Athlete injuries

Lionel Messi, right, and Sergio Aguero talk to a team assistant during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
June 14, 2018 - 2:57 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The smallest nation ever to play at a World Cup has a big start against Lionel Messi in Moscow on Saturday. Just don't expect Iceland to be at all intimidated by Argentina and its superstar forward, going by its European Championship debut two years ago. Then, the world's other best...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Enrique Hernandez celebrates after scoring on a throwing error by Texas Rangers relief pitcher Matt Bush during the 11th inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Dodgers won 3-2 in the 11th inning. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
June 14, 2018 - 3:19 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — First, there was a violent play at the plate that led to two ejections and a benches-clearing incident. Then the game was won on a play at the plate with an unusual tag. Enrique Hernandez dodged home on a wild throw by pitcher Matt Bush in the 11th inning and the Los Angeles...
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Washington Nationals' Juan Soto watches his home run in front New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine (28) and umpire Brian O'Nora uring the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
June 14, 2018 - 12:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Soto is barely old enough to be in college, let alone lighting it up at Yankee Stadium. The teenage rookie homered twice and drove in four runs, becoming the youngest player in 29 years to go deep in a regular-season game in the Bronx, and the Washington Nationals beat New York...
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Seattle Mariners. including Jean Segura, center, who scored the game-winning run on a two-run walk-off home run by Mitch Haniger, wait for Haniger at the plate during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Seattle. The Mariners won 8-6. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
June 13, 2018 - 10:01 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Something about the big moments brings out the best in Mitch Haniger. His two-run home run in the ninth on Wednesday, after a stellar defensive play in the top of the inning, gave the Seattle Mariners an 8-6 victory and sweep of the three-game series over the Los Angeles Angels. "We...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, Hal Steinbrenner, general managing partner of the New York Yankees, talks with reporters at the annual MLB baseball general managers' meetings in Orlando, Fla. Steinbrenner says the Yankees may need a starting pitching upgrade if they’re going to reach their first World Series since 2009. Steinbrenner said Wednesday, June 13, the club will explore the trade market for an arm, especially considering the recent loss of left-hander Jordan Montgomery, who had season-ending Tommy John surgery on June 7. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
June 13, 2018 - 9:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Hal Steinbrenner says his New York Yankees may need a starting pitching upgrade if they're going to reach their first World Series since 2009. Steinbrenner, the Yankees managing general partner, said Wednesday the club will explore the trade market for an arm, especially considering...
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Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout watches his two-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Seattle. It was Trout's second home run of the game. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
June 13, 2018 - 5:34 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: MIGGY'S DONE Miguel Cabrera's season is over, leaving Detroit without its biggest star at a time when there wasn't much else for Tigers fans to latch onto. Cabrera ruptured his left biceps tendon on a swing Tuesday night, ending the two-time MVP's...
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Seattle Mariners' Mitch Haniger watches his two-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels during the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Seattle. It was Haniger's second home run of the game. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
June 13, 2018 - 1:50 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Mitch Haniger and Ryon Healy each homered twice as the first-place Seattle Mariners shook off two homers by Mike Trout for the second consecutive night, beating the Los Angeles Angels 6-3 on Tuesday. Trout took sole possession of the major league lead with 23 home runs. He also hit a...
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Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera slides into first after fielding the grounder hit by Minnesota Twins' Logan Morrison (99) for the out during the third inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 13, 2018 - 12:39 am
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers lost much more than a game on Tuesday night. Miguel Cabrera ruptured his left biceps tendon in the third inning of a 6-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins and will have season-ending surgery later this week. "This is obviously a very sad day for Miggy and for the entire...
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New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius hits a home run during the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
June 13, 2018 - 12:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius was pleased after ending a long power outage with a pair of home runs. Bryce Harper felt relieved after escaping serious injury when twice hit by a pitch. CC Sabathia was just surprised, not realizing why the crowd gave him a prolonged ovation in the fourth inning of...
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) and wide receiver Mohamed Sanu (12) talk during an NFL minicamp football practice Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Flowery Branch, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
June 12, 2018 - 6:27 pm
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Julio Jones remains in coach Dan Quinn's good graces even after missing the opening day of the Atlanta Falcons' mandatory minicamp. Quinn said Tuesday he thought Jones, who missed voluntary offseason workouts , would participate in the minicamp. The coach said he found...
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