Athlete health

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) responds to the crowd after breaking the NFL all-time passing yards record in the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in New Orleans, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
October 09, 2018 - 1:05 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Before Drew Brees could blow kisses to the adoring Superdome crowd, before he could embrace his wife and children on the sideline, the Saints' 39-year-old quarterback had to shred one of the NFL's top pass defenses with ruthless efficiency. And so he did. Brees passed Peyton...
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Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt, center, celebrates with Ian Kinsler (5) after hitting a two-run home run against the New York Yankees during the ninth inning of Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in New York. Holt hit for the cycle in the Red Sox's 16-1 win. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
October 09, 2018 - 12:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Holt put the finishing touch on Boston's blowout by etching his name in the record book. The part-time utilityman became the first player to hit for the cycle in a postseason game and the Red Sox routed the New York Yankees 16-1 on Monday night to grab a 2-1 lead in their best...
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San Antonio Spurs' Dejounte Murray (5) grabs a rebound next to teammate Bryn Forbes, left, and Houston Rockets' Chris Paul (3) during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
October 08, 2018 - 6:34 pm
Dejounte Murray was driving past James Harden and on his way to the basket, showing one of the skills that made the San Antonio Spurs convinced he's the right point guard for their team. And then Murray's knee gave out. In an instant, the entire trajectory of the Spurs' season might have changed...
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Jacksonville Jaguars running back Corey Grant (30) is carted off the field during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
October 08, 2018 - 1:29 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are placing tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins and running back Corey Grant on injured reserve. Coach Doug Marrone says Seferian-Jenkins will have core muscle surgery but could return later in the season. Grant will miss the rest of the year with a...
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October 08, 2018 - 11:25 am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Minnesota Twins player Miguel Sano was under investigation Monday in the Dominican Republic after the third baseman was involved in a traffic incident that injured a police officer. Police said in a statement that Sano was released from custody after...
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Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, left, moves in to sack Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) as Rams' Michael Brockers, right, looks on during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Seattle. The Rams won 33-31. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)
October 08, 2018 - 2:41 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The way the schedule fell for the Los Angeles Rams gave them every opportunity to be perfect through the first quarter of the season. The real test for the Rams started on Sunday. They passed by overcoming more adversity than they could have expected. "The toughness and the resolve...
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Houston Texans kicker Ka'imi Fairbairn (7) kicks the winning field goal during overtime of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
October 08, 2018 - 2:02 am
HOUSTON (AP) — When DeAndre Hopkins had a chance to make a play in overtime on Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys, Houston's star receiver was intent on redeeming himself after losing a rare fumble in the third quarter. He did that with a spectacular 49-yard catch and run that got the Texans...
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Luis Severino answers questions during a news conference, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in New York. The Yankees will play against the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of the AL Division Series on Monday. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
October 08, 2018 - 1:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge walked past Boston's Fenway Park clubhouse early Sunday morning, Frank Sinatra's rendition of "New York, New York" blaring from a boom box atop the wheelie bag he was pulling with his left hand. "It's a good song. And Aaron, he's one of our resident deejays, so he's got...
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson signals a touchdown after passing to wide receiver David Moore (not shown) early in the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)
October 07, 2018 - 9:29 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Andrew Whitworth was sitting on the bench with his helmet on the ground. Jared Goff was busy in conversation with referee Clete Blakeman about a previous play. Initially, the Los Angeles Rams believed coach Sean McVay would take the safe play and punt rather than the risk of going...
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Minnesota Vikings' Adam Thielen (19) catches a touchdown against Philadelphia Eagles' Ronald Darby (21) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 07, 2018 - 8:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Linval Joseph whipped out the sunglasses, sat on the bench and pulled on the oxygen mask . Rest up, big man. Job well done. Kirk Cousins threw for 301 yards and one touchdown, the 330-pound Joseph returned a fumble 64 yards for a score and the Minnesota Vikings beat the...
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