Athlete health

April 04, 2018 - 8:56 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Cavaliers win battle of division leaders UNDATED (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to shake their midseason malaise and demonstrate they are capable of making their fourth straight trip to the NBA Finals. LeBron James delivered 27 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Cavs...
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New York Mets' Jay Bruce hits a solo home run during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
April 25, 2018 - 12:14 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jay Bruce hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, Yoenis Cespedes launched a majestic, three-run shot and the New York Mets rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 on Tuesday night. Bruce began the game batting .194 but broke out of his slump with three hits, including an...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Lorenzo Cain (6) celebrates as the crosses the plate after hitting a solo home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 25, 2018 - 12:01 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lorenzo Cain spent seven seasons with the Kansas City Royals, winning two American League pennants and a World Series title while growing accustomed to the cheers of their adoring fans. The jersey has changed. That love for Cain has not. The affable outfielder homered and...
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Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre walks off the field with athletic trainer Kevin Harmon, right, after suffering a leg injury running out a run-scoring single against the Oakland Athletics in the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. Beltre did not return in the game. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)
April 24, 2018 - 11:46 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jed Lowrie hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night, tagging Cole Hamels with his fourth loss before the end of April for the first time in the left-hander's career. Texas slugger Adrian Beltre...
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Cincinnati Reds' Scooter Gennett (3) celebrates with his teammates after hitting a two-run walk-off home run off Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Max Fried during the 12th inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
April 24, 2018 - 11:42 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds couldn't get Tyler Mahle a win despite his dominant performance. Scooter Gennett made sure they avoided another gut-wrenching loss. Gennett hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning for a 9-7 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night, salvaging a game that...
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New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius, right, celebrates with Aaron Judge after hitting Gregorius hit two-run home run against the Minnesota Twins during the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 24, 2018 - 11:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius leads the major leagues with 27 RBIs and has eight home runs in 22 games, totals matched previously in Yankees history by only Babe Ruth in 1921 and Alex Rodriguez in 2007. Perhaps with a few more big nights, the promotional people at Yankee Stadium will spell his...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Curtis Granderson is welcomed by teammates after he hit a walk-off home run against the Boston Red Sox during the 10th inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Toronto. Toronto won 4-3. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 11:31 pm
TORONTO (AP) — With one big throw, and an even bigger swing, Curtis Granderson gave a somber city reason to smile. Granderson threw out the potential go-ahead run at the plate in the top of the ninth inning, then hit a walk-off homer in the 10th to give the Toronto Blue Jays a 4-3 win over Boston...
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Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, left, blocks a shot by Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo during the first quarter of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Boston, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 24, 2018 - 11:29 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Al Horford has been the Celtics' quiet leader this postseason, and Marcus Smart might be the kindling Boston was missing in back-to-back losses in Milwaukee. The duo was reunited for Game 5, and together, they helped put the Celtics on the verge of closing out their first-round series...
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Chicago Cubs' Kyle Schwarber, right, is congratulated by Jason Heyward after Schwarber hit a solo home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Josh Tomlin in the second inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
April 24, 2018 - 11:07 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The memories of winning a championship two years ago came flooding back for the Chicago Cubs when they arrived at Progressive Field on Tuesday. The positive feelings continued once the game began. Kyle Schwarber hit two of Chicago's four solo home runs during a 10-3 victory over...
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Marco Gonzales delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
April 24, 2018 - 9:37 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox experimented with an unusual 4:10 p.m. start time Tuesday, and the early returns are in. "I love it," Seattle Mariners pitcher Marco Gonzales said, "Talking to a couple hitters in the first inning, guys just said, 'Anything that comes out looks like a fastball...
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