Athlete health

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani, right, gets congratulations from Mike Trout after hitting a two-run home run, as Kansas City Royals catcher Martin Maldonado, center, looks away during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, May 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
May 18, 2019 - 11:07 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout's 250th home run was memorable in more ways than one. Trout's solo shot to left-center off traveled 473 feet and made him the sixth AL player to reach 250 homers before his 28th birthday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 6-3 on Saturday night...
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Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) shoots against Portland Trail Blazers forward Meyers Leonard, left, during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 18, 2019 - 10:24 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With Kevin Durant out, Draymond Green has taken it upon himself to boost Golden State. And boy, has he. Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Saturday night for a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals...
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Washington Nationals catcher Yan Gomes (10) and Washington Nationals relief pitcher Sean Doolittle, right, celebrate after the Nationals defeated the Chicago Cubs 5-2 in a baseball game Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 18, 2019 - 7:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon protested Chicago's 5-2 loss to the Nationals on Saturday night after twice coming out to complain about Washington closer Sean Doolittle's delivery. After eight solid innings by Stephen Strasburg, Doolittle pitched the ninth for his eighth save in nine...
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Miami Marlins starting pitcher Pablo Lopez throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the New York Mets, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 18, 2019 - 4:32 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Miami starter Pablo Lopez gave up a double on his first pitch, then combined with the Marlins' bullpen to hold the New York Mets hitless the rest of the way in a 2-0 win Saturday. The Marlins, with the worst record in the majors, beat the Mets for the second straight day after entering...
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New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka delivers a pitch against the Tampa Bay Rays during the second inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Jim McIsaac)
May 18, 2019 - 2:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Austin Meadows homered off Luis Cessa in the 11th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the Yankees 2-1 Saturday and regain the AL East lead after dropping behind New York for a day. New York's bullpen retired 13 in a row before Meadows lined a slider from Cessa (0-1) into...
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This 1992 image made from video provided by WBNS-TV, shows Dr. Richard Strauss. A report released on Friday, May 17, 2017, found that the now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students from the 1970s through the 1990s, and numerous university officials got wind of what was going on over the years but did little or nothing to stop him. (WBNS-TV via AP)
May 18, 2019 - 10:10 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the report detailing abuse of male athletes and students by a now-dead doctor at Ohio State. (all times local): 12:35 p.m. An attorney who is preparing a lawsuit against Ohio State University on behalf of more than 50 former athletes who say they were abused by a...
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant (17) is greeted by third base coach Will Venable (25) after hitting a home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Friday, May 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
May 17, 2019 - 8:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kris Bryant matched a career high with three home runs and drove in five while the Chicago Cubs piled on against the Washington Nationals bullpen in a 14-6 win Friday night. Albert Almora Jr., Kyle Schwarber and Willson Contreras also homered to help the NL Central-leading Cubs (...
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May 17, 2019 - 2:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Retired NFL players seeking testing as part of a $1 billion concussion settlement must see a doctor close to home to prevent fraud and "doctor shopping," the federal judge overseeing the case ruled. Lawyers for thousands of ex-players complain their clients agreed to the 2013...
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Jockey Trevor McCarthy, right, looks on as track officials tend to his ride Congrats Gal after the horse collapsed after the eighth horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Friday, May 17, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Lauren Helber)
May 17, 2019 - 2:12 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — A filly collapsed and died while running at Pimlico Race Course on Friday, the day before the track hosts the second leg of the Triple Crown. Congrats Gal faltered in the upper stretch of the Miss Preakness Stakes in 83-degree heat and was eased to the finish line. The Florida-bred...
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A spectator watches as Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Fernando Velasco of Spain during a quarterfinal match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Friday, May 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
May 17, 2019 - 7:53 am
ROME (AP) — Rafael Nadal put away Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 6-0 at the Italian Open on Friday, and ought to be a little nervous. He's conceded only six games in six sets at the Foro Italico, but he's reached the semifinals. Nadal has fallen in the semifinals of his last three tournaments — all on his...
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