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  • Male soccer players more prone to hamstring strains

    Male soccer players more prone to hamstring strains
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men are more likely to strain a hamstring playing college soccer than women, according to a new analysis of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) injury records. The findings also suggest that games - as compared...
  • High school football saving brains as game goes on

    High school football saving brains as game goes on
    (Reuters) - In the small northeast Ohio town of Massillon, a few miles from the National Football Hall of Fame, some 20,000 fans pack into a high school stadium, drowning out the roar of a real tiger mascot on the sidelines. Football is akin to...
  • Diabetes remission possible with diet, exercise

    Diabetes remission possible with diet, exercise
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in nine people with diabetes saw their blood sugar levels dip back to a normal or "pre-diabetes" level after a year on an intensive diet and exercise program, in a new study. Complete remission of type 2 diabetes is...
  • Some health experts sour on fructose

    Some health experts sour on fructose
    Just as recent science has divided dietary fats into good, bad and really bad categories, some scientists now think different sugars also may deserve individual scrutiny. Most experts agree that Americans eat too much sugar, period. But studies in recent...
  • UNC-Charlotte gives Foundation Academy CB Denzel Irvin first FBS offer

    UNC-Charlotte gives Foundation Academy CB Denzel Irvin first FBS offer
    If Denzel Irvin decides that his college football path will take him the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, he could certainly draw from past experience when it comes to trying to help put a budding football program on the map. That’s exactly...
  • 'American Sniper' Chris Kyle shot dead in a post-combat world

    'American Sniper' Chris Kyle shot dead in a post-combat world
    Military sniper Chris Kyle had survived the dust-worn places where he had to worry about enemy fire — or even friendly fire — until this weekend. Kyle, 38, an author and former Navy SEAL, was shot dead Saturday by an unemployed, 25-year-...
  • Rolling Meadows football player paralyzed in 1999 dies

    Rolling Meadows football player paralyzed in 1999 dies
    Rob Komosa became a symbol of courage and positivity after he was paralyzed during a 1999 high school football practice. He counseled others who suffered similar accidents, starred in a documentary about his recovery and gave his time to a charity that...
  • Acupuncture has limited benefit for chronic pain

    Acupuncture has limited benefit for chronic pain
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Acupuncture may help relieve chronic back, joint and shoulder pain, according to a new review of the evidence - but some of its benefit is likely due to the "placebo effect," researchers concluded. In an analysis of 29...
  • Maryland's application for Big Ten admission approved

    Maryland's application for Big Ten admission approved
    Setting aside almost 60 years of athletic tradition in a quest for greater financial stability, the University of Maryland will join the Big Ten Conference, school and league officials announced Monday after a weekend of whirlwind negotiations. In...
  • Terps to the Big Ten: Good move, poorly handled

    Terps to the Big Ten: Good move, poorly handled
    Let the news sink in: The University of Maryland is headed for the Big Ten Conference in 2014. Even 72 hours after it became public knowledge that the school was negotiating to join the Big Ten and a day after it was made official, that's still pretty...
  • Bold, covert strikes mark ACC commissioner John Swofford's leadership

    Bold, covert strikes mark ACC commissioner John Swofford's leadership
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Brushy Mountain Smokehouse and Creamery offers myriad southern staples, from country ham biscuits to deep-fried catfish. The fare also includes scores of homemade ice creams, from oatmeal cookie dough to chocolate brownie...