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

BY: 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…... Read More

Simone Biles criticizes new USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono over anti-Kaepernick tweet

(NEW YORK) -- USA Gymnastics just can't seem to get out of its own way when it comes to establishing new leadership.The honeymoon lasted just one day for USA Gymnastics interim President Mary Bono, who was appointed on Friday and came under fire from the sport's biggest star on Saturday.Simone…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/13/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUEHouston 7, Boston 2NATIONAL LEAGUEL.A. Dodgers 4, Milwaukee 3NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEVegas 1, Philadelphia 0Edmonton 2, N.Y. Rangers 1Ottawa 5, L.A. Kings 1Boston 8, Detroit 2Carolina 5, Minnesota 4Toronto 4, Washington 2Tampa Bay 8, Columbus 2Vancouver 3, Florida 2Montreal 4,…... Read More

Colin Kaepernick among 8 honored at Harvard for contributions to black history

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Colin Kaepernick, who helped lead the San Francisco 49ers to a Super Bowl but made even bigger headlines protesting against social injustice, was among those honored on Thursday for their significant contributions to black history and culture. Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle headlined a list of eight…... Read More

Laurie Hernandez talks new children's book, announces she's training for 2020 Olympics

(NEW YORK) -- Two-time Olympic medalist Laurie Hernandez is returning to gymnastics.The 18-year-old made the announcement on "Good Morning America" Thursday, saying she is "currently training.""Crossing your fingers for 2020," Hernandez said of the future Olympics, which will be held in Tokyo.Besides winning a gold and silver medal, Hernandez has…... Read More

Scoreboard Roundup -- 10/8/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:   AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Houston  11  Cleveland     3 Final  Boston   16  N-Y Yankees   1   NATIONAL LEAGUE Final  L-A Dodgers   6  Atlanta   2   NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Final  Dallas      115  Philadelphia   112 Final OT  Brooklyn    110  Detroit        108 Final  Indiana     111  Cleveland      102 Final  Charlotte   110  Chicago        104 Final …... Read More

Eric Reid takes a knee during national anthem upon his return to the NFL

(NEW YORK) --  Eric Reid, a defensive back with the Carolina Panthers, took a knee on the field on Sunday during the national anthem before a game against the New York Giants. The game marked Reid’s return to the NFL after an uncertain few months as a free agent which…... Read More

UFC 229 descends into chaos after Khabib Nurmagomedov taps out Conor McGregor

(LAS VEGAS) -- The fight outside the cage at UFC 229 will end up getting a lot more attention than the fight inside the ring.Khabib Nurmagomedov tapped out UFC star Conor McGregor, who was making his return to the Octagon after an interlude in boxing, with a rear naked choke…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/6/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:      AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Houston       3  Cleveland   1 Final  N-Y Yankees   6  Boston      2   NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Final  Cleveland      113  Boston       102 Final OT  Memphis        109  Indiana      104 Final  L.A. Clippers  103  L.A. Lakers   87      NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Final  New Jersey   5  Edmonton       …... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/5/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUEHouston 7, Cleveland 2Boston 5, N.Y. Yankees 4NATIONAL LEAGUEMilwaukee 4, Colorado 0L.A. Dodgers 3, Atlanta 0NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASONPhiladelphia 120, Dallas 114Washington 121, Miami 114Toronto 120, Melbourne United 82Orlando 119, Flamengo Flamengo 82N.Y. Knicks 106, New Orleans 100Oklahoma City…... Read More

Surfer rides mesmerizing 68-foot wave, sets world record for largest wave rode by a woman

(NEW YORK) -- A Brazilian surfer set a world record for the largest wave ever surfed by a woman when she successfully glided through a terrifyingly enormous 68-foot wave off the coast of Portugal.Mesmerizing video of Maya Gabeira, 31, flying through the ginormous wave from trough to crest was captured…... Read More