Athlete health

New York Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka runs home to score a run on a sacrifice fly by teammate Aaron Judge during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Friday, June 8, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
June 09, 2018 - 12:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Standing off third base for the first time in his big league career, Masahiro Tanaka heard coach Phil Nevin yell for him to tag up when Aaron Judge lofted a 264-foot flyball to Mets right fielder Jay Bruce in the sixth inning of Friday night's Subway Series opener. The 29-year-old...
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Marco Gonzales delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 8, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
June 08, 2018 - 11:21 pm
ST. PETERSBIRG, Fla. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners got another big start from Marco Gonzales and needed a big play from catcher Mike Zunino to keep up their winning stretch. Marco Gonzales won his fourth straight start and the surging Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 Friday night for their 16th...
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Fans react while watching the broadcast of the Golden State Warriors playing the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., Friday, June 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)
June 08, 2018 - 11:20 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the NBA Finals from Game 4 (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Stephen Curry is up to 37 points and seven 3-pointers as the Warriors lead 102-76 with about 5 ½ minutes left in Game 4. Kevin Durant has a triple-double and needs a strong finish to continue his streak of...
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June 08, 2018 - 3:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Closer Jeurys Familia is the latest New York Mets player to get hurt. Familia was placed on the 10-day disabled list before Friday's Subway Series opener against the Yankees because of a sore right shoulder. The move was retroactive to Thursday. Familia is 2-3 with 14 saves and a 2...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry takes questions at a press conference after the basketball team's practiced during the NBA Finals, Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Cleveland. The Warriors lead the series 3-0 with Game 4 on Friday. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 07, 2018 - 6:25 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — By Golden State standards, this season was downright bumpy. The Warriors won only 58 regular-season games, by far their fewest in this four-year run of excellence. They went 7-10 in their final 17 games of the regular season. Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, Klay...
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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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