Athlete health

New York Mets' Todd Frazier (21) hits a grand slam during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
August 29, 2018 - 4:28 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs were pounding out lopsided victories and squeezing out tight games while putting together their longest winning streak of the season. Todd Frazier brought it to a screeching halt. Even so, the Cubs weren't complaining. Frazier hit a grand slam and drove in a season-...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola throws during the second inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
August 28, 2018 - 8:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Vince Velasquez was aggressive at the wrong time. Velasquez, a pinch-running pitcher, was called out for leaving second base early while tagging up, resulting in a game-ending double play that gave the Washington Nationals a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday...
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Frances Tiafoe serves to Adrian Mannarino, of France, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 28, 2018 - 5:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Young American Frances Tiafoe finally has his first U.S. Open win on his fourth try — and he eliminated a seeded player, to boot. Tiafoe, a 20-year-old from Maryland, beat No. 29 Adrian Mannarino of France 6-...
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New York Mets' Jose Bautista hits a home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 28, 2018 - 4:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies acquired veteran slugger Jose Bautista from the New York Mets on Tuesday for a player to be named or cash. Bautista has batted .196 with 11 homers and 42 RBIs for the Braves and Mets this season. The Phillies entered Tuesday night's game against...
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Houston Astros' Alex Bregman, right, celebrates his three-run home run off Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Lou Trivino with George Springer during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
August 27, 2018 - 9:26 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — With their lineup at full strength for the first time in more than two months, the Houston Astros put on an offensive show against the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. "When we're healthy, we're the best team in baseball," third baseman Alex Bregman said. Bregman and Tyler White...
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Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasburg pitches during the third inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 27, 2018 - 8:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Stephen Strasburg made all the necessary adjustments. The right-hander threw six effective innings, Matt Wieters hit a solo homer and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 Monday night. Strasburg (7-7) gave up two runs and five hits, striking out five to...
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Police investigate the scene of a fatal mass shooting at The Jacksonville Landing during a video game tournament, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Will Dickey/The Florida Times-Union via AP)
August 27, 2018 - 7:54 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly mass shooting at a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida (all times local): 10:45 p.m. The CEO of EA says he will cancel the remaining Madden Classic qualifier events after two people were fatally shot and 10 others injured at a "Madden NFL...
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Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith (11) throws the ball as he is hit by Denver Broncos defensive end DeMarcus Walker (57) with defensive end Derek Wolfe (95) nearby, during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 27, 2018 - 9:50 am
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Trent Williams and Paul Richardson are pretty sure. Jay Gruden and Jordan Reed understand there's no way to know. After the Washington Redskins' starting offense didn't take one snap together as a complete group during the preseason, there's reason for both apprehension and...
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Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Marqise Lee (11) is injured as he is tackled by Atlanta Falcons cornerback Damontae Kazee, right, and linebacker Duke Riley (42) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. Lee was taken off the field on an medical cart after the play. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
August 27, 2018 - 9:08 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without their top receiver for the second straight year. Coach Doug Marrone said Monday that Marqise Lee will have season-ending knee surgery and be placed on injured reserve. Lee, who led the team in receptions in 2017, was carted off the...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Kendrys Morales rounds the bases after hitting a team record-breaking two-run home run against the Philadelphia Phillies during the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Toronto. Morales broke the team record for home runs in consecutive games with his seventh straight. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 26, 2018 - 11:10 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: CHASING HISTORY Kendrys Morales has homered in seven straight games for Toronto, one short of the major league record. He can match Dale Long, Don Mattingly and Ken Griffey Jr. when the Blue Jays face rookie David Hess (2-8, 5.50) and the Orioles...
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