Posts Tagged ‘Athletes’

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — More Athletes Should Run for Office … ‘They Have the Popularity’ (VIDEO)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — More Athletes Should Run for Office … ‘They Have the Popularity’ (VIDEO)

EXCLUSIVE Steve Largent did it … so did Heath Shuler and Jack Kemp — and now Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is calling on MORE pro athletes to run for political office.  The NBA legend recently appeared on “SI Now” and made the case for Dwyane Wade to run for mayor of Chicago … claiming he’s smart...

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The Olympic pool in Rio may have given some athletes an edge

The Olympic pool in Rio may have given some athletes an edge

A group of swimming researchers say the structure of the Olympic pool have may given unfair advantages to athletes who swam in higher-numbered lanes, according to The Wall Street Journal. Joel Stager, a director of Indiana University’s Counsilman Center for the Science of Swimming, says he and his team have run calculations that suggest swimmers who...

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For ‘Ironman’ athletes, study shows danger of too much water

For ‘Ironman’ athletes, study shows danger of too much water

Alan Mozes, HealthDay News Long-distance triathletes who drink too much water during competition may end up with dangerously low blood sodium levels, new research warns. Latest News – UPI.com

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Advances made in heart condition affecting young athletes

Advances made in heart condition affecting young athletes

Daniel UriaBURLINGTON , Vt., Feb. 6 (UPI) — A group of scientists have developed a potential treatment designed to prevent a heart condition that has caused sudden death in young athletes. Latest News – UPI.com

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This PSA shows what it would look like if the media treated male athletes like they treat female athletes

This PSA shows what it would look like if the media treated male athletes like they treat female athletes

A campaign called Cover the Athlete recently put up a video calling for better coverage of female athletes. As their website points out, there is an ongoing problem with how the sports media covers female athletes, namely how the focus is not on their athleticism, but on their looks. The video above shows what it...

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Legal showdown looms over the NCAA’s ban on paying athletes

Legal showdown looms over the NCAA’s ban on paying athletes

In this file photo taken Jan. 14, 2014 attorney Jeffrey L. Kessler walks out of federal court after presenting oral arguments before a three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in St. Louis. Kessler is representing Clemson football player Martin Jenkins and two others in a lawsuit...

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Jewish athletes convene in Nazi-built Berlin venues for Maccabi Games

Jewish athletes convene in Nazi-built Berlin venues for Maccabi Games

Ed AdamczykBERLIN, July 28 (UPI) — The 10-day European Maccabi Games, an all-Jewish sports event, began Tuesday in Berlin venues built by the Nazis for the 1936 Olympics. Top News – UPI.com

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North Korea declining to send athletes to South Korea games

North Korea declining to send athletes to South Korea games

Elizabeth ShimGWANGJU, South Korea, June 22 (UPI) — A message that appeared to be of North Korean origin said Pyongyang has decided not to send a team to take part in the 2015 Gwangju Universiade. Latest News – UPI.com

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The 10 World’s Richest Athletes of All Time

The 10 World’s Richest Athletes of All Time

Filed under: Sports, Celebrities Chris Carlson/APBoxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. With all the hype about Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s enormous (and some say, unearned) payday after his recent bout with Manny Pacquiao, you might think that he is near the top of the list of richest athletes. While Mayweather is nicknamed “Money” for a good reason,...

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Middle school athletes defend bullied cheerleader

Middle school athletes defend bullied cheerleader

Nation News March 13, 2015 10:18 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS advertisement | advertise on newsday KENOSHA, Wis. – Several middle school basketball players in Kenosha have taken a stand against bullying in a unique way. The student athletes stood up for one of the team’s cheerleaders when they heard some derogatory words directed toward her...

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