Athlete injuries

El quarterback Cam Newton (1), de los Panthers de Carolina, lanza un pase en la primera mitad del partido frente a los Rams de Los Ángeles, en Charlotte, Carolina del Norte, el domingo 8 de septiembre de 2019. (AP Foto/Mike McCarn)
September 27, 2019 - 7:59 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says he plans on taking "time away from the game" because of a mid-foot sprain that has bothered him since the third preseason game. Newton says in a 15-minute blog released Friday night that he probably shouldn't have tried to play through the...
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FILE - At left, in a March 20, 2019, file photo, Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving is shown during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. At right, in a May 8, 2019, file photo, Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant is shown during the first half of Game 5 of the team's second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif. Irving said Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 at the Brooklyn Nets media day, that Durant wasn’t ready to play in the NBA Finals and won’t let his new teammate come back to the court this time until he’s fully healthy. (AP Photo/File)
September 27, 2019 - 1:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving won't allow anyone to rush Kevin Durant back to the court this time. Irving said Friday that Durant wasn't ready to play when he returned in the NBA Finals, where he was quickly injured again. Irving said his new teammate's health wasn't valued enough, and that won't be...
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FILE - At left, in a March 20, 2019, file photo, Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving is shown during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. At right, in a May 8, 2019, file photo, Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant is shown during the first half of Game 5 of the team's second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif. Irving said Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 at the Brooklyn Nets media day, that Durant wasn’t ready to play in the NBA Finals and won’t let his new teammate come back to the court this time until he’s fully healthy. (AP Photo/File)
September 27, 2019 - 12:33 pm
The Latest from NBA media days on Friday (all times EST): 1:30 p.m. Kyrie Irving believes Kevin Durant was rushed back to play in the NBA Finals before he was ready. Irving said Friday during Nets media day the decision to bring Durant back in Game 5 in Toronto was made "to end up selling a product...
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Houston Astros shortstop Jack Mayfield cannot get to a ball hit for a single by Los Angeles Angels' Taylor Ward during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
September 27, 2019 - 2:30 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels made nine pitching changes, including seven in a four-inning span. Those pitchers grinded and fought and managed to keep the mighty Astros scoreless when they loaded the bases three times in the final five innings. The Angels refused to play like a team...
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Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker Nigel Bradham (53) and teammates celebrate his interception in the last minute of the team's NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in Green Bay, Wis. Philadelphia won 34-27. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
September 27, 2019 - 1:15 am
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Craig James was on the practice squad at the beginning of the week. The short-handed Philadelphia Eagles promoted the second-year undrafted cornerback to the active roster two days before the prime-time matchup in Green Bay. James responded by making the game-winning play in...
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Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Avonte Maddox lies injured on the field during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in Green Bay, Wis. Philadelphia won 34-27. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
September 27, 2019 - 1:10 am
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay running back Jamaal Williams left the field on a stretcher after taking a helmet-to-helmet hit from Philadelphia defensive end Derek Barnett on the first offensive play of the game for the Packers on Thursday night. Williams caught a short pass from Aaron Rodgers...
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez celebrates getting out of a bases-loaded jam to end the top of the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
September 27, 2019 - 12:57 am
SEATTLE (AP) — When the time finally arrived for Félix Hernández to say goodbye to Seattle and all the history of 15 seasons with one franchise, his manager had a message as he walked off the mound. "You will always be the king in this town," Scott Servais said to Hernandez as he took the ball...
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez throws to a Baltimore Orioles batter during the second inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
September 26, 2019 - 2:27 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: FAREWELL TO THE KING Felix Hernandez starts for Seattle in what well could be his last game for the Mariners. A sea of yellow-shirted fans in the "King's Court" will rise in unison and chant as he takes the mound, and when he gets to two strikes...
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Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Christian Yelich speaks to reporters in the clubhouse after the Brewers clinched a playoff berth with a 9-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds in a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 25, 2019 - 10:04 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — A sizzlin' September topped off by a frothy celebration. Nobody does it better down the stretch than these Milwaukee Brewers, who lost MVP Christian Yelich and beat long odds to get back in the postseason for a second straight season. And nobody can count them out, not even with...
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Connecticut Sun's head coach Curt Miller, right, greets his players during a timeout in the second half of Game 3 of a WNBA basketball playoff game against the Los Angeles Sparks, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Long Beach, Calf. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
September 25, 2019 - 2:21 am
A year after getting swept in the WNBA Finals, Elena Delle Donne and the Washington Mystics are back. The Mystics will face Connecticut as the top two teams in the regular season will meet for the championship as Game 1 of the best-of-five series is Sunday in Washington. Last season the Mystics...
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