Athlete injuries

FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass. While Newton remains optimistic about his chances of playing for the Panthers next season, the team is remaining mostly silent on the quarterback's future. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
February 06, 2020 - 10:41 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While Cam Newton remains optimistic about his chances of playing for the Carolina Panthers next season, the team is remaining mostly silent on the quarterback's future. “He's rehabbing, that's all I can say,” Panthers general manager Marty Hurney told The Associated Press in...
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Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler shoots as Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, right, defends along with guard Landry Shamet during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
February 06, 2020 - 2:02 am
MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says Andre Iguodala is headed to Miami after the Heat and Memphis Grizzlies agreed Wednesday night on his long-awaited trade. As part of the deal, Iguodala agreed to a two-year extension, with the second of those years being a team option,...
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Los Angeles Clippers guard Paul George shoots as Miami Heat guard Kendrick Nunn defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
February 06, 2020 - 2:02 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Once the Los Angeles Clippers figured out Miami's zone defense, their 3-point barrage was on. Paul George and Landry Shamet each scored 23 points to lead eight Clippers in double figures, and Los Angeles beat the Heat 128-111 on Wednesday night for its third consecutive victory...
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Toronto Raptors center Serge Ibaka (9) reacts after making the winning basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 05, 2020 - 11:39 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Serge Ibaka had missed five of his six attempts from 3-point range, but didn’t hesitate when it was time to take the biggest shot of the game. Ibaka hit a go-ahead 3 with 30 seconds remaining and the Toronto Raptors rallied from 19 down to beat the Indiana Pacers 119-118 Wednesday...
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Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, left, battles to drive to the rim as Portland Trail Blazers center Hassan Whiteside defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
February 05, 2020 - 12:46 am
DENVER (AP) — The combination of Gary Harris and Torrey Craig was too much for Damian Lillard and the Trail Blazers to overcome. Not on offense, but defense. Harris and Craig hounded the hot-shooting Lillard all evening and never let him get on track as the Denver Nuggets routed Portland 127-99 on...
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Italy's Federica Brignone competes in an alpine ski, women's World Cup super G, in Rosa Khutor, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
February 02, 2020 - 4:52 am
ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (AP) — Federica Brignone won a women’s World Cup super-G after overall leader Mikaela Shiffrin sat out the race on Sunday, strengthening her runner-up position in the standings. The win left the Italian 270 points short of Shiffrin’s leading tally. The American three-time...
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Denver Nuggets' Will Barton drives to the basket against Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
February 01, 2020 - 1:06 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone couldn't have been any happier with a win than he was Friday night. Will Barton had 24 points and eight assists to lead the tired and short-handed Nuggets to a 127-115 victory that snapped Milwaukee's nine-game winning streak and handed the NBA-...
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Los Angeles Clippers guard Paul George, left, shoots while Sacramento Kings center Dewayne Dedmon defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)
January 31, 2020 - 1:12 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — De'Aaron Fox scored 34 points, Buddy Hield added 19 and Cory Joseph 16 as the Sacramento Kings used a strong second quarter to defeat the Los Angeles Clippers 124-103 on Thursday night. It was the first basketball game at Staples Center since Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter...
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Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo (13) goes to the basket as Boston Celtics center Daniel Theis (27) and guard Marcus Smart (36) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Miami. Adebayo was called for an offensive foul on the play. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
January 30, 2020 - 9:37 pm
The All-Star Game is going to have plenty of new faces. The NBA released the list of the players Thursday voted by the league’s head coaches as reserves for the Feb. 16 game in Chicago, including six who will be All-Stars for the first time. Kyle Lowry of the NBA champion Toronto Raptors is headed...
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January 30, 2020 - 5:17 pm
USA Gymnastics has filed a bankruptcy plan that includes an offer of $215 million for sexual abuse survivors to settle their claims against the embattled organization. The $215 million total is the amount USA Gymnastics' insurance carriers are willing to provide the sport's national governing body...
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