Athlete injuries

Justin Thomas chips the ball onto the third green of the Silverado Resort North Course during the pro-am event of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in Napa, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 25, 2019 - 6:21 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Thomas didn't get much rest during the four weeks between seasons. The 2017 FedEx Cup champion helped raise money for hurricane victims in the Bahamas, spent two weeks recovering from minor skin cancer surgery, then flew cross country to California to male his season...
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Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
September 25, 2019 - 6:03 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — In production, in execution and in overall cleverness, Sean McVay's offense has been fairly ordinary during the first three games of his third season with the Los Angeles Rams. Mere competence qualifies as a surprise for a team that tore up the NFL during the head coach...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 file photo, Washington Redskins quarterback Dwayne Haskins throws before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Landover, Md. Case Keenum’s foot injury could put him in danger of starting at quarterback for the Washington Redskins on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 at the New York Giants. If Keenum can’t play, the 0-3 Redskins will either turn to Colt McCoy or ask first-round pick Dwayne Haskins to make his NFL debut.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
September 25, 2019 - 3:45 pm
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Quarterback Case Keenum's foot injury puts his availability in doubt for the Washington Redskins on Sunday at the New York Giants. Coach Jay Gruden said Keenum underwent an MRI and did not participate in a walkthrough Wednesday. If Keenum can't play, the 0-3 Redskins will either...
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Orlando Magic guard Markelle Fultz shoots free throws during a voluntary NBA basketball workout at the teams practice facility, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
September 25, 2019 - 11:45 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It was time for the last jump shot of Markelle Fultz's workout on the Orlando Magic practice court on Wednesday. He let a 3-pointer fly from the left corner, and spun around in celebration even before the ball swished through the net. After two years of problems, he's feeling...
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Washington Mystics' Elena Delle Donne, left, and Aerial Powers celebrate after defeating the Las Vegas Aces in Game 4 of a WNBA playoff basketball series Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
September 25, 2019 - 9:48 am
A year after getting swept in the WNBA Finals, Elena Delle Donne and the Washington Mystics are back. The Mystics will face the Connecticut Sun as the top two teams in the regular season meet for the championship. Game 1 of the best-of-five series is Sunday in Washington. The Mystics lost in three...
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Cleveland Indians Jose Ramirez swings for a grand slam off Chicago White Sox's Carson Fulmer during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
September 24, 2019 - 6:18 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Cleveland Indians star José Ramírez hit a grand slam in his first plate appearance after missing a month with a broken hand. Ramírez lofted a 3-1 pitch Tuesday night from White Sox right-hander Carson Fulmer into the right field stands with two outs in the first inning to give the...
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New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) runs 7-yards for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)
September 24, 2019 - 2:34 pm
It's an NFL rite each season that young quarterbacks find themselves playing early whether because of high draft status, injuries or simply a struggling team looking for a spark. Injuries already have forced Gardner Minshew of the Jaguars, Mason Rudolph in Pittsburgh and Kyle Allen of Carolina into...
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FILE - This is a Sept. 24, 2018, file photo showing then-Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant posing for photos during media day at the NBA basketball team's practice facility in Oakland, Calif. Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks says the expectation is Kevin Durant won't play this season, although the All-Star forward will have a say in determining when he's ready. Durant is recovering from surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon. He was injured while playing for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. He left the Warriors to sign with the Nets in July. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
September 24, 2019 - 1:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets expect to wait a year before Kevin Durant plays for them. General manager Sean Marks said Tuesday the Nets are planning this season without the injured All-Star. He added Durant will have a say in determining when he's ready. "With Kevin, I think what we're going...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost waves to the crowd during a parade celebrating the Royals winning baseball's World Series, in Kansas City, Mo. Yost did something that few thought possible when he took over the Kansas City Royals in 2010: He not only built the organization into a winner but delivered the long-suffering organization its first World Series title in three decades. Now, he's leaving the next rebuilding job to someone else. Yost announced Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, that he will be retiring at the end of the season, ending a nine-year tenure that included two American League pennants and that dramatic 2015 championship. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
September 24, 2019 - 12:45 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: ALL THOSE KS Major League Baseball's season strikeout record likely will be broken Tuesday for the 12th straight year — with five days to spare. Batters enter play with 41,098 strikeouts. There were 41,207 strikeouts last season and 40,104 in 2017...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich, center, talks with general manager David Stearns, left, and owner Mark Attanasio, right, before a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
September 23, 2019 - 7:39 pm
The Milwaukee Brewers are charging toward a playoff spot without Christian Yelich. And even while injured, Yelich is inching closer to a nice individual honor. Yelich is currently the National League's batting leader, although he's out with a fractured kneecap and can only watch as his team chases...
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