Athlete health

Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary reacts in pain during the group A match between Saudi Arabia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Monday, June 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
June 25, 2018 - 4:22 pm
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — The oldest person to play in a World Cup match made some spectacular saves Monday. He also watched two go past him. Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary, who is 45, took the field for his team's final group match to set the record. Although he saved one penalty, he couldn't...
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Supporters of Iran react after the end of the group B match between Iran and Portugal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Monday, June 25, 2018. The game ended 1-1. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
June 25, 2018 - 4:20 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Monday the World Cup (all times local): 11:14 p.m. Portugal has survived a late surge from Iran to advance to the knockout stage of the World Cup despite Cristiano Ronaldo having a penalty kick saved. Spain and Portugal tied on points and goal differential but Spain...
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Britain's Andy Murray celebrates defeating Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka on day two of the Nature Valley International at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, south England, Monday June 25, 2018. (Steven Paston/PA via AP)
June 25, 2018 - 3:13 pm
EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Andy Murray beat Stan Wawrinka 6-1, 6-3 at the Eastbourne International on Monday in the second match of his comeback from long-term hip problems. Murray returned last week at the Queen's Club after 11 months out and lost to Nick Kyrgios in the first round. Wawrinka's...
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Lionel Messi collects field marks during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
June 25, 2018 - 2:13 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Lionel Messi, arguably the greatest soccer player in history, has had a miserable World Cup and must turn it around immediately to save Argentina from a humiliating early exit from the tournament. Messi leads Argentina into a must-win Tuesday game against Nigeria at St. Petersburg...
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Uruguay's Luis Suarez celebrates the second goal of his team during the group A match between Uruguay and Russia at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Monday, June 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
June 25, 2018 - 2:09 pm
SAMARA, Russia (AP) — Luis Suarez finally got rattled at this year's World Cup. Sitting at the podium in the post-match news conference following Uruguay's 3-0 victory over Russia, a reporter asked him why he often wore a sad expression. Suarez tossed aside his translation headphones, then smiled...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Daniel Robertson, right, scores on a single by Willy Adames as New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez fields a wide throw during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 22, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
June 25, 2018 - 2:38 am
A look at what's happening around baseball today: THIRTEEN AND COUNTING Edwin Jackson is set to play for his 13th team in the majors, matching the most by any big leaguer. The injury-depleted Athletics are promoting him from Triple-A to start at Detroit. The 34-year-old righty will tie the clubs...
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Cincinnati Reds' Jesse Winker hits a three-run home run off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Pedro Strop in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
June 24, 2018 - 8:09 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Once pitcher Mike Lorenzen homered, the Cincinnati Reds got rolling again. Lorenzen connected for a pinch-hit shot to begin Cincinnati's comeback, Jesse Winker added a pinch-hit, three-run homer in a big seventh, and the Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 8-6 Sunday for their seventh...
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Spain's players smile during the official training on the eve of the group B match between Morocco and Spain at the Mirny stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
June 24, 2018 - 6:28 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 1:10 a.m. Portugal and Spain want routine victories to lock up its place in the knockout rounds. The first day of simultaneous matches at the tournament Monday includes Portugal playing Iran at the same time its neighbor and...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner hits a solo home run during the 11th inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 24, 2018 - 6:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Watching from the visitor's dugout, Justin Turner saw his teammates spray Citi Field with a bunch of home runs and figured the Los Angeles Dodgers wouldn't need any from him. His power proved to be the difference. Turner hit the Dodgers' seventh home run of the game, a go-ahead...
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Egypt's Mohamed Salah, left, speaks with goalkeeper Essam El Hadary during Egypt's official training on the eve of the group A match between Saudi Arabia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena, in Volgograd, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
June 24, 2018 - 12:37 pm
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Egypt striker Mohamed Salah's shoulder injury appeared Sunday to have significantly improved before the Pharaohs' last World Cup game against Saudi Arabia. The 26-year-old Liverpool player, however, didn't seem to be 100-percent fit during warmup drills in the team's final...
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