Athlete injuries

New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
April 13, 2019 - 5:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia performed a big league first Saturday: consecutive regular season starts of at least five innings, no walks and no more than one hit. Among Sabathia's more remarkable feats, considering what came between. "That is classic CC right there," said Yankees manager Aaron Boone...
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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo drives to the basket against Atlanta Hawks' Alex Len during the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, April 7, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
April 13, 2019 - 2:26 pm
The Milwaukee Bucks had the best record in the NBA this season, so it would be no great surprise to see them playing for the title in June. Of course, for this franchise, advancing at all would be a significant step. The Bucks are an unusual top seed — one that hasn't made it past the first round...
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Jalen Mills walks on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Nashville, Tenn. Police said Saturday, April 13, 2019, Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Jalen Mills and Washington Wizards forward Devin Robinson were arrested after a fight near a club in Washington. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)
April 13, 2019 - 1:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Jalen Mills and Washington Wizards forward Devin Robinson were arrested after a fight outside a nightclub, Washington police said Saturday. Karimah Bilal, program manager for the Metropolitan Police Department's office of communications, confirmed in...
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San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt, left, slides to score behind Colorado Rockies' Chris Iannetta in the 18th inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 13, 2019, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
April 13, 2019 - 3:59 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Erik Kratz wasn't tired after catching 18 innings. The 38-year-old San Francisco Giants backup had done it once before in his career, in 2016 with the Pittsburgh Pirates. San Francisco's bullpen was just as sturdy on a night when manager Bruce Bochy used every reliever. Brandon...
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve hits a grand slam against the Seattle Mariners during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
April 13, 2019 - 1:55 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Jose Altuve is as baffled as everyone else about his recent power surge. Altuve and Yuli Gurriel hit grand slams as the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 10-6 Friday night for their major league-leading seventh straight victory. Altuve doesn't know what's different, and he's...
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St. Louis Blues' Oskar Sundqvist (70) celebrates after scoring against the Winnipeg Jets with teammate Jaden Schwartz (17) during first-period NHL hockey playoff action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Friday, April 12, 2019. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 13, 2019 - 12:45 am
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Sure, the Blues have a 2-0 series lead after road victories against the Jets. Pat Maroon and his St. Louis teammates refuse to feel anything close to satisfied. Not yet. Oskar Sundqvist scored twice to lead the Blues to a 4-3 win Friday night in Game 2 of their Western...
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Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis (2) celebrates with Jurickson Profar after hitting a solo home run off Texas Rangers relief pitcher Chris Martin during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
April 12, 2019 - 11:27 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Oakland slugger Khris Davis keeps going deep in Texas, and just about everywhere else he plays. "A big shocking event. Khris hit a go-ahead home run here," Athletics manager Bob Melvin said. Davis' major league-best 10th homer, his fifth in three games, was a tiebreaking...
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Grounds crew workers roll out the tarp during the seventh inning of a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the New York Yankees, Friday, April 12, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Michael Owens)
April 12, 2019 - 11:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees' stunning injury list grew again Friday, and things are only getting worse for a few of the players already on it. General manager Brian Cashman said right-handed reliever Dellin Betances will get a cortisone shot in his right shoulder Saturday, which will keep him out...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton gestures to players during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls in Chicago. The Lakers say they have mutually agreed to part ways with Walton after three losing seasons. Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka announced Walton's departure Friday, April 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Nuccio DiNuzzo,File)
April 12, 2019 - 7:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luke Walton is out as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers after three losing seasons. Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka announced Walton's departure Friday, three days after the abrupt resignation of president of basketball operations Magic Johnson. Pelinka called Walton leaving a...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Larry Drew watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Cleveland. A person familiar with the decisions says the Cavaliers are not bringing back Drew for a second season. Drew, who led the Cavs to a 19-63 record after taking over when Tyronn Lue was fired on Oct. 28, was told the team was not picking up his contract option by general manager Koby Altman, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday, April 11, 2019, because the team has not commented. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
April 11, 2019 - 5:57 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers' next coach will inherit a better situation than the one Larry Drew got handed. Drew and the Cavs parted ways Thursday after a challenging, 19-win season that followed LeBron James leaving for Los Angeles and included a rash of injuries to a young roster. Although...
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