Athlete injuries

Houston Astros' George Springer celebrates after scoring on a dingle by Yuli Gurriel during the eighth inning of Game 5 of the baseball World Series against the Washington Nationals Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 27, 2019 - 8:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 5 of the World Series (all times local): 11:05 p.m. Yuli Gurriel poked an RBI single up the middle to give the Houston Astros a 5-1 lead over the Washington Nationals after eight innings of Game 5. George Springer led off with a double off Daniel Hudson, who...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 27, 2019 - 6:06 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees had the Arizona Cardinals under his surgically repaired and splint-aided thumb. Brees passed for 373 yards and three touchdowns in his first game since thumb surgery more than five weeks ago, and the New Orleans Saints won their sixth straight with a 31-9 victory...
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San Francisco 49ers running back Tevin Coleman celebrates and is greeted by his teammates after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. The touchdown was Coleman's third in the first half. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
October 27, 2019 - 6:05 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Racing out to six straight wins to open the season against a less than formidable schedule left some people doubting how good the San Francisco 49ers actually are. Blowing out a Carolina team that had won four straight games should quiet some of those critics. Tevin...
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Tiger Woods of the United States watches his tee shot on the 2nd hole during the final round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 27, 2019 - 6:02 pm
INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Tiger Woods won the Zozo Championship to tie Sam Snead's PGA Tour record of 82 victories. The 43-year-old American played the final seven holes Monday in the rain-hit tournament, completing a 3-under 67 to beat local favorite Hideki Matsuyama by three strokes at Accordia...
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Oakland Raiders running back DeAndre Washington (33) is hit by Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) on a run during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
October 27, 2019 - 3:22 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt sustained a shoulder injured on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders. It was unclear how Watt, a three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year, was injured, but he went to the locker room with about 5 ½ minutes left in the second quarter after...
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Tennessee Titans linebacker Harold Landry (58) celebrates after recovering a fumble against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans won 27-23. (AP Photo/James Kenney)
October 27, 2019 - 3:18 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are very happy their stingy defense came up with four turnovers and another late-game stop. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers leave town ticked off over an inadvertent whistle that cost them a fumble return after stopping Tennessee's fake punt in the final...
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San Francisco 49ers running back Tevin Coleman runs with ball for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
October 27, 2019 - 2:40 pm
The Latest on Week 8 of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 5:40 p.m. Tevin Coleman scored on a 48-yard run to become the first San Francisco 49ers player since Jerry Rice 24 years ago to score three TDs in the first half. Coleman's long run late in the second quarter followed a 19-yard run in...
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St. Louis Blues' Ivan Barbashev (49) checks Boston Bruins' Chris Wagner during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
October 26, 2019 - 8:15 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The stakes were drastically different for Boston's first meeting with St. Louis this season. Regardless, the Bruins made sure the Blues left town with a loss this time. David Pastrnak scored his team-leading 11th goal, Tuukka Rask stopped 26 shots for his second shutout and the Bruins...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, file photo, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) works on his throwing motion before NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago,. Brees says he is comfortable throwing an NFL ball now that he is more than five weeks out of surgery on his right thumb. He says he plans to play Sunday against Arizona unless his form in practice this week does not meet his expectations. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
October 26, 2019 - 3:30 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says record-setting quarterback Drew Brees will start for the New Orleans Saints against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, beginning his comeback from thumb surgery that sidelined him for five games. The person spoke to The Associated Press on...
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) leaves the field with an apparent leg injury after Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald leveled him, causing a fumble that the Rams recovered, during the fourth quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
October 26, 2019 - 2:14 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons say quarterback Matt Ryan won't play against Seattle, ending his 10-year streak of consecutive starts. Ryan sprained his right ankle last week in a loss to the Los Angeles Rams. He had limited participation in Friday's practice and was listed as questionable on...
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