Athlete health

Boston Red Sox's Eduardo Nunez scores on a double by Rafael Devers during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
June 28, 2018 - 12:53 am
BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox keep piling up big offensive numbers — not to mention wins — against the Los Angeles Angels. Martinez hit his major league-leading 25th home run, Rafael Devers delivered a tiebreaking double and the Red Sox beat the skidding Angels 9-6 on Wednesday...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Rhys Hoskins, left, and Jorge Alfaro, center, celebrate next to New York Yankees catcher Kyle Higashioka, right, after Hoskins' three-run home run off starting pitcher Luis Cessa during the second inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
June 27, 2018 - 10:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zach Eflin continued to shine for Philadelphia with a four-hitter over seven shutout innings, and Rhys Hoskins hit a three-run homer to help the Phillies beat the New York Yankees 3-0 on Wednesday night. Eflin, acquired in the 2014 trade that sent fan favorite and former NL MVP...
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Brazil's Thiago Silva celebrates as Brazil won the group E match between Serbia and Brazil, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
June 27, 2018 - 4:08 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 11:03 p.m. Paulinho and Thiago Silva have scored to lead Brazil to a 2-0 win over Serbia that sets up a knockout-stage showdown between the five-time World Cup champions and Mexico. Paulinho ran onto Philippe Coutinho's...
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Sweden's Andreas Granqvist, rear, and Mexico's Javier Hernandez, front, challenge for the ball during the group F match between Mexico and Sweden, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg , Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
June 27, 2018 - 11:18 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 6:16 p.m. Sweden has grabbed a 1-0 lead on Mexico that could knock defending champion Germany out of the World Cup. Ludvig Augustinsson volleyed past goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa from close range five minutes into the second...
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Argentina former soccer star Diego Maradona waves to the fans ahead of the group D match between Argentina and Nigeria, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 27, 2018 - 5:58 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona said he is "fine" after being treated by a doctor during his country's victory over Nigeria at the World Cup. Concerns over the health of one of the sport's most iconic players were revived after he needed help getting out of the...
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant watches his lead-off triple off Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Brock Stewart during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
June 26, 2018 - 8:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have placed Kris Bryant on the 10-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation, marking the first time the fourth-year player has gone on the DL. Chicago announced the move Tuesday. It's retroactive to June 23, making Bryant eligible to return in a week...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 file photo, New York Mets' general manager Sandy Alderson speaks at a news conference at Citi Field in New York. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is taking a leave of absence because his cancer has returned. The 70-year-old made the announcement before the game against Pittsburgh, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
June 26, 2018 - 8:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Choking back tears at a surprise news conference, Sandy Alderson revealed what he had just told his team moments before. His cancer has returned, he's taking a leave of absence — and his up-and-down tenure as New York Mets general manager is essentially over. With the team in a...
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Tampa Bay Rays starter Nathan Eovaldi pitches against the Washington Nationals during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)
June 26, 2018 - 4:54 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Another attempt at a no-hitter, a reliever alternating between the mound and first base, and postgame pushing and shoving. The Tampa Bay Rays pulled off an odd one for their fifth straight victory. Nathan Eovaldi took a no-hitter into the sixth inning before an unusual...
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June 26, 2018 - 4:14 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German track cyclist Kristina Vogel has been seriously injured after crashing in training in the eastern city of Cottbus on Tuesday. The dpa news agency reports that the Olympic champion suffered a severe spinal injury after crashing onto a concrete track following a high-speed...
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Germany players celebrate after winning 2-1 a group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 26, 2018 - 2:42 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the World Cup (all times local): 9:30 p.m. FIFA has fined two German football federation officials for provoking Sweden's bench while celebrating victory in a World Cup game. FIFA says Georg Behlau and Ulrich Voigt must each pay 5,000 Swiss francs ($5,040) fines, and...
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