Athlete injuries

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout runs to first on single the drove in Justin Bour, off Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher David Phelps during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 19, 2019 - 11:10 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Mike Trout hit two home runs, including his sixth career grand slam, and had a career-best seven RBIs as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-6 on Wednesday night. Justin Upton also homered for the Angels, who have won all six meetings with the Blue Jays this season...
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell reacts during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 19, 2019 - 5:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's not unusual for Rays manager Kevin Cash — pioneer of the relief opener — to have his bullpen warming as early as the first inning. It's just never happened with a defending Cy Young Award winner on the mound. The surging, slugging New York Yankees are on that kind of roll. Gary...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2019, file photo, Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) handles the ball against Minnesota Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie (20) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Memphis, Tenn. A person with knowledge of the decision says the Memphis Grizzlies have traded veteran point guard Mike Conley, who has played the most games in franchise history, to the Utah Jazz. The person says the Grizzlies swapped Conley for Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver and Grayson Allen. The person spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday, June 19, 2019, on condition of anonymity because neither Memphis nor Utah has announced the trade.(AP Photo/Brandon Dill, File)
June 19, 2019 - 12:41 pm
The Memphis Grizzlies traded away the final piece of the franchise's best years on Wednesday, sending veteran point guard Mike Conley to the Utah Jazz for a trio of players, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The Grizzlies swapped Conley for Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver and...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws to an Arizona Diamondbacks batter during the second inning of a baseball game Friday, June 14, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
June 19, 2019 - 12:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is scheduled to pitch Wednesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies, a day after breaking his nose during batting practice. Scherzer was injured Tuesday when he took a ball off his face while attempting a bunt. The team says a CT scan...
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Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers holds up the ball after he picked off Minnesota Twins' catcher Mitch Garver at third base during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Minneapolis. Devers caught the ball from catcher Christian Vazquez. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
June 19, 2019 - 3:06 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler was supposed to have the night off. Instead, the Twins outfielder wound up playing 12 innings and delivered three huge hits. Kepler's single with one out in the 17th gave Minnesota a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox early Wednesday in the longest game by innings in...
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United States' Paul Arriola (7) celebrates with teammates Gyasi Zardes, left, Tyler Boyd, center, and Weston Mckennie, right, after scoring a goal on Guyana during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
June 19, 2019 - 2:00 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After newcomer Tyler Boyd scored early in the second half to give the United States a two-goal lead, the sure sign this was going to be a good night for the Americans was visible on Gyasi Zardes' face. A shot by Paul Arriola from just outside the box was headed by Guyana...
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New York Yankees' Cameron Maybin (38) beats the throw to first base for a single as Tampa Bay Rays' Travis d'Arnaud reaches for the throw during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in New York. The Yankees won 6-3. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
June 19, 2019 - 1:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Cameron Maybin realizes his time in pinstripes may be running out. As Aaron Judge nears his return from the injured list, Maybin is making it difficult for the Yankees to think about cutting ties. Maybin homered again with his roster spot in doubt, Edwin Encarnación went deep for...
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Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jordan Yamamoto throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
June 19, 2019 - 12:09 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — In his first two starts, Jordan Yamamoto has done things that have been accomplished once, or not at all, in the past century. It's been a dream debut for the 23-year-old rookie, who was acquired by the Marlins in the Christian Yelich trade and summoned from Double-A to the majors...
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June 18, 2019 - 3:04 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL's top medical experts are asking college football physicians and trainers to help make the game safer. They want the NCAA to pitch in, too. Dr. Allen Sills and Jeff Miller, the NFL's executive vice president for health and safety initiatives, spent Monday and Tuesday in...
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June 18, 2019 - 2:58 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors as he tried to join his team on the court to celebrate their NBA championship said his client suffered a concussion and is on medical leave. Attorney David Mastagni said Tuesday the 20...
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