Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Serena Williams seeded No. 1 at US Open; Halep 2nd

Serena Williams clenches her fist after breaking Ana Ivanovic, from Serbia, in the second set of a final match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Mason, Ohio. Williams won 6-4, 6-1. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

NEW YORK (AP) — Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight U.S. Open title.

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This Date In Baseball

1919 — Bert Adams of the Philadelphia Phillies tied a National League record for catchers as he recorded seven assists in one game.

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Cubs outlast Giants 2-0 in rain-shortened game

A member of the grounds crew works on the field after a heavy rain soaked Wrigley Field during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

CHICAGO (AP) — Bruce Bochy probably had a lot more he wanted to say after a 4½-hour wait to resume a game Tuesday night — and Wednesday morning — proved futile.

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Cubs outlast Giants 2-0 in rain-shortened game

A member of the grounds crew works on the field after a heavy rain soaked Wrigley Field during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

CHICAGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs played 4 1/2 innings in 6 hours, 9 minutes. And when the game was finally called early Wednesday morning, they still hoped to play some more.

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Padres blow 3-run lead and lose to Dodgers 8-6

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Ian Kennedy, right, walks to the mound after Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp scores during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ian Kennedy is starting to feel more comfortable after a recent oblique injury. He just didn’t show it against the first-place Dodgers.

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