Athlete health

January 22, 2018 - 7:43 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The judge overseeing the sentencing of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar said Monday that more than 120 girls and women who had given statements so far at the five-day hearing were "sister survivor warriors." "I want you to know that your face and the face of all of...
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) is hit by Jacksonville Jaguars safety Barry Church (42) as he breaks up a pass during the first half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
January 22, 2018 - 7:39 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — In the two-week run-up to the Super Bowl, the New England Patriots will face plenty of questions about two things critical to the team's success: Tom Brady's right hand and Rob Gronkowski's head. Brady answered most of the concerns about whether the hand injury would hinder...
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January 22, 2018 - 7:18 pm
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with RHPs Rob Scahill, Chris Volstad and Michael Ynoa, LHP T.J. House and INFs Patrick Leonard and Matt Skole on minor league contracts. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with C Jack Murphy and LHP Adam Wilk on minor league contracts...
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January 22, 2018 - 6:52 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have activated center Artem Anisimov from injured reserve. Anisimov missed 10 straight games with an upper-body injury. The 29-year-old Anisimov has 13 goals, including six game-winners, and five assists in 36 games this season. Last-place Chicago hosts Tampa...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives against Oklahoma City Thunder's Paul George (13) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
January 22, 2018 - 5:29 pm
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James knows the Cavaliers have a proven vaccine that could cure them of this midseason malaise: a larger dose of him. "I gotta be much better," he said. As Cleveland has staggered to a 3-9 record since it lost at Golden State on Christmas and fallen behind Boston...
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Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson, left, and and injured quarterback Carson Wentz, right, hug near the end of the Eagles' 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings during the NFC championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 5:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Using a cane to walk on his surgically repaired left knee, Carson Wentz celebrated a victory with his teammates that many thought the Philadelphia Eagles couldn't secure without him. Wentz led them to a division title. Nick Foles is taking them to the Super Bowl. Losing Wentz in...
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January 22, 2018 - 3:08 pm
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with RHPS Rob Scahill, Chris Volstad and Michael Ynoa, LHP T.J. House and INFs Patrick Leonard and Matt Skole on minor-league contracts. KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with OF Tyler Collins on a minor league contract. National...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2017, file photo, Elana Meyers Taylor, front, and Kehri Jones, of the United States, come to a stop after racing to a third-place finish in the women's World Cup bobsled race in Whistler, British Columbia. The progression is obvious. Bronze in 2010. Silver in 2014. That would mean Meyers Taylor has one Olympic stone left unturned, and after a very challenging year the U.S. women's bobsledder is starting her final preparations to win the gold that slipped away at the Sochi Games four years ago. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
January 22, 2018 - 12:22 pm
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — The record books and the result sheets and the photos from the medal podium all make it very clear. Officially, U.S. bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor won a silver medal at the Sochi Olympics. She has a different perspective. "I lost gold," she said. "For sure." That has been...
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January 22, 2018 - 11:29 am
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston College hockey player who happens to be Lindsay Lohan's cousin is out indefinitely after he was punched at a Boston restaurant and sent to the hospital. The university said in a statement Sunday that graduate student Kevin Lohan was the victim of an "unprovoked assault."...
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