Athlete injuries

Cincinnati Reds' Matt Kemp, right, talks with umpire Lance Barrett after being called out on strikes during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in San Diego, Sunday, April 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
May 04, 2019 - 1:29 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds have released injured outfielder Matt Kemp just over four months after acquiring the 2018 All-Star from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Cincinnati announced the move Saturday. Kemp hit .200 with one homer and five RBIs before Cincinnati placed him on the injured list April 23...
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Carolina Hurricanes' Teuvo Teravainen (86), of Finland, Sebastian Aho (20), also of Finland, and Jordan Staal (11) celebrate Aho's goal against the New York Islanders during the first period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, May 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
May 03, 2019 - 11:58 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The formerly last-place Carolina Hurricanes stormed back to knock out their division's best team in seven games. Then they swept the second-best team. Maybe it's time to rethink the significance of those Metropolitan Division standings. The Hurricanes advanced to another...
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FILE - In this March 31, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees' Miguel Andujar throws to first base during the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in New York. Andújar is set to come off the injured list Saturday, and the team hopes infielder DJ LeMahieu will return to the lineup that day as well. Yankees outfielder Clint Frazier is scheduled to follow on Monday, when center fielder Aaron Hicks could begin a minor league rehab assignment. With 13 players still on the injured list, manager Aaron Boone gave a long rundown of medical status reports Friday, May 3, before New York opened a homestand against the major league-leading Minnesota Twins. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 03, 2019 - 11:55 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: HOT CORNER HELPER Third baseman Miguel Andújar is set to come off the injured list for the Yankees against Minnesota, and New York hopes a few other big bats will follow. Second baseman DJ LeMahieu may join him in the lineup, with outfielder Clint...
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New York Yankees' James Paxton delivers a pitch during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Minnesota Twins on Friday, May 3, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 03, 2019 - 6:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — James Paxton became the latest New York Yankees player to get hurt, leaving his start against the Minnesota Twins after three innings because of soreness in his left knee. The team says Paxton will undergo an MRI on Saturday. Already with 13 players on the injured list, the Yankees...
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Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, defends against Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) during the second half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, April 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 03, 2019 - 2:50 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden knows the success or failure of the Houston Rockets falls on him regardless of what the rest of the team does in the Western Conference semifinals against the Golden Warriors. That burden, he says, is one that most people can't understand but that makes him better,...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 15, 2016 file photo, Serena Williams poses with the trophy after beating Madison Keys 7-6, 6-3, in the final match of the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome. Serena Williams is set to return from injury at the upcoming Italian Open. Tournament director Sergio Palmieri tells The Associated Press that he spoke with Williams’ representative “four-five days ago” and that “she has already reserved her rooms and should be here a few days early” for the May 13-19 event. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)
May 03, 2019 - 7:11 am
ROME (AP) — Serena Williams is set to return from injury at the upcoming Italian Open. Tournament director Sergio Palmieri told The Associated Press on Friday that he spoke with Williams' agent and that Williams "has already reserved her rooms and should be here a few days early" for the May 13-19...
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Minnesota Twins' Jason Castro, center, goes through the celebration line after the Twins beat the Houston Astros 8-2 in a baseball game Thursday, May 2, 2019, in Minneapolis. Castro had four RBIs, including a home run. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
May 03, 2019 - 12:28 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: HOUSE OF HORRORS Minnesota (19-10) takes baseball's best record into the opener of a three-game series at Yankee Stadium, where the Twins are 14-50 since 2002 — including the postseason. James Paxton (3-2, 3.38 ERA) pitches for New York against...
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May 02, 2019 - 7:24 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers say linebacker Jason Pierre-Paul has been released from the hospital after a single-car crash in South Florida. In a statement, Buccaneers General Manager Jason Licht said the crash occurred Thursday morning. The two-time Pro Bowler was not...
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Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona, left, stands on the mound with starting pitcher Corey Kluber (28) during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, May 1, 2019, in Miami. Kluber was hit by a single hit by Marlins' Brian Anderson. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 02, 2019 - 4:05 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians decided during the winter their starting pitching would carry them to another October. Cleveland's ride might end before then. Corey Kluber's broken right arm may alter the plans for a season the Indians hoped would include a fourth straight AL Central title. Kluber...
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Houston Rockets' James Harden watches from the bench during the first half of Game 2 of the team's second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, April 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 02, 2019 - 3:14 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden squinted under the bright lights of the Toyota Center court on Thursday and parts of both eyes remained a garish, bloody red. It was clear Houston's superstar was still dealing with injuries to his eyes after being hit by Golden State's Draymond Green in Game 2. Harden...
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