Athlete health

New Jersey Devils' Taylor Hall (9) celebrates his goal as he returns to the bench during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
February 27, 2018 - 11:17 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Taylor Hall just wants to contribute to the New Jersey Devils' playoff run. The Devils are happy that he's contributing at a historic pace. Hall equaled the Devils' franchise record with points in 15 straight games, Stefan Noesen scored the only goal of the third period and New...
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New Jersey Devils' Taylor Hall (9) celebrates his goal as he returns to the bench during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
February 27, 2018 - 10:08 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Taylor Hall equaled the Devils' franchise record with points in 15 straight games, Stefan Noesen scored the only goal of the third period and New Jersey beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Tuesday. Noesen, playing in his 100th NHL game, broke a 2-2 tie with his ninth of the season...
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, second from left, talks with New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton, left, and Aaron Judge (99) before a baseball spring exhibition game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
February 27, 2018 - 5:13 pm
DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Sluggers Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton will be in the New York Yankees' lineup together for the first time in Wednesday's game against Detroit. Judge will get one or two at-bats as the designated hitter in his first game since offseason left shoulder surgery, while Stanton...
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Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani hits a single during the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
February 27, 2018 - 2:45 am
This was not how Felix Hernandez hoped to start spring training. Slowed by injuries last year, the Seattle ace was struck in his pitching arm by a line drive Monday and left his exhibition debut early. The Mariners said a precautionary X-ray of his right forearm was negative. Hernandez was listed...
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Boston Red Sox baseball player J.D. Martinez smiles as he buttons up his jersey during an introductory news conference, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 26, 2018 - 10:41 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — It took an extra week but the Red Sox finally got the big bat for the middle of their lineup they lacked last season. Slugger J.D. Martinez and the Red Sox finalized a $110 million, five-year contract on Monday, a week after the sides agreed to the deal pending a physical. "...
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February 26, 2018 - 10:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Alan Crabbe scored 21 points and the Brooklyn Nets snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 104-87 win over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night. Jarrett Allen and DeMarre Carroll each had 18 points for the Nets, and Joe Harris added 15. Kris Dunn led Chicago with 23 points and Lauri...
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson hits during batting practice before a baseball spring exhibition game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
February 26, 2018 - 9:04 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Russell Wilson's head knows football was the right choice. Baseball still has his heart. A 2014 Super Bowl champion quarterback with the Seattle Seahawks, the 29-year-old began a week of workouts Monday with the New York Yankees. "Is this just a stunt?" he said. "I think that if...
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February 26, 2018 - 8:29 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills got a head start on a major positional need before free agency begins by agreeing to terms with veteran cornerback Vontae Davis on a one-year contract. The team announced the agreement on Monday night. The 29-year-old Davis spent the past five seasons with the...
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February 26, 2018 - 6:44 pm
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez was hit in his pitching arm by a line drive Monday and forced to leave his spring training debut. The Mariners said a precautionary X-ray of his right forearm was negative. Hernandez was listed as day-to-day. He will be re-evaluated Tuesday...
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February 26, 2018 - 5:25 pm
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez was hit in his pitching arm by a line drive Monday and forced to leave his spring training debut. Hernandez was struck on the upper right forearm by a liner from Victor Caratini of the Chicago Cubs. The Mariners said Hernandez would be...
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