Athlete injuries

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen lies injured on the field after being tackled in the second half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
September 30, 2019 - 12:02 am
The NFL has a quarterback problem and it's only getting worse by the week. There are not very many people, among the world's billions, who are capable of playing the most important position in professional football well — and the number available to try keeps dwindling. With Buffalo's Josh Allen...
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Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Josh Hader throws in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 29, 2019 - 11:59 pm
It's been three years since Andrew Miller led the Cleveland Indians to the brink of a World Series championship by coming out of the bullpen early and often, and bulk work from relievers has been an October staple since. Whether it's Brewers All-Star Josh Hader stretching out for three innings or...
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Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson (7) comes out of the dugout and waves to fans after a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Chicago. Anderson, who is attempting to become the third White Sox player to win a batting title, went 0 for 2 with two walks in the second game after sitting out the opener. (AP Photo/Mark Black)
September 29, 2019 - 10:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major league batters finished with 6,776 home runs, shattering the previous record of 6,105 set two years ago. Dominic Smith hit the final long ball of the season, a three-run drive in the 11th inning Sunday off Atlanta's Grant Dayton that lifted the New York Mets over the NL East...
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Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) scrambles away from Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr (55) during the half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
September 29, 2019 - 6:54 pm
Only four weeks into the regular season and it's already been a rough time health-wise for several NFL starting quarterbacks. The Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger is out for the season with an elbow injury. The Saints' Drew Brees is out several weeks with a thumb injury. The Panthers' Cam Newton has a...
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Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon looks out from the dugout prior to a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)
September 29, 2019 - 6:51 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: HOT SEAT The day after the regular season can be dicey for managers — a lot of teams like to make changes. A couple of clubs got a head start on their winter plans Sunday, with the Cubs announcing Joe Maddon wouldn't be back and the Pirates...
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Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald warms up prior an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
September 29, 2019 - 4:01 pm
The Latest on NFL Week 3 (all times EDT): 7 p.m. Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald has passed Tony Gonzalez for second on the NFL's all-time receptions list. Fitzgerald entered the game against Seattle needing four catches to tie Gonzalez at 1,325. Fitzgerald extended his streak of games...
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster (19) runs against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
September 29, 2019 - 10:19 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers no longer have an Antonio Brown problem. At least off the field. On the field, however, is another matter entirely. For all the incessant drama Brown created late during his record-setting tenure in Pittsburgh, the one thing the Steelers could count on each...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon rushes during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Denver. A person familiar with the situation says Gordon will end his holdout and report to the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday, Sept. 26. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because he wasn't at liberty to publicly discuss the situation. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
September 28, 2019 - 3:37 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is expected to play Sunday at Miami after reporting to the team this week and ending his holdout. The Chargers moved Gordon to the active roster Saturday. Coach Anthony Gordon was hoping to keep the fifth-year running back...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey covers a Tennessee Titans player during the first half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla. The Jaguars have no idea what's next for disgruntled cornerback Jalen Ramsey. If the past is any indication, it's sure to include something out of the ordinary.(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)
September 28, 2019 - 2:32 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Cornerback Jalen Ramsey has rejoined the Jacksonville Jaguars following the birth of his second child. Ramsey, who has requested a trade two weeks ago, flew with the team to Denver on Saturday after returning from his hometown — Nashville, Tennessee. Ramsey remains...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2019, file photo, the St. Louis Blues celebrate with the Stanley Cup after they defeated the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final in Boston. The ebb and flow of recent champions from fast and skilled to physical and punishing illustrates how many different blueprints there are to win a championship in today’s NHL and the importance of tailoring style of play to personnel and perfecting that chemistry. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
September 28, 2019 - 9:10 am
Had the night of June 12 gone differently, maybe NHL rivals would be looking to the Boston Bruins as the model to follow to win the Stanley Cup. "We were one game away to change the narrative of how teams should be structured," Bruins defenseman Torey Krug said. The Bruins lost Game 7 of the final...
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