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Exploding shoe enough to make risk-adverse crowd cringe

Zion Williamson, the freshman phenom from Duke, exploded onto the college basketball scene this season. While he will not be competing in next weekend’s Final Four due to his team’s loss to Michigan State, he has captured the country’s attention this March while carrying his team to the Elite Eight in the NCAA Men& ... (full story)


Don’t forget about those rotator cuffs

Think of a shoulder workout and it’s likely you’ll conger up visions of the shoulder press. And that’s understandable, because the shoulder press screams shoulders about as loud as the bench press screams chest. But realize that the shoulder articulation is such a complex joint that it requires more than just that ... (full story)


How safe is running a marathon? Heart doctors say it depends

How safe is running a marathon? Heart doctors say it depends

BOSTON (AP) — It was the death heard 'round the running world.
In July 1984, acclaimed author and running guru Jim Fixx died of a heart attack while trotting along a country road in Vermont. Overnight, a nascent global movement of asphalt athletes got a gut check: Just because you run marathons doesn't mean you're safe from ... (full story)


In city centers, a determined effort to diversify hockey

In city centers, a determined effort to diversify hockey

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a crowded hallway at Scanlon Ice Rink, Logan Johnson slid into his pads as his brother Malakye and sister Wylla skittered around sticks and bags bulging with hockey equipment.
Their mother, April, tried to keep order and Wylla asked whether a board game of Candy Land might help fill the time until Mal ... (full story)


Beckham calls trade to Browns surreal and a blessing

Beckham calls trade to Browns surreal and a blessing

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. looked at quarterback Baker Mayfield seated to his left, Jarvis Landry to his right and Myles Garrett at the end of the dais.
"This can't be real," Beckham said, a tuft of bleached blond hair poking out from under his orange cap.
This was no April Fools' Day joke.
Welcome ... (full story)