Athlete injuries

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom winds up during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
September 02, 2019 - 11:21 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: PAIR OF ACES It's a marquee matchup when Jacob deGrom starts for the Mets against Max Scherzer at Nationals Park. Washington leads the NL wild-card race, New York is chasing. DeGrom (8-8, 2.66 ERA) is 1-0 with a 0.53 ERA in three games vs. the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2018, file photo, San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle catches a pass against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half in an NFL football game in Los Angeles. No tight end has ever been as prolific with the ball in his hands as Kittle was for the 49ers last season when he used his speed and ability to run after the catch to record the most yards receiving ever in a season for a tight end. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
September 02, 2019 - 11:21 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — No tight end has ever been as prolific with the ball in his hands as George Kittle was for the San Francisco 49ers last season when he used his speed and ability to run after the catch to record the most yards receiving ever in a season for a tight end. But for Kittle,...
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Matteo Berrettini, of Italy, bites his shirt after defeating Andrey Rublev, of Russia, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 02, 2019 - 5:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The first man from Italy to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals since 1977 might have an old wrist injury to thank. Matteo Berrettini, who is seeded No. 24, beat Andrey Rublev of Russia 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (6) on Monday at Flushing Meadows to move past the fourth round of any major...
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Matteo Berrettini, of Italy, bites his shirt after defeating Andrey Rublev, of Russia, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 02, 2019 - 5:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The first man from Italy to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals since 1977 might have an old wrist injury to thank. Matteo Berrettini, who is seeded No. 24, beat Andrey Rublev of Russia 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (6) on Monday at Flushing Meadows to move past the fourth round of any major...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws during the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Nationals Park Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 02, 2019 - 2:46 pm
All-Star ace Luis Severino heating up in the bullpen, maybe. Gavin Lux making his debut, Bruce Bochy saying farewell. Plus playoff spots and seeding. Major League Baseball is heading toward a September scramble, a perfect setup for what's on deck this fall. The postseason begins Oct. 1 with the NL...
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September 02, 2019 - 2:33 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Tigers minor league catcher Chace Numata died Monday, days after being injured in a skateboarding accident in Pennsylvania. He was 27. Numata's family and the team announced the death. Numata, who was playing for Detroit's Double-A Erie affiliate, was found unresponsive Friday...
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Houston Astros starter Justin Verlander walks through the clubhouse after pitching a no-hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays in a baseball game in Toronto, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 01, 2019 - 11:37 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: TOUGH ACT TO FOLLOW One day after Houston teammate Justin Verlander pitched a no-hitter, Gerrit Cole looks to stay on a roll of his own when the Astros visit Milwaukee on Labor Day. Cole (15-5, 2.85 ERA) is 11-0 with a 2.06 ERA in his last 16...
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Southern California quarterback JT Daniels is carted off the field after being injured during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Fresno State Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
September 01, 2019 - 7:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California quarterback J.T. Daniels will miss the rest of the season after tearing a ligament and the meniscus in his right knee during the Trojans' opener. Coach Clay Helton confirmed the severity of his sophomore starter's injury Sunday night. USC (1-0) plans to start...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco delivers against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game in Cleveland. Indians right-hander Carrasco has returned to the mound in the minor leagues as he tries to come back after being diagnosed with leukemia. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
August 31, 2019 - 11:31 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: SPECIAL RETURN Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco, who hasn't pitched in the majors since late May when he was diagnosed with leukemia, will be reinstated from the 60-day injured list for a game at Tampa Bay. Carrasco made four rehab appearances...
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Gael Monfils, of France, returns a shot near the net to Denis Shapovalov, of Canada, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
August 31, 2019 - 8:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Gael Monfils is taking his dazzling shotmaking into the fourth round of the U.S. Open after outlasting Denis Shapovalov 6-7 (5), 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3. Monfils, the No. 13 seed, matched the 33rd-ranked...
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