Athlete injuries

From bottom to top; Pierre Vaultier, of France, Jarryd Hughes, of Australia, Markus Schairer, of Austria, and Hanno Douschan, of Austria, runs the course during the men's snowboard cross elimination round at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
February 23, 2018 - 12:11 pm
VIENNA (AP) — The Austrian snowboarder who broke his neck in a crash at the Olympics last week is considering a return to the sport. "It's the easiest way to get healthy again," Markus Schairer said on Friday about a possible comeback. "But it's way too early to take that decision now." The 30-year...
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Germany players celebrate after the semifinal round of the men's hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Germany won 4-3. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 23, 2018 - 10:10 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Canada's topsy-turvy Olympics was dealt a heavy blow Friday night as Germany shocked the two-time defending Olympic champion Canadians 4-3 in the men's hockey semifinals. The loss came a day after Canada's women's hockey team was denied a fifth-straight gold in a...
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David Wolf (89), of Germany, lays on the ice after getting taken out by Gilbert Brule, of Canada, during the second period of the semifinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
February 23, 2018 - 9:39 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Germany has upset Canada 4-3 in the semifinals of the men's hockey tournament at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Canada trailed 3-0 and 4-1 before battling back to cut the deficit to one in the third...
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February 23, 2018 - 7:22 am
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Jessica Korda shot a course-record 62 at the LPGA Thailand on Friday to lead by four strokes after the second round. Playing her first tournament since having jaw surgery, the U.S. player fired eight birdies and finished with an eagle to move to 16 under par at the halfway...
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Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard leaves Brooklyn Federal court, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in New York. Bouchard testified during her negligence lawsuit against the United States Tennis Association that a wet floor caused her to slip and fall inside a locker room at the 2015 U.S. Open. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 22, 2018 - 7:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The United States Tennis Association on Thursday was found mostly liable for when Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard slipped on a wet locker room floor at the 2015 U.S. Open and hit her head, suffering what she said was a "serious head injury" that changed the course of her career. A...
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Gold medal winner David Wise, of the United States, celebrates his run during the men's halfpipe final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 22, 2018 - 4:10 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — They give their bodies for this sport. Sometimes little pieces of their hearts and souls, too. Maybe that's why David Wise decided there was nothing left to lose Thursday when he stood atop a halfpipe that had sent one third of the 12 riders limping off with injuries...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck runs during NFL football practice in Indianapolis. Luck delivered some good news to Colts fans Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. He feels better. He ruled out additional surgery. And he’s eager to play football after spending the last 13 months rehabbing from shoulder surgery. If all goes well, the three-time Pro Bowl quarterback might even return in time for the start of April’s offseason workouts. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
February 20, 2018 - 10:35 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck delivered some good news to Indianapolis Colts fans on Tuesday. He feels better. He ruled out additional surgery. And he's eager to play football after spending the last 13 months rehabbing from shoulder surgery. If all goes well, the three-time Pro Bowl quarterback...
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February 19, 2018 - 4:48 pm
The NFL's offseason features plenty of intrigue beyond where Kirk Cousins and dozens of other quarterbacks will land. As the Philadelphia Eagles enjoy the city's first NFL title since 1960 and the New England Patriots smart over their failure to win a sixth ring, 30 other teams are plotting to...
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Atlanta Braves pitchers Brandon McCarthy (from left), Scott Kazmir, and Max Fried take the field to start another day of spring training on Sunday, Feb 18, 2018, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
February 19, 2018 - 1:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball imposed stricter limits on mound visits by players in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018. After more than a year of negotiations, the Major League Baseball Players Association refused to agree to the changes but also...
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Driver Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz of Canada celebrate as they cross the finish area after tying for the gold with Germany during the two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 19, 2018 - 9:19 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11 p.m. Canada and Germany have tied for the gold medal in two-man bobsledding. It's the second time two countries have shared gold in this event in Olympic history. The Canadian sled driven by Justin Kripps...
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