Athlete health

FILE - In this April 5, 2019, file photo, Michelle Wie watches her tee shot on the 118th hole during the second round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Wie is expecting her first child — a girl — this summer. The often-injured golfer announced the news Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, on Instagram. She married Jonnie West, the son of NBA great Jerry West, in August. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
January 10, 2020 - 1:05 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Michelle Wie always thought if she ever had children, that would be the end of her golf. Now she is more inspired than ever to return. Wie, who married Golden State Warriors executive Jonnie West in August, announced they are having their first child — a girl — this summer. “I do...
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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2019, file photo, Tennessee offensive lineman Trey Smith (73) plays against BYU during an NCAA football game in Knoxville, Tenn. Smith was selected to The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (C.B. Schmelter/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP, File)
January 09, 2020 - 11:43 am
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee offensive guard Trey Smith says he will return to school for his senior year after making a successful comeback from a career-threatening medical issue to earn first-team, all-Southeastern Conference honors this past season. Smith played all 13 games for Tennessee...
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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game againsty the Atlanta Hawks, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
January 08, 2020 - 7:25 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — James Harden scored 41 points, including 22 in the first quarter, to lead the Houston Rockets over Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks 122-115 on Wednesday night. Harden had 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his second straight triple-double. He had 44 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis winces as he hits the ground after falling while trying to defend against a shot by New York Knicks forward Julius Randle during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Los Angeles. Davis left the game. The Lakers won 117-87. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 08, 2020 - 11:25 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Davis plans to travel with the Los Angeles Lakers on their upcoming road trip after he bruised his buttocks in a nasty fall. The Lakers announced encouraging news about their six-time All-Star's health Wednesday, a day after he left their blowout win over New York with a...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis winces as he hits the court after falling while trying to defend against a shot by New York Knicks forward Julius Randle during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Los Angeles. Davis left the game. The Lakers won 117-87. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 07, 2020 - 11:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers gathered around Anthony Davis while the six-time All-Star writhed in pain on the Staples Center floor. Another breezy blowout win had just become much less fun for the Lakers and their superstar big man, although it's too soon to say just how serious it...
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) goes up for two points as Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Harris, left, and Nets center DeAndre Jordan (6) defend the shot during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
January 07, 2020 - 7:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Paul scored 20 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 111-103 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night. The game was tied at 103 before Paul made consecutive jumpers and the Nets never scored again. Shai Gilgeous-...
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo smiles during a news conference after an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Seattle. The 49ers won 26-21. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
January 07, 2020 - 2:42 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo's postseason experience consists of a couple of garbage-time handoffs for New England during the 2014 AFC championship game that is remembered far more for the controversy surrounding deflated footballs. Garoppolo will carry a much bigger burden when he...
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San Francisco 49ers' Joe Staley spikes the football after a touchdown run by Raheem Mostert against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
January 06, 2020 - 1:58 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Joe Staley was moved to tears as he ran off the field during the San Francisco 49ers' division-clinching win in Seattle to end the regular season. Years of lopsided losses to the Seahawks, losing records and an injury-plagued 2019 season when the Niners finally got back...
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January 06, 2020 - 9:23 am
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is entering the NFL draft. Tagovailoa, who had surgery on his right hip in November, announced his decision Monday, ending two months of speculation regarding the star quarterback's plans as he tries to return from the serious injury. He...
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Seattle Seahawks' Jadeveon Clowney (90) hits Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz (11) during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 06, 2020 - 6:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz waited four years to make his first playoff start. The Eagles' franchise QB took only eight snaps before he ended another postseason on the sidelines. Wentz was speared in the back of the head on a helmet-to-helmet hit from Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney —...
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