Athlete injuries

A medical helicopter takes off from the infield during the IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 19, 2018 - 7:25 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has been admitted to a hospital in nearby Allentown with what the series called "orthopedic injuries" sustained in a violent wreck early in the race Sunday. IndyCar said Wickens was awake and alert as he was airlifted from the track to the...
Read More
Minnesota Twins pitcher Trevor Hildenberger celebrates after striking out Detroit Tigers' Niko Goodrum for the final out of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Minneapolis. Hildenberger got the win. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
August 19, 2018 - 7:19 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — While Minnesota's pitchers were struggling with the strike zone, the Twins' hitters were teeing off. Eddie Rosario hit a tiebreaking drive in the eighth inning for Minnesota's third homer of the day, helping the Twins top the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Sunday. Max Kepler and Jake Cave...
Read More
Track workers repair a section of fence after a wreck during the IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 19, 2018 - 7:19 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The Latest from the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway (all times local): 7:15 p.m. IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has been admitted to a hospital in nearby Allentown with what the series called "orthopedic injuries." Wickens is being evaluated at Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest Hospital...
Read More
Alexander Rossi (27) leads the field into Turn 1 after a restart during the IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 19, 2018 - 7:09 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Alexander Rossi won Sunday at Pocono Raceway in race marred by a violent wreck that sent IndyCar rookie driver Robert Wickens to the hospital. Wickens was awake and alert when he was airlifted out of the track for medical treatment. IndyCar did not have another update on the...
Read More
New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius goes down after a collision with Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Kendrys Morales in the first inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in New York, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)
August 19, 2018 - 7:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a lopsided win, this was not the kind of big hit the New York Yankees hoped to see. Didi Gregorius hurt his left heel in a collision at first base during a 10-2 romp over Toronto on Sunday, an injury that could sideline the star shortstop for a while. "It's something that we'll...
Read More
Chicago Cubs' Yu Darvish reacts after a pitch during the Great Lakes Loons at South Bend Cubs baseball game Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, at Four Winds Field in South Bend, Ind. Darvish was on rehab assignment with the Class A affiliate of the major league team. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP)
August 19, 2018 - 6:47 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Chicago Cubs right-hander Yu Darvish lasted just one inning in his rehab start with Class A South Bend on Sunday, casting doubt on his availability for the rest of the year. Darvish, who has been sidelined by triceps and elbow injuries, shook his arm as he left the field...
Read More
August 19, 2018 - 6:32 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys received the good news they expected after a preseason knee injury to Zack Martin, the highest-paid guard in the NFL. Two people with knowledge of the diagnosis said Sunday that Martin has no structural damage in his hyperextended left knee and should be...
Read More
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Urena begins to celebrate as he threw a complete baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
August 19, 2018 - 6:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jose Urena's previous start ended after one very heated pitch. On Sunday, he went the distance. Urena made the most of his borrowed time, pitching a two-hitter for his first complete game in the majors and leading the Miami Marlins over the Washington Nationals 12-1 on Sunday...
Read More
Colorado Rockies' DJ LeMahieu (9) hits a solo home run in the third inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
August 19, 2018 - 6:19 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — DJ LeMahieu and the Colorado Rockies are quite comfortable on the road. Even against baseball's best teams. LeMahieu homered, German Marquez pitched seven solid innings and the Rockies closed out their first four-game sweep in Atlanta with a 4-2 victory over the Braves on Sunday...
Read More
Milwaukee Brewers' Mike Moustakas hits a two-run double during the third inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 19, 2018 - 6:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jhoulys Chacin had some extra motivation. Mike Moustakas hit a two-run double, giving Chacin all the runs he needed to beat St. Louis for the first time in his career with the Milwaukee Brewers' 2-1 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday. "I can die now," Chacin joked to reporters...
Read More

Pages