Athlete injuries

Cleveland Indians Jose Ramirez swings for a grand slam off Chicago White Sox's Carson Fulmer during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
September 24, 2019 - 6:18 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Cleveland Indians star José Ramírez hit a grand slam in his first plate appearance after missing a month with a broken hand. Ramírez lofted a 3-1 pitch Tuesday night from White Sox right-hander Carson Fulmer into the right field stands with two outs in the first inning to give the...
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Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper walks in the dugout before the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
September 24, 2019 - 2:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper appeared in the visiting clubhouse just as reporters were told it was time to leave, so his thoughts on the Philadelphia Phillies officially getting eliminated from playoff contention with a loss to his former club would need to wait. Harper, the $330 million right...
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FILE - This is a Sept. 24, 2018, file photo showing then-Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant posing for photos during media day at the NBA basketball team's practice facility in Oakland, Calif. Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks says the expectation is Kevin Durant won't play this season, although the All-Star forward will have a say in determining when he's ready. Durant is recovering from surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon. He was injured while playing for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. He left the Warriors to sign with the Nets in July. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
September 24, 2019 - 2:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets expect to wait a year before Kevin Durant plays for them. General manager Sean Marks said Tuesday the Nets are planning this season without the injured All-Star. He added Durant will have a say in determining when he's ready. "With Kevin, I think what we're going...
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Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, left, celebrates after connecting with wide receiver Taylor Gabriel (18) for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
September 24, 2019 - 12:26 am
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — After the Chicago Bears' offense was slow to get going this season, Mitchell Trubisky was excited to speed things up. Trubisky and the Bears used a no-huddle, hurry-up tempo to snap out of their offensive funk and score 28 first-half points on the way to beating the Washington...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost waves to the crowd during a parade celebrating the Royals winning baseball's World Series, in Kansas City, Mo. Yost did something that few thought possible when he took over the Kansas City Royals in 2010: He not only built the organization into a winner but delivered the long-suffering organization its first World Series title in three decades. Now, he's leaving the next rebuilding job to someone else. Yost announced Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, that he will be retiring at the end of the season, ending a nine-year tenure that included two American League pennants and that dramatic 2015 championship. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
September 23, 2019 - 6:45 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday: FINAL DAYS The Kansas City Royals host the Atlanta Braves in their first game since manager Ned Yost announced Monday he plans to retire at the end of the season. The 65-year-old Yost, who has been on a year-to-year contract, is the only manager...
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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) walks off the field following the Panthers 20-14 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers following an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
September 23, 2019 - 11:29 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Allen will make his second straight start Sunday when the Panthers visit the Houston Texans. Carolina coach Ron Rivera wasted no time Monday ruling out quarterback Cam Newton for a second straight game due to a lingering mid-foot sprain. Rivera said there is "no...
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Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp scores a 6-yard touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
September 22, 2019 - 10:38 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Backed up to their own goal line, the Rams buckled down. Safety John Johnson III intercepted Baker Mayfield's fourth-down pass with 27 seconds left as Los Angeles escaped with a 20-13 win Sunday night over the short-handed Cleveland Browns, who gave the defending NFC champions all...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, celebrates his touchdown pass to Julian Edelman, right, in the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
September 22, 2019 - 6:19 pm
Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman left the Patriots' win against the Jets on Sunday with a chest injury. Edelman caught a 3-yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady early in the second quarter. He caught the pass, fell on his right side and was sandwiched by Harvey Langi and Henry Anderson. Edelman got up...
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Seattle Seahawks' Shaquill Griffin, left, grabs hold of a piece of uniform as he tries to stop New Orleans Saints' Alvin Kamara on a run during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)
September 22, 2019 - 5:30 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater threw two touchdown passes in his first start in place of Drew Brees, New Orleans also scored TDs on defense and special teams, and the Saints beat the Seattle Seahawks 33-27 on Sunday. With Brees out for several weeks following surgery to repair a ligament near his...
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) gets past Miami Dolphins defensive back Walt Aikens (35) and into the end zone for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
September 22, 2019 - 3:37 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys are still on a high-scoring roll, and the Miami Dolphins now have the worst scoring differential through three games since at least 1950 despite trying a younger quarterback. It just took a half for those trends to kick in. Prescott threw...
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