Athlete injuries

South Carolina's Mon Denson (34) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a touchdown against Florida in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, in Columbia, SC. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)
October 19, 2019 - 4:31 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kyle Trask threw for a career-high four touchdowns, three in the fourth quarter, to help No. 9 Florida bounce back from its loss at LSU and outlast South Carolina 38-27 on Saturday. The Gators (7-1, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) slogged through a soggy field from Tropical Storm...
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The Oklahoma Sooner Schooner flipped over during a touchdown celebration on the field during the first half of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
October 19, 2019 - 4:21 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — University of Oklahoma officials say there were no injuries to riders of the school's "Sooner Schooner" or the horses that pull it when the miniature covered wagon tipped over during the Oklahoma-West Virginia football game. The wagon pulled by two horses and carrying members...
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New Jersey Devils' Jack Hughes, center, celebrates with teammate Sami Vatanen, left, after scoring his first career NHL goal during the first period of a hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
October 19, 2019 - 4:18 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jack Hughes scored his first career goal in his first NHL game against his older brother Quinn Hughes, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 on Saturday. Mackenzie Blackwood stopped 25 shots in his third career shutout, sending New Jersey to its second...
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Detroit Pistons' Derrick Rose (25) drives as Philadelphia 76ers' Shake Milton (18), Joel Embiid (21) and Trey Burke (23) defend and 76ers' Christian Wood (35) watches during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 19, 2019 - 2:30 am
DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin was asked to recall the early stages of Derrick Rose's career, when the dynamic point guard won an MVP for the Chicago Bulls at age 22. "His run in Chicago was special," Griffin said. "I don't want to say it caught us off guard, because it was kind of a nice natural...
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Anaheim Ducks' Jakob Silfverberg (33) works against Carolina Hurricanes' Nino Niederreiter (21) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
October 19, 2019 - 1:48 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When Carter Rowney's short-handed goal sailed into the Carolina net, the Anaheim Ducks had scored nine consecutive goals across two games against two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference. A few months after the Ducks missed the playoffs, they've started superbly under...
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Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon (29) celebrates with teammates after he scored in overtime of the team's NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 in Sunrise, Fla. The Avalanche won 5-4. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
October 18, 2019 - 11:00 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon didn't let an injury keep him off the ice. MacKinnon scored 3:03 into overtime to give the Colorado Avalanche their sixth victory in seven games this season, 5-4 over the Florida Panthers on Friday night. MacKinnon played after sustaining a leg injury Wednesday...
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Washington Capitals center Nic Dowd (26) celebrates his goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 18, 2019 - 10:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Carlson added three assists to his historic start, T.J. Oshie scored two power-play goals and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 5-2 Friday night for their second consecutive home victory. Carlson assisted on one of Oshie's goals and scores by Nic Dowd and...
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Brooks Koepka of the United States watches his shot on the 4th hole during the first round of the CJ Cup PGA golf tournament at Nine Bridges on Jeju Island, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.(Park Ji-ho/Yonhap via AP)
October 18, 2019 - 8:25 pm
JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Top-ranked Brooks Koepka withdrew from the PGA Tour's CJ Cup before the third round Saturday after aggravating a left knee injury a day earlier when he slipped on wet concrete. Playing his second event since stem cell treatment on the knee Aug. 25, Koepka shot a 3-...
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FILE - This is a 2019, file photo, shows Kelechi Osemele of the New York Jets NFL football team. Osemele says he needs season-ending shoulder surgery and is waiting for the team to authorize the procedure. Osemele said Friday, OCt. 18, 2019, that the team doctor and an outside doctor have both recommended the surgery. But a person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press both doctors determined it is actually a pre-existing injury and cleared Osemele to play through the injury and not have the surgery until after the season. (AP Photo/File)
October 18, 2019 - 5:59 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Kelechi Osemele and the New York Jets are locked up in a surgery standoff. The left guard says he needs a season-ending operation on his shoulder and is waiting for the team to authorize the procedure. The team, however, wants him on the field. Osemele said Friday the team...
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New York Yankees left fielder Giancarlo Stanton warms up during batting practice before Game 4 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 17, 2019 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton remained out of the New York Yankees lineup for the third straight game and Aaron Hicks was moved up to third in the batting order for Game 4 of the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros on Thursday night. Limited by injuries to 18 games during the...
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