Athlete health

Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid, right, crashes into Calgary Flames goalie Mike Smith during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 06, 2019 - 10:01 pm
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid left Saturday's season finale against Calgary after injuring his left leg, and the team says X-rays came back negative. After a 3-1 win over Flames, the Oilers tweeted that X-rays came back negative and that the 22-year-old McDavid would...
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Chicago Cubs' Carl Edwards Jr. looks to the plate as Texas Rangers' Joey Gallo rounds the bases on his three-run home run off of Edwards during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, March 30, 2019. The Rangers won 8-6. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
April 06, 2019 - 3:09 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Looking to end an early season funk, the Chicago Cubs shook up their struggling bullpen Saturday by demoting right-hander Carl Edwards Jr. to Triple-A and placing left-hander Mike Montgomery on the 10-day injured list. The Cubs called up relievers Allen Webster and Kyle Ryan from...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger, right, follows the flight of his three-run home run off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Tyler Anderson in the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 5, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
April 05, 2019 - 11:10 pm
A look at what's a happening around the majors today: LA LONGBALLS Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers are on a home run rampage, hitting a whopping 21 in their first eight games — that's the second-most in major league history in that span, only behind the St. Louis Cardinals' 23 in 2000...
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Virginia's Kyle Guy (5) laughs as he gather with Ty Jerome (11), Jay Huff (30) and De'Andre Hunter (12) during a practice session for the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, April 5, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
April 05, 2019 - 2:39 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Virginia and Auburn meet at the Final Four in the latest installment of a long-running competition in basketball: Slow and steady vs. fast and furious. The top-seeded Cavaliers are rarely in a hurry, playing a style as deliberate and methodical as the Supreme Court. The Tigers...
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Michigan State's Joshua Langford shoots during a practice session for the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, April 5, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 05, 2019 - 2:28 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Under different circumstances Joshua Langford might have had a throng of reporters around him as he sat in front of his locker at U.S. Bank Stadium, two days before Michigan State plays in the Final Four. Langford is the Spartans' co-captain and second-leading scorer, but has not...
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April 05, 2019 - 1:21 pm
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings cornerback Holton Hill has been suspended for the first four games of the season for violating NFL policy on performance-enhancing drugs. The league announced the punishment on Friday for Hill, who had a promising rookie year with extensive playing time while...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2019, file photo, Michigan State guard Cassius Winston (5) puts his arm around coach Tom Izzo following the team's 80-63 win over LSU in an NCAA men's college basketball tournament East Region semifinal, in Washington. Winston has joined a select group of players in program history as an All-America player and Big Ten player of the year. If he can help the Spartans win two more games, he'll join Magic Johnson and Mateen Cleaves as the school's national championship-winning point guards. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
April 05, 2019 - 8:53 am
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Tom Izzo struggled with tears of joy as Michigan State knocked off top-seeded Duke to reach the Final Four. He was emotional again only a few hours later when fans packed the Breslin Center to welcome the gritty Spartans back to campus. This season might be remembered as...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw throws to first base to pick off San Antonio Missions' Corey Ray in the first inning, as Kershaw pitches for the Oklahoma City Dodgers on a rehab assignment, in the first inning of the teams' Triple-A baseball game Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
April 04, 2019 - 6:53 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw gave up two runs and struck out six in 4 1/3 innings during his rehab assignment for Triple-A Oklahoma City on Thursday night. The three-time Cy Young Award winner threw 61 pitches against the San Antonio Missions, a Milwaukee Brewers...
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In this Wednesday, March 20, 2019 photo, Ryan Straschnitzki speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia, Straschnitzki, a young hockey player was paralyzed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Canada. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 04, 2019 - 11:04 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tom Straschnitzki was wrangling his fussy youngest child when his iPhone buzzed. His hands full, Tom put the phone on speaker and heard the terrifying sound of his oldest son calling from a bus and screaming for help. "Dad, you've got to help this time! You've got to save the...
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John Isner grabs his leg during a changeover during his singles final match against Roger Federer, of Switzerland, in the Miami Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Federer won 6-1, 6-4. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
April 04, 2019 - 9:30 am
HOUSTON (AP) — No. 1 seed John Isner has withdrawn ahead of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship because of an injured foot. Isner was hurt in the final of the Miami Open last week while playing Roger Federer. Isner has played in the U.S. Clay Court Championship every year since 2008 and won the...
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