Athlete health

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, right, hits a solo home run as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal watches during the sixth inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 7, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
July 08, 2018 - 10:33 pm
Mike Trout, Aaron Judge and Mookie Betts form a dream outfield for the American League. Bryce Harper and Max Scherzer make up a not-so-gracious welcome committee for the NL. Power in the center of power. A capital-sized All-Star Game. Baseball unveiled the rosters for its midsummer showcase Sunday...
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July 08, 2018 - 8:32 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Zach LaVine is staying in Chicago, with one of the biggest deals of free agency this summer now complete. The Bulls on Sunday formally matched the four-year, $80 million offer sheet LaVine signed with the Sacramento Kings, a move that was expected almost from the instant the...
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Chicago Cubs' fans celebrate after Jason Heyward scored on a two-run single by Javier Baez during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
July 08, 2018 - 8:32 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — In registering a string of comeback wins, the Cubs have come through with big hit after big hit late in games. On Sunday, they produced a rally without the benefit of a hit. David Bote drove in the game-winning run with a bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning, lifting Chicago to a 6-5...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Nathan Eovaldi delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Sunday, July 8, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 08, 2018 - 7:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The weather was nearly perfect and so was Nathan Eovaldi. The right-hander retired his first 18 batters, C.J. Cron hit an early three-run homer and the Tampa Bay Rays routed the New York Mets 9-0 on Sunday. "The fastball location was really there, and the cutter," Eovaldi said. "...
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, right, is congratulated by Yuli Gurriel after hitting a home run against the Chicago White Sox during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
July 08, 2018 - 6:26 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's offense cooled off on Sunday after the Astros piled up 23 runs and 30 hits combined in their last two games. The Astros managed just three hits and two runs in the series finale against the White Sox, but it was just enough to get a 2-1 win to complete the four-game sweep...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt celebrates with Nick Ahmed (13) after hitting a three-run home run against the San Diego Padres in the fourth inning during a baseball game, Saturday, July 7, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
July 08, 2018 - 2:36 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Five home runs, 18 hits, 20 runs. The Arizona Diamondbacks have never had a better offensive night than they did Saturday against the San Diego Padres. David Peralta drove in three runs and matched his career best with five hits and the Diamondbacks set a single-game franchise...
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Washington Nationals Mark Reynolds rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run against the Miami Marlins during the second inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park in Washington, Saturday, July 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
July 08, 2018 - 12:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Reynolds may have sent his manager toward a sleepless night. How is Dave Martinez supposed to rest when he's got to figure out whether Reynolds' career night earned him another start Sunday? "Well, I mean I'm going to sleep just fine. That's his problem," Reynolds joked...
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Atlanta Braves' Anibal Sanchez pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, July 7, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
July 07, 2018 - 8:24 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Anibal Sanchez abruptly ended Atlanta's season-long losing streak. Sanchez pitched effectively into the seventh and Freddie Freeman added three hits, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 5-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. "I know the potential for this team to be in the...
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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Carlos Martinez throws to the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 7, 2018, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 07, 2018 - 8:16 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — St. Louis pitcher Carlos Martinez found his rhythm early, both on the mound and at the plate. It was another encouraging sign for the right-hander, who struggled through a rough May and wound up on the disabled list for the first time in his career. Martinez pitched seven...
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Russia's Fyodor Kudryashov, center, celebrates after Russia's Mario Fernandes scores his side's second goal during the quarterfinal match between Russia and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium, in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, July 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
July 07, 2018 - 4:41 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 11:37 p.m. Russia and Croatia are level at 2-2 after extra time and are going to a penalty shootout in the World Cup quarterfinal. Russia equalized in the 115th minute when Mario Fernandes headed in a free kick from just...
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