Athlete health

FILE - In this March 28, 2019, file photo, Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, hits a forehand to Roger Federer, of Switzerland, during a quarterfinal match at the Miami Open tennis tournament, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Two-time Grand Slam runner-up Kevin Anderson is skipping the clay-court swing this season because of a lingering right elbow injury. Anderson announced Tuesday, April 23, 2019, via a post on Twitter that he is withdrawing from the French Open, as well as tuneup tournaments in Estoril, Madrid and Rome. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper, File)
April 23, 2019 - 9:03 am
Two-time Grand Slam runner-up Kevin Anderson is skipping the clay-court swing this season because of a lingering right elbow injury. Anderson announced Tuesday via a post on Twitter that he is withdrawing from the French Open, as well as tuneup tournaments in Estoril, Madrid and Rome. The 6-foot-8...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale walks off the mound after the top of the fourth inning of the home opener baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 23, 2019 - 12:13 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: PLAYING TWO After rain postponed his scheduled start Monday, Boston's Chris Sale gets the ball for Game One of a doubleheader against Detroit. Sale (0-4, 8.50) has concerned Red Sox fans with lousy results and subpar stuff this season, though his...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, center, clenches his helmet while walking in the dugout after he was pulled from the game after suffering an apparent injury while hitting a single off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Glenn Sparkman during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
April 21, 2019 - 5:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge won't be back with the New York Yankees anytime soon, a further blow to an injury-decimated team with a mediocre record 3½ weeks into the season. New York's biggest offensive threat and the heart of its clubhouse went on the injured list for the third time in four...
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PSG's Neymar walks away during the French League One soccer match between Paris-Saint-Germain and Monaco at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Sunday April 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
April 21, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Neymar returned from injury and the prolific Kylian Mbappe reached the 30-goal mark as Paris Saint-Germain celebrated retaining the league title earlier on Sunday with a 3-1 home win against Monaco. The 20-year-old Mbappe increased his league-leading tally with his third hat trick of the campaign...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, left, reacts while talking to a trainer and bench coach Josh Bard, center, after hitting a single to right field during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in New York. Judge left the game with an apparent injury. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
April 20, 2019 - 11:41 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: A BENCH FOR THIS JUDGE The New York Yankees are expected to put All-Star slugger Aaron Judge on the injured list, a day after he hurt his left oblique taking a swing against Kansas City. The Yankees already had a dozen players out, including...
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Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor fields a ball during batting practice before the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Cleveland. Lindor is back after missing the season's first 18 games. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
April 20, 2019 - 5:28 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor missed all the little moments. The big ones, too. "Every pitch. Every out. Every celebration after every win," the Cleveland Indians' All-Star shortstop said. "It was everything equally." Sidelined for the season's first 18 games, Lindor was activated from the...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, left, reacts while talking to a trainer and bench coach Josh Bard, center, after hitting a single to right field during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in New York. Judge left the game with an apparent injury. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
April 20, 2019 - 1:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees star Aaron Judge left Saturday's game after injuring his left oblique and was set for tests at a hospital. Judge gingerly made his way to first base after hitting a single against Kansas City and was immediately pulled. The All-Star slugger had homered in the first for a New...
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Carolina Hurricanes rookie forward Andrei Svechnikov speaks to reporters after the team’s morning skate in Washington, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Svechnikov suffered a concussion from a fight with Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin in Game 3. (AP Photo/Stephen Whyno)
April 20, 2019 - 11:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 against the Washington Capitals on Monday after suffering a concussion in a fight with Alex Ovechkin a week earlier. Svechnikov took part in his first full team practice on Saturday during the Hurricanes' morning...
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Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour watches as Hurricanes' Jordan Martinook (48) takes the ice against the Washington Capitals during the first period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, April 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
April 20, 2019 - 12:21 am
Rod Brind'Amour does not think what he is doing is anything special. Brind'Amour not only has the Carolina Hurricanes in the playoffs in his first season as coach but has made the necessary adjustments to tie their series against the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals at two games...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2018, file photo, Buffalo Bisons third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. looks on before a minor league baseball against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in Buffalo, N.Y. The Toronto Blue Jays top prospect says he feels ready to finally make the jump to the majors, while adding the decision is out of his control. Blue Jays assistant general manager Joe Sheehan said this week the team is still evaluating when to make the move. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File)
April 19, 2019 - 5:27 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — While saying he's ready to make his major league debut, Toronto Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero didn't need a translator to insist he's not frustrated over still playing in the minors. "No. No," Guerrero said before continuing in Spanish on Friday. Interpreter Jesse...
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