Athlete health

Sloane Stephens of the U.S. clenches her fist after defeating compatriot Madison Keys during in semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Thursday, June 7, 2018 in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 07, 2018 - 3:34 pm
PARIS (AP) — When the French Open final was played a year ago, Sloane Stephens was nowhere near Roland Garros. She was in Chicago with coach Kamau Murray, working her way back from a foot injury that required surgery and sidelined her for 11 months. "Indoors on a hard court. Getting ready for grass...
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Detroit Tigers left fielder JaCoby Jones (21) blows a bubble while waiting for a pitch to be delivered while trailing the Boston Red Sox during the third inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
June 07, 2018 - 4:54 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: SAME NAME GAME Cole Hamels (3-5) pitches for Texas against Gerrit Cole and the visiting Astros in the opener of a four-game series. Hamels, with a 2.89 ERA in his last seven starts, threw six shutout innings vs. Houston on May 11. Cole (6-1, 2.20...
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New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton, right, celebrates his home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the 13th inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 07, 2018 - 12:55 am
TORONTO (AP) — In two days, Yankees slugger Aaron Judge went from terrible to triumphant. Judge hit a two-run homer to snap a scoreless tie in the 13th inning, Giancarlo Stanton went deep moments later and New York beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 on Wednesday night for a two-game sweep. Judge...
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Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant shoots against Cleveland Cavaliers' Jeff Green during the first half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
June 06, 2018 - 11:34 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the NBA Finals from Wednesday's Game 3 (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Kevin Durant scored a playoff career-high 43 points, including a long clinching 3-pointer, Stephen Curry ended a nightmarish night with five straight to give Golden State the lead for good, and the...
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FILE - In this May 30, 2018, file photo, Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala smiles as he answers questions after an NBA basketball practice, in Oakland. The Warriors expect Iguodala to play in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, Wednesday night, June 6, 2018. Iguodala has been dealing with a bone bruise around his left knee. He has not played since Game 3 of the Western Conference finals against Houston. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
June 06, 2018 - 8:29 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Andre Iguodala, welcome back to the NBA Finals. The Golden State Warriors cleared Andre Iguodala to play in Game 3 of the title series against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night, following a six-game absence to deal with a bone bruise around his left knee. Iguodala hadn't...
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Washington Nationals' Michael Taylor hits an RBI double off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher pitcher Jonny Venters, during the first inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 06, 2018 - 6:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's Tanner Roark hasn't had a lot to show for some solid pitching of late. Nationals hitters, including Roark, made sure he was rewarded on Wednesday. Anthony Rendon had four hits and drove in three runs, Roark hit a two-run single and the Nationals routed the Tampa Bay...
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In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018, photo, former NFL running back Reggie Bush leaves the Civil Courts building with his legal team in St. Louis. Bush says dangerous conditions at a St. Louis stadium led to a season-ending injury in a case that could leave the city on the hook for damages, even though the Rams are long gone. Bush was playing for the San Francisco 49ers in November 2015 when he slipped and fell in a game after being pushed out of bounds at the former Edward Jones Dome. (Ryan Michalesko/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
June 06, 2018 - 3:24 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former NFL running back Reggie Bush alleges that dangerous conditions at a St. Louis stadium led to a season-ending injury in a case that could leave the city on the hook for damages, even though the Rams are long gone. Defendants in the civil trial, which began Tuesday, include...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes bats during a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, in Philadelphia. A slumping New York Mets offense could possibly receive some help from Cespedes this weekend, just in time for the Subway Series against the New York Yankees. Cespedes has been out since May 16 with a strained right hip. He participated in some drills Wednesday, June 6, 2018, before the series finale against the Baltimore Orioles. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
June 06, 2018 - 1:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A slumping New York Mets offense could possibly receive some help from Yoenis Cespedes this weekend, just in time for the Subway Series against the New York Yankees. Cespedes has been out since May 16 with a strained right hip. He participated in some drills Wednesday before the...
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Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier takes questions during a news conference at the NFL football teams headquarters, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/ Photo/Keith Srakocic)
June 06, 2018 - 1:54 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ryan Shazier's routine hasn't changed much, even after a life-altering spinal injury put his football career in jeopardy. The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker still arrives at the team facility around 7 a.m. He still watches copious amounts of film. He still works out regularly,...
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A stadium worker pulls the cover on central court as rain interrupted the quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament between Spain's Rafael Nadal and Argentina's Diego Schwartzman at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
June 06, 2018 - 12:55 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 6:50 p.m. Play in the men's quarterfinals has been stopped again due to rain at the French Open. Matches resumed for about 15 minutes following a first rain delay before players were sent back to the locker room. Rafael Nadal lost...
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