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Garrett's helmet swing is latest violent incident in sports

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Violence is part of the game in many sports but Myles Garrett crossed a line that attracts the attention of authorities sometimes from within their sport and in other cases from criminal prosecutors.
The Cleveland Browns' star defensive end ripped the helmet off Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and hit him in the head with it ... (full story)


NFL and Kaepernick still at odds on failed workout

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A week after Colin Kaepernick's NFL workout fell apart, disagreements and distrust about it remain on issues such as its timing, who was invited and who could film the quarterback.
In conversations with The Associated Press, representatives from both sides blamed each other for what went wrong on Nov. 16. Kaepernick's side said ... (full story)


Exercise bands

Every so often I like to highlight a workout apparatus that’s sometimes looked down upon simply because of its simplicity and/or mundaneness when compared to today’s high tech fitness machines and electronic gizmos.
One such training tool––which doesn’t seem to get a whole lot of cred nowadays&ndas ... (full story)


Black head coaches rare at top tier of college basketball

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Capel carries a measure of gratitude with him every time he paces the sideline at Petersen Events Center.
As he enters his second season as Pitt's basketball coach, he thinks of his late father who went from a volunteer JV high school coach to head coach of an NCAA tournament team in fewer than 20 ye ... (full story)


Tendonitis explained

We’re all familiar with the term tendonitis, and most of us––anyone who’s ever been involved in physical activities––has probably experienced a bout or two of this painful affliction.
Heck, had I a dollar for each and every area of my body that’s endured tendonitis, I’d be a rich m ... (full story)