Athlete injuries

Cleveland Indians' Melky Cabrera watches his grand slam off Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Sean Gilmartin in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Cleveland. Michael Brantley, Jose Ramirez and Yandy Diaz also scored on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 19, 2018 - 8:32 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians showed off their power and pitching Sunday. Melky Cabrera hit a grand slam to cap a six-run fourth inning, four pitchers combined on the team's AL-leading 13th shutout and the Indians continued to roll through August with an 8-0 victory over the Baltimore...
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Alexander Rossi celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 19, 2018 - 8:31 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Alexander Rossi was as worried as the rest of the IndyCar field when a violent wreck shot Robert Wickens' car airborne, ripped up the catchfence and left the tub of the rookie's Honda toppled on the asphalt. The crash at Pocono Raceway was the latest grim reminder how drivers...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock hits a home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez)
August 19, 2018 - 8:20 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A.J. Pollock is regaining his form right when his team needs him most. Pollock homered in the ninth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Sunday to stay on top of the NL West. Pollock, who missed nearly two months with a thumb injury, drove a 1-2...
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USA Gymnastics President and CEO Kerry Perry, middle, watches the U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
August 19, 2018 - 8:16 pm
BOSTON (AP) — USA Gymnastics President Kerry Perry says the embattled organization is in the midst of "productive" mediation talks with athletes who were sexually abused by a disgraced former national team doctor. USA Gymnastics is facing civil lawsuits filed by dozens of athletes who say they were...
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Texas Rangers' Rougned Odor is congratulated by third base coach Tony Beasley (27) after he hit a three-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Mike Stone)
August 19, 2018 - 8:03 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor didn't let a little rain get in the way of his torrid August. The Texas second baseman connected on a go-ahead, three-run homer with rain falling in the seventh inning, and the Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 on Sunday to wrap up a soggy weekend. Odor's...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 19, 2018 - 7:44 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Clayton Kershaw pitched seven sharp innings for his 150th career win, Justin Turner homered and drove in five runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Seattle Mariners 12-1 Sunday. Kershaw (6-5) gave up four hits, struck out seven and walked one. The 30-year-old lefty with three...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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