Athlete injuries

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2016, file photo, Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz waves from the field at Fenway Park after Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians in Boston. Ortiz returned to Boston for medical care after being shot in a bar Sunday, June 9, 2019, in his native Dominican Republic. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
June 12, 2019 - 2:33 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: BIG PAPI'S RECOVERY David Ortiz remained in intensive care at a Boston hospital Tuesday night, recovering from the bullet fired into his back at a bar in the Dominican Republic on Sunday night. Police are investigating what aspect of the national...
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Eddy Vladimir Féliz Garcia, in custody in connection with the shooting of former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, is transferred by police to court in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. His lawyer, Deivi Solano, said Féliz Garcia had no idea who he’d picked up and what was about to happen, and that he expected Féliz Garcia would be charged as an accomplice to an attempted murder. (AP Photo/Roberto Guzman)
June 12, 2019 - 2:23 am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Beloved in his hometown, David Ortíz traveled the dangerous streets of Santo Domingo with little or no security, trusting in his fans to protect him. Big Papi's guard was down even at hotspots like the Dial Bar and Lounge, where the Dominican business and...
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New York Mets' Pete Alonso, rear, runs the bases after hitting a three-run home run off New York Yankees starting pitcher James Paxton, foreground, during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
June 11, 2019 - 11:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to All-Star first basemen, Pete Alonso and Luke Voit are on track to become New York's power couple. Alonso hit a three-run homer in the first inning off an ineffective James Paxton, J.D. Davis and Carlos Gómez also went deep, and the Mets beat the Yankees 10-4 Tuesday...
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Oakland Athletics' Mike Fiers pitches to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
June 11, 2019 - 11:31 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mike Fiers has found his groove and it's been important for the inconsistent Oakland Athletics. Fiers pitched six effective innings, Matt Olson and Khris Davis hit consecutive homers, and the Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Tuesday night. Oakland, at 34-34, is...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2016, file photo, Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz waves from the field at Fenway Park after Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians in Boston. Ortiz returned to Boston for medical care after being shot in a bar Sunday, June 9, 2019, in his native Dominican Republic. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
June 11, 2019 - 11:00 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: BIG PAPI'S RECOVERY David Ortiz remained in intensive care at a Boston hospital Tuesday night, recovering from the bullet fired into his back at a bar in the Dominican Republic on Sunday night. Police are investigating what aspect of the...
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Jordan Spieth hits out of the bunker on the fourth hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 11, 2019 - 6:45 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Jordan Spieth has a magic number: 3-under par. "I'd sign up for 3 under for the next 25 U.S. Opens and just sit and watch," he said. "I mean, it's likely anything under par for the next 20 years is probably going...
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FILE - In this May 18, 2019, file photo, Lyon soccer player Ada Hegerberg, of Norway, celebrates her goal during the women's soccer UEFA Champions League final match against FC Barcelona, in Budapest, Hungary. The world’s best player won’t be at the Women’s World Cup but the world’s best team will be, with both sides taking a stand for equality. (Balazs Czagany/MTI via AP, File)
June 11, 2019 - 5:59 pm
PARIS (AP) — The match between host nation France and Norway could have been a reunion for star Ada Hegerberg and her club teammates. Hegerberg has refused to play for Norway the last two years as she's pushed for equality throughout the game and respect in her country. Hegerberg's stance removed...
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FILE - This Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, shows then-Atlanta Hawks assistant coach Taylor Jenkins during the NBA basketball team's media day in Atlanta. A person with knowledge of the decision says the Memphis Grizzlies have hired Milwaukee Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins to be the team’s next head coach. The person says Jenkins is expected to be introduced at news conference on Wednesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press Tuesday, June 11, 2019, on condition of anonymity because Memphis has not publicly announced the hiring. Jenkins, 34, was Mike Budenholzer’s assistant in Milwaukee this season and in Atlanta for five seasons. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)
June 11, 2019 - 3:33 pm
The Memphis Grizzlies finally filled their coaching vacancy by hiring Milwaukee Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins. Jenkins is expected to be introduced at news conference on Wednesday, a person told The Associated Press Tuesday on condition of anonymity because Memphis has not publicly announced the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2018, file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck attends practice before an NFL preseason football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, in Cincinnati. The Colts will continue to hold Andrew Luck out of offseason workouts this week because of a strained calf. Luck says he hurt the calf during training and was surprised the injury kept him out of action for the Colts’ entire offseason program. Coach Frank Reich continues to insist the move is precautionary. Indy opened its final scheduled offseason workout Tuesday, June 11, 2019, with a three-day minicamp.(AP Photo/Gary Landers, File)
June 11, 2019 - 1:07 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts will continue to hold Andrew Luck out of offseason workouts this week because of a strained calf. Luck says he hurt the calf during training and was surprised the injury kept him out of action for the Colts' entire offseason program. Coach Frank Reich...
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In this Monday, June 10, 2019 photo, a State Trooper vehicle leads the ambulance carrying David Ortiz from Logan to Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston. Ortiz was back in Boston on Monday night for medical care, a day after authorities said the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic. (Jim Michaud/The Boston Herald via AP)
June 11, 2019 - 8:41 am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — David Ortiz was back in Boston for medical care after authorities said the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic. A plane carrying the 43-year-old retired athlete landed...
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