Athlete health

Fans interfere with Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts trying to catch a ball hit by Houston Astros' Jose Altuve during the first inning in Game 4 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Houston. Altuve was called out. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
October 17, 2018 - 7:29 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve was denied a potential two-run homer for the Houston Astros in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series when umpires ruled at least one fan interfered with Mookie Betts' attempt at a leaping catch above the right-field wall Wednesday night. Crew chief Joe West, working the...
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, left, speaks to fans during an awards ceremony to recognize the team's NBA championship prior to a basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
October 16, 2018 - 10:53 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry is coming off an injury-plagued season and a summer he thought might be among his best yet. On a festive night of celebration as another championship banner went up, Curry brought his usual flair and dazzle. Kevin Durant did all of the little things, too. Curry...
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Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. celebrates after his grand slam against the Houston Astros during the eighth inning in Game 3 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 16, 2018 - 8:01 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Jackie Bradley Jr. didn't let his demeanor change this season, even as fans begged Boston to trade him during a miserable first-half slump. Stayed steady after the biggest swing of his career, too. Bradley belted a grand slam for his second big hit in the AL Championship Series,...
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Buffalo Bills owner Kim Pegula arrives for the NFL football fall meetings in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
October 16, 2018 - 3:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL doesn't want players worrying about getting flagged or fined. "You gotta play," NFL football operations chief Troy Vincent said Tuesday at the league's fall meetings. "You hope that no player is thinking about a rule. We want them to play (with a) free mind where you're just...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa plays against Maryland during an NCAA college football game, in Columbus, Ohio. Bosa’s college football career is over. The injured All-American defensive end intends to withdraw from Ohio State to spend time rehabilitating and training for an NFL career. He is expected to be a first-round draft pick. No. 2 Ohio State made the announcement on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
October 16, 2018 - 9:07 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa's college football career is over. The injured All-American intends to withdraw from school to spend time rehabilitating and training for an NFL career. He is expected to be a first-round draft pick. No. 2 Ohio State made the announcement on...
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Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby (2) celebrates after an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won 33-30. Crosby kicked a game winning field goal. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)
October 15, 2018 - 10:56 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Mason Crosby smiled as he left the field. It was quite the week for the Green Bay Packers' veteran kicker. Crosby hit four field goals, including the winner from 27 yards as time expired to lift the Packers past the San Francisco 49ers 33-30 on Monday night. "This week was a...
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Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay celebrates with quarterback Jared Goff (16) after a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)
October 15, 2018 - 7:35 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams are the last undefeated team in the NFL. That doesn't mean there are no issues to address. For coach Sean McVay, it starts with himself. McVay was again critical of his own play calling, this time in the Rams' 23-20 win at the Denver Broncos on...
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Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch speaks during a news conference Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Houston. The Astros will face the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of the baseball American League Championship Series Tuesday Oct. 16 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
October 15, 2018 - 6:38 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros are brimming with confidence, even after a Game 2 AL Championship Series defeat to the Boston Red Sox. For proof, just see Bregman's social media feed. Hours after Boston beat Houston 7-5 to even the best-of-seven series at a game each, Bregman...
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Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant (3) boots a field goal against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the final minutes of the fourth quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct 14, 2018, in Atlanta. Bryant left the field after the kick with an apparent injury. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
October 15, 2018 - 1:01 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Falcons kicker Matt Bryant is likely to miss the next game against the New York Giants after straining his right hamstring making a 57-yard field goal. Coach Dan Quinn said Monday that the Falcons are going to bring in another kicker by the time they return to practice this week...
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James looks on during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Sacramento Kings in Los Angeles. The only certainty in the NBA this season is that James won't win the East _ ending an eight-year run of that, four in Miami and four in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File)
October 15, 2018 - 10:54 am
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will be at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night, handing the Golden State Warriors what will be their third set of championship rings from the last four seasons. A banner will be displayed. Highlights will be shown. And then the Warriors will have to start all over again. The...
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