Athlete injuries

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates with guard Stephen Curry (30) during the second half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 31, 2018 - 11:14 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from the NBA Finals and Thursday's Game 1 (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The 3-pointers haven't been falling much in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but the Warriors got a couple to go to give them a six-point lead heading to the final stretch. Draymond Green, who had been...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love juggles a basketball during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 31, 2018 - 8:01 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cleveland forward Kevin Love has completed the NBA's concussion protocols and is in the starting lineup for Game 1 of the NBA Finals against Golden State on Thursday night. Love was injured early in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals against Boston and was not able to...
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Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov, right, of Russia, winces as he is checked by Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Brayden McNabb during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals pm Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
May 31, 2018 - 7:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The sight of Evgeny Kuznetsov clutching his left arm and leaving the ice after a hit from Brayden McNabb isn't as big a threat to the Washington Capitals' title hopes as it might seem. Not after the Capitals withstood three games without Nicklas Backstrom. Not after they missed...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel (60) hands the ball to manager AJ Hinch as he leaves during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 31, 2018 - 4:00 am
A look at what's happening around baseball today: TEST OF THE CHAMPION After wrapping up a series at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night, Jose Altuve and the World Series champion Astros return home to face another 2017 playoff opponent in Boston. Including a four-game series at Cleveland last...
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Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby, right, makes a stick save on shot by Vegas Golden Knights right wing Alex Tuch during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 31, 2018 - 1:30 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Tuch collected the skittering puck with absolutely nothing between him and the tying goal with two minutes left in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. Braden Holtby reacted with pure instinct. Washington's goalie stretched back and lunged to his right with his stick, thrusting...
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Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Nathan Eovaldi works against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
May 31, 2018 - 1:13 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi pitched six innings of no-hit ball in his return to the majors following a second Tommy John surgery, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 6-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night. Eovaldi (1-0) faced one over the minimum through six innings in his...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws to a Baltimore Orioles batter during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
May 30, 2018 - 10:58 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — In a game that matched Max Scherzer against Baltimore's anemic offense, the result played out exactly as expected. Scherzer pitched eight innings of two-hit ball to earn his eighth consecutive victory, and the Washington Nationals beat their neighboring rivals 2-0 Wednesday night...
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Vegas Golden Knights right wing Reilly Smith, left, jumps out of the way of a shot that was stopped by Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
May 30, 2018 - 10:44 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest from Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights (all times local): 7:40 p.m. The Washington Capitals are clinging to a 3-2 lead against the Vegas Golden Knights late in the third period in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final...
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Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala smiles as he answers questions after an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 30, 2018 - 9:23 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State forward Andre Iguodala will miss Game 1 of the NBA Finals as he recovers from a bone bruise in his left knee that cost him the last four games of the Western Conference finals. Iguodala's absence is a huge blow to the Warriors' defense as it works to stop LeBron...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell gestures while speaking during the NFL owner's spring meeting in Atlanta. A federal judge in Philadelphia heard arguments Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in the NFL's request for a special investigator to look into what the league says are fraudulent claims in a $1 billion concussion settlement. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
May 30, 2018 - 3:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers for the NFL urged a federal judge Wednesday to appoint a special investigator to look into what the league said is extensive fraud in claims on the $1 billion concussion settlement. NFL attorneys said a study by the independent auditors in the claims process showed about...
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