Athlete health

November 03, 2018 - 8:16 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Pitcher Jairo Capellan was killed and two other Cincinnati Reds minor leaguers were injured in a car accident Saturday morning in the Dominican Republic, a team official said. Dick Williams, the Reds' president of baseball operations, confirmed Capellan's death and said pitcher...
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Arizona State wide receiver N'Keal Harry (1) fends off Utah defensive back Jaylon Johnson in the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
November 03, 2018 - 7:23 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State's Manny Wilkins, N'Keal Harry and Eno Benjamin shredded the No. 1-ranked defense in the Pac-12 and in the process threw the Pac-12 South race into a free-for-all. On an awful Saturday afternoon in the desert, No. 16 Utah lost sole possession of first place in the...
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JetBlue's Red Sox-themed Plane arrives at the Luis Muñoz Marin airport with Manager Alex Cora, players, coaches and executive staff to celebrate the team's 2018 championship season victory, in Carolina, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. (AP Photo Carlos Giusti)
November 03, 2018 - 1:41 pm
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hundreds of arms stretched into the sky in the hometown of Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora on Saturday as fans took pictures and video of the first man from Puerto Rico to lead a team to a World Series championship. Cora held up the trophy that he had been cradling in...
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Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) drives on Washburn forward Will McKee (23) during the first half of a college basketball exhibition game in Lawrence, Kan., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
November 03, 2018 - 8:24 am
Acquiring a high-profile transfer isn't necessarily a prerequisite for every Final Four contender, but a look at the rosters of AP Top 25 teams sure makes it seem that way. Four of the top five teams in the preseason poll are counting on contributions from at least one transfer. Reigning national...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2018, file photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) warms up with the team before the NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md. A prime-time showdown between two of the league's most successful quarterbacks highlights Week 9 of the NFL season. Aaron Rodgers and the Packers head to New England to take on Tom Brady and the Patriots. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 01, 2018 - 10:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Rodgers vs. Tom Brady. Green Bay vs. New England. Talk about one spicy prime-time matchup. Sure, the Packers are hovering around the .500 mark and the Patriots don't appear as invincible as they sometimes — well, often — are. But the matchup between these two quarterbacks...
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Los Angeles Dodger general manager Farhan Zaidi talks as President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman, left, during a press conference, on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles (Scott Varley/The Orange County Register via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 6:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers are in ongoing negotiations with ace Clayton Kershaw, and they still need to resolve the future of manager Dave Roberts, too. According to president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman, the talks with Kershaw's camp are "ongoingly pleasant." The three-time NL Cy...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland acknowledges applauses after defeating Fabio Fognini of Italy during their third round match of the Paris Masters tennis tournament at the Bercy Arena in Paris, France, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Roger Federer won 6-4, 6,3. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
November 01, 2018 - 4:37 pm
PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer's bid for a 100th career title remains on as he beat Fabio Fognini 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the Paris Masters quarterfinals. If he wins that, against either Kevin Anderson or Kei Nishikori, he could face Novak Djokovic in the semifinals. Federer, 37 and returning to...
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Milwaukee Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer reacts during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
November 01, 2018 - 1:12 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — On the first day of preseason camp, the Milwaukee Bucks' practice court featured squares on the floor made of blue tape at five roughly equidistant points just behind the 3-point arc. They marked proper spacing in first-year coach Mike Budenholzer's offensive system. The players...
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Minnesota Timberwolves' Derrick Rose, right, takes a fall-back shot as Utah Jazz's Dante Exum defends sueinf the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
October 31, 2018 - 10:06 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derrick Rose scored a career-high 50 points, turning back the clock to his prime years and lifting the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Utah Jazz 128-125 on Wednesday night. Rose was in tears after the game as he walked off the court serenaded by chants of "MVP! MVP!" from the...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, file photo, Maryland head coach DJ Durkin stands on the sideline during an NCAA college football game against Towson in College Park, Md. The University System of Maryland's board of regents announced Tuesday their recommendation that Durkin retain his job. Durkin has been on paid administrative leave since August, following the death of a player who collapsed during practice and an investigation of bullying by the Maryland coaching staff. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
October 31, 2018 - 7:09 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — DJ Durkin's return as Maryland's football coach lasted one day. Durkin was fired Wednesday evening, just over 24 hours after being reinstated by the school. Instead of resolving the issues facing the flawed program, the decision by the University System of Maryland board of...
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