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Action plan that New Year’s resolution

January’s the month of resolutions and I can tell you that from my vantage point as a health and fitness professional, this is a month I’ve come to greet with trepidation each and every time it rolls around.
I say that because I’ve long witnessed countless well intentioned individuals plunging headlong into Janu ... (full story)


Sports betting will be no home run for state budgets

Sports betting will be no home run for state budgets

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The race to legalize sports betting is on now that the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed it in all 50 states, but will it provide enough extra tax revenue to make much of a difference for schools, roads or pension debt?
Don't bet on it.
Just look to the states that capitalized immediately after th ... (full story)


Sports betting may seem easy. It's not. Here's why

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Wanna bet on sports?
First, make sure you know what you're doing — and the odds against you.
Seven U.S. states now offer legal sports gambling, and as many as 30 more will consider jumping on board in 2019. So here are some of the basics — as well as some more esoteric aspects &mdas ... (full story)


Ask the expert: Winter layering tips

One of the cardinal rules for any cold weather enthusiast is to stay warm and dry. Yet sometimes this goal can be a rather illusive and complicated process. Wear just bit too much and you’re going to sweat, which could well spiral into hypothermia. Conversely, wear just a bit too little and you’re going to feel a bone-ch ... (full story)


New Akron football coach comes home

Tomas Edward “Tom” Arth has the strongest possible northeast Ohio athletic roots.
He was born in Westlake, played quarterback for the legendary Chuck Kyle at St. Ignatius, attended quarterback camp with Bernie Kosar, played and coached at John Carroll University and was the head coach at the University of Tennessee-C ... (full story)