Athlete health

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles throws an interception during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Cleveland Browns, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
August 23, 2018 - 11:30 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles threw two interceptions and Philadelphia's starting offense struggled again while waiting for quarterback Carson Wentz to return as the Eagles were beaten 5-0 on Thursday night by the Cleveland Browns. Foles was hoping to bounce back from a rough outing...
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Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. reacts after hitting a solo home run during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 23, 2018 - 10:20 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Atlanta rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. hit his 21st home run and got hit by another Miami pitch, though tempers stayed in check this time and the Braves went on to beat the Marlins 5-0 on Thursday night. It was the first meeting between the teams since the Aug. 15 game in which Miami starter...
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Robert Wickens prepares to qualify for Sunday's IndyCar series auto race, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 23, 2018 - 4:43 pm
IndyCar drivers, unsettled and with heavy hearts, return to racing this weekend with their minds on Robert Wickens, the Canadian driver who remains hospitalized after a frightening wreck last weekend. Once they get in their cars, they will have no choice but to push the Pocono Raceway crash away...
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Track workers repair a section of fence after a wreck during the IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 23, 2018 - 2:43 pm
Ryan Hunter-Reay recalls seeing Robert Wickens' car hit the fence at Pocono Raceway, slingshot back toward his exposed head and that he was somehow able to "shrug down" inside his cockpit to avoid the debris. Video footage from his in-car camera doesn't show Hunter-Reay moving at all. Instead, the...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Paul DeJong hits a two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 23, 2018 - 2:41 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the second straight game, the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to win. And for the second time in the series, they did it on a ninth-inning homer off All-Star closer Kenley Jansen. "It's definitely redundant," Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. "Same thing we've seen...
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Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr., right, rounds the bases near Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Adam Frazier after hitting a solo home run during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
August 22, 2018 - 11:19 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jonny Venters thought he had given up a tying home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning. "It sounded loud," the Atlanta Braves' reliever said. "I thought it was gone." Gregory Polanco's drive to right field hit off the top of the 21-foot wall, however, and he was...
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Cleveland Indians' Edwin Encarnacion hits a two-run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
August 22, 2018 - 8:28 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Cleveland Indians outfielder Leonys Martin will sit out the rest of the season because of a bacterial infection. Manager Terry Francona revealed the news Wednesday before Cleveland's game against the Boston Red Sox. The 30-year-old Cuban player became ill following a game Aug. 8...
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman, right, leaves the game with an injury during the twelfth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Miami. The Yankees won 2-1 in twelve innings. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 22, 2018 - 5:57 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The New York Yankees' injury wave has reached the ninth inning. All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman was placed on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with tendinitis in his left knee. He joined right fielder Aaron Judge, shortstop Didi Gregorius and catcher Gary Sanchez on the DL for the...
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Brooks Koepka lines up a putt during a practice round for the Northern Trust golf tournament in Paramus, N.J., Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. (Chris Pedota/The Record via AP)
August 22, 2018 - 3:50 pm
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — The majors are done for the year. Brooks Koepka is not. Koepka is one week removed from winning the PGA Championship which, to go along with his second straight U.S. Open title, gives him a sensational season by anyone's standards. Tiger Woods called Koepka a lock to win PGA...
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman, right, leaves the game with an injury during the twelfth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Miami. The Yankees won 2-1 in twelve innings. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 22, 2018 - 12:41 am
MIAMI (AP) — The Yankees won Giancarlo Stanton's homecoming game but may have lost their closer. Aroldis Chapman left the game with pain in his troublesome left knee, and New York scrambled to close out a 2-1 win over the Marlins in 12 innings Tuesday night. Stanton, playing in Miami for the first...
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