Athlete injuries

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, foreground, dribbles against Golden State Warriors guard Ky Bowman during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
November 05, 2019 - 1:31 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rookie forward Eric Paschall hit a key 3-pointer with 4:05 remaining and finished with 34 points and 13 rebounds, leading the injury-plagued Golden State Warriors to a 127-118 victory against Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night for their first home win...
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Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) drives past Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, in Phoenix. The Suns defeated the 76ers 114-109. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
November 05, 2019 - 1:01 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker was pouring in buckets from every corner of the court during the second half and the home crowd loved every minute of it, serenading the Phoenix Suns star with MVP chants as he finished with 40 points in a 114-109 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. The 23-...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9,2019, file photo, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws against a Pittsburgh Pirates' batter in the second inning of a baseball game in San Francisco. Bumgarner has received a $17.8 million qualifying offer from the Giants, a move that likely will decrease demand for him in the free-agent market. (AP Photo/John Hefti, File)
November 04, 2019 - 7:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Madison Bumgarner was among 10 free agents who received $17.8 million qualifying offers from their former teams on Monday, a move that likely will decrease demand for the 30-year-old left-hander. Bumgarner, the 2014 World Series MVP, went 9-9 with a 3.90 ERA over 34 starts this year...
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The new New York Mets manager, Carlos Beltran, center, poses for a picture with general manager Brodie Van Wagenen, left, and Mets COO Jeff Wilpon during a baseball news conference at Citi Field, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, in New York. Beltran, two years removed from his playing career and with no managerial experience, has been picked by the Mets to replace Mickey Callaway. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 04, 2019 - 5:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltrán was back in familiar blue pinstripes Monday, buttoning up a New York Mets uniform while standing next to his new boss, Brodie Van Wagenen. The first-time manager is taking over following a tenuous season at Citi Field, and his plan to calm the clubhouse works from the...
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Denver Broncos quarterback Brandon Allen (2) greets Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) after an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Denver. The Broncos won 24-19. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
November 03, 2019 - 10:51 pm
DENVER (AP) — Brandon Allen slept like a baby before jolting the Denver Broncos' sleepy offense. "Yeah, I slept fine," Allen said after leading the Broncos past the Cleveland Browns 24-19 Sunday in his NFL debut, 1,402 days after his last start at the University of Arkansas. Allen's numbers weren't...
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Los Angeles Lakers' Kyle Kuzma, right, collides with San Antonio Spurs' Trey Lyles during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
November 03, 2019 - 10:07 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Anthony Davis had 25 points and 11 rebounds, LeBron James added 21 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers held off the San Antonio Spurs 103-96 on Sunday night. James also had a triple-double Friday night in an overtime victory in Dallas. Dwight Howard had...
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Seattle Seahawks tight end Jacob Hollister celebrates after he scored a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in overtime of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)
November 03, 2019 - 9:38 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — After leading a masterful drive in the final seconds of regulation only to see a potential winning field goal attempt on the last play sail wide, Russell Wilson took it upon himself in overtime. No way was Tampa Bay's Jameis Winston going to end up with the ball in his hands again. "...
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Denver Broncos quarterback Brandon Allen (2) runs the ball against the Cleveland Browns during the first half of NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
November 03, 2019 - 7:46 pm
The Latest on Week 9 in the NFL (all times Eastern): 7:45 p.m. The name of the game this weekend? Allen. All three of them. Brandon Allen has guided Denver to a 24-19 win over Cleveland that not only made him an indelible memory in his first NFL start but produced an unprecedented occurrence in...
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Minnesota Vikings cornerback Kris Boyd (38) tackles Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman (17) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
November 03, 2019 - 5:53 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Harrison Butker watched his 44-yard field goal split the uprights, the clocks inside Arrowhead Stadium reading zero, and the Chiefs kicker turned and sprinted the other way in celebration. The first person to join him? Patrick Mahomes. The reigning league MVP, who missed his...
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Miami Dolphins' outside linebacker Jerome Baker (55) cornerback Jomal Wiltz (33) and defensive back Nik Needham (40) celebrate after Wiltz made an interception during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
November 03, 2019 - 5:14 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami coach Brian Flores got drenched with the orange contents of a Gatorade bucket when time expired. Kool and the Gang's "Celebration" blared through the stadium's speakers. Players leaped in the air on their way to a joyous locker room. The Dolphins are 1-7. And — for...
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