Posts Tagged Athlete health

Nieto has 2 goals and assist as Sharks beat Canucks 6-2

San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi, left, of Finland, and teammate Justin Braun celebrate the team's 6-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Matt Nieto and the San Jose Sharks are finding their stride in a tangled playoff race.

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Maple Leafs earn 3-2 win after both Panthers goalies injured

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Peter Holland (24) scores the game winning goal against Florida Panthers goalie Al Montoya as Florida Panthers’ Steven Kampfer (3) defends during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Sunrise, Fla. The Maple Leafs won 3-2.(AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — It took goalie chaos on the Florida Panthers bench for the Toronto Maple Leafs to earn their first road win in 2015.

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Goldschmidt returns from injury, singles for Diamondbacks

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt singled in his first at-bat since breaking his left hand last August, and the Arizona Diamondbacks opened their spring training schedule Tuesday with a 4-0 win over Arizona State.

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Bumgarner hit hard in spring debut, A’s beat Giants 9-4

San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner (40) walks off the mound after being taken out by manager Bruce Bochy, right, during the second inning of a spring training baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was roughed up in his exhibition debut, and Marcus Semien hit a pair of home runs as the Oakland Athletics opened their new spring training home by beating the champion San Francisco Giants 9-4 Tuesday.

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Durant still out; Westbrook could return Wednesday

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook holds his cheek where he was kneed in the face by teammate guard Andre Roberson in the final seconds of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.  Westbrook scored 40 points as the Trail Blazers won 115-112.  Westbrook would not talk with media afterward and his condition is unknown. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant will be out at least another week for the Oklahoma City Thunder, but Russell Westbrook could return Wednesday against the Philadelphia 76ers.

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