Two big-time athletes. Two freak injuries.
Maybe swimmer Ryan Lochte and golfer Brandt Snedeker should have stayed home this week.
According to the latest reports, Lochte has suffered a torn medial collateral ligament and a sprained anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee after an encounter with an overzealous fan in Florida on Sunday.
The teenage girl ran at the five-time gold medalist, who tried to catch her in his arms. They both tumbled to the ground and Lochte's knee struck a curb.
"His medical team expects him to make a full and speedy recovery and Ryan thanks everyone for their well wishes," his publicist said in a statement released to USA Today.