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FILE - In this March 1976, file photo, San Diego Padres pitcher Randy Jones poses. Jones, the Padres' first Cy Young Award winner, is fighting throat cancer linked to tobacco use during his baseball career. (AP Photo/WF, File)
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  • FILE - In this March 1976, file photo, San Diego Padres pitcher Randy Jones poses. Jones, the Padres' first Cy Young Award winner, is fighting throat cancer linked to tobacco use during his baseball career. (AP Photo/WF, File)

    Former NL Cy Young winner Randy Jones has throat cancer

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Randy Jones, the San Diego Padres’ first Cy Young Award winner, is fighting throat cancer linked to tobacco use during his baseball career. Jones told the San Diego Union-Tribune on Thursday that he has been undergoing radiation and chemotherapy treatments since being diagnosed in November. The 67-year-old former pitcher says the […]
  • FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore speaks at a press conference after ,an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, in Pittsburgh. The NFL's concussion protocol wasn't strictly followed when Moore was treated for a hit to the chin and mouth in the first-round playoff game, the league said. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)

    NFL: concussion protocol not followed by Miami in Moore case

    MIAMI (AP) — The NFL’s concussion protocol wasn’t strictly followed when Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore was treated for a hit to the chin and mouth in a first-round playoff game, the league said Wednesday. Because Moore was bleeding from the mouth, he was allowed to return to the game too quickly at Pittsburgh, the […]
  • FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2016, file photo, Fox Sports broadcaster Erin Andrews, left, speaks with Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones after the second of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Atlanta. The Atlanta Falcons won 33-32. Andrews revealed in an interview with Sports Illustrated's MMQB that was published online on Jan. 24, 2017, that she battled cervical cancer during the NFL season. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

    Erin Andrews had cervical cancer surgery during NFL season

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Erin Andrews says she battled cervical cancer during the NFL season, months after winning a lawsuit against a stalker. The 38-year-old Fox Sports sideline reporter and “Dancing with the Stars” co-host tells Sports Illustrated’s MMQB she underwent surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Oct. 11. Before she was […]
  • FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2016, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Jarrod Dyson yawns as he waits to field balls during spring training baseball practice in Surprise, Ariz. Researchers say they've documented an unseen drag on major league baseball players that can wipe out home field advantage, make pitchers give up more home runs, and take some punch out of a team's bats. The culprit: jet lag. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

    Caught napping: Baseball hitting, pitching sapped by jet lag

    NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers say they’ve documented an unseen drag on major league baseball players that can wipe out home field advantage, make pitchers give up more home runs, and take some punch out of a team’s bats. The culprit: jet lag. Travelers are well aware of the fatigue, poor sleep and other effects […]