Athlete injuries

September 16, 2019 - 3:18 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich said he had a "pity party" for himself after fracturing his right kneecap. Hurt when he fouled off a pitch last week, the reigning NL MVP will miss the rest of the season as the Milwaukee Brewers try to make the playoffs. The projected recovery time for the two-...
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September 16, 2019 - 9:29 am
YUKON, Okla. (AP) — A 16-year-old Oklahoma high school football player has died after suffering an apparent head injury during a game. Yanda and Son funeral home says Peter Brown died Sunday at an Oklahoma City hospital. Funeral services are incomplete. The Oklahoman report s that Webb, who went...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) walks off the field as time runs out in a loss to the Seattle Seahawks in an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. Roethlisberger's season is over. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback will undergo surgery on his right elbow and be placed on injured reserve, ending the 37-year-old's 16th season just two weeks in. Roethlisberger injured the arm late in the second quarter of Sunday's 28-26 loss to Seattle. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
September 16, 2019 - 9:23 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger's season is over. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback will undergo surgery on his right elbow and be placed on injured reserve, ending the 37-year-old's 16th season just two weeks in. Roethlisberger injured the arm late in the second quarter of Sunday's 28-26...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees watches from the sidelines after getting hurt during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 16, 2019 - 8:38 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been diagnosed with a torn ligament near the thumb of his throwing hand that is expected to sideline him at least six weeks, said a person familiar with the situation. Brees has elected to have surgery, but it is not yet clear when the operation...
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Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo is tended to after spraining his ankle during the third inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
September 16, 2019 - 12:31 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: BIG TEST The Cubs are sending star slugger Anthony Rizzo for an MRI after he sprained his right ankle Sunday, hoping the first baseman can still help with their postseason push. Rizzo was injured fielding a bunt at first base in the third inning...
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New York Mets catcher Wilson Ramos, left, has the ball in his glove but cannot make the tag in time as Los Angeles Dodgers' Max Muncy (13) scores on Cory Seager's fourth-inning RBI-single in a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
September 15, 2019 - 7:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jedd Gyorko came off the bench late and played a big role in rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-2 victory that damaged the New York Mets' dwindling wild-card chances Sunday night. Gyorko scored the tying run in the eighth inning on Chris Taylor's double and hit an RBI single...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees watches from the sidelines after getting hurt during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 15, 2019 - 7:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drew Brees has played through a sprained MCL, plantar fasciitis and a couple of hand injuries during his 14 seasons with New Orleans. The Saints quarterback says his status for future games is up in the air, though, after a thumb injury sidelined him during Sunday's 27-9 loss to...
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Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout watches his home run off Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
September 15, 2019 - 5:38 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout's season is over. The Los Angeles Angels say the eight-time All-Star will have surgery on his right foot this week because of Morton's neuroma, a thickening of tissue around a nerve leading to toes that causes pain. "I kind of knew when I first got my MRI a few...
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Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Brandin Cooks, left, catches a pass inform of New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
September 15, 2019 - 5:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Drew Brees watching from the sideline with an injured hand, the Los Angeles Rams didn't need a no-call to beat the New Orleans Saints again. Jared Goff passed for 283 yards and a touchdown and rushed for another score, and the Rams stopped New Orleans from scoring an...
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Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo is tended to after spraining his ankle during the third inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
September 15, 2019 - 5:06 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: BIG TEST The Cubs are sending star slugger Anthony Rizzo for an MRI after he sprained his right ankle Sunday, hoping the first baseman can still help with their postseason push. Rizzo was injured fielding a bunt at first base in the third inning...
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