Athlete injuries

Egypt's Mohamed Salah scores his side's opening goal on a penalty during the group A match between Russia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner))
June 19, 2018 - 3:41 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:39 p.m. Mohamed Salah has scored from the penalty spot to reduce Russia's lead over Egypt to 3-1. Salah, playing for the first time since he injured his shoulder at last month's Champions League final, kissed the ball before...
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Andy Murray of Britain plays a return to Nick Kyrgios of Australia during their singles tennis match at the Queen's Club tennis tournament in London, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
June 19, 2018 - 2:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray won the first set on his return from injury after almost a year away from competitive tennis before Australian Nick Kyrgios rallied to win 2-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5 in the first round at Queen's Club on Tuesday. Despite the defeat, Murray — who last played 342 days ago at...
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Spain head coach Fernando Hierro smiles during a press conference on the eve of the group B match between Iran and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Kazan, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 19, 2018 - 1:49 pm
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Iran coach Carlos Queiroz was a big fan of Fernando Hierro the player. He believes the former Real Madrid captain has all the qualities to deliver success at the World Cup as Spain's coach too. Among Queiroz's big regrets is having been deprived of the opportunity to coach...
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Brazil's Neymar leaves a training session because of pain in his right ankle, in Sochi, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Brazil will face Costa Rica on June 22 in the group E for the soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
June 19, 2018 - 1:45 pm
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Neymar limped out of Brazil's training session at the World Cup on Tuesday because of pain in his right ankle. The Brazilian soccer confederation said the injury was not serious, adding Neymar left as a precaution and would be back in training on Wednesday. The federation said...
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Brazil's Philippe Coutinho smiles during a press conference in Sochi, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Brazil will face Costa Rica on June 22 in the group E for the soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
June 19, 2018 - 1:44 pm
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — With Neymar hobbling and struggling, the burden to keep Brazil going at the World Cup is suddenly falling on Philippe Coutinho. The Barcelona playmaker already delivered an outstanding goal in the opener against Switzerland as Neymar was stymied by tough defending and poor...
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FILE - In this June 10, 2018, file photo, Seattle Storm forward Natasha Howard puts in a layup over Atlanta Dream guards Tiffany Hayes and Renee Montgomery, right, during the second half of a WNBA basketball game in Seattle. Almost every WNBA team this season will go through a hellacious road trip because of the FIBA World Cup in September that is compacting the season. Atlanta is in the midst of its difficult stretch, playing in six different cities across the country in the past week and a half. (Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times via AP, File)
June 19, 2018 - 12:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Almost every WNBA team will go through a challenging road trip because of the FIBA World Cup in September that is compacting the season. Atlanta is in the midst of its difficult stretch, playing in six different cities across the country in the past week and a half. The Dream, who...
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Australia's Trent Sainsbury, center, kicks the ball in front of France's Kylian Mbappe during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
June 19, 2018 - 5:34 am
SAMARA, Russia (AP) — Far from being discouraged about a heartbreaking opening loss to France, Australia is confident going into another tough World Cup match against Denmark. The plucky underdog label seems to inspire the Socceroos. Australia fell 2-1 to the French on Saturday in Kazan. But the...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' David Peralta, from left, Jon Jay and Jarrod Dyson celebrate the team's 7-4 win against the Los Angeles Angels in a baseball game, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
June 19, 2018 - 2:44 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Neither Jarrod Dyson nor Justin Upton could tell whether Upton's bases-loaded line drive to the deepest part of center field would have made it out of Angel Stadium. Dyson made sure nobody will ever know with a leaping, lunging catch that might have saved a win for the...
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Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
June 19, 2018 - 2:04 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: VERLANDER DAY Houston tries for its 13th straight win with AL ERA leader Justin Verlander on the mound against Tampa Bay. The Astros' ace is 9-2 with a 1.61 ERA, though he's posted a 3.79 ERA over his past three starts and matched a season high...
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New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo rounds the bases to score an in the park home run against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
June 19, 2018 - 2:01 am
DENVER (AP) — Brandon Nimmo began the game with an inside-the-park home run. Turned out he was just getting started. Nimmo homered twice during a huge night at the plate, and the New York Mets finally gave Jacob deGrom some run support Monday in a 12-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies. "It took a...
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