Athlete injuries

=New Jersey Devils defenseman Dakota Mermis, right, celebrates with defenseman Damon Severson (28) after scoring against St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Newark. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 06, 2020 - 8:48 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Dakota Mermis scored his first NHL goal, fellow defenseman Connor Carrick got his first of the season and the New Jersey Devils stunned St. Louis 4-2 on Friday night to snap the Blues' eight-game winning streak. Cory Schneider made 31 saves in helping New Jersey end a 12-game...
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Tiger Woods hits out of a greenside bunker on the 17th hole during the final round of the Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
March 06, 2020 - 5:36 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The strongest field of the year at The Players Championship will be without the biggest draw in golf. Tiger Woods isn't playing. Woods will miss The Players Championship for the first time when not recovering from any of his nine surgeries. His agent, Mark Steinberg at Excel...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge runs during a spring training baseball workout Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 06, 2020 - 3:17 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge has a broken rib and it's not clear whether he will need surgery, leaving doubt when he'll be back in the lineup. Manager Aaron Boone made the announcement Friday. He said he thought the star right fielder hurt himself making a diving catch...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, is congratulated by Australia's John Millman after winning their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
March 06, 2020 - 1:56 am
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — John Millman came from a set and break down to beat Thiago Seyboth Wild 4-6, 7-6 (0), 6-2 to give Australia a 2-0 lead over Brazil after the opening singles in their Davis Cup qualifier on Friday. Jordan Thompson had earlier given Australia the lead with a 6-4, 6-4 win...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after shooting a 3-point basket against the Toronto Raptors during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Thursday, March 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 06, 2020 - 1:00 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry seemed every bit himself after a four-month layoff, save for a little long-range rust. “He looks exactly the same to me,” coach Steve Kerr said. Curry scored 23 points for Golden State in his anticipated return from a broken left hand, but the Toronto Raptors beat...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Ivan Provorov celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 05, 2020 - 11:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The label has a nice ring to it around Philly: The first-place Flyers. It's a tie, for now, in the Metropolitan Division and it's still March, but for a franchise that 15 months ago was nestled at the bottom of the standings and fired their coach, their GM, and ran through...
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Chicago White Sox's Dylan Cease (84) pitches in the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Phoenix, Ariz. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
March 05, 2020 - 2:43 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Dylan Cease said it was probably the best he had ever commanded his fastball. Not bad at all for a spring training game in March. Cease pitched four sharp innings for the Chicago White Sox in a 5-1 win against the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday. The 6-foot-2 right-hander allowed one...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) and Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) watch play during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Wednesday, March 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
March 05, 2020 - 12:30 am
DALLAS (AP) — Just five days after his 21st birthday, Luka Doncic continued to etch his name in the Dallas Mavericks' record book. And in his first matchup against fellow young star Zion Williamson, Doncic got the last word — and the win. The second-year star scored 30 points and broke Jason Kidd's...
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Anaheim Ducks left wing Rickard Rakell (67) celebrates his overtime goal with defenseman Christian Djoos (29), as Colorado Avalanche defenseman Samuel Girard (49) skates by at the end of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Denver. The Ducks won 3-2. (AP Photo/John Leyba)
March 05, 2020 - 12:21 am
DENVER (AP) — Rickard Rakell didn't need a clock to tell him how much time remained as he skated up the ice. He had his Anaheim teammates on the bench counting down the seconds. Rakell scored with 1.2 seconds remaining in overtime, Ryan Miller stopped 32 shots and the Ducks snapped the Colorado...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge runs on the field during a spring training baseball workout Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 03, 2020 - 11:52 pm
Injured outfielders Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton are likely to miss the New York Yankees' opener at Baltimore on March 26. Judge is having more tests to determine the cause of soreness in the right pectoral area near his shoulder. Judge has not hit on the field since spring training started,...
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