Athlete injuries

January 20, 2018 - 3:05 pm
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agered to terms with C Audry Perez, OF D'Arby Myers, RHP Eddie Gamboa and 3B Anderson Feliz on minor league contracts. MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with RHP Omar Bencomo and OF Jermaine Curtis on minor league contracts. National League MILWAUKEE...
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Everton's James McCarthy, left, gets injured after attempting to block a shot from West Bromwich Albion's Salomon Rondon during their English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
January 20, 2018 - 1:28 pm
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton midfielder James McCarthy suffered a double fracture of his right leg during the 1-1 Premier League draw against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. The 27-year-old Republic of Ireland international broke his tibia and fibula in a collision with West Brom forward...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum, left, celebrates after a 29-24 win over the New Orleans Saints during the second half of an NFL divisional football playoff game in Minneapolis. Keenum replaced an injured Sam Bradford, who had replaced an injured Teddy Bridgewater, all three of whom have expiring contracts after the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
January 20, 2018 - 12:40 pm
The list of players sitting out this weekend's conference championships is almost as impressive as the starting lineups: Julian Edelman. Carson Wentz. Dalvin Cook. Dont'a Hightower. Allen Robinson. Sam Bradford. Following the NFL's season of carnage that claimed the likes of, among others, Aaron...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady warms up during an NFL football practice, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots host the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC championship on Sunday in Foxborough.(AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
January 20, 2018 - 11:21 am
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The week started with a little trash talk from the underdog . The rest of it was dominated by speculation about a certain 40-year-old quarterback's injured throwing hand . Plenty of intrigue for when the Jaguars and Patriots meet in Sunday's AFC championship game? New...
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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Nigel Bradham (53) tackles Atlanta Falcons' Matt Ryan (2) during an NFL divisional playoff football game, in Philadelphia. One team has a suffocating defense. The other has the NFL's No. 1 unit. Defense should win at least the NFC championship. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
January 20, 2018 - 11:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — One team has a suffocating defense. The other has the NFL's No. 1 unit. Defense should win at least the NFC championship. Two of the league's elite defenses go at it Sunday when the Philadelphia Eagles (14-3) host the Minnesota Vikings (14-3) in the conference title game. "They...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle, center, shoots as Indiana Pacers forward T.J. Leaf, left, and center Al Jefferson defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
January 20, 2018 - 3:25 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — They were missing three injured starters and made two free throws all night. Hard to imagine the Los Angeles Lakers could find a more unlikely way to win. Reserve guard Jordan Clarkson sparked an undermanned team with 33 points, seven assists and seven rebounds, leading Los...
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January 20, 2018 - 3:02 am
GYMNASTICS LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman confronted her former doctor who has pleaded guilty to multiple sexual assaults, warning him that the testimony of the "powerful army" of 140 survivors at his sentencing will haunt him in prison. More than 80 of the women and girls...
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New York Knicks forward Tim Hardaway Jr. (3) drives around Utah Jazz guard Ricky Rubio (3) in the first half during an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
January 20, 2018 - 2:52 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tim Hardaway Jr. had his best game Friday night since returning from a leg injury that sidelined him for more than a month. The New York Knicks needed all of it, too. Hardaway scored 31 points as the Knicks rallied for a 117-115 victory over the Utah Jazz. "I think I'm just...
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Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry celebrates at the final buzzer as the Raptors defeated the San Antonio Spurs 86-83 during an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Toronto. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
January 20, 2018 - 2:38 am
TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored nine of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, DeMar DeRozan added 21 and the Toronto Raptors beat San Antonio 86-83 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak against the Spurs. Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 11 rebounds as the Raptors improved to 17-3 at...
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January 20, 2018 - 2:02 am
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