Athlete injuries

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith (11) injures his ankle as he is sacked by Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) and Houston Texans strong safety Kareem Jackson (25) during the second half of an NFL football game, in Landover, Md. Alex Smith has finally shed the massive brace on his right leg eight months after breaking his tibia and fibula in gruesome fashion. Smith’s wife, Elizabeth, posted a photo Monday, July 15, 2019, of him holding the ring external fixator in his hand. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally, File)
July 15, 2019 - 2:14 pm
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith has finally shed the massive brace on his right leg eight months after breaking his tibia and fibula in gruesome fashion. Smith's wife, Elizabeth, posted a photo Monday of him holding the ring external fixator in his hand. The team's...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson (31) celebrates with Corey Seager (5) behind Boston Red Sox's Christian Vazquez after scoring on a bases-loaded walk during the 12th inning of a baseball game in Boston, Monday, July 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
July 15, 2019 - 1:13 am
BOSTON (AP) — The World Series weekend rematch added a flashback to last fall's epic Game 3. Max Muncy drew a bases-loaded walk and Alex Verdugo had an RBI single during a three-run 12th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 early Monday morning in another late-night...
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Simon Pagenaud, right, of France, celebrates in the Winner's Circle after taking first place at the Honda Indy auto race in Toronto, Sunday, July 14, 2019. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 14, 2019 - 6:27 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Simon Pagenaud won his third race of the season and Alexander Rossi tightened the championship race with Josef Newgarden in IndyCar's Sunday race through the streets of Toronto. The win on the streets around Exhibition Place is the first for Pagenaud this year away from Indianapolis...
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka applauds his third baseman after a play during the sixth inning in a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Sunday, July 14, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
July 14, 2019 - 4:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge was near the batter's box for a pretty good view of Gio Urshela's nifty slide at the plate to give the New York Yankees the go-ahead run in the fifth inning. The Yankees slugger is sure the club wouldn't have one of the best records in the majors if it wasn't for the...
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Ryne Stanek throws to a Baltimore Orioles batter during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 14, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
July 14, 2019 - 3:18 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays took a combined perfect game into the ninth inning before Hanser Alberto beat the shift with a leadoff single against Ryan Yarbrough, wrecking history in the making and taking some of the edge off their 4-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday. Ryne...
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Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout follows through on a two-run home run against the Seattle Mariners during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 14, 2019 - 12:55 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Slugger Mike Trout has been brilliant on offense over the past seven games, becoming the sixth player in American League history with eight home runs and 18 RBIs in that span. Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus said the fact that Trout has been able to produce following...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Randal Grichuk follows through on a two-run single during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 13, 2019 - 6:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays reliever Daniel Hudson sat alone on the bench after the final out, needing a minute to decompress. He certainly deserved it. With a tribute to former teammate Tyler Skaggs written on his cap, Hudson got Luke Voit to look at strike three with runners at the corners...
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Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
July 13, 2019 - 5:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Washington Nationals have put Max Scherzer on the 10-day injury list because the ace right-hander has a mid-back strain. An MRI on Scherzer's back came back negative, and the three-time Cy Young Award winner had his start pushed back from Sunday to Tuesday. But he was placed...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale reacts on the mound after giving up a two-run home run to Toronto Blue Jays' Danny Jansen in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Toronto, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 13, 2019 - 2:30 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: REMEMBER WHEN Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale faces the Dodgers for the first time since he came out of the bullpen to finish last year's World Series, striking out the side in the ninth inning of Boston's 5-1 victory in Game 5. Sale struggled in...
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Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Felix Pena, right, celebrates with catcher Dustin Garneau after the Angels threw a combined no-hitter against the Seattle Mariners during a baseball game Friday, July 12, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. Taylor Cole pitched the first two innings. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 13, 2019 - 1:15 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Taylor Cole and Felix Pena of the Los Angeles Angels pitched the second combined no-hitter in franchise history, beating the Seattle Mariners 13-0 Friday night in the team's first home game since the death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs. It is the second no-hitter in the majors this...
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