Athlete injuries

Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly, center, celebrates his goal against the Vegas Golden Knights with Matt Niskanen, left, and Chandler Stephenson, during the third period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 03, 2018 - 12:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin went airborne, Evgeny Kuznetsov flapped his arms like a bird of prey and the Washington Capitals are flying high, just two wins away from winning the Stanley Cup. Ovechkin dived to score his 14th goal of the playoffs and raised his arms in joy when Kuznetsov beat...
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Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, celebrates his goal against the Vegas Golden Knights during the second period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 02, 2018 - 11:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin went airborne, Evgeny Kuznetsov flapped his arms like a bird of prey and the Washington Capitals are flying high, just two wins away from winning the Stanley Cup. Ovechkin dived to score his 14th goal of the playoffs and raised his arms in joy when Kuznetsov beat...
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Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi, right, hits a two-run home run as Houston Astros catcher Max Stassi reaches for the pitch during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 02, 2018 - 11:15 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Andrew Benintendi and Christian Vazquez homered during a three-run seventh inning that lifted the Boston Red Sox over the Houston Astros 5-4 on Saturday night. Former Cy Young Award winners Justin Verlander and David Price each pitched six innings before handing off to the bullpens...
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Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov, back left, of Russia, celebrates his goal against Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, front right, during the second period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 02, 2018 - 10:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals (all times local): 10:10 p.m. The Washington Capitals are 20 minutes away from taking a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup Final against the Vegas Golden Knights. Second-period...
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Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, celebrates his goal against the Vegas Golden Knights during the second period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 02, 2018 - 9:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Evgeny Kuznetsov has given the Washington Capitals a 2-0 lead in Game 3 of their Stanley Cup Final against the Vegas Golden Knights. Kuznetsov...
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Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, warms up before Game 3 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Vegas Golden Knights, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 02, 2018 - 9:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Alex Ovechkin has given the Washington Capitals a 1-0 lead over the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. Ovechkin scored on a...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James leaves a news conference after Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 31, 2018. The Warriors won 124-114 in overtime. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
June 02, 2018 - 7:25 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — All the chatter is that underdog Cleveland could be completely deflated from the way it flopped in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Determined and as motivated as ever might be more appropriate and fitting whenever LeBron James is in the mix. "It's one of the toughest losses I've...
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June 02, 2018 - 6:53 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have claimed left-hander P.J. Conlon from the New York Mets and assigned him to Triple-A Oklahoma City. Los Angeles announced the move Saturday before a game against the Colorado Rockies. The injury-plagued Dodgers currently are without starters Clayton Kershaw...
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Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is helped off the floor during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 02, 2018 - 6:49 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State All-Star guard Klay Thompson expects to play in Game 2 of the NBA Finals after spraining his left ankle in a scary fall during a collision when Cleveland's J.R. Smith slid into him in the first quarter of the series opener Thursday night. "It is a Finals game,...
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Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is helped off the floor during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 02, 2018 - 6:24 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State All-Star guard Klay Thompson says he expects to play in Game 2 of the NBA Finals after twisting his left ankle in a scary fall during a collision when Cleveland's J.R. Smith slid into him in the first quarter of the series opener Thursday night. The Warriors...
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