Athlete injuries

United States' Lindsey Vonn at the start of a training session run for a ski World Cup women's downhill, in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
January 17, 2019 - 6:44 am
CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Lindsey Vonn skied conservatively in the first World Cup downhill training session of her injury-delayed season on Thursday. In foggy conditions, Vonn placed 10th, 0.76 seconds behind leader Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway, and was a bit shaky landing the final jump on...
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New Orleans Pelicans' Jrue Holiday, right, looks to shoot against Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
January 17, 2019 - 1:22 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 41 points with nine 3-pointers to become the first player in NBA history to make eight or more 3s in three straight games, and the Golden State Warriors held off the New Orleans Pelicans 147-140 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight win. Pelicans...
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Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) shoots as Brooklyn Nets' Treveon Graham (21) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
January 17, 2019 - 12:03 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie didn't seem to be nearly as wowed by his late-game scoring for the Brooklyn Nets as he was by the fact that his team got an overtime victory on a night James Harden had a season-high 58 points. "The man had 60 and we won," Dinwiddie said, shaking his head and only...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, United States' Bob and Mike Bryan play in the men's doubles second round match against Max Mirnyi of Belarus and Austria's Phillip Oswald at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.The Bryan brothers have reunited as a doubles combination at a Grand Slam tournament and have opened with a 7-6 (4), 7-6 (1) win over Alex Bolt and Marc Polmans at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday Jan. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill,File)
January 16, 2019 - 6:02 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Bob Bryan was four months removed from hip replacement surgery when he joined his twin, Mike, for practice sessions in December in the hopes of reuniting the most successful men's doubles team of tennis' professional era. It felt, Bob jokes now, like some sort of...
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Philadelphia Eagles NFL football coach Doug Pederson listens to a reporter's question during a news conference Tuesday Jan. 15, 2019, in Philadelphia. The Eagles lost to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, ending their season. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
January 15, 2019 - 6:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles coach Doug Pederson reiterated Tuesday that Carson Wentz will be the team's starting quarterback in 2019. Wentz missed the final three games of the regular season and two playoff games because of a back injury. Nick Foles led Philadelphia to four straight wins and was 27...
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Canada's Milos Raonic plays a backhand return to Australia's Nick Kyrgios during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
January 15, 2019 - 6:00 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday at the Australian Open (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Milos Raonic hit 30 aces and never faced a break point to beat local hope Nick Kyrgios 6-4, 7-6 (5), 6-4 in a first-round match at Melbourne Park. It was the seventh meeting between the pair and...
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Charlotte Hornets' Tony Parker, left, drives against San Antonio Spurs' Davis Bertans during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
January 15, 2019 - 12:46 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The fans in San Antonio didn't care too much about a rare home loss. They only wanted to shower Tony Parker with love and appreciation. Parker gave them plenty to cheer about, just as he did for 17 seasons with the Spurs. Kemba Walker scored 33 points and Parker enjoyed a...
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Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski reacts during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Syracuse in Durham, N.C., Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Syracuse won 95-91. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 14, 2019 - 11:28 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke remained firmly entrenched at No. 1 for a fourth straight week in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll, which was enough to give its Hall of Fame coach another record. The Blue Devils led an unchanged top 10 in Monday's AP Top 25 and spent their sixth week on...
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Syracuse players celebrate as time expires during overtime in an NCAA college basketball game against Duke in Durham, N.C., Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Syracuse won 95-91. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 14, 2019 - 10:45 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Syracuse packed its patented 2-3 zone defense around Zion Williamson, and dared a depleted Duke team to win from the 3-point line. Without shooter Cameron Reddish, the top-ranked Blue Devils couldn't do it. And without point guard Tre Jones, their defense couldn't pressure the...
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Memphis Grizzlies' Jevon Carter, left, defends against Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
January 14, 2019 - 10:44 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored a season-high 57 points to carry the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 112-94 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. The reigning MVP extended his streak of 30-point games to 17 by halftime, pouring in 36 points over the first two quarters to put Houston...
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