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Ex-players say NFL teams' use of painkillers broke drug laws

Ex-players say NFL teams' use of painkillers broke drug laws

Documents unsealed in a lawsuit by 1,800 former NFL players provide a behind-the-scenes glimpse at how team and league medical personnel plied players with powerful painkillers for years, often in apparent violation of federal drug laws.
The lawsuit being heard by U.S. District Court Judge William Alsup in the northern district o ... (full story)


New River Gorge hiking and climbing trip

I’m often amazed at just how far some people venture away from home to get their little slice of recreational “me-time.”
Over the past 30 years I’ve discovered some pretty magnificent places that are literally several hours down the road. Yup, sometimes Shangri-La lies right around the corner, and West Vi ... (full story)


Pryor not concerned about uncertainty surrounding Redskins

Pryor not concerned about uncertainty surrounding Redskins

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Terrelle Pryor doesn't know if Kirk Cousins will be the Washington Redskins' starting quarterback, but he hopes so.
Pryor signed a one-year deal with the Redskins just hours after Cousins signed his franchise tender, and the day after the team fired general manager Scot McCloughan. Pryor wants Cousins to ... (full story)


Keene may be college basketball's highest scorer in 20 years

Keene may be college basketball's highest scorer in 20 years

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Marcus Keene attracts a crowd on the court and in the stands.
Central Michigan's scoring machine, one of college basketball's most prolific scorers in 20 years, slashes to the basket at will, leaving one defender and drawing one or two who usually make contact. He also overcomes attention on the perimete ... (full story)


Fixed gear cycling part 3

In my prior two columns, I introduced the idea of fixed gear cycling and then presented the benefits of this tried and true form of bike training. I’ll conclude the three-column series by discussing what to look for when you’re fixie shopping, and subsequently, how to safely and prudently learn to ride a fixed-gear machi ... (full story)