Athlete health

Baltimore Orioles' Jonathan Schoop follows through on a solo home run against the Tampa Bay Rays in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 27, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
July 31, 2018 - 5:24 pm
The latest on Major League Baseball trades on the deadline day for deals without waivers (all times Eastern): 5:15 p.m. The Arizona Diamondbacks have bolstered their bullpen for the second time at the trade deadline, acquiring left-hander Jake Diekman from the Texas Rangers for right-hander Wei-...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 5, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Ian Kinsler is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after scoring against the Seattle Mariners during the fourth inning of a baseball game, in Seattle. In a deal announced late Monday, July 30, 2018, the Boston Red Sox have acquired Kinsler from the Los Angeles Angels to fill in for injured second baseman Dustin Pedroia. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)
July 31, 2018 - 1:12 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox acquired Ian Kinsler from the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night, replacing the injured Dustin Pedroia at second base even as the AL East leaders distance themselves from the New York Yankees — and the rest of baseball, too. Boston will send Triple-A pitchers Ty...
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FILE - In this May 1, 2018, file photo Toronto Blue Jays' pitcher Roberto Osuna throws against the Minnesota Twins in a baseball game in Minneapolis. The Houston Astros traded Ken Giles to the Blue Jays along with a pair of pitching prospects for Roberto Osuna. Houston also sent right-handers David Paulino and Hector Perez to Toronto as part of the deal, struck a day before the deadline for trades without waivers. The 23-year-old Osuna is eligible to pitch in the major leagues starting Sunday after a 75-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, file)
July 30, 2018 - 11:19 pm
Closers Roberto Osuna and Ken Giles switched spots. Adam Warren and Zach Duke moved into the Seattle bullpen. Lance Lynn got a new look in pinstripes. And Adam Duvall will be slugging for the Braves. A day before the deadline to make trades without waivers, there were plenty of deals Monday. Hoping...
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July 30, 2018 - 2:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More than $500 million in claims have been approved under the NFL's concussion settlement in less than two years, nearly a decade earlier than league officials estimated they would reach that amount. Claims administrators in the settlement said Monday that $502 million had been...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Doctson (18) makes a catch during NFL football practice in Ashburn, Va. An Achilles Tendon MRI for Washington Redskins receiver Josh Doctson seemed like reason for alarm. Instead, it was a chance to show the 2016 first-round pick is healthy again and able to make the next step to being a dynamic piece of the offense. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
July 30, 2018 - 12:17 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An NFL player doesn't get an MRI just for fun, so Josh Doctson undergoing one seemed problematic. Even though Doctson played every game last season, the memories of Achilles tendon injuries almost entirely wiping out the 2016 first-round pick's rookie year are fresh. But he and...
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Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Sean Newcomb sits on the bench after losing his bid for a no-hitter in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 30, 2018 - 3:13 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: TWEET TROUBLE Atlanta pitcher Sean Newcomb and Washington shortstop Trea Turner will face the fallout from their tweets, a day after they apologized for offensive posts from 2011 and 2012. The 25-year-old Newcomb came within one strike of a no-...
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Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras, left, and relief pitcher Pedro Strop celebrate following a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday, July 29, 2018, in St. Louis. The Cubs won 5-2. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
July 30, 2018 - 1:49 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kyle Hendricks followed another difficult first inning with one crisp finish. Hendricks retired his last 17 batters, and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Sunday night to salvage the finale of their weekend series. Ben Zobrist and Anthony Rizzo homered as NL...
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New York Yankees' Greg Bird hits a home run against the Kansas City Royals in the eighth inning during the second baseball game of a doubleheader Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)
July 29, 2018 - 12:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia tumbled, Zach Britton struggled and Aroldis Chapman held on. After a long day, the New York Yankees were glad to leave the park with at least one win. Greg Bird homered to begin a two-run rally in the eighth inning as the Yankees overcame a rough outing by the newly...
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Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez, right, celebrates his solo home run beside Minnesota Twins' Mitch Garver during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Boston, Saturday, July 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
July 28, 2018 - 11:33 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox seemingly can get their offense cranked up at any time this season. J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading 32nd homer, Mookie Betts had two RBI doubles and the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 10-4 on Saturday night for their 17th win in 21 games. Betts raised...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) runs out of the facility during practice at NFL football training camp, Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
July 28, 2018 - 2:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz lunged to his right and then backpedaled to avoid a rush. After darting forward again, he quickly rolled to his right and took off down the sideline at full speed. The only reminder Saturday that the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback was returning from knee surgery...
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