Athlete health

FILE - In this April 21, 2018, file photo, Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) dunks against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the second half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, in Salt Lake City. Favors and the Jazz have come to terms on a two-year contract that could be worth up to $36 million, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday, July 2, 2018. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal remains unsigned, with the NBA's offseason moratorium still in place. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
July 02, 2018 - 9:49 pm
The Latest on NBA free agency (all times EDT): 9:35 p.m. Julius Randle is going to play alongside All-Star Anthony Davis. Randle agreed to sign with the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, doing so quickly after his rights were renounced by the Los Angeles Lakers hours earlier. His decision was...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Hicks (31) hits a home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Sunday, July 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 02, 2018 - 2:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — First, it was third-string catcher Kyle Higashioka getting the silent treatment in the dugout after a home run. Then, the same for Aaron Hicks when he hit homer No. 3. On a 91-degree night with the pennant race heating up, the New York Yankees enjoyed some more yucks against their...
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Croatia's Luka Modric reacts after he failed to score a penalty kick during the round of 16 match between Croatia and Denmark at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, in Nizhny Novgorod , Russia, Sunday, July 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
July 01, 2018 - 4:36 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 11:32 p.m. Croatia and Denmark are going to a penalty shootout for a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals after Luka Modric missed a chance to break a 1-1 deadlock five minutes left in extra time. Denmark took just 58 seconds to...
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Andy Murray of Britain sits during a practice session ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, June 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 01, 2018 - 12:13 pm
LONDON (AP) — Two-time champion Andy Murray pulled out of Wimbledon on Sunday because of a bad hip that has been a problem for about a year and was surgically repaired less than six months ago. The All England Club announced Murray's withdrawal a day before the grass-court Grand Slam tournament...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Vince Velasquez throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Saturday, June 30, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
June 30, 2018 - 10:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — If his right arm isn't healed in time for his next start, maybe Vince Velasquez can pitch with his left. Ambidextrous, indeed. Hit on his pitching arm by a line drive, Velasquez made a dazzling throw with his left hand, and Philadelphia overcame an early injury to its starting...
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Minnesota Twins' Brian Dozier has water from a cold wet towel squeezed onto his head during the seventh inning of a baseball game Chicago Cubs, Saturday, June 30, 2018, in Chicago. Temperatures at Wrigley Field climbed into the mid 90's with a heat index over 100 degrees. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
June 30, 2018 - 8:04 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Saturday's sweltering conditions at Wrigley Field were the worst he's experienced during a major league game. The Minnesota Twins were in no position to disagree. Minnesota's Eddie Rosario, Bobby Wilson and Max Kepler all left early because of...
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Andy Murray of Britain practices ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, June 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
June 30, 2018 - 3:45 pm
LONDON (AP) — Everything's changed for Andy Murray at Wimbledon this time. A two-time champion at the All England Club, he's not really considered a serious title contender — by himself or by anyone else, for that matter. He is not as prepared as usual as the grass-court Grand Slam tournament's...
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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo helps injured Uruguay's Edinson Cavani walking out during the round of 16 match between Uruguay and Portugal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
June 30, 2018 - 3:43 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:35 p.m. Cristiano Ronaldo has helped Edinson Cavani off the field in the 74th minute of the round of 16 game between Uruguay and Portugal. The Uruguay striker was limping to the sideline when Portugal star Ronaldo went to...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2018 file photo, San Jose Sharks' Logan Couture celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars in San Jose, Calif. Couture has agreed to a $64 million, eight-year contract extension with the Sharks. A person familiar with the deal says the sides reached agreement on the deal Saturday, June 30. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
June 30, 2018 - 11:52 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Logan Couture agreed to a $64 million, eight-year contract extension with the San Jose Sharks on Saturday, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person told The Associated Press that the deal will become official as soon as Sunday, when Couture is eligible to...
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FILE - In this June 18, 2018, file photo, New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom throws against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game, in Denver. With the Mets sinking fast toward the bottom of the National League standings, baseball operations were turned over Tuesday, June 26, to a trio of Sandy Alderson's assistants as the 70-year-old general manager made the stunning announcement that he was stepping down because his cancer has returned. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)
June 30, 2018 - 3:01 am
Here's a look at what's happening around the major leagues today: STILL HERE Mets star Jacob deGrom is expected to start at Miami. He was a late scratch Friday night because of what the team called a family issue — no doubt, many fans around the country thought deGrom might've been traded when they...
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