Athlete health

Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron, right, dives for a touchdown in front of Jacksonville Jaguars strong safety Barry Church (42) during the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
November 11, 2018 - 5:13 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck started Sunday by carving up Jacksonville's staunch defense. He finished it by playing the eager spectator. After throwing three first-half touchdown passes and picking up only two first downs in the second half, he celebrated when the Indianapolis Colts' defense...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) sits on the turf after being sacked by the Tennessee Titans in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
November 11, 2018 - 1:25 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tom Brady added another big chunk of NFL history to his resume. The Tennessee Titans made sure the Patriots quarterback didn't finish his 300th game. The Titans sacked Brady three times and hit him repeatedly as they beat New England 34-10 Sunday, snapping a seven-game skid...
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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, center, grabs a rebound between Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert, bottom, and center Jarrett Allen during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
November 10, 2018 - 7:57 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant had 28 points and 11 assists, Quinn Cook scored a season-high 27 in place of injured Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors used another big run in the third quarter to pull away and beat the Brooklyn Nets 116-100 on Saturday. Klay Thompson added 24 points...
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Tottenham Hotspur's Juan Foyth, center, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park, London, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (John Walton/PA via AP)
November 10, 2018 - 12:17 pm
Tottenham defender Juan Foyth had an uncomfortable debut in the Premier League last weekend. His second game in England's top flight went a whole lot better. The 20-year-old Argentine center back scored a second-half goal to earn Spurs a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace that moved them level on points...
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ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del 19 de noviembre de 2017, el cornerback de los Eagles de Philadelphia, Ronald Darby (41), intenta tacklear al receptor de los Cowboys de Dallas, Dez Bryant, durante un juego de la NFL en Arlington, Texas. Bryant y los Saints de Nueva Orleáns acordaron el miércoles 7 de noviembre de 2018 los términos de un contrato. (AP Foto/Ron Jenkins, Archivo)
November 10, 2018 - 12:11 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dez Bryant's season is over before it had even begun. The New Orleans Saints placed the newly acquired Bryant on injured reserve Saturday, promoting receiver Keith Kirkwood from the practice squad to the active roster before Sunday's game at Cincinnati. Bryant was injured during...
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Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks, left, guards Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward, right, in the first half during an NBA basketball game Friday Nov. 9, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
November 10, 2018 - 12:44 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gordon Hayward got a cold reception in Utah. He was booed every time he touched the ball, and his Boston Celtics left town with a loss. Joe Ingles matched his career high with 27 points and added a season-best seven assists to help the Jazz beat the Celtics 123-115 on Friday...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Cedi Osman (16) leans a shoulder into Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker (15) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C. The Cavaliers’ list of injured players continues to grow. Starting forward Cedi Osman will miss at least one game with back spasms, the fourth Cleveland player sidelined by an injury. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)
November 09, 2018 - 12:49 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — This painful season isn't subsiding for the Cavaliers. If anything, it's getting worse. Cleveland, which already has the worst record in the NBA at 1-10, will be without yet another starter on Saturday night in Chicago after forward Cedi Osman was ruled out with back spasms. He's...
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Seattle Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei, left can't get to the ball on a goal by Portland Timbers midfielder Sebastian Blanco, not seen, as Timbers' Jeremy Ebobisse (17) watches during the second half of a second-leg MLS playoff soccer match Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
November 09, 2018 - 1:29 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The first bit of celebrating by the Portland Timbers was premature. The confusing MLS playoff rules created a moment of misunderstanding at the end of extra time and a wild 120 minutes. The second celebration, after Dairon Asprilla deposited his winning penalty past Seattle Sounders...
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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) runs for a touchdown against the New York Giants during the second quarter of an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. A person familiar with the situation says free-agent Dez Bryant and the New Orleans Saints have agreed on contract terms that will add the former Cowboys star to one of the NFL’s top offenses. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, because the roster move has not been announced. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)
November 09, 2018 - 12:09 am
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Dez Bryant wasn't about to declare himself a changed man just because he'd changed teams. At age 30, the ninth-year NFL veteran receiver said he is comfortable with who he always has been and hopes he'll fit in with the New Orleans Saints, a team on a seven-game winning streak...
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry drives the ball past Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe (6) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
November 08, 2018 - 10:13 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry left with an injury and the Golden State Warriors were unable to recover in a 134-111 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks that snapped their eight-game winning streak Thursday night. Eric Bledsoe scored seven straight points during Milwaukee's big third quarter and...
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