Athlete health

FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2017, file photo, New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson sits on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers, in East Rutherford, N.J. Former New York Jets defensive end Wilkerson is charged with driving while intoxicated after his arrest in New York City. A police spokesman says Wilkerson was arraigned Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Manhattan Criminal Court and released on his own recognizance. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
June 01, 2019 - 8:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson was charged with driving while intoxicated after his arrest Saturday in New York City behind the wheel of a late-model Rolls-Royce. A police spokesman told The Associated Press that the 29-year-old, 6-foot-4 player was arraigned...
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Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts smiles as he rounds the bases after his home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the 12th inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 01, 2019 - 7:51 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: BACK ON TOP The World Series champion Red Sox haven't looked quite the same this season — not even on the lineup card. Manager Alex Cora is changing that, restoring 2018 AL MVP Mookie Betts to the leadoff spot. Cora informed Betts before Saturday...
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New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez hits a two-run home run off Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello during the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 1, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
June 01, 2019 - 7:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the fifth inning, Aroldis Chapman escaped trouble in the ninth and the New York Yankees bullpen held tight again to beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 Saturday night. After starter Domingo Germán was chased early, six Yankee relievers...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2019, file photo, Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis watches his two-run home run against the Baltimore Orioles during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Baltimore. The Athletics are hoping to get injured slugger Davis back in the lineup for the middle game of a series against the first-place Houston Astros. Davis took batting practice before the series opener and could be activated from the injured list as early as Saturday, June 1. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)
June 01, 2019 - 4:03 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Athletics slugger Khris Davis is back from a stint on the injured list because of a bruised left hip and oblique muscle. The designated hitter, who led the majors with 48 home runs in 2018, was set to start batting cleanup Saturday night for Oakland in the middle game of a...
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New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu hits an RBI double off Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, May 31, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 31, 2019 - 9:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Don't let DJ LeMahieu's professional demeanor fool you. "He's out there to rip your heart out," New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said, "and he plays with an edge." A pumped-up LeMahieu homered and hit an RBI double off the wall against Chris Sale, sending the surging Yankees to...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Kevin Newman celebrates as he stands on first base after driving in two runs with a single off Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Freddy Peralta during the third inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Friday, May 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 31, 2019 - 7:12 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell finished off his historic May with two more hits, Starling Marte added three hits and scored three times and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounced on struggling Milwaukee starter Jhoulys Chacin in a 9-4 victory Friday night. Bell went 2 for 5 and drove in a run in front of a...
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Troy Merritt tees off on the 18th hole during the second round of the Memorial golf tournament Friday, May 31, 2019, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
May 31, 2019 - 12:26 pm
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Troy Merritt is playing this year as if he's on a rehab assignment from a blood clot, and his score Friday at the Memorial spoke to the progress he's making. Merritt made three birdies putt from outside 12 feet, chipped in for eagle and had everything going his way until a few...
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St. Louis Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko, left, of Russia, watches his shot sail puck past Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask, front, of Finland, and Zdeno Chara (33), of Slovakia, for a goal during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 31, 2019 - 12:13 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two-time All-Star winger Vladimir Tarasenko is expected to play for the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final after missing practice Friday. Coach Craig Berube on confirmed Tarasenko will play Saturday night against the Boston Bruins in the first home Cup Final game in...
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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino looks away as Tottenham's Lucas Moura controls the ball during the Tottenham Hotspur soccer team media open day training session, in London, Monday, May 27, 2019, ahead of their Champions League Final against Liverpool on Saturday in Madrid. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
May 31, 2019 - 2:37 am
MADRID (AP) — Lucas Moura and Divock Origi have been the unlikely heroes for Tottenham and Liverpool in the Champions League this season. They kept alive their team's hopes of winning the European title with crucial goals and decisive performances. Without them, the English sides probably wouldn't...
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St. Louis Blues' Oskar Sundqvist (70), of Sweden, skates beside Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak (88), of the Czech Republic, during the second period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Boston. Sundqvist is facing a potential suspension after delivering a blow to the head of Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk earlier in the game. Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said Grzelcyk was in the NHL's concussion protocol and listed as day-to-day. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 30, 2019 - 6:17 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist has been suspended for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final for delivering an elbow to the head of Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk. The NHL's department of player safety announced the suspension Thursday after a hearing with Sundqvist, who was assessed only...
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