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A collar might help prevent concussions in sports like soccer: Study

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. TAMBETTA OJONG (NEW YORK) — Team sports build character, teach discipline and keep your kids healthy, but for some sports, like soccer and football, they could also increase their risk of brain injuries. Helping to prevent these injuries, a new neck collar has shown promising results in protecting the brain. The specialized collar, developed by researchers at the …

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Meet the internet’s newest adorable sensation: LeBron James’ daughter Zhuri

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — She’s only 3 years old, but LeBron James’ daughter Zhuri is already making a name for herself online. The King has been posting about her a lot recently, whether it be style, her ability to be sassy, or just her doing a “Frozen” duet with dear-old dad. On Tuesday, the NBA Champion and all-time …

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50 years after raised fists at Olympics, legacy of protest continues with Kaepernick

Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — It was a moment in time that, even if you haven’t heard the story, you’ve probably seen the images. The date was Oct. 16, 1968, and Tommie Smith and John Carlos had just won the gold and bronze medals, respectively, at the Mexico City Summer Olympics. They had just finished the 200-meter sprint …

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Aly Raisman joins criticism of interim USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono

Monica Schipper/WireImage/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Olympian Aly Raisman joined the growing calls to oust new interim USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono — just three days after she was named to take over the floundering organization. Raisman, a two-time Olympian and three-time gold medalist, took to Twitter on Monday to support Kaylee Lorincz, a gymnast who alleged she was sexually assaulted …

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New QB Coach Helps Dalton With Pressure And Avoiding It

When the Bengals showdown with the Steelers Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium (1 p.m.), quarterback Andy Dalton has his team 4-1 while taking a page from Big Ben’s playbook. For years (14 to be exact), Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has barged his way to Canton by torturing the AFC North with big play after big play roaming out of the …

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Austin Cindric Set For NASCAR Xfinity Playoffs With Strong Racing Heritage

Columbus Ohio native Austin Cindric has known the sounds of racing since his first day on this earth. He goes to bed at night with a photo of his grandfather, Jim Trueman, and his helmet from the Indy 500. That also gives him a connection with Ohio as Trueman was an Indy 500 winning team owner for Ohio’s own Bobby …

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Bengals In Prime Time, Home Opener Against Baltimore

The Cincinnati Bengals host the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday Night Football in a showdown about respect. These Bengals aren’t respected by many outside of the Queen City after retaining Marvin Lewis, yet stormed from behind to win in Week 1 despite underdog status. Win Week 2 on primetime and the national narrative starts changing. These are the numbers to know …

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NASCAR Championship Team, Furniture Row Racing To Cease Operations

Furniture Row racing stood at the top of NASCAR world at the end of 2017 with Martin Truex Jr. holding the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. Now, they will cease operations according to a statement from company and team owner Barney Visser. Speculation in the NASCAR garage over the last month that this was a possibility for the Denver …

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NASCAR Brendan Gaughan Praises Ohio Fans, Rare Start

One of the most popular drivers in the NASCAR garage is Las Vegas driver Brendan Gaughan. His personality and on track “take no prisoners” attitude has always brought the fans out to watch, no matter if it was the Truck Series, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, or his time in the Xfinity Series. Brendan Gaughan loves road racing, and this …

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Spin To Win, Allgaier Uses Fresher Tires To Win Mid-Ohio

For 69 of the 75 laps of the Rock ‘n Roll Tequila 170 it was a battle for second behind Austin Cindric.  Then a caution with 7 laps to go and Jason Burdett called Justin Allgaier to pit road for new tires. Allgair said after the race that he wanted to come and get tires after getting spun and had …

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