Athlete health

Brazil's Danilo, right, and Casemiro wait for the start of the official training session of the Brazil team prior to the quarter final match between Brazil and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Tsentralny stadium in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, July 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
July 05, 2018 - 6:27 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest at the World Cup (all times local): 1:20 a.m. Brazil right back Danilo is out of the World Cup after injuring his ankle in training. The Brazilian soccer federation says Danilo suffered a ligament injury in his left ankle during the team's training session in Kazan on...
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Spain's Garbine Muguruza gestures after losing a point to Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium, during their women's singles match, on the fourth day at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday July 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 05, 2018 - 4:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Defending champion Garbine Muguruza is out of Wimbledon in the second round. Muguruza, the No. 3 seed, was stunned 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 by 47th-ranked Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium. The surprise means only two of the top eight seeded...
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Boston Red Sox' Rafael Devers, left, slides home past Washington Nationals catcher Pedro Severino to score on a sacrifice fly by Jackie Bradley Jr., during the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
July 05, 2018 - 1:57 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: MIDSUMMER SKID The Nationals open a series against Miami hoping to end a five-game skid and get back to .500. Washington fell to 42-43 with a loss to Boston on Wednesday, the first time the preseason NL East favorites have been under .500 this...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge reacts as he heads down the third base line after hitting a solo home run against the Atlanta Braves during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
July 04, 2018 - 5:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit a three-run homer, CC Sabathia pitched six effective innings, and the New York Yankees beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Wednesday. Aaron Judge added his 24th homer of the season in the seventh inning. He's now homered in three of his past four games. Rookie...
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Boston Red Sox' Rafael Devers, left, slides home past Washington Nationals catcher Pedro Severino to score on a sacrifice fly by Jackie Bradley Jr., during the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
July 04, 2018 - 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Boston Red Sox players donned red, white and blue outfits to celebrate a 3-0 victory on the 4th of July that completed a sweep, the Washington Nationals held a players-only meeting the discuss a fifth consecutive loss and the precarious spot they're now in beyond the halfway...
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Brazil's Neymar, top, celebrates with team mate Paulinho after scoring his side's opening goal during the round of 16 match between Brazil and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena, in Samara, Russia, Monday, July 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
July 04, 2018 - 9:15 am
MOSCOW (AP) — After a decade of duopoly, the FIFA-run vote to crown soccer's best player finally seems open to third parties after Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo left the World Cup early. Neymar must help Brazil lift the trophy next week if he wants to join the greats, according to the World...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Enrique Hernandez, right, is congratulated by Chris Taylor after hitting a two-run home run, while Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz stands at the plate during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
July 04, 2018 - 3:51 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw pitched his way to freedom while earning his first win in 2 ½ months. The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner won't be facing any further restrictions in his next start after a solid outing in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 8-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on...
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Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani walks to the dugout after striking out looking to Seattle Mariners starter Wade LeBlanc during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
July 04, 2018 - 1:42 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels activated two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani from the 10-day disabled list Tuesday and used him as the designated hitter in their game against the Seattle Mariners. Ohtani and his injured right elbow are only cleared to hit for now, but Los Angeles said he will be...
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England fans react watching the round of 16 match between Colombia and England on a big screen in a fan zone at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 4, 2018. England ended its long run of penalty misery and reached the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time in 12 years. The English beat Colombia 4-3 in the shootout. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
July 03, 2018 - 6:44 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday at the World Cup (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Moscow police say they have detained a person after a statue was vandalized with an "England" inscription at the stadium where England played Colombia in the World Cup. Russian social media users posted a picture of...
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Maria Sharapova of Russia prepares to serve to Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia during their women's singles match on the second day at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday July 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 03, 2018 - 4:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Maria Sharapova lost in the first round at Wimbledon after fellow Russian Vitalia Diatchenko came from a set and a break down to oust the former champion. Sharapova served for the match at 5-3 in the second set and was up a break...
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