Athlete injuries

Tottenham's Harry Kane, left is dejected after missing an opportunity to score during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
August 29, 2019 - 6:30 am
Three games isn't usually a big enough window to make cast-iron judgments about any team in the Premier League. Except, maybe, for Tottenham. It's very early, sure, but something's amiss at last season's Champions League finalist. Two of the team's best players, Christian Eriksen and Jan Vertonghen...
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A fan holds a sign that reads "All Rise" as New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, left, greets Gary Sanchez (24) after Judge hit a two-run home run against the Seattle Mariners during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
August 29, 2019 - 2:08 am
SEATTLE (AP) — A day after hitting a milestone homer, Aaron Judge followed up the 101st of his career. He wasn't alone in another home run barrage by the Bronx Bombers. Gary Sanchez, DJ LeMahieu and Mike Ford all followed Judge's lead with long balls, and the New York Yankees finished off a three-...
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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, receives treatment from a trainer during his match against Juan Ignacio Londero, of Argentina, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 28, 2019 - 9:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Novak Djokovic has battled through a left shoulder injury to win the first two sets against Juan Ignacio Londero. The defending champion leads 6-4, 7-6 (3) despite being limited by pain that has required...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander, left, yells at home plate umpire Pat Hoberg, right, as Joe Espada, first base umpire Greg Gibson and manger A.J. Hinch get between them after Verlander was ejected by Hoberg during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
August 28, 2019 - 9:20 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's Justin Verlander was bracing for a pitcher's duel as he prepared to face former teammate Charlie Morton and the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night. Turned out quite differently than Verlander had imagined. Rookie Yordan Alvarez homered twice as Houston jumped on Morton to...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez, right, walks off the field with a trainer during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Cleveland. Ramirez has not been ruled out for the postseason, if Cleveland can make it without him. He had surgery Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, on a broken hamate bone in his right hand, an injury he sustained with a hard swing over the weekend. The team said the two-time All-Star could return in 5-7 weeks. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
August 28, 2019 - 4:36 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: MAKE DO José Ramírez's regular season is over. The postseason remains in play — if the Indians can make it without him. Cleveland's hard-hitting third baseman is expected to need five to seven weeks to recover after underdoing hand surgery...
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Tiger Woods, left, greets fans as he walks to the 14th fairway after hitting his tee shot during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in Medinah, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 27, 2019 - 1:34 pm
Tiger Woods says he has had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee to repair what he describes as minor cartilage damage. The surgery was not believed to be serious, and Woods says on Twitter he expects to return to practice. This is the fifth surgery to his left knee — one more surgery than Woods...
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New York Yankees' Austin Romine (28) congratulates Mike Ford on Ford's two-run home run as Seattle Mariners catcher Omar Narvaez heads to the mound in the second inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 27, 2019 - 2:32 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Gleyber Torres is clearly the hottest Yankees hitter at the plate this month. Little-known Mike Ford isn't far behind. Torres hit his 13th home run in August, Ford went deep twice and New York beat the Seattle Mariners 5-4 on Monday night. The Yankees added to their record-setting...
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FILE - In this June 4, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. runs a drill at the team's NFL football training facility in Berea, Ohio. Beckham Jr. took part in team drills during practice for the first time in nearly three weeks, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
August 26, 2019 - 6:04 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. is closer to being game ready. With Cleveland's season opener on Sept. 8 against Tennessee quickly approaching, Beckham, who has been slowed by a hip injury, returned to team drills during practice on Monday for the first time in nearly three weeks. Before the...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Chad Henne (4) is sacked by San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Damontre Moore (92) and defensive end Arik Armstead (91) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 26, 2019 - 4:38 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs lost backup quarterback Chad Henne to a broken ankle that will require surgery in their penultimate preseason game, and they quickly signed veteran Matt Moore on Monday to provide depth behind starter Patrick Mahomes. The Chiefs have two other...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper stretches before batting during the second inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in Philadelphia. Harper left after the fifth inning because of dehydration. The Padres won 3-2. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 26, 2019 - 2:05 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: DADDY'S HOME Bryce Harper is expected to return from paternity leave as the Phillies open a home series against struggling Pittsburgh. Philadelphia dropped two of three at last-place Miami without him, managing only four hits and never batting...
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