Athlete injuries

New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway, left, takes the ball from relief pitcher Jeurys Familia during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 01, 2019 - 5:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeurys Familia hasn't been very effective in his return to the New York Mets. Now he won't be available for a while, either. The struggling reliever was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday because of a sore right shoulder, one day after blowing a save chance against...
Read More
May 01, 2019 - 12:20 pm
ROME (AP) — Three-time champion Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the upcoming Italian Open as she continues to recover from a right shoulder injury. Rome organizers announced Wednesday that Sharapova's spot in the draw for the May 13-19 tournament will be taken by 45th-ranked Viktoria Kuzmova of...
Read More
New York Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner, of Sweden, eyes the puck as teammate defenseman Devon Toews (25) blocks Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal (11) during the second period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series, Friday, April 26, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 01, 2019 - 6:12 am
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — A sign hangs above the door between the locker room and the ice at the New York Islanders' practice facility that reads, "GET BETTER TODAY." It carries a powerful double meaning for Robin Lehner, who before the season disclosed his struggles with mental illness and is now a...
Read More
Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder A.J. Pollock catches a fly ball hit by Chicago Cubs' Cole Hamels during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
May 01, 2019 - 12:31 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: POLLOCK'S PROBLEM The Los Angeles Dodgers say center fielder A.J. Pollock might need surgery because of an infection in his surgically repaired right elbow. The NL champions put the former All-Star and Gold Glove winner on the injured list before...
Read More
Houston Rockets' James Harden wipes his injured eye with a towel during the first half of Game 2 of the team's second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, April 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
April 30, 2019 - 11:42 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — James Harden's eyes were still red and stinging well after the final buzzer. He could barely see on the court let alone read the box score after the game. The reigning MVP hopes he will feel better with a few days off before the Rockets' Western Conference semifinal series...
Read More
Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder A.J. Pollock catches a fly ball hit by Chicago Cubs' Cole Hamels during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
April 30, 2019 - 6:02 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers say center fielder A.J. Pollock might need surgery because of an infection in his surgically repaired right elbow. The NL champions put Pollock on the injured list before Tuesday night's game in San Francisco. The former All-Star and Gold Glove winner...
Read More
Dustin Johnson lines up a putt on the sixth green during the final round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island, S.C., Sunday, April 21, 2019. Johnson was the third round leader but shot a six over par 77 during the final round. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)
April 30, 2019 - 1:53 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Masters in his rearview mirror, Justin Rose is excited about what he calls the next stage of the golf year. Except in this case, objects might be closer than they appear. Because while the next major is in two weeks, the first one ended only two weeks ago. Still fresh for...
Read More
FILE - At left, in an April 6, 2019, file photo, Carolina Hurricanes' Curtis McElhinney keeps his eyes on the puck after making a save during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, in Philadelphia. At right, in a Feb. 8, 2019, file photo, Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Petr Mrazek (34) deflects a shot on goal against the New York Rangers during the second period of an NHL hockey game, in New York. The Carolina Hurricanes might face the first goalie dilemma of these playoffs. Which one gives them the best chance to take a 3-0 series lead against the Islanders _ a healthy and rested Curtis McElhinney, or a day-to-day Petr Mrazek ? (AP Photo/File)
April 30, 2019 - 12:27 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rod Brind'Amour considers himself lucky to have two goalies he trusts. It looks like he is turning to the second one. The first legitimate goalie dilemma of the playoffs belongs to the Carolina Hurricanes, now that starter Petr Mrazek is dealing with a lower body injury that...
Read More
New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia throws to the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
April 29, 2019 - 11:07 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: MISTER 3,000 CC Sabathia (1-0, 2.40 ERA) needs three strikeouts for 3,000 when the New York Yankees visit Arizona. The 38-year-old veteran, who plans to retire after this season, is trying to join Randy Johnson and Steve Carlton as the only left-...
Read More
In this Sept. 22, 2018 photo, Washburn defensive back Corey Ballentine carries the ball during an NCAA college football game in Topeka, Kan. Police in Kansas are investigating a shooting that killed one current Washburn University football player and injured a former player just hours after he was drafted by the New York Giants. Topeka police say officers found 23-year-old defensive back Dwane Simmons dead when they investigated gunshots shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday, April 28, 2019. Ballentine is the wounded player who was picked by the Giants in the sixth round of the NFL draft Saturday. (Phil Anderson/Topeka Capital-Journal via AP)
April 29, 2019 - 3:45 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Two Washburn University football players who were shot outside of an off-campus house party hours after one of them was drafted by the New York Giants were "in the wrong place at the wrong time," authorities said Monday. The shooting early Sunday killed defensive back Dwane...
Read More

Pages