Athlete health

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo helps injured Uruguay's Edinson Cavani walking out during the round of 16 match between Uruguay and Portugal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
June 30, 2018 - 3:43 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:35 p.m. Cristiano Ronaldo has helped Edinson Cavani off the field in the 74th minute of the round of 16 game between Uruguay and Portugal. The Uruguay striker was limping to the sideline when Portugal star Ronaldo went to...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2018 file photo, San Jose Sharks' Logan Couture celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars in San Jose, Calif. Couture has agreed to a $64 million, eight-year contract extension with the Sharks. A person familiar with the deal says the sides reached agreement on the deal Saturday, June 30. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
June 30, 2018 - 11:52 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Logan Couture agreed to a $64 million, eight-year contract extension with the San Jose Sharks on Saturday, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person told The Associated Press that the deal will become official as soon as Sunday, when Couture is eligible to...
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FILE - In this June 18, 2018, file photo, New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom throws against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game, in Denver. With the Mets sinking fast toward the bottom of the National League standings, baseball operations were turned over Tuesday, June 26, to a trio of Sandy Alderson's assistants as the 70-year-old general manager made the stunning announcement that he was stepping down because his cancer has returned. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)
June 30, 2018 - 3:01 am
Here's a look at what's happening around the major leagues today: STILL HERE Mets star Jacob deGrom is expected to start at Miami. He was a late scratch Friday night because of what the team called a family issue — no doubt, many fans around the country thought deGrom might've been traded when they...
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New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia, left, reacts after throwing out Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts at first base on a soft ground ball to end the top of the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, June 29, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 30, 2018 - 1:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Packed house, summer heat, Red Sox-Yankees for the best record in baseball. So, CC Sabathia, did it feel like a really big night in Bronx? "I wish I could tell you it did," he said, "but it didn't." Instead, he just pitched as if the calendar read October, rather than June. Sabathia...
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This file photo shows a 1978 employment application information for Dr. Richard Strauss, from Ohio State University personnel files reviewed by The Associated Press. Strauss, who died in 2005, has been accused of sexual misconduct by former college student athletes. Ohio State says the firm conducting an independent investigation also is reviewing whether Strauss examined high school students. (Ohio State University via AP, File)
June 29, 2018 - 4:08 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The firm investigating former athletes' allegations of sexual misconduct by a now-dead team doctor at Ohio State University also is reviewing whether he examined high school students, the school confirmed Friday. Because of the ongoing inquiry, Ohio State cannot share details...
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June 29, 2018 - 9:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "I Am Jazz" star Jazz Jennings says she's doing great following gender confirmation surgery. The 17-year-old posted a photo of herself in a hospital gown on Instagram. She thanked followers for their "love and support." The TLC star was born male but identifies as female. In a...
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Brazil's Marcelo, left, leaves the pitch as he is substituted during 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/Matthias Schrader)
June 29, 2018 - 9:24 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Brazil is going out of its way to defend its World Cup preparations and show its players' injuries can't be blamed on excessive training. Doctors will blame a soft mattress for an injury before admitting they made mistakes getting the players ready for the tournament in Russia...
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FILE - In this July 9, 2016, file photo, Serena Williams holds her trophy after winning the women's singles final against Angelique Kerber of Germany at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. Serena Williams was seeded No. 25 for her return to Wimbledon after having a baby, a decision by the All England Club announced Wednesday, June 27, 2018, that elevates the tournament's seven-time champion above her ranking of 183rd. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
June 29, 2018 - 8:12 am
LONDON (AP) — Serena Williams avoided any early matchups against opponents with success to speak of at Wimbledon in a draw on Friday that could put her against No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina in the third round. Williams is returning to the grass-court tournament for the first time since 2016 after...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Hicks, right, and Aaron Judge celebrate after Hicks' home run off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jake Arrieta during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
June 28, 2018 - 10:13 pm
Here's a look at what's happening around the major leagues on Friday: BEASTS OF THE EAST The Red Sox and Yankees start a three-game series in the Bronx, with the American League East division race as tight as ever. The archrivals were just a half-game apart in the standings entering play on...
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Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell celebrates in the dugout after his two-run home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
June 28, 2018 - 6:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Rizzo's three-run double and Addison Russell's two-run homer highlighted a seven-run seventh inning as the Chicago Cubs broke loose after Clayton Kershaw exited, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 11-5 on Thursday. The Cubs pounded out 15 hits, including four by Rizzo...
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