Braves trade Kimbrel, Upton to Padres in seven-player deal

...Kimbrel, who is owed a guaranteed $34 million. Melvin Upton was placed on the disabled list Saturday with a left foot injury.Preller said the Padres weren't necessarily "motivated to try to get Melvin and Justin together as brothers. It...

Braves franchise changes include shift in offensive philosophy

...staying in the middle of the field is a big part of it."Before going to the disabled list earlier this spring with a foot injury that will sideline him through April, Melvin Upton Jr. worked with Seitzer on revamping his swing by keeping the hands...

Georgia's offense struggles from the floor in tournament loss

...19 points.Kenny Gaines, who sat on the bench from 7:16 until 0:51, made a late and-1. Gaines, slowed by a foot injury, shot 5 for 10 from the field and had 15 points, but admitted his injury hindered him on defense by not allowing him...

Dogs fall to Razorbacks in SEC Tournament semifinals

...day Fox made a decision to not play guard Kenny Gaines, the team's second-leading scorer, who has battled a left foot injury."You've got to have in mind that we always have somebody sitting on the bench not able to play," senior forward...

Tar Heels 'proud' of late-season run

...Associated Press all-American and ACC player of the year, but had a slow start followed by a troublesome lingering foot injury. And coach Roy Williams spent much of the year practically begging his team to play with more consistent intensity and...

Tar Heels wallop Yellow Jackets, turn attention to Blue Devils

...season with four consecutive losses. The Yellow Jackets lost their top scorer, Marcus Georges-Hunt, to a right foot injury early in the game. He returned from halftime wearing a walking boot.The Yellow Jackets were close in all but three...

Power numbers up as SEC baseball teams prepare to open conference play

...O'Sullivan said he hopes power-hitting first baseman Peter Alonso can return to the lineup soon after suffering a foot injury in the preseason. The Gators' Harrison Bader - who leads the team with six homers - is also dealing with an ankle...

Virginia looks to make it two ACC titles in a row

...Paige was a preseason pick as league player of the year and an all-American, but had a tough season that included a foot injury that often had him playing through pain. But Paige says he's healthier now and proved it by scoring 23 points in...

NCAA comes down hard on Boeheim, Syracuse for decade-long series of violations

...postseason basketball ban for this year. GEORGIA: Guard Kenny Gaines, one of the team's top scorers, sustained a left foot injury in practice Thursday and might not play today at Auburn."He has a slight sprain," Georgia coach Mark Fox said...

Braves' Melvin Upton Jr. out for rest of spring with foot injury

Atlanta Braves outfielder Melvin Upton Jr., is expected to miss the rest of spring training because of inflammation in his left foot.