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Hard Risks: Concussions in Sports, From the Boxing Ring to the Gridiron | Retro Report on PBS
Hard Risks: Concussions in Sports, From the Boxing Ring to the Gridiron | Retro Report on PBS

♪♪ -Every autumn Sunday, football’s bone-shattering hits unhinge NFL players across the country. -Over the past several years, the National Football League has been shaken by the controversy over the long-term impact of concussions. -In […] Read More

My Dad Is Obsessed With Sports And Doesn’t Care About Me
My Dad Is Obsessed With Sports And Doesn’t Care About Me

Hi, I my name is Michael Jordan. No, not that Michael Jordan, of course. Michael is my first name, Jordan is my middle name, and yes, I was named after the greatest basketball player of […] Read More

How Carolina Marin Defeated Asia’s Badminton Domination | Game Breakers
How Carolina Marin Defeated Asia’s Badminton Domination | Game Breakers

History being made. The world number one. For the first time ever, we’ve got a Spanish player. Chinese players have been dominant in this event. But no longer. Her speed of shot, speed of movement. […] Read More

Netherlands’ Oldest Extreme Sport – Red Bull Fierste Ljepper

I felt this jump was really special. I was so high up on the pole. It was more than a meter higher than normal. The time in the air was longer than ever. A very […] Read More

Nicolas Jarry Suspended | Australian Open 2020 bushfire smoke hurts players
Nicolas Jarry Suspended | Australian Open 2020 bushfire smoke hurts players

World Number 78 in singles: Nicholas Jarry and world number one in doubles Robert Farah are the latest players to be suspended by the ITF due to a failed drug test. Jarry’s situation began after […] Read More

Mary Lake selected to join the USA National Volleyball team
Mary Lake selected to join the USA National Volleyball team

“Let’s go middles! Me and my girls. Let’s go.” AFTER BEING INVITED TO A SERIES OF TRAININGS WITH THE NATIONAL TEAM, MARY LAKE WAS SELECTED TO JOIN THE USA NATIONAL VOLLEYBALL TEAM, ONE OF ONLY […] Read More

Casually Explained: Sports
Casually Explained: Sports

Now, when I was a kid I grew up in Australia, and in elementary school, everyone played sports at recess and the entire class was on the soccer team and as you can probably imagine […] Read More

Soccer Politics Course Offers Duke Students a Global Experience
Soccer Politics Course Offers Duke Students a Global Experience

(Four people saying same phrase in French, Italian, Spanish and English) “Soccer unites peoplel” [[Luisa Stalman/Freshman in Soccer Politics]] “I think I’ve been in love with soccer ever since I was born, but I think […] Read More

Sports Stars Who Ruined Their Careers In Seconds
Sports Stars Who Ruined Their Careers In Seconds

How the mighty have fallen. These once-shining stars destroyed their careers and personal lives with terrible behavior and deplorable actions. From Lance Armstrong to Tonya Harding, find out which athletes ruined their careers in one […] Read More

Sport and Exercise Sciences – 3rd year dissertation poster presentations
Sport and Exercise Sciences – 3rd year dissertation poster presentations

My name’s Jade Samford and I do Sport and Exercise Sciences and for my third year dissertation project I’ve done a service evaluation of the Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals trust Phase 3 cardiovascular rehabilitation […] Read More