Athlete health

February 28, 2017 - 8:41 pm
Andrew Bogut has chosen to join the Cleveland Cavaliers, giving LeBron James and the defending champions another accomplished veteran as they prepare to mount a run to their third straight NBA Finals. Bogut's agent, David Bauman of ISE, told The Associated Press on Tuesday night that Bogut plans to...
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FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2016, file photo, Tampa Bay Lightning center Brian Boyle (11) plays during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks, in Tampa, Fla. The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired forward Brian Boyle in a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. Tampa Bay gets a 2017 second-round pick and forward Byron Froese for Boyle. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
February 27, 2017 - 10:47 pm
Brian Boyle is moving up the standings, the Tampa Bay Lightning are moving on and the Toronto Maple Leafs are moving into playoff mode. The Maple Leafs acquired Boyle in a trade with the Lightning on Monday for a 2017 second-round pick and minor league forward Byron Froese. The 32-year-old...
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Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) tries to hold onto the ball after New York Knicks center Kyle O'Quinn, left, (whose hands are visible at right) nearly knocked it from his hands, in the first half of an NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
February 27, 2017 - 10:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Plenty of DeMar DeRozan and plenty of defense. That's how it will have to be for the Toronto Raptors without Kyle Lowry. "It's going to take a village to win," coach Dwane Casey said. DeRozan made a turnaround jumper with 1.9 seconds remaining, finishing with 37 points and leading...
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Former NFL quarterback and New York Mets outfielder Tim Tebow carries his equipment bag to a spring training baseball practice Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
February 27, 2017 - 6:49 pm
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow quickly got into the swing of spring training, hitting nine home runs in batting practice Monday during his first workout with the New York Mets. The former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback is hoping to make to the majors as an outfielder. He signed a...
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Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano celebrates in the dugout after scoring when Tyler O'Neill was walked with the bases loaded during the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 26, 2017 - 8:41 pm
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Danny Salazar breezed through his first outing for the Cleveland Indians this spring. No extra adrenaline from facing the Chicago Cubs. No interest in revisiting the World Series. Just another day at work. Salazar pitched two crisp innings, and Cleveland and Chicago played to a 1...
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Deontay Wilder, right, throws a right at Gerald Washington during the WBC heavyweight title boxing bout Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. Wilder defeated Washington in the fifth round. (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
February 25, 2017 - 10:37 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Deontay Wilder returned from right arm injuries to stop Gerald Washington in the fifth round and retain his WBC heavyweight title Saturday night in a fight that heated up quickly after a quiet start. Wilder (38-0, 37 knockouts) seemed mostly cautious with his right in the...
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United States' Lindsey Vonn walks in the finish area of an alpine ski, women's World Cup Super G, in Crans Montana, Switzerland, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. Von didn't complete the course. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
February 25, 2017 - 8:30 am
CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Suddenly the overall title is not looking so certain for Mikaela Shiffrin after Ilka Stuhec won a super-G race on Saturday. There was also a worrying crash for Lindsey Vonn on a disappointing day for American skiers. Entering this weekend's races in Crans Montana,...
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Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari, right, of Italy, works the ball inside for a shot as Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie defends in the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
February 24, 2017 - 11:48 pm
DENVER (AP) — Gary Harris scored a career-high 25 points and the Denver Nuggets bounced back from successive losses to beat Brooklyn 129-109 on Friday night, handing the inept Nets their 15th loss in a row. Wilson Chandler had 24 points and Danilo Gallinari added 20 for the Nuggets, who snapped a...
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Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) reacts after scoring a goal against the Arizona Coyotes during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
February 24, 2017 - 12:56 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Blackhawks and their marquee players are starting to get in a groove. And Chicago is starting to look like the team that won three Stanley Cups in the last seven seasons. Patrick Kane scored three goals for his third career hat trick to lead the surging Blackhawks past the...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 file photo, Creighton guard Maurice Watson Jr. (10) dribbles in the lane against Seton Hall during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Omaha, Neb. Police said Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 that Creighton basketball player Maurice Watson Jr. is a suspect in an alleged sexual assault in Omaha. (AP Photo/John Peterson, File)
February 23, 2017 - 4:41 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton basketball player Maurice Watson Jr. is a suspect in an alleged sexual assault in Omaha, police said Thursday. According to an incident report, a 19-year-old woman said Watson had nonconsensual sexual intercourse with her in the bathroom of a midtown residence about 3 a...
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