Athlete injuries

Andy Murray of Britain plays a return to Nick Kyrgios of Australia during their singles tennis match at the Queen's Club tennis tournament in London, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
June 19, 2018 - 2:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray won the first set on his return from injury after almost a year away from competitive tennis before Australian Nick Kyrgios rallied to win 2-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5 in the first round at Queen's Club on Tuesday. Despite the defeat, Murray — who last played 342 days ago at...
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Brazil's Philippe Coutinho celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
June 19, 2018 - 8:24 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — With Neymar hobbling and struggling, the burden to keep Brazil going at the World Cup is suddenly falling on Philippe Coutinho. The Barcelona playmaker has already delivered with an outstanding goal in the opener against Switzerland as Neymar was stymied by tough defending and...
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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Bartolo Colon throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Monday, June 18, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
June 19, 2018 - 1:00 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bartolo Colon has reached one goal he set for himself this season and is within two wins of another. Colon earned his 244th victory, passing Hall of Famer Juan Marichal for the most by a pitcher born in the Dominican Republic, and the Texas Rangers beat the skidding Kansas...
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Houston Astros' Alex Bregman, center, celebrates with teammates after hitting a game-winning double to score two runs against the Tampa Bay Rays during the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, June 18, 2018, in Houston. The Astros won 5-4. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 18, 2018 - 11:58 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman hit a game-ending two-run double with one out in the ninth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Monday night to match a franchise record with their 12th straight win. Houston trailed 4-0 after three innings but cut the lead to one entering the ninth...
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FILE - In this file photo from June 9, 2018, Egypt fans hold poster of striker Mohammed Salah during the team's final training session in Cairo before the World Cup. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
June 18, 2018 - 3:42 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Not since the Cold War days of the 1950s and 1960s has Egypt been as close to Russia as it is now. But could the outcome of a crucial World Cup clash between the two nations damage their relations? Probably not, but as is frequently the case with soccer, Tuesday's game...
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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Sunday, June 17, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
June 18, 2018 - 12:53 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Brebbia pitched in 70 major league games before earning his first career win. When the wait was over, the individual accomplishment was an afterthought compared to the exhilaration of stopping his team's archrival from earning its first sweep in nearly eight years at Busch...
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New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo, left, celebrates with Jose Bautista after hitting a two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the ninth inning during a baseball game, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
June 17, 2018 - 7:44 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Brandon Nimmo and Asdrubal Cabrera homered off Brad Boxberger in a four-run ninth inning and the New York Mets rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Sunday. The Diamondbacks led 3-1 entering the ninth and Boxberger (1-3), with his third blown save in 20 tries, struck out...
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Serbia's Aleksandar Kolarov celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group E match between Costa Rica and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
June 17, 2018 - 2:35 pm
SAMARA, Russia (AP) — As Serbia celebrated its 1-0 victory over Costa Rica in the World Cup on Sunday, the celebratory mood briefly turned somber. Captain Aleksandar Kolarov was named man of the match for his game-winning goal from a free kick early in the second half. But his thoughts turned to...
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Texas Rangers' Jose Trevino runs to first base after hitting a single during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Hodde)
June 16, 2018 - 9:08 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jose Trevino went from preparing for a game in Double-A to playing twice in less than 24 hours for the Texas Rangers, and delivering a tying RBI with his first big league hit. The rookie catcher's single in the seventh inning tied Saturday's game against the Colorado Rockies...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Ryan Straschnitzki is wheeled on a stretcher into Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia. The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery — his return home. Straschnitzki was paralyzed from the chest down in a crash between a semi-trailer and a bus carrying the junior hockey team at a rural Saskatchewan intersection in April. The 19-year-old is expected to return home to Airdrie, just north of Calgary, in a matter of weeks. His father, Tom Straschnitzki, says he's already gone through six training programs on how to care for his son once he's no longer under the constant watchful eye of medical personnel. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File)
June 16, 2018 - 7:46 pm
AIRDRIE, Alberta (AP) — The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery — his return home. Ryan Straschnitzki is undergoing physiotherapy at the Shriners Hospital in Philadelphia after being paralyzed from the chest down in a crash between...
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