Athlete health

New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard (34) winds up during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
September 13, 2019 - 8:13 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: OH, NOAH! Noah Syndergaard is set to pitch — "likely" to Wilson Ramos, manager Mickey Callaway says — when the playoff-contending Mets open a weekend series at home against Clayton Kershaw (13-5, 3.06 ERA) and the NL West champion Dodgers. Kershaw...
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Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, watches a foul ball during the third inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
September 12, 2019 - 4:09 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani is ending his second major league season early to make sure he's prepared to resume his two-way career in 2020. The Los Angeles Angels slugger and pitcher will miss the rest of the season to have surgery on his left kneecap, the team announced Thursday. Los...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017, file photo, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham (13) is tackled by Cleveland Browns strong safety Briean Boddy-Calhoun in the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Cleveland. Odell Beckham Jr. says former Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams instructed his players to "take me out" of a preseason game in 2017. The Pro Bowl wide receiver sustained an ankle injury when Cleveland's Briean Boddy-Calhoun cut his legs out while he was with the New York Giants. Beckham said current Cleveland players told him that Williams instructed them to "take me out of the game, and it's preseason." (AP Photo/David Richard, File)
September 12, 2019 - 2:34 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.'s going back to New York seeking revenge. Not on the Giants. The three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver added some spice to the Browns' upcoming matchup with Jets on Thursday by accusing former Cleveland defensive coordinator Gregg Williams of getting him injured in...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2012, file photo, Jerry Colangelo speaks during a USA Basketball men's team news conference in Las Vegas. USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo said Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, that when the time comes to start assembling the 2020 Tokyo Olympics roster, he won't forget those who backed out of commitments to play in the World Cup this summer. Of the 35 players originally selected for the U.S. player pool, only four are in China for the World Cup. (Jason Bean/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
September 12, 2019 - 12:15 pm
DONGGUAN, China (AP) — USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo said Thursday that when the time comes to start assembling the 2020 Tokyo Olympics roster, he won't forget those who backed out of commitments to play in the World Cup this summer. Of the 35 players originally selected for the...
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Wake Forest head coach Dave Clawson reacts on the sideline as his team plays against Utah State in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
September 12, 2019 - 11:50 am
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest and North Carolina officials felt Atlantic Coast Conference schools located about 80 miles apart in the same state should not go seven years without playing each other because of scheduling issues created by expansion. So they're doing something never before...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich, second from left, is checked on by home plate umpire Kerwin Danley, manager Craig Counsell, second from right, and a trainer after an injury while batting during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Miami. Yelich broke his right kneecap on a foul ball and will miss the rest of the regular season. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
September 12, 2019 - 10:57 am
MIAMI (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich won't need surgery on his broken right kneecap, but the team says it's unlikely he'll return this season. Brewers general manager David Stearns says Yelich's recovery is expected to take eight to 10 weeks. Yelich was back in Milwaukee for tests...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018 file photo, Clemson wide receiver Amari Rodgers (3) stretches out for extra yardage after catching a pass as Notre Dame safety Nick Coleman (24) defends in the first half of the NCAA Cotton Bowl semi-final playoff football game in Arlington, Texas. Amari Rodgers was about the only one around Clemson last March who thought he wouldn’t miss most of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
September 12, 2019 - 8:42 am
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Amari Rodgers was about the only person around Clemson in March who thought he wouldn't miss most of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. The Tigers starter, second on the national champions with 55 receptions in 2018, told anyone who would...
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New York Mets left fielder Rajai Davis (18) celebrates with center fielder Brandon Nimmo (9) as right fielder Juan Lagares (12) heads toward the dugout after the Mets' 9-0 win over Arizona Diamondbacks in a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
September 11, 2019 - 11:47 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: BIG BROOM The Mets will try for a four-game sweep over Arizona amid a crowded NL wild-card race. The Diamondbacks had won 11 of 13 entering the series, but New York has shut them down completely, outscoring them 15-3 through the first three games...
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This is a 2019 file photo showing Quincy Enunwa of the New York Jets NFL football team. Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa will be sidelined the rest of the season with a neck injury, his second in just over two years. Coach Adam Gase says Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, that Enunwa is still undergoing tests to determine the severity. He also wouldn’t speculate as to whether the injury could threaten Enunwa’s career. (AP Photo/File)
September 11, 2019 - 3:48 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Quincy Enunwa's season is over after his second neck injury in just over two years. The New York Jets wide receiver was hurt Sunday in the season-opening loss to Buffalo and told the team's medical staff Monday that he wasn't feeling right physically and had several tests...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich (22) lies on the ground after an injury during an at-bat, as Miami Marlins catcher Jorge Alfaro, rear, home plate umpire Kerwin Danley and a bat boy stand next to him during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Miami. Yelich broke his right kneecap on a foul ball and will miss the rest of the regular season. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
September 11, 2019 - 3:42 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers say there's no update yet on Christian Yelich's broken right kneecap. Yelich was back in Milwaukee on Wednesday for further tests, a day after the reigning NL MVP was hurt when he fouled a ball off himself during a game in Miami. "The hope is we can provide an...
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