Athlete health

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Isaiah Thomas drives against the Houston Rockets in the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Cleveland. A person familiar with direct knowledge of the trade says the Cavaliers are dealing guard Isaiah Thomas to the Los Angeles Lakers. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, because the teams need NBA approval before the trade can be completed. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
February 08, 2018 - 5:05 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — With their NBA title hopes fading fast, the Cavaliers got aggressive at the trading deadline. They swapped teams. Cleveland completely changed its look — and perhaps its chances of winning a championship this season — on Thursday with a stunning sequence of deals. The Cavs traded...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, right, hands the Vincent Lombardi trophy to Nick Foles after winning the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots in Minneapolis. The Eagles aren't just celebrating their first championship since 1960 but also an abundance of talent at the position in franchise QB Carson Wentz and Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles. Should Wentz's recovery go well, the Eagles will have a huge bargaining chip to restock their roster. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, FIle)
February 08, 2018 - 3:14 pm
Quarterbacks will rule the NFL's offseason. Beginning with Alex Smith going to Washington when the league's new year starts next month, several quarterbacks will find new riches and many teams will land new quarterbacks in 2018. Tom Brady may have been denied another championship but not his...
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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Channing Frye reacts during an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, in Cleveland. A person familiar with direct knowledge of the trade says the Cavaliers are dealing guard Isaiah Thomas to the Los Angeles Lakers. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, because the teams need NBA approval before the trade can be completed. The person adds that Cleveland is also sending forward Channing Frye and one of their two first-round draft picks to the Lakers for point guard Jordan Clarkson and forward Larry Nance Jr. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
February 08, 2018 - 2:31 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — With the stunning force of a LeBron James dunk, the Cavaliers shattered their roster. Cleveland completely changed its look — and perhaps its chances of winning an NBA title this season — on Thursday with a stunning sequence of trades before the deadline, a person with direct...
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Andreas Wellinger, of Germany, soars through the air during the men's normal hill individual ski jumping qualifier ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
February 08, 2018 - 9:03 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): ___ 11 p.m. Andreas Wellinger will take his strong form into the final of the men's normal hill ski jump at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 22-year-old German, who already qualified because he was among the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2018 file photo, Switzerland's Melanie Meillard competes during an alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom in Flachau, Austria. Meillard ruptured the ACL in her left knee during a heavy fall in giant slalom practice while training ahead of the Pyeongchang Olympics, in Jeongseon, South Korea, on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2018. She will be flown home Friday to prepare for surgery, her team says. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati, File)
February 08, 2018 - 7:26 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:20 p.m. One of Mikaela Shiffrin's expected main rivals in slalom is out of the Olympics after crashing hard in training and tearing a ligament in her knee. The Swiss ski team says 19-year-old Melanie...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017 file photo, Norway's Maren Lundby jumps during the women's ski jumping qualification at the 2017 Nordic Skiing World Championships in Lahti, Finland. Lundby has enhanced her position as the gold medal favorite in women's ski jumping at the Pyeongchang Games. Lundby, who has six out of ten wins on the World Cup circuit this season, finished first in two training runs as the athletes got their first chance to test the Alpensia Ski Jumping Center on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. The women's normal hill final is on Monday, Feb. 12. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
February 08, 2018 - 5:38 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Maren Lundby of Norway has enhanced her position as the gold medal favorite in women's ski jumping at the Pyeongchang Games. Lundby, who has six out of 10 wins on the World Cup circuit this season...
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Wearing an Olympic uniform with the logo OAR - Olympic Athlete from Russia, Russian short track speed skaters Pavel Sitnikova looks away during a training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 08, 2018 - 4:48 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it will issue a ruling Friday morning on 45 Russian athletes' last-ditch appeals to compete in the Olympics. The court heard the cases of the athletes and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2018, file photo, Russian short track speed skater Pavel Sitnikova wears an Olympic uniform with the logo OAR - Olympic Athlete from Russia, during a training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. As punishment for doping offenses at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee has forced Russian athletes competing in Pyeongchang to do so as OARs in neutral uniforms and with no national insignia. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 08, 2018 - 4:31 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it will issue a ruling Friday morning on 45 Russian athletes' last-ditch appeals to compete in the Olympics. The court heard the cases of the athletes and...
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2015, file photo, Switzerland's Iouri Podladtchikov competes to place fourth at the snowboard halfpipe final at the Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria. Defending halfpipe champion Podladtchikov has arrived in Pyeongchang, though his status for next week's contest remains day-to-day. Podladtchikov, known as the I-Pod, broke his nose in a nasty fall at the Winter X Games on Jan 28, 2018. He was taken off the mountain on a stretcher and admitted to the hospital, but scans for brain and neck injuries came back negative. He is expected to go to the mountain, but a spokesperson for the Swiss team says he'll decide day-to-day whether he is going to ride. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File)
February 08, 2018 - 3:48 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Defending halfpipe champion Iouri Podladtchikov has arrived in Pyeongchang , though his status for next week's contest remains day-to-day. Podladtchikov, known as the I-Pod, broke his nose in a...
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Members of the North Korea cheering group gather before a welcome ceremony inside the Gangneung Olympic Village prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
February 08, 2018 - 3:13 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:10 p.m. South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister and other senior North Korean officials who are coming to the South on Friday for the Winter Olympics in...
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