Accidents

FILE - In this July 25, 1997, file photo, Germany's Michael Schumacher, left, of the Ferrari team, shares a joke with Benetton chief Flavio Briatore, right, at the start of the first free practice session for the upcoming German Formula 1 Grand Prix in Hockenheim. Against the backdrop of celebrations marking Michael Schumacher’s 50th birthday Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, the medical condition of Formula One's most successful driver remains just as fiercely guarded by his close family. (AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle, File)
January 03, 2019 - 12:01 am
Against the backdrop of celebrations marking Michael Schumacher's 50th birthday on Thursday, the medical condition of Formula One's most successful driver remains just as fiercely guarded by his close family. More than five years after a near-fatal brain injury in a skiing accident, the seven-time...
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Napoli's Fabian Ruiz, right, misses a scoring chance during a Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Napoli, at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
December 27, 2018 - 7:51 am
MILAN (AP) — An Inter Milan fan died following clashes with Napoli supporters outside San Siro Stadium ahead of a Serie A game on Wednesday, which was also marred by racist chants. Milan police chief Marcello Cardona said Thursday that investigators believe the 35-year-old fan, Daniele Belardinelli...
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A rescue helicopter leaves with on board Switzerland's Marc Gisin after he crashed on the course during a men's World Cup downhill, in Val Gardena, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
December 16, 2018 - 10:45 am
SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — The Swiss team says that "scans on the skull showed no serious injury" to Marc Gisin following his dramatic crash in a World Cup downhill but the skier does have several broken bones elsewhere on his body. A team statement Sunday says Gisin fractured several ribs...
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December 13, 2018 - 5:09 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas jury has returned a $25 million verdict against former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent and the owner of a now-defunct nightclub in the death of Brent's teammate, Jerry Brown Jr. Brown was killed six years ago when the car Brent was driving at 110 mph (177 kph) in a 45-mph (72...
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Players from the Cardenales de Lara baseball team carry the caskets of teammates and former major league players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo at a baseball stadium in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. The two were killed in a car crash caused by highway bandits who then robbed them, officials said Friday. Valbuena and Castillo died late Thursday when their SUV crashed as it tried to veer around an object placed in the road, Yaracuy state Gov. Julio Leon Heredia said on his Twitter account. (AP Photo/Nestor Vivas)
December 08, 2018 - 3:17 pm
BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela (AP) — Dozens of Venezuelans waited in line outside a chapel in the state of Lara on Saturday, hoping to bid farewell to former major league baseball player Luis Valbuena, who was killed in a car accident along with teammate Jose Castillo. The corpse of Castillo was moved...
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Players from the Cardenales de Lara baseball team carry the caskets of teammates and former major league players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo at a baseball stadium in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. The two were killed in a car crash caused by highway bandits who then robbed them, officials said Friday. Valbuena and Castillo died late Thursday when their SUV crashed as it tried to veer around an object placed in the road, Yaracuy state Gov. Julio Leon Heredia said on his Twitter account. (AP Photo/Nestor Vivas)
December 07, 2018 - 8:59 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Former major league players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo were killed in a car crash in Venezuela caused by highway bandits who then robbed them, officials said Friday. The 33-year-old Valbuena and 37-year-old Castillo died late Thursday when their SUV crashed as it...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 1977, file photo, Los Angeles Rams linebacker Isiah Robertson (58) complains about a call during an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. Former two-time All-Pro linebacker Robertson was killed when the limousine he was driving skidded on a rain-slicked curve on a dark, rural East Texas highway and was hit by two other vehicles. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports the crash happened Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/File)
December 07, 2018 - 6:56 pm
MABANK, Texas (AP) — Former two-time All-Pro linebacker Isiah Robertson was killed when the limousine he was driving skidded on a rain-slicked curve on a dark, rural East Texas highway and was hit by two other vehicles. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports the crash happened about 10 p.m...
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Leicester City Vice chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, the son of deceased owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, left, shakes hands and talks with Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess The Duke of Cambridge, as they view tributes to those who were killed in an helicopter crash at Leicester City Football Club's King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the Thai billionaire owner of Premier League team Leicester City was among five people who died after his helicopter crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from the soccer field on Saturday Oct. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Arthur Edwards)
November 28, 2018 - 11:39 am
LONDON (AP) — Prince William and Kate have paid tribute to Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four others who died with him in an Oct. 27 helicopter crash outside the soccer team's stadium. Vichai's family welcomed them Wednesday to a tribute site covered with flowers. Kate left a...
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November 28, 2018 - 9:07 am
DUBLIN (AP) — A death notice for a soccer player was posted in a local newspaper. A game was postponed. Teams across the league held a minute's silence. Soccer clubs in the Leinster Senior League in Ireland united over the weekend to honor the memory of a player who was thought to have been killed...
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, right, and forward Kevin Durant watch from the bench during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. The Warriors won 125-97. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
November 24, 2018 - 8:00 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry is expected to resume practicing next week with a strong chance he would return to game action during an upcoming five-game road trip as he works back from a strained left groin. The Golden State star was re-examined Saturday after making significant progress in...
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