Athlete health

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck runs during NFL football practice in Indianapolis. Luck delivered some good news to Colts fans Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. He feels better. He ruled out additional surgery. And he’s eager to play football after spending the last 13 months rehabbing from shoulder surgery. If all goes well, the three-time Pro Bowl quarterback might even return in time for the start of April’s offseason workouts. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
February 20, 2018 - 10:35 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck delivered some good news to Indianapolis Colts fans on Tuesday. He feels better. He ruled out additional surgery. And he's eager to play football after spending the last 13 months rehabbing from shoulder surgery. If all goes well, the three-time Pro Bowl quarterback...
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February 19, 2018 - 4:48 pm
The NFL's offseason features plenty of intrigue beyond where Kirk Cousins and dozens of other quarterbacks will land. As the Philadelphia Eagles enjoy the city's first NFL title since 1960 and the New England Patriots smart over their failure to win a sixth ring, 30 other teams are plotting to...
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Atlanta Braves pitchers Brandon McCarthy (from left), Scott Kazmir, and Max Fried take the field to start another day of spring training on Sunday, Feb 18, 2018, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
February 19, 2018 - 1:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball imposed stricter limits on mound visits by players in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018. After more than a year of negotiations, the Major League Baseball Players Association refused to agree to the changes but also...
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Driver Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz of Canada celebrate as they cross the finish area after tying for the gold with Germany during the two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 19, 2018 - 9:19 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11 p.m. Canada and Germany have tied for the gold medal in two-man bobsledding. It's the second time two countries have shared gold in this event in Olympic history. The Canadian sled driven by Justin Kripps...
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Patrik Lamper (63), of Slovakia, checks James Wisniewski (21), of the United States, during the first period of the preliminary round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 19, 2018 - 1:39 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — One of hockey's most time-honored traditions is in danger of not happening at the Olympics. Officials have told players to fist-bump each other rather than shaking hands to prevent transmission of norovirus, which is highly contagious. U.S. defenseman James Wisniewski'...
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Team LeBron's LeBron James, top, of the Cleveland Cavaliers, dunks over Team Stephen's Kyle Lowry, of the Toronto Raptors, defends during the first half of an NBA All-Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 18, 2018 - 11:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest from Sunday's NBA All-Star Game and events around the league's annual showcase (all times local): 8:20 p.m. LeBron James made a go-ahead, finger-roll layup with 34.5 seconds left and finished with a game-high 29 points to lead Team LeBron to a 148-145 victory against...
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Clemson's Gabe DeVoe tries to maintain control of the ball while defended by Duke's Jordan Goldwire during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
February 18, 2018 - 3:33 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Gary Trent Jr. hit three foul shots with 1:31 left to put No. 12 Duke ahead for good and the Blue Devils, again playing without injured star Marvin Bagley III, beat No. 11 Clemson 66-57 on Sunday. The Blue Devils have given up all of their 10-point lead over a six-minute...
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Gus Kenworthy, of the United States, jumps during the men's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
February 18, 2018 - 3:22 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Forget about the bobbled runs, the broken thumb, the searing pain in his hip and, yes, even the unforgiving scoreboard that showed Gus Kenworthy finishing in last place at the Olympics. The day began with a kiss . For Kenworthy and his ever-growing legion of fans,...
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Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver (23) and Norense Odiase (32) defend as Baylor forward Terry Maston (31) dunks in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
February 17, 2018 - 11:12 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Terry Maston is emerging as a go-to guy for the surging Baylor Bears. No. 7 Texas Tech hopes it didn't just lose top scorer Keenan Evans for any length of time. Maston scored 24 points to lead the Bears to a 59-57 victory over the Red Raiders, whose seven-game winning streak...
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Utah Jazz's Donovan Mitchell goes up for a dunk during the NBA All-Star basketball Slam Dunk contest, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 17, 2018 - 10:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Saturday (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Rookie Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz put on a show in the slam dunk contest to cap off NBA All-Star Saturday. Mitchell edged Larry Nance Jr. by two points, sealing his victory with a close approximation of the...
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