• Lightning Strikes Father, Daughter at Little League Game

    by Paul Walsh, Star Tribune (Mpls.-St. Paul) July 2015

    Lightning struck a father and his 4-year-old daughter as they attended his son's Little League Baseball game Sunday on the Iron Range, prompting bystanders to administer aid, a league official and authorities said.

  • Fan Hit by Broken Bat at Fenway Expected to Survive

    by The Bismarck Tribune June 2015

    A fan hit by a broken bat at Fenway Park is expected to survive after suffering life-threatening injuries during a game between the Oakland Athletics and Boston Red Sox.

  • Middle School Student in Coma After Near-Drowning

    by Sandra Tan News Staff Reporter June 2015

    According to Buffalo school and district officials, the student was among roughly 40 students from four different schools participating in an annual recycled boat race at the school pool.

  • 15-Year-Old Player Dies After Being Struck by Baseball

    by Laura Godlewski May 2015

    A 15-year-old baseball player died after being hit by a ball during a game in Bemidji, Minnesota.

    Zacharie Schaubhut was pitching in the pick-up game played at Bemidji High School and collapsed after being struck by the ball hit by the batter.

  • In Texas, High School Gym Becomes Flood Shelter

    by Judith McGinnis 940-763-7534 May 2015

    The evacuation of the Tanglewood neighborhood and some of the city’s east side had agencies busy in efforts to help families affected by the growing threat of flooding. The Wichita River has been expected to crest Friday.

  • Reds Avoid Bigger Disaster During Smokestack Blaze

    by Jay Morrison May 2015

    One of the smokestacks in center field began malfunctioning in the top of the sixth inning and ended up catching on fire and burning for nearly 20 minutes before the Cincinnati Fire Department got a ladder truck high enough to extinguish the blaze.

  • SurveyMonkey CEO Died of Head Trauma from Treadmill

    by Marco della Cava, USA TODAY May 2015

    Senselessness now mingles with tragedy in the case of Dave Goldberg, husband of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, who died from blunt force trauma while exercising, Mexican officials said.

  • Track Coach Who Died at Meet Seen Cheering to the End

    by Naples Daily News (Florida) May 2015

    It was a beautiful weekend for track and field, the best weather since the FHSAA Championships were moved to Hodges Stadium on the campus of the University of North Florida.

  • Mother of Basketball Player Who Died Sues High School

    by George Slefo May 2015

    Jermaine Cullum, a 16-year-old student at Christ the King Jesuit College Prep, collapsed on the hardwood floor as he went after a layup during the Team Rose AAU Shootout on May 3, 2014, at Riverside Brookfield High School, according to the lawsuit filed Thursday in the Cook County Circuit Court.

  • Video: Fan Behind Plate at PNC Park Injured by Foul Tip

    by Michael Gaio April 2015

    Monday’s Cubs-Pirates game was delayed 23 minutes after a scary incident in the second inning. Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro fouled off a 90-mile-per-hour pitch from Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett and the ball hit a woman standing behind home plate.