Athlete injuries

Several San Diego Padres players gather in the infield during a power outage in the 12th inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker)
August 26, 2018 - 2:51 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The power went out for the Los Angeles Dodgers, but not their luck. Justin Turner blooped an RBI double to drive in Matt Kemp from second base on the first pitch after a 20-minute power outage in the 12th inning, giving the Dodgers an odd 5-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on...
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Will Power, of Australia, celebrates after winning the IndyCar auto race at Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Madison, Ill. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 25, 2018 - 11:47 pm
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Will Power used to hate racing on ovals about as much as he hates conserving fuel. The oval part has changed considerably this season. The fuel part? "I was just, 'Ah! Come on! Let's race this properly!'" Power said Saturday night, after some of his closest rivals began saving...
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Sonny Gray delivers a pitch during the first inning of the second baseball game of a split doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
August 25, 2018 - 10:45 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — After making a guest appearance in the starting rotation, it's back to the bullpen for Sonny Gray. The New York Yankees right-hander can take consolation in knowing he's still got the talent to effectively go deep in a game. Gray took a three-hitter into the seventh inning, and New...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Ji-Man Choi, of South Korea, runs the bases after his RBI-triple off Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Tyler Thornburg during the eighth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
August 25, 2018 - 10:45 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays are on quite a run. Kevin Kiermaier tripled to key a two-run sixth inning, Tommy Pham homered and the Rays won their seventh straight game by beating the major league-leading Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Saturday night. "We've gotten some confidence, and I...
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Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, left, gives wide receiver Marqise Lee (11) a handshake after Lee was injured during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
August 25, 2018 - 9:56 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars might have lost their No. 1 receiver for the season. Marqise Lee, who led the team in receptions in 2017, injured his left knee in a 17-6 victory against Atlanta in the preseason Saturday night and could be out for the year. Lee was carted off the...
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Chicago Cubs' Daniel Murphy hits a two-run home run against the Cincinnati Reds during the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Young)
August 25, 2018 - 7:49 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Daniel Murphy can't fully explain his success at Wrigley Field. He's just happy he now calls the storied old ballpark home. Murphy and Kyle Schwarber each hit a two-run homer, Javier Baez added a solo shot and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-6 on Saturday for their...
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Chicago Bears' Kevin White celebrates his touchdown catch during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Annie Rice)
August 25, 2018 - 4:47 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Bears coach Matt Nagy decided to rest starters for the next-to-last preseason game rather than use it as the customary regular-season tuneup. And the backups proved that they're also ready for the regular season. Backup quarterback Chase Daniel directed touchdown drives on the first...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Orlando Arcia celebrates after hitting a walk off single during the 15th inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 7-6. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
August 25, 2018 - 2:19 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Orlando Arcia's RBI single with two outs in the 15th inning lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 7-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night. Arcia was mobbed on the field by his teammates after he put an end to the 5-hour, 36-minute contest. Erik Kratz tied the game with...
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August 25, 2018 - 2:10 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: GROWING BOTE OF WORK Cubs rookie David Bote tries to keep his sensational rookie season rolling in a game against Cincinnati. Bote walked off Chicago with a 10th-inning homer Friday, his second game-ending shot this month. The 25-year-old didn't...
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Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) celebrates with Alex Gordon after hitting a three-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 25, 2018 - 1:23 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez made a young fan's night by coming through on his promise to hit a home run. A few hours later, a couple kids on the Kansas City Royals hit their own memorable shots. Ryan O'Hearn and Hunter Dozier became the first rookies ever to hit back-to-back home runs to...
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