Athlete health

August 10, 2019 - 7:26 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Sam Mikulak cruised to his sixth national title at the U.S. men's gymnastics championships Saturday night, though the picture behind the two-time Olympian remains murky with less than a year to go before the 2020 Olympics. The 26-year-old posted a two-day all-around total of...
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Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez (44) is greeted at home by Aledmys Diaz (16) after Alvarez hit a grand slam off Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Tayler Scott during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
August 10, 2019 - 7:22 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit three of Houston's six home runs and drove in a career-high seven runs to help the Astros to the highest scoring game in franchise history with a 23-2 rout of the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night. The win was the eighth straight for the Astros, who...
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Tennessee Titans defensive lineman and top draft pick Jeffery Simmons (98) stretches during NFL football training camp Monday, July 29, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
August 10, 2019 - 3:26 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans eagerly welcomed four-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Jurrell Casey to training camp, even though he didn't stick around too long past individual drills. No need for the Titans' reigning sack leader to push too hard on his first day back. "Oh, it felt...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2019, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone, front, directs an NFL football practice, Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla., as Tom Coughlin, left, executive vice president of football operations for the Jaguars, looks on. Coughlin and Marrone are pretty much taking it easy on the Jaguars. It's a complete about-face for two old-school coaches who seem to take pleasure in grinding guys into the ground. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
August 10, 2019 - 12:42 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars don't expect left tackle Cam Robinson and receiver Marqise Lee to be ready for the season opener. Coach Doug Marrone provided an update on the two starters Saturday, saying "we just can't get them over the hump." "We've got to go and start...
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Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
August 10, 2019 - 12:35 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox left-hander David Price says he's feeling better, just days after getting a cortisone shot to treat a cyst in his left wrist. "First time I've had an injection like that, so it made it sore the first 48 hours," the 33-year-old said Saturday before Boston's game with the Los...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Nate Sudfeld is driven off the field after an injury during the first half of the team's preseason NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
August 10, 2019 - 11:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles' backup quarterback Nate Sudfeld was back at practice Saturday wearing an arm sling, one day after surgery to repair a broken left wrist. Two other players joined him on the Philadelphia sideline. Two-time Pro Bowl right tackle Lane Johnson and second-year tight end...
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Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez, left, scores on a double by Franmil Reyes off Minnesota Twins pitcher Devin Smeltzer during the second inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
August 09, 2019 - 9:53 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: CLEVELAND CLOSES IN The Indians can take over the AL Central lead with another win at Target Field. After trailing the Twins by 11½ games on June 3, Cleveland has gone 41-16 to tie them for the division lead. José Ramírez and the Indians have...
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Team White forward Jarrett Allen (36) goes up for a dunk against Team Blue forward Thaddeus Young (55) during the first half of the U.S. men's basketball team's scrimmage in Las Vegas, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
August 09, 2019 - 9:06 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The first order of business for USA Basketball on Friday night was thanking its fans, so Donovan Mitchell grabbed a microphone to deliver the pregame message. He got right to the point. "We look forward to going out to China, representing the USA, and winning the gold," Mitchell...
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Cleveland Indians pitcher Shane Bieber throws to a Minnesota Twins batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
August 09, 2019 - 9:02 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Shane Bieber pitched into the eighth inning, José Ramírez had three hits and the Cleveland Indians pulled into a tie in the American League Central with a 6-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Cleveland trailed Minnesota by 11½ games on June 3 before putting...
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New York Mets' Michael Conforto reacts after hitting a walkoff single during the ninth inning to win the baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer),
August 09, 2019 - 8:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Frazier clobbered a tying, three-run homer and Michael Conforto then lined a game-ending single as the New York Mets stormed back in the ninth inning to stun the Washington Nationals 7-6 Friday night for their seventh straight win. Trailing 6-3, the Mets rallied against closer...
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