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Dodgers pitcher Mike Bolsinger leaves with flu-like symptoms

Los Angeles Dodgers' Mike Bolsinger throws a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, June 29, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Mike Bolsinger left his start Monday night after four innings due to flu-like symptoms, the club announced during the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Jamaica anti-doping agency starts collecting blood samples

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica’s anti-doping agency announced Monday that it has started collecting blood samples to test athletes on the Caribbean island that produces the world’s dominant sprinters.

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Former coach Henson out of hospital, starting chemotherapy

In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, former Illinois coach Lou Henson, left, chats with Rod Cardinal during Illinois' NCAA college basketball game in Champaign, Ill. Henson has been released from a Texas hospital and is scheduled to soon begin chemotherapy treatments. Henson's wife, Mary said that the 83-year-old retired coach is staying with family in Houston. He'll begin regular chemotherapy treatments before a planned return to his home in Champaign, Illinois, on July 12. The treatments will continue from there. (AP Photo/Robin Scholz, File)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Former Illinois and New Mexico State basketball coach Lou Henson has been released from a Texas hospital and is scheduled to soon begin chemotherapy treatments, according to his wife.

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Pat Houston: Bobbi Kristina Brown moved to hospice care

In this Feb. 12, 2011, file photo, singer Whitney Houston, left, and daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown arrive at an event in Beverly Hills, Calif. Brown is moving to hospice care after months of receiving medical care. Pat Houston says in a statement Wednesday, June 24, 2015, that Whitney Houston’s daughter’s “condition has continued to deteriorate. Brown was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub of her Georgia home earlier this year. She underwent surgery to replace her breathing tube with a tracheostomy tube in February.  (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Bobbi Kristina Brown has been moved to hospice care after months in the hospital, and a lawsuit has been filed against her partner.

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Athletic trainers endorse new standards for spine injuries

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A national medical group that represents athletic trainers is calling for more rigorous standards to treat sports-related spine injuries, including the immediate removal of helmets, shoulder pads and other equipment before a patient goes to the hospital.

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