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A collar might help prevent concussions in sports like soccer: Study

A collar might help prevent concussions in sports like soccer: Study

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. TAMBETTA OJONG(NEW YORK) — Team sports build character, teach discipline and keep your kids healthy, but for some sports, like soccer and football, they could also increase their risk of brain injuries. Helping to prevent these injuries, a new neck collar has shown promising results in protecting the brain.The specialized collar, developed by…Continue Reading

Aly Raisman joins criticism of interim USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono

Aly Raisman joins criticism of interim USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono

Monica Schipper/WireImage/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Olympian Aly Raisman joined the growing calls to oust new interim USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono — just three days after she was named to take over the floundering organization.Raisman, a two-time Olympian and three-time gold medalist, took to Twitter on Monday to support Kaylee Lorincz, a gymnast who alleged…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 10/13/18

Scoreboard roundup — 10/13/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUEHouston 7, Boston 2NATIONAL LEAGUEL.A. Dodgers 4, Milwaukee 3NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEVegas 1, Philadelphia 0Edmonton 2, N.Y. Rangers 1Ottawa 5, L.A. Kings 1Boston 8, Detroit 2Carolina 5, Minnesota 4Toronto 4, Washington 2Tampa Bay 8, Columbus 2Vancouver 3, Florida 2Montreal 4, Pittsburgh 3Nashville 5, N.Y. Islanders…Continue Reading

Colin Kaepernick among 8 honored at Harvard for contributions to black history

Colin Kaepernick among 8 honored at Harvard for contributions to black history

Colin Kaepernick/Twitter(SAN FRANCISCO) — Colin Kaepernick, who helped lead the San Francisco 49ers to a Super Bowl but made even bigger headlines protesting against social injustice, was among those honored on Thursday for their significant contributions to black history and culture. Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle headlined a list of eight individuals who received the…Continue Reading

Laurie Hernandez talks new children’s book, announces she’s training for 2020 Olympics

Laurie Hernandez talks new children’s book, announces she’s training for 2020 Olympics

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Two-time Olympic medalist Laurie Hernandez is returning to gymnastics.The 18-year-old made the announcement on “Good Morning America” Thursday, saying she is “currently training.””Crossing your fingers for 2020,” Hernandez said of the future Olympics, which will be held in Tokyo.Besides winning a gold and silver medal, Hernandez has a new children’s book…Continue Reading

Scoreboard Roundup — 10/8/18

Scoreboard Roundup — 10/8/18

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events:   AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Houston  11  Cleveland     3 Final  Boston   16  N-Y Yankees   1   NATIONAL LEAGUE Final  L-A Dodgers   6  Atlanta   2   NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Final  Dallas      115  Philadelphia   112 Final OT  Brooklyn    110  Detroit        108 Final  Indiana     111  Cleveland      102 Final  Charlotte   110  Chicago        104 Final  Washington  110  N-Y Knicks     …Continue Reading