Tyreke Evans Injury: Updates on Pelicans Guard’s Knee and Return

The New Orleans Pelicans were dealt a potentially major blow to their chances of upsetting the Golden State Warriors in their first-round playoff series, as Tyreke Evans had to leave Game 1 with a knee injury.   Continue for updates.  Evans Suffers Knee Contusion, Unable to Return in Game 1 Saturday, April 18 The Pelicans PR on Twitter provided an update on Evans at the beginning of the second half: With Golden State holding a sizable lead at the time of Evans' injury, rushing him back Read more [...]

Alcides Escobar Injury: Updates on Royals SS’s Knee and Return

Alcides Escobar didn't miss a single game in 2014, but less than two weeks into the 2015 campaign, he looks destined for a spell on the bench. Escobar exited Friday night's game against the Oakland Athletics. Continue for updates.  Escobar Suffers Mild Knee Sprain Friday, April 17 The Kansas City Royals announced that the initial diagnosis of Escobar's injury is a mild sprain of his left knee. Escobar was hurt after Brett Lawrie slid in hard to second base to break up a double-play attempt. Read more [...]

Baker, VanVleet to return to Wichita State next season (Yahoo Sports)

Wichita State has already scored a big win for next season. Guard Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet announced Monday they will return for their senior seasons for the Shockers. The announcements come weeks after coach Gregg Marshall turned down a chance to leave Wichita to coach at Alabama. They issued separate statements Monday saying they wanted to return to try and lead the Shockers to an even better season than this year, when the Shockers finished 30-5 and defeated Indiana and Kansas in the NCAA Read more [...]

Pacers’ George to return against Miami (Yahoo Sports)

Paul George was so excited he took a picture of his game shoes and posted it online. It's that same feel,'' said George, who will be wearing his new No. 13 for the first time. Larry Bird, the president of basketball operations for the Pacers, said Saturday that George had been cleared for game action a while ago, but was kept out because he was still working out with a limp. Less than 24 hours after the victory over the Hornets jump-started the Pacers' fading playoff hopes, Bird and other team Read more [...]

Kelly Olynyk Injury: Updates on Celtics Center’s Eye and Return

The Boston Celtics will be without big man Kelly Olynyk for a critical Wednesday showdown against the Indiana Pacers because of an eye injury. Continue for updates. Olynyk Likely to Miss Pacers Game Wednesday, April 1 Olynyk suffered the eye injury in pregame warm-ups after contact from teammate Shavlik Randolph. Sean Grande of NBA.com passed along a startling picture of the incident’s aftermath: Coach Brad Stevens discussed what happened, via A. Sherrod Blakely of CSNNE.com:  Kelly Read more [...]

Aron Johannsson Injury: Updates on USA Star’s Toe and Return

Aron Johannsson has established himself as one of the young, up-and-coming talents for the United States men's national team, but he'll be unable to participate in the team's friendly against Switzerland with a toe injury.  Continue for updates. Johannsson Ruled Out of Sunday's Friendly Sunday, March 29 U.S. Soccer on Twitter announced that Johannsson wouldn't be able to give it a go against Switzerland: It's a disappointing development for both the player and the USMNT, as Johannsson Read more [...]

Lionel Messi Injury: Updates on Barcelona Star’s Foot and Return

Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi is dealing with a foot issue that could keep him out of Argentina's clash with El Salvador on Saturday. Continue for updates. Messi Misses Practice With Knee Injury Saturday, March 28 David Wood of the Daily Mail reported that Messi suffered a setback with his balky foot that saw the striker miss Friday's training session for Argentina: Lionel Messi usually waits until after the match to exchange shirts but American sport stars are not taking any chances Read more [...]