Athlete injuries

New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu hits an RBI double off Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, May 31, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
June 01, 2019 - 12:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Don't let DJ LeMahieu's professional demeanor fool you. "He's out there to rip your heart out," New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said, "and he plays with an edge." A pumped-up LeMahieu homered and hit an RBI double off the wall against Chris Sale, sending the surging Yankees to...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Bell drives in a run with an RBI single off Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin during the first inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Friday, May 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 31, 2019 - 11:18 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell spent some time in the seats above the Clemente Wall in right field at PNC Park on Friday night, carefully folding a handful of gold T-shirts with the phrase "Bellieve" on them over the chairs as part of a promotion that is doubling as an All-Star Game push for the...
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Martin Kaymer, of Germany, hits from the sand on the ninth hole during the second round of the Memorial golf tournament Friday, May 31, 2019, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
May 31, 2019 - 7:59 pm
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Two-time major champion Martin Kaymer is tied for the lead going into the weekend at the Memorial, and whether he wins is not what drives him. He knows his game is close enough that he can. Kaymer kept it simple Friday with birdies on all the par 5s, a tee shot to 10 feet on a...
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Tottenham midfielder Lucas Moura kicks the ball during a training session at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Friday May 31, 2019. English Premier League teams Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are preparing for the Champions League final which takes place in Madrid on Saturday night. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
May 31, 2019 - 6:36 pm
MADRID (AP) — Lucas Moura and Divock Origi have been the unlikely heroes for Tottenham and Liverpool in the Champions League this season. They kept alive their team's hopes of winning the European title with crucial goals and decisive performances. Without them, the English sides probably wouldn't...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, file photo, UCLA head coach Jim Mora looks toward the field against Washington in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Seattle. Three former UCLA football players are suing the school, alleging they suffered concussions and other injuries that worsened because they were forced to play instead of receiving proper treatment. The Los Angeles Times says former offensive linemen John Lopez, Poasi Moala and Zach Bateman are seeking more than $15 million each in suits naming UCLA regents, former coach Jim Mora, other staff and the NCAA. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
May 31, 2019 - 12:20 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three former University of California, Los Angeles football players are suing the school, alleging they suffered concussions and other injuries that worsened because they were forced to play instead of receiving proper treatment. Offensive linemen John Lopez and Poasi Moala filed...
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Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) controls the ball as Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) defends during the second half of Game 1 of basketball’s NBA Finals, Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 30, 2019 - 11:42 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from the NBA Finals and Thursday's Game 1 between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Pascal Siakam scored 32 points, and the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA Finals game by topping the Golden State Warriors 118-109 in Game 1 of...
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Golden State Warriors basketball head coach Steve Kerr speaks to the media before practice for the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors in Toronto, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Game 1 of the NBA Finals is Thursday in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 30, 2019 - 12:32 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr says center DeMarcus Cousins is available for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. Kerr made the announcement at the team's shootaround practice Thursday. Cousins has not been on the Warriors' active roster since injuring his right quadriceps...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Alex Verdugo, third from left with helmet, is mobbed by teammates after driving in the game-winning run with a sacrifice fly ball during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 30, 2019 - 3:38 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trailing by three against an All-Star closer, Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers weren't fazed one bit. Bellinger hit a tying double and came around with the winning run as the Dodgers scored four times off Edwin Díaz in the ninth inning to rally past the New York Mets 9-...
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A young child is carried from the stands after being injured by a foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs' Albert Almora Jr. during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 30, 2019 - 12:41 am
HOUSTON (AP) — A young fan was taken to the hospital after getting struck by a foul ball during Wednesday night's game between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros. Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. hit a line drive in the fourth inning into the field-level stands down the third base line, where it...
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A young child is carried from the stands after being injured by a foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs' Albert Almora Jr. during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 29, 2019 - 11:39 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Thursday: INJURED FAN Protective netting at ballparks is again under scrutiny after a young girl was struck in Houston by a foul ball. Albert Almora Jr. of the Chicago Cubs hit a line drive into the stands down the third base line and almost immediately...
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