Athlete health

April 23, 2018 - 7:18 pm
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Pete Carroll said Monday the Seattle Seahawks have not closed the door on the possibility of adding Colin Kaepernick to their roster, but how much further they pursue it may depend on the upcoming NFL draft. "We're still battling on all fronts, on all guys. We're still looking...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Corey Seager runs toward home plate to score on a double hit by Yasmani Grandal during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 23, 2018 - 12:26 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Cody Bellinger's fierce line drive drove in the tying run, it hit the center field wall so quickly that the throw back to the infield beat him to second base. No problem: Bellinger adroitly avoided the tag with a swim move he learned from watching Mike Trout on...
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San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) shoots against Golden State Warriors' David West (3) and Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
April 22, 2018 - 8:47 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Ettore Messina was screaming at the Spurs, and Manu Ginobili loved it. Before Gregg Popovich, Ginobili played in Italy for Messina, and on Sunday he delivered a throwback performance for his old coach to save the Spurs' season. Experiencing a flashback to his days playing for...
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant reacts after taking a pitch to the batting helmet from Colorado Rockies starter German Marquez in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Denver. Bryant was pulled from the game after getting hit. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
April 22, 2018 - 7:50 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: ___ START HIM UP Prized Dodgers prospect Walker Buehler makes his first big league start, taking on visiting Miami. The 23-year-old righty reached the majors last September and had a 7.71 ERA in eight relief appearances. Buehler was a first-round...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby, left, scores past Philadelphia Flyers' Michal Neuvirth during the first period in Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)
April 22, 2018 - 6:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Guentzel scored four straight goals to help send the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins into the next round with an 8-5 win over the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 6 on Sunday. The Penguins play the winner of the Washington-Columbus series in the...
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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea, right, celebrates with catcher Jonathan Lucroy after pitching a no-hitter against the Boston Red Sox during a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, April 21, 2018. The A's won 3-0. (AP Photo/John Hefti)
April 22, 2018 - 1:56 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Manaea might've been the only person at the Oakland Coliseum who didn't realize he was still working on a no-hitter. After a dropped popup in the fifth inning, the Athletics lefty figured it was over. "I didn't even think about it until I looked up in the seventh or...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, of South Korea, throws against the Washington Nationals during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 22, 2018 - 12:54 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger's Bobblehead Night and Joc Pederson's birthday took a back seat to the night Hyun-Jin Ryu had. Ryu threw seven dominant innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-0 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night. "Just the way he was mixing his pitches...
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Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) tries to shoot against Toronto Maple Leafs' Frederik Andersen (31), of Denmark, during the first period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Boston, Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
April 21, 2018 - 11:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs opened another 4-1 lead in Boston, and this time they held on. Just barely. Five years after blowing a three-goal lead in a playoff elimination game against the Bruins, Toronto killed off a 5-on-3 and three more penalties to beat the Bruins 4-3 in Game 5 on...
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Nashville Predators center Colton Sissons (10) watches as a shot hits Colorado Avalanche goaltender Andrew Hammond (35) during the second period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Friday, April 20, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Sanford Myers)
April 21, 2018 - 7:49 pm
DENVER (AP) — The third-string goalie nicknamed "Hamburglar" stole a game for Colorado in Nashville. No time for Andrew Hammond to revel in his thievery, though. Game 6 awaits Sunday at the Pepsi Center. Once again, the Avalanche and their surprise goalie with the catchy moniker — he used to have a...
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Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, left, shoots as Philadelphia 76ers guard Justin Anderson (obscured) defends in the second quarter in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)
April 21, 2018 - 6:25 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid certainly aren't acting like playoff first-timers, and JJ Redick provided the veteran leadership that Philadelphia so desperately needed. The 76ers might very well be the NBA's team of the future. And that future might be starting sooner than many envisioned...
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