Athlete health

Washington Wizards' Marcin Gortat (13) is fouled by Miami Heat's Tyler Johnson (8) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, March 10, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 10, 2018 - 11:03 pm
MIAMI (AP) — An easy win still presented the Miami Heat with some potential issues. James Johnson scored 20 points on 8-for-9 shooting, the Heat piled up 76 points in the paint and rolled past the Washington Wizards 129-102 on Saturday night. Miami's starting five shot 77 percent, with Johnson and...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2017, file photo, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) runs after he intercepted a pass rom Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (not shown) late in the second half of an NFL football game, in Seattle. The Seahawks are cutting ties with star cornerback Richard Sherman after seven seasons. The team has informed him that he will be released, and Sherman confirmed the decision in a text message to The Associated Press on Friday, March 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)
March 10, 2018 - 11:00 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Star cornerback Richard Sherman agreed to a three-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, one day after being released by the rival Seattle Seahawks. Sherman confirmed in a text message that he agreed to the contract on Saturday after spending the day meeting...
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Dallas Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes (40) attempts a shot as Memphis Grizzlies guard Ben McLemore (23) and forwards JaMychal Green (0) and Dillon Brooks (24) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, March 10, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
March 10, 2018 - 10:55 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Harrison Barnes scored 25 points and the Dallas Mavericks beat Memphis 114-80 on Saturday night, extending the Grizzlies' losing streak to 17 games. The Grizzlies (18-48), who have the longest losing streak in the NBA this season and the league's worst record, trailed by 26 points...
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Kansas players celebrate as the championship trophy is help by Devonte' Graham following an NCAA college basketball game in the finals of the Big 12 men's tournament in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, March 10, 2018. Kansas defeated West Virginia 81-70. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
March 10, 2018 - 9:18 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Devonte Graham ripped off the shooting sleeve he was wearing and tossed it into the crowd, then took the two-time Big 12 defensive player of the year baseline for a pullup jumper. Talk about unflappable. Unstoppable, too. The league's player of the year finished with 18...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2017, file photo, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) runs after he intercepted a pass rom Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (not shown) late in the second half of an NFL football game, in Seattle. The Seahawks are cutting ties with star cornerback Richard Sherman after seven seasons. The team has informed him that he will be released, and Sherman confirmed the decision in a text message to The Associated Press on Friday, March 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)
March 10, 2018 - 8:58 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Star cornerback Richard Sherman agreed to a three-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, one day after being released by the rival Seattle Seahawks. A person in the league familiar with the deal said Sherman agreed to the contract on Saturday after spending...
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Phoenix Suns guard Davon Reed, center, shoots over the double team by Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard (12) and guard Jeremy Lamb in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
March 10, 2018 - 8:52 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hornets coach Steve Clifford walked into his postgame press conference and smiled. "We needed to win a game and we won a game, so that's it," he said. "That's how I feel and I'm sticking with it." It didn't matter to Clifford that his team nearly squandered a 22-point fourth-...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2017, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas hits a solo home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins in Kansas City, Mo. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Moustakas and Kansas City have agreed to a one-year contract that keeps him with the Royals and guarantees the third baseman $6.5 million. The deal could be worth up to $22.7 million over two seasons, the person said Thursday, March 8, 2018, speaking on condition of anonymity because the agreement was subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
March 10, 2018 - 7:56 pm
On the day the Kansas City Royals welcomed back Mike Moustakas, they found out Jorge Bonifacio will miss half the season. Bonifacio was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball on Saturday after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The outfielder was banned after a positive...
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Buffalo Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges (4) is defended by Vegas Golden Knights center Cody Eakin (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, March 10, 2018 in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)
March 10, 2018 - 4:18 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Erik Haula scored the decisive shootout goal and the Vegas Golden Knights set an NHL record for road victories by an expansion team following a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland forced overtime by scoring the tying goal from a...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2017 file photo, Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie looks up at the scoreboard during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Coppin State in Storrs, Conn. UConn has fired Ollie, with the team under NCAA investigation and the Huskies having completed their second straight losing season. The university said in a statement Saturday, March 10, 2018, it has "initiated disciplinary procedures" to dismiss him for "just cause." The school says it would have no further comment until its "disciplinary process" and the ongoing NCAA inquiry are complete. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
March 10, 2018 - 11:08 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn fired basketball coach Kevin Ollie on Saturday, with the team under NCAA investigation and the Huskies having completed their second straight losing season. The university said in a statement it has "initiated disciplinary procedures" to dismiss him for "just cause." The...
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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard hits a 3-point shot over Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, March 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)
March 10, 2018 - 12:40 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 30 points, Damian Lillard added 28 and the Portland Trail Blazers won their ninth straight game with a 125-108 victory over the short-handed Golden State Warriors on Friday night. The Warriors had won seven in a row but didn't have Stephen Curry, Jordan Bell...
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