Athlete injuries

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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Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers disagrees about a call during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 08, 2019 - 12:11 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA fined the Los Angeles Clippers $50,000 on Thursday for statements made by coach Doc Rivers and others that were "inconsistent" about Kawhi Leonard's health. Leonard sat out a 129-124 home loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night, the second time he's missed the...
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Tiger Woods of the United States reacts after his putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
November 07, 2019 - 5:20 pm
Tiger Woods will have an ear piece, a radio and his golf clubs at the Presidents Cup. Woods created his own slice of history Thursday night by becoming the first Presidents Cup captain to use one of his wild-card selections on himself. He is the second playing captain in the Presidents Cup. Hale...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt, left, talks with running back Nick Chubb during practice at the NFL football team's training camp facility, in Berea, Ohio. Hunt’s self-inflicted punishment is over. The Browns running back, who quickly went from being one of the NFL’s rising stars to a violent offender, has returned from his eight-game NFL suspension and will play this week against the Buffalo Bills. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
November 07, 2019 - 3:24 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Kareem Hunt learned humility during his time away from football for two violent, off-field altercations, the lengthy layoff forcing him to grow up. It was a tough lesson. A needed one. While serving his eight-game NFL suspension for losing control of his emotions and becoming...
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Los Angeles Clippers' Kawhi Leonard, center, and Paul George, third from right, watch from the bench during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 06, 2019 - 10:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard isn't healthy three weeks into the season, according to the NBA, which says that as a result the Los Angeles Clippers can rest their new superstar. He was on the bench against the visiting Milwaukee Bucks for a national TV game Wednesday night, the first half of a...
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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton stands on the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
November 05, 2019 - 12:33 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have placed quarterback Cam Newton on injured reserve. Newton has missed the last six games while trying to battle back from a mid-foot sprain. Panthers general manager said in a statement Tuesday that after seeing two foot specialists that the team was told "it...
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