Athlete injuries

Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George, left, and forward Kawhi Leonard sit on the bench during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
November 21, 2019 - 3:03 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and Lou Williams on the court, the Boston Celtics had to pick someone to leave unguarded. They chose Patrick Beverley and he made them pay. Beverley shined on both ends, playing his usual ornery defense while scoring 14 points and grabbing a career...
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Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George, left, and forward Kawhi Leonard stand on the court during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
November 21, 2019 - 1:07 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lou Williams scored 27 points, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George combined for 42 points in their first game together for the Clippers, and Los Angeles rallied to edge the Boston Celtics 107-104 in overtime Wednesday night. George scored 25 points. Leonard added 17 and blocked Kemba...
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CORRECTS TO ONE GUARANTEED SEASON, INSTEAD OF TWO - FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury reacts after grounding out to end the sixth inning in the first game of the baseball team's doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium in New York. The Yankees have given up on Ellsbury, cutting the oft-injured outfielder with one guaranteed season and more than $26 million left in his $153 million, seven-year contract. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
November 20, 2019 - 9:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees have given up on Jacoby Ellsbury, cutting the oft-injured outfielder with more than $26 million left in his $153 million, seven-year contract. Ellsbury, who has not played since 2017, was released Wednesday to clear a 40-man roster spot as New York added seven players to...
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CORRECTS TO ONE GUARANTEED SEASON, INSTEAD OF TWO - FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury reacts after grounding out to end the sixth inning in the first game of the baseball team's doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium in New York. The Yankees have given up on Ellsbury, cutting the oft-injured outfielder with one guaranteed season and more than $26 million left in his $153 million, seven-year contract. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
November 20, 2019 - 8:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees have given up on Jacoby Ellsbury, cutting the oft-injured outfielder with more than $26 million left in his $153 million, seven-year contract. Ellsbury, who has not played since 2017, was released Wednesday to clear a 40-man roster spot as New York added seven players to...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2019, file photo, Brooks Koepka hits from the second tee during the final round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Koepka has withdrawn from the Presidents Cup because of a knee injury he suffered last month in South Korea. Koepka is the No. 1 player in the world and was the leading qualifier for the Presidents Cup, which will be played Dec. 12-15 at Royal Melbourne in Australia. Koepka will be replaced by Rickie Fowler. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
November 20, 2019 - 12:21 pm
Brooks Koepka’s knee injury is bad enough that he withdrew from the Presidents Cup three weeks before it begins. Koepka, the No. 1 player in the world who led all qualifiers for the American team, said Wednesday the injury he suffered Oct. 18 at the CJ Cup in South Korea is not recovering well...
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November 20, 2019 - 11:23 am
Brooks Koepka has withdrawn from the Presidents Cup because of a knee injury he suffered last month in South Korea. He was replaced by Rickie Fowler. Koepka is the No. 1 player in the world and was the leading qualifier for the Presidents Cup, which will be played Dec. 12-15 at Royal Melbourne in...
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Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) dives to make a glove save against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 20, 2019 - 2:40 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The only thing missing for Marc-Andre Fleury was a magic wand. Fleury made 31 saves for his 450th win, including an incredible diving stop late in the game, and the Vegas Golden Knights held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Tuesday night. While his clutch save against the Detroit...
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Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony (00) drives to the basket against New Orleans Pelicans guard Josh Hart (3) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
November 19, 2019 - 10:39 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jrue Holiday had 22 points and 10 assists, Brandon Ingram added 21 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans spoiled Carmelo Anthony’s Portland debut with a 115-104 victory over the Trail Blazers on Tuesday night. Anthony finished with 10 points while Portland leading scorer and four-...
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LSU coach Ed Orgeron and players celebrate after an NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. No. 1 LSU won 58-37. (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)
November 19, 2019 - 9:03 pm
The College Football Playoff rankings were unchanged at the top this week, with LSU first followed by Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia. The selection committee’s third weekly rankings had little movement in the top 10, with Alabama fifth followed by Oregon, Utah, Penn State, Oklahoma and Minnesota...
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LSU coach Ed Orgeron and players celebrate after an NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. No. 1 LSU won 58-37. (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)
November 19, 2019 - 8:39 pm
The College Football Playoff rankings were unchanged at the top this week, with LSU first followed by Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia. The selection committee’s third weekly rankings had little movement in the top 10, with Alabama fifth followed by Oregon, Utah, Penn State, Oklahoma and Minnesota...
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