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July 27,2017 04:20

Top 10 Best Sport Bags & Backpacks

Need to keep your sports and school equipment together? We highlight the best sports bags and backpacks for children and adults here.
July 25,2017 19:40

Skate park program blends sport with art and design

Skate park program blends sport with art and design Mixing art and sport, children gathered to design, build and skate at the North Houston Skate Park. The park partnered with the Harris County Public Library and skateboard shop Clouds and Tricks for the weeklong skateboard building workshop from July 17-21. North Houston Skate Park is more than 78,000 square feet of skatable surface which feat...
July 24,2017 06:40

Jameis Winston wanted to follow Bo Jackson's 2-sport example

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston returned to the pitcher's mound on Sunday, but only for one delivery. The former Hueytown High School football and baseball standout threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Tampa Bay Rays' American League game against the Texas Rangers.
July 23,2017 15:00

Sports success not necessarily related to specialization

Specializing in one sport early in a child's athletic career is often touted as a way to gain that elusive college scholarship or even go on to the pros. However, researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada today say 'not so fast.'
July 23,2017 15:00

Is Surfing More Sport or Religion?

Even hardcore devotees disagree, though many acknowledge there’s something profoundly spiritual about catching waves—a feeling scientists attribute to the power of being in the water.
July 22,2017 02:00

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport

We've driven Hyundai's sporty, turbocharged Elantra GT hatchback, which is a version of the European i30. Read our review and see photos at Car and Driver.
July 21,2017 03:00

All-female power-house sport coming to Helena

The Helena Athletic Club is hosting an acrobatics and tumbling clinic July 27-28, from 9 a.m. to noon. This fast-growing, all-female sport is governed by the National Collegiate Acrobatics and
July 20,2017 19:20

US hotel, NFL arena may sport flammable panels

In promotional brochures, a U.S. company boasted of the "stunning visual effect" its shimmering aluminum panels created in an NFL stadium, an Alaskan high school and a luxury hotel along Baltimore's I
July 20,2017 18:00

Free Sport Physicals for Student Athletes

DES MOINES, Iowa-- Iowa Ortho and Physio is expecting more than 170 athletes to take part in free sport physical Thursday. Any student that is in seventh through 12th grade is eligible for the free sport physical.
July 20,2017 09:00

AP Exclusive: US hotel, NFL arena may sport flammable panels

The same aluminum panels covering London's Grenfell Tower are listed in a U.S. company's brochure as adding a "stunning visual effect" to an NFL stadium and a 33-story Baltimore hotel. Learning what other U.S. buildings might sport the panels is not easy.
July 19,2017 18:41

2018 Buick Regal GS: Gorgeous Sport

Buick unveils the hottest iteration of its redesigned 2018 Regal Sportback, the GS—now boasting V-6 power and all-wheel drive. Read more about the sportiest Regal and see pictures at Car and Driver.
July 18,2017 20:20

What Is The Most Mentally Grueling Sport, And Why Is It Not Tennis?

Last week our own Laura Wagner declared tennis to be the most mentally grueling of all sports, which greatly incensed the rest of us on staff who have borne witness to professional tennis players being tended to by an army of small child servants during matches. So what IS the most mentally grueling of sports? Well, that is the subject of this week’s Deadcast, and we brought on Wagner to make he...