg, had extensive skin grafting on the left one and is still recovering a year after collapsing on the searing asphalt outside a Phoenix convenience store where he stopped for a cold soda during a heat wave. Now using a wheelchair, the...

Biden proposes new rule to protect 36 million workers from extreme heat

Jul. 02, 2024 18:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday proposed a new rule to address excessive heat in the workplace, warning — as tens of millions of people in the U.S. are under heat advisories — that high temperatures are the country's leading weather-related killer. If...