Athlete injuries

November 10, 2019 - 1:51 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Dion Waiters has been handed a 10-game suspension by the Miami Heat, with the team citing conduct detrimental to the team as the reason for his second banishment of the season. The suspension was announced Sunday. It comes three days after Waiters, according to a person with direct...
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New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) runs during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Steven Ryan)
November 10, 2019 - 1:50 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Le'Veon Bell scored a go-ahead 1-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter after a 33-yard pass interference penalty on DeAndre Baker, and the New York Jets rallied and then held on to beat the Giants 34-27 on Sunday for Big Apple bragging rights. Sam Darnold threw a...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) celebrates his touchdown during the second half of NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)
November 10, 2019 - 1:02 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Lamar Jackson threw for three touchdowns in a near-perfect passing performance and added a sensational 47-yard scoring run, Marcus Peters got his third pick-6 of the season — this one off rookie Ryan Finley — and the Baltimore Ravens won their fifth in a row, routing the winless...
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Detroit Lions quarterback's Jeff Driskel (2) and Matthew Stafford watch during warmups before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
November 10, 2019 - 9:49 am
The Kansas City Chiefs get reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes back after a shorter-than-expected absence. The Detroit Lions are without their quarterback, Matthew Stafford, for the first time in nearly a decade. Mahomes was to start Sunday for the Chiefs at the Tennessee Titans, just over two weeks...
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Boston Celtics' Kemba Walker (8) and Gordon Hayward celebrate a basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
November 09, 2019 - 6:18 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In the midst of Boston's most dominant performance of the season, Celtics point guard Kemba Walker could only muster anger and confusion after learning Gordon Hayward broke his left hand. Jaylen Brown scored 30 points and Boston routed the San Antonio Spurs 135-115 on Saturday in...
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Boston Celtics' Kemba Walker (8) and Gordon Hayward celebrate a basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
November 09, 2019 - 5:08 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward will miss at least a month with a broken left hand after colliding with San Antonio's LaMarcus Aldridge on Saturday night. The Celtics say Hayward was sent for an X-ray that confirmed the diagnosis. Hayward, who did not return to the game,...
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Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) greets San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman (25) after an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. The 49ers won 28-25. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
November 09, 2019 - 9:15 am
The last time the San Francisco 49ers had a winning record for a home game in November, Colin Kaepernick was their quarterback and Russell Wilson and Richard Sherman ate turkey legs at midfield to celebrate a victory for Seattle. That won't happen Monday night when the unbeaten 49ers (8-0) host the...
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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, dribbles around Brooklyn Nets guard Garrett Temple during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)
November 08, 2019 - 11:08 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard's career- and franchise-high scoring game wasn't enough for the Portland Trail Blazers to get their first home win of the season. Lillard scored a career-high 60 points for Portland in the Trail Blazers' 119-115 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night. Spencer...
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Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns, left, as Golden State Warriors' D'Angelo Russell defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov 8, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
November 08, 2019 - 8:01 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Wiggins scored 40 points, hitting the tying basket late in regulation, and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame D'Angelo Russell's career-high 52 points to beat the Golden State Warriors 125-119 in overtime Friday night. Russell and the Warriors led 110-106 with 29 seconds...
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Oakland Raiders running back Josh Jacobs runs on the way to a touchdown against the Los Angeles Chargers during the second half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
November 08, 2019 - 2:47 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr engineered another late winning drive. Karl Joseph delivered the sealing defensive play. It may not have come easy, but the Oakland Raiders managed to pull out another dramatic victory that has put them squarely in the AFC playoff race. Josh Jacobs scored on an 18-...
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