Athlete health

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer throws before the team's baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
August 02, 2019 - 11:26 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: NOW PITCHING Trevor Bauer (9-8, 3.79 ERA) makes his Cincinnati debut four days after arriving in a trade with Cleveland. Bauer went 3-2 with a 4.54 ERA in six starts last month. In his last outing, he threw the ball from just past the mound...
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Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado, left, consoles center fielder David Dahl, who suffered and injury to his right leg while catching a fly ball hit by San Francisco Giants' Scooter Gennett during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 02, 2019 - 11:00 pm
DENVER (AP) — Rockies center fielder David Dahl was carted off the field after spraining his ankle while making an awkward catch, and substitute Ian Desmond hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning that sent Colorado Rockies over the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Friday night. Dahl left in obvious...
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New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres, right, celebrates after hitting a grand slam, next to Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 02, 2019 - 10:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Once again, the box score for James Paxton looked ugly after three outs. The eye test told Yankees manager Aaron Boone something different. "I thought he threw the snot out of the ball in the first inning," he said. Gleyber Torres wiped up Paxton's mess with a grand slam, and the...
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Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez, right, is greeted by Kris Bryant, left, after hitting a two-run home run against the Milwaukee Brewers during the third inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
August 02, 2019 - 6:19 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — After another rough road trip, Javier Báez and the Chicago Cubs came home to Wrigley Field and came out swinging. Báez homered, doubled twice and drove in three runs, and the Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-2 on Friday. José Quintana pitched solidly into the seventh inning and...
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Chicago Cubs' Willson Contreras, right, attempts to steal home as Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Carson Kelly waits to make the tag during the 13th inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April 28, 2019, in Phoenix. Contreras was out on the play. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)
April 28, 2019 - 9:42 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon likes to set his lineups before every series so the players know what to expect. Before Sunday's game against Arizona, a group of veteran players convinced him to start David Bote after he hit two home runs the night before. The player he replaced in...
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Magic Johnson wipes his eyes as he speaks to reporters prior to an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Los Angeles. Johnson abruptly quit as the Lakers' president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of the franchise just over two years ago. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
April 10, 2019 - 1:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles Lakers' president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of this tempestuous franchise just over two...
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FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2014, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles (5) is sacked by Baltimore Ravens linebackers C.J. Mosley (57) and Terrell Suggs (55) during the first half of an NFL football game in Baltimore. With unrestricted free agent linebackers C.J. Mosley, Terrell Suggs and Za’Darius Smith headed elsewhere after the release last week of safety Eric Weddle, the Ravens lost four key contributors while adding much-needed salary cap space. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
March 13, 2019 - 12:10 am
While the free agency spending frenzy runs wild, the Giants and Browns found a way to overshadow it Tuesday night: a trade of Odell Beckham Jr. Not to be outdone, however, the Jets got the guy at the top of their free agency list, agreeing with former Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell on a deal...
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This 2019 photo provided by USA Gymnastics shows Li Li Leung. USA Gymnastics is turning to NBA executive Li Li Leung to help turn the embattled program around. The organization named Leung as its new president and chief executive officer on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, as it fights to retain its status as the national governing body for the sport after the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. Leung served as vice president of global partnerships for the NBA. She arrives as USA Gymnastics attempts to fend off decertification from the United States Olympic Committee. (Wendy Barrows Photography/USA Gymnastics via AP)
February 19, 2019 - 12:35 pm
Li Li Leung spent two years watching USA Gymnastics struggle through the aftermath of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. A former college gymnast at the University of Michigan who still considered herself "embedded" in the sport while serving as a vice president with the NBA, Leung kept waiting...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2018, file photo, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon stands at the rail during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix. Maddon did not receive a contract extension, sending him into the final year of his current deal with an uncertain future. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
February 08, 2019 - 9:08 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs took a long, hard look at themselves over the winter. There was nowhere else to go. Chicago begins spring training with largely the same group of players who blew a five-game lead in the NL Central last September and lost to Colorado in 13 innings in the wild card...
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FILE - In this April 22, 2018, file photo, Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brandon Morrow delivers to Colorado Rockies' David Dahl in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Denver. Cubs closer Morrow likely will miss the start of the season following arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow last month. President of baseball operations Theo Epstein says the operation took place Nov. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
December 06, 2018 - 6:48 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Closer Brandon Morrow likely will miss the start of the season for the Chicago Cubs following arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow last month. Chicago president of baseball operations Theo Epstein revealed Thursday that Morrow's operation took place on Nov. 6. The Cubs waited to...
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