Athlete health

Andy Murray, of Great Britain, reacts during his match against James Duckworth, of Australia, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
August 27, 2018 - 7:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Andy Murray pumped his fist and then did it again, exulting as if he had just won his match. Actually, he was still one point away. But considering all the pain Murray has experienced in his hip, sprinting toward the net to chase down a drop volley and put it away was something to...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2018, file photo, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) watches from the sidelines during the fourth quarter of a preseason NFL football game against the New York Jets, in East Rutherford, N.J. Beckham Jr. is now the NFL’s highest-paid wide receiver. A person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, the team agreed to a five-year contract extension with the three-time Pro Bowler. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Giants have not announced the deal, which comes less than two weeks before the season opener against Jacksonville.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
August 27, 2018 - 4:14 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants is now the NFL's highest-paid wide receiver. A person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday the team agreed to a five-year contract extension with the three-time Pro Bowler. The person spoke on...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2018, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, stands with head coach Bill Belichick during an NFL football practice, in Foxborough, Mass. Many of the faces change every year in Miami, Buffalo, New York _ and even in Foxborough _ but Bill Belichick and Tom Brady are constants in the division. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
August 27, 2018 - 3:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Everyone's still chasing the New England Patriots in the AFC East. Many of the faces change every year in Miami, Buffalo, New York — and even in Foxborough — but Bill Belichick and Tom Brady are constants in the division. So are AFC East titles for the Patriots. They've won nine in...
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Arizona Cardinals defensive back Patrick Peterson (21) runs into the end zone with a touchdown followed by teammate Benson Mayowa (91) after an interception during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
August 27, 2018 - 12:47 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Patrick Peterson hasn't faced a starting quarterback in the preseason. The three-time All-Pro cornerback for the Arizona Cardinals is getting himself in regular-season form anyway. Peterson returned an interception 30 yards for a touchdown after Dallas decided to sit...
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New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino delivers against the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
August 26, 2018 - 11:34 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Luke Voit went 3 for 3 with a two-run homer to help Luis Severino earn his major league-leading 17th victory, and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-3 Sunday night to complete a four-game sweep. Rookie Miguel Andujar also had three hits and two RBIs for New York. The...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Kendrys Morales rounds the bases after hitting a team record-breaking two-run home run against the Philadelphia Phillies during the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Toronto. Morales broke the team record for home runs in consecutive games with his seventh straight. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 26, 2018 - 10:39 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Kendrys Morales swatted his way to the brink of baseball history Sunday. The Blue Jays slugger homered in a franchise-record seventh consecutive game in Toronto's 8-3 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies. Morales is the seventh player in major league history to have a streak this long...
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Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) catches a pass for a touchdown in front of Buffalo Bills' Tre'Davious White (27) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
August 26, 2018 - 9:14 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton doesn't believe he could have scripted a better visit to Buffalo on Sunday. The donation he made to Buffalo's Roswell Park Cancer Institute to open the day was special. The two standing ovations he received from Bills fans before the...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Joey Wendle (18), Matt Duffy (5) and Kevin Kiermaier, right, celebrate a win over the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)
August 26, 2018 - 6:50 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Blake Snell had his best fastball and that was more than enough against baseball's best team. The All-Star lefty pitched two-hit ball over six innings and the Tampa Bay Rays won their eighth straight game Sunday, beating Boston 9-1 to hand the major league-leading Red...
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Defending champions Rafael Nadal and Sloane Stevens pose with the tournament's trophies during the reveal of the 2018 U.S. Open draw in New York, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 26, 2018 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A little more than a year ago, Sloane Stephens was ranked outside of the top 950 as she tried to work her way back toward the top of tennis after foot surgery. By the time the U.S. Open was over, she was a Grand Slam champion for the first time and soaring up the rankings. On Monday...
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August 26, 2018 - 4:34 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Adam "Pacman" Jones is reuniting with Vance Joseph, who was his Cincinnati's secondary coach during the veteran cornerback's best seasons in the NFL. Jones signed a one-year deal with the Denver Broncos after visiting the team on Sunday. To make room, the Broncos waived...
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