Diagnosis and treatment

In this Sept. 15, 2019, photo, Tottenham Hotspur's Danny Rose takes the ball forward during an English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane in London. The number of soccer players seeking support for mental health issues in England is surging. Only 160 Professional Footballers’ Association members accessed counselling services from the union in 2016. But any stigma around seeking help for mental health problems has been eased in the national sport by leading players, including Rose, talking about fighting depression. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
October 04, 2019 - 12:37 am
Dropping in on football clubs across England to speak to players, Michael Bennett poses a question he already know the answers to. “How many of you look after the physical aspects of your game?” The hands all go up, of course. They don’t need to be reminded of the importance of sleep, nutrition and...
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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) is stopped by Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) after a reception during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
September 08, 2019 - 2:30 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill was transported to a hospital after sustaining a shoulder injury during a 40-26 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. The team's head athletic trainer, Rick Burkholder, detailed the precautions emergency personnel took with...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper bats during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
September 07, 2019 - 1:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies star Bryce Harper is being held out of the lineup a night after taking a pitch off his right hand. X-rays were negative and manager Gabe Kapler was confident there were no fractures in the hand after Harper was hit by a fastball from Mets starter Steven Matz...
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FILE - In this June 29, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs throws to the Oakland Athletics during a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif. Skaggs died from a toxic mix of the powerful painkillers fentanyl and oxycodone along with alcohol in an accidental overdose, a medical examiner in Texas ruled in a report released Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
September 06, 2019 - 4:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and the players' association will discuss the possibility of more widespread testing for opioids following the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs. Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room in the Dallas area July 1 before the start of a series...
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September 06, 2019 - 2:01 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn basketball coach Dan Hurley had surgery Friday to relieve pain in his neck and upper back. School officials say doctors successfully performed the surgery at the Center for Comprehensive Spine Care in New York. Hurley is expected to be released from the hospital within...
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Seattle Storm forward Alysha Clark, right, passes as New York Liberty guard Kia Nurse, left, and center Tina Charles,center, defend during the first half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
August 11, 2019 - 11:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Storm guard Alysha Clark makes her biggest assists off the basketball court, at Seattle's Children's Hospital. Through an annual drive, she has donated over 10,000 toys to the hospital, including over 2,000 this year. This year she wanted to do more. Clark remembered a conversation...
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August 07, 2019 - 7:08 pm
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona sophomore guard Brandon Williams will miss the basketball season after undergoing surgery on his right knee. Wildcats coach Sean Miller said Wednesday that news of Williams' season-ending surgery "is beyond disheartening." Williams has had issues with the knee since...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, Jovan Dewitt, Nebraska football outside linebackers and special teams coach, is introduced to fans at halftime of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa, in Lincoln, Neb. Dewitt’s happy place is on the practice field, and he’s never appreciated being there as much as he does now. Dewitt is back at his job as Nebraska’s outside linebackers coach and special teams coordinator following intense treatments for throat cancer that caused him to lost 102 pounds and zapped most of his energy. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
August 06, 2019 - 3:22 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jovan Dewitt's happy place is on the practice field, and he's never appreciated being there as much as he does now. Dewitt has returned to his job as Nebraska's outside linebackers coach and special teams coordinator following intense treatments for throat cancer that caused...
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South Africa's Christiaan Bezuidenhout plays a shot to the 3rd green during a practice round ahead of the start of the British Open golf championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The British Open starts Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 16, 2019 - 10:01 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — From developing a stutter and anxiety issues after drinking rat poison as a toddler to getting banned from golf for taking beta blockers, Christiaan Bezuidenhout has overcome plenty on the way to his first major championship. It has been quite the journey to this...
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Britain's Andy Murray, right, and Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France celebrate after winning their Men's doubles match during day four of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 04, 2019 - 1:37 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Andy Murray won his opening match at this year's Wimbledon tournament, in men's doubles. The two-time singles champion at the All England Club teamed with Pierre-Hugues Herbert to beat Marius Copil and Ugo Humbert 4-6, 6...
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