Athlete injuries

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws to a Los Angeles Dodgers batter during the first inning in Game 2 of a baseball National League Division Series on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
October 09, 2019 - 4:33 am
A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: NOW OR NEVER A pair of winner-take-all Game 5s will decide the two NL Division Series. First, the Atlanta Braves host the St. Louis Cardinals at 5:02 p.m. EDT. Then, it's the Washington Nationals at the Los Angeles Dodgers beginning at 8:37 p...
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North Carolina coach Roy Williams answers a question during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college basketball media day in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
October 08, 2019 - 4:21 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest from ACC men's basketball media day on Tuesday (all times local): 4:15 p.m. The Atlantic Coast Conference wrapped up media day with coaches and two players from each team participating in the event. Next up for the ACC will be to announce the results of its media...
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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett (7) runs away from pressure by Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones, right, during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
October 06, 2019 - 11:44 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts accomplished Sunday night what they failed to do in January. They beat the Chiefs in Kansas City. Marlon Mack ran for 132 yards, ageless kicker Adam Vinatieri knocked through four field goals and the Colts atoned ever-so-slightly for that playoff...
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Denver Broncos defensive back Kareem Jackson, left, forces a fumble by Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler at the goal line during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
October 06, 2019 - 10:16 pm
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Phillip Lindsay and the Denver Broncos got off to a slow start the first quarter of the season, but they were finally able to break through on Sunday. The Pro Bowl running back got his first 100-yard game of the season and the Broncos got their first win under Vic Fangio by...
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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) throws a pass as Dallas Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn (58) and Chidobe Awuzie (24) defend in the first half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
October 06, 2019 - 10:08 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Aaron Rodgers darted toward the line of scrimmage before flinging a ball sidearm for another dazzling completion at the home of the Dallas Cowboys. Aaron Jones waved "bye-bye" to Dallas cornerback Byron Jones on the way to one of four rushing touchdowns, which tied Green Bay...
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New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino ponders a question from the media Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Minneapolis as the team prepares for Game 3 of the American League Division Series baseball playoffs against the Minnesota Twins. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
October 06, 2019 - 9:45 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Luis Severino certainly should be fresh when he tries to lead the New York Yankees to yet another Division Series sweep of the Minnesota Twins. The 25-year-old right-hander didn't make his regular-season debut until Sept. 17, spending most of the year rehabbing a lat muscle...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) is helped from the field after he was injured in the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
October 06, 2019 - 8:58 pm
Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph left the game against the Baltimore Ravens after suffering a concussion following a hit to the chin by Baltimore safety Earl Thomas in the third quarter on Sunday. Trailing 17-13 and facing third-and-11 at the Pittsburgh 12 midway through the third quarter,...
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Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey (22) dives into the end zone for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)
October 06, 2019 - 8:21 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers motto is to "Keep Pounding." They did just that on Sunday, finding a running play they liked and exploiting it time and time again. Using a single-back, inside zone run the Panthers piled up 285 yards rushing and three touchdowns on the ground, and held...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
October 06, 2019 - 7:16 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater won the affection of the Superdome crowd, which chanted his name as he picked apart Tampa Bay's struggling secondary, turning in his best performance in nearly four years. Bridgewater passed for 314 yards and four touchdowns and New Orleans beat the Buccaneers...
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) passes against the New York Giants during the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
October 06, 2019 - 6:52 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — So much for the Minnesota Vikings being one dimensional. The passing game is back in synch with the run. Add in the defense, and the reality is the Vikings have it all. Kirk Cousins threw two touchdowns to Adam Thielen, Dalvin Cook ran for 132 yards and the Vikings made...
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