Athlete health

Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson (13) and Kevin Love (0) celebrate after they defeated the Miami Heat in overtime in an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
February 24, 2020 - 10:39 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie swingman Kevin Porter Jr. scored a season-high 30 points, including the go-ahead basket in overtime, and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from a 22-point deficit to defeat the Miami Heat 125-119 on Monday night. Porter's dunk after a pass from Kevin Love gave Cleveland a 119-...
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Columbus Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno, right, celebrates his goal against Ottawa Senators' Marcus Hogberg, left, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
February 24, 2020 - 10:35 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Emil Bemstrom scored 4:35 into overtime, and the Columbus Blue Jackets snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Monday. Bemstrom knocked home a rebound for his seventh of the season. Nick Foligno scored twice for the Blue Jackets, and...
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Texas forward Kai Jones (22) scores against West Virginia during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
February 24, 2020 - 10:34 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas got pummeled by West Virginia earlier this season. The Longhorns were anything but the same timid bunch in the rematch. Andrew Jones scored 22 points and Courtney Ramey added 21 to lead the surging Longhorns over the 20th-ranked Mountaineers 67-57 on Monday night as Texas...
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve runs to first base after getting hit with a pitch during the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Lakeland, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 24, 2020 - 9:54 pm
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — José Altuve insisted he tuned out the hecklers. He couldn't avoid a pitch that grazed him. “He was hit in the foot. That ain’t nothing, you know what I mean?” Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker said Monday after an 11-1 win over Detroit at half-empty Joker Marchant Stadium. “...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Josh Richardson (0) goes up for a dunk past Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 24, 2020 - 9:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid scored a career-high 49 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Tobias Harris had 25 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Atlanta Hawks 129-112 on Monday night. Missing All-Star Ben Simmons for the second time in three games because of a back injury, the Sixers mixed...
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2019, file photo, Carolina Hurricanes' Lucas Wallmark plays against the Boston Bruins during an NHL hockey game in Boston. The Florida Panthers traded Vincent Trocheck to the Carolina Hurricanes for Erik Haula, Lucas Wallmark and prospects Chase Priskie and Eetu Luostarinen, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
February 24, 2020 - 7:43 pm
Hurricanes president Don Waddell resisted the urge to sign Zamboni driver David Ayres — or acquire anyone else, for that matter — to address Carolina's injury-depleted goaltending ranks before the NHL trade deadline struck Monday. Waddell, however, did manage to upgrade the rest of his roster to...
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NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Sunday's race was postponed because of rain. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
February 24, 2020 - 5:04 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — This we know: Ryan Newman might very well be the toughest man in NASCAR. The Purdue graduate with an engineering degree has, for 18 seasons, railed against the dangers of superspeedway racing. He'd been airborne in his car too many times for his comfort, and his scathing criticism...
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Andy Hrovat during an interview about his experience with doctor who has been accused by several former students of molesting them during medical exams at the University of Michigan. The interview was conducted at his attorneys firm on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 in Denver. (AP Photo/John Leyba)
February 24, 2020 - 4:10 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Several men alleging sexual abuse by a deceased University of Michigan doctor have retained law firms that are representing accusers who sued Michigan State University and Ohio State University in similar cases, attorneys said Monday. Stephen Estey, whose California firm has...
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New Orleans Pelicans' Zion Williamson (1) looks to shoot against Golden State Warriors' Juan Toscano-Anderson, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
February 24, 2020 - 12:26 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Zion Williamson has been a dominant force on the court for New Orleans since making his NBA debut a month ago. Against Golden State, the heralded rookie made his biggest impact in the locker room with a halftime speech that provided the Pelicans with the boost they needed...
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Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) goes up for a shot against Minnesota Timberwolves center Naz Reid (11) during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Denver (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
February 23, 2020 - 10:10 pm
DENVER (AP) — Paul Millsap followed one of his worst games of the season with his best, thanks to extra film sessions. Millsap scored a season-high 25 points on 9-of-11 shooting, and the Nuggets bounced back from their first loss in the Northwest Division to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 128-116...
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