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PGA Highlights: Brett Stegmaier in Contention for a Jackpot win at Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

In the third round of the 2015 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, Brett Stegmaier maintained his position after carding a 3-under 68 with Morgan Hoffmann in hot pursuit just one shot back. Jimmy Walker’s brilliant shot from bunker at Shriners. In the third round of the 2015 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, Kevin Streelman dials […]

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Marlins’ Batter Giancarlo Stanton Hit by Pitch; Suffers Facial Fractures, Dental Injuries, Laceration

Giancarlo Stanton is carted off the field at Miller Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin after swinging (ruled by umpire) and being hit in the face with a pitch from Mike Fiers in the 5th inning. Miami Marlins star outfielder and slugger Giancarlo Stanton was hit in the face by a pitch Thursday, and immediately fell to the […]

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Treadmill Tripping with Safety Harness as Method to Research and Train for Human Slips, Trips and Falls

Scientists are tripping the elderly on purpose in a Chicago lab in an effort to better prevent seniors from falling and injuring themselves in real life. University of Illinois at Chicago researcher Clive Pai studies topics, such as awareness and perception of slipperiness, postural and balance control, rating scales for balance, adaptation to slippery conditions, […]

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Colorado Rockies: Brett Anderson Back Injury Out of Nowhere?

In a game against the Chicago Cubs, Rockies’ starter Brett Anderson walked off Coors Field with back pain Tuesday because of back spasms. He’s likely headed for the disabled list. Anderson threw one strike to Arismendy Alcantara to start the fourth inning he immediately locked up. After leaving the game, Anderson immediately walked to the […]

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Surfer Garret McNamara Rides World Record 90-Foot Wave Off Nazaré, Portugal

RAW VIDEO: Garrett McNamara breaks the world record for the largest wave ever surfed. Garret McNamara was towed into a rogue wave that turned out to be 90 feet tall. Garrett McNamara was back in Portugal to embark on another mission exploring the waves of Nazaré, in the ZON North Canyon Show 2011. This is […]

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NBA Record: Dwight Howard’s 39.5″ Vertical Jump Set Record Reach of 12’6″

VIDEO: Dwight Howard stopped by the ESPN Sport Science lab to prove he’s the NBA player with the highest documented reach — wired with pressure distribution and forces sensors in his shoes applied by Dr. Cynthia Bir (Wayne State University). Prior to the test jump, the highest documented NBA vertical reach is held by Shaquille […]

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Insulin-Like Growth Factor (IGF2) Significantly Enhances Memory Retention and Prevents Forgetting in Rats

Scientists at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Neuroscience report that, in rats, the administration of insulin-like growth factor II (IGF-II, also known as IGF2) significantly enhances memory retention and prevents forgetting. Inhibitory avoidance learning (shocking the rat when walked into a dark area of their cage) leads to an increase in hippocampal […]

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Basketball Video: Stephanie Quattrociocchi University of the Cumberlands in Kentucky with 86-Foot Buzzer Shot

University of the Cumberlands’ Senior Guard Stephanie Quattrociocchi hit an 86-foot sidearm buzzer shot with 0.7 left in the first half of the Patriot Ladies game with Campbellsville University on Saturday, January 22nd, 2011. Video Courtesy of the University of the Cumberlands’ Sports Information Department (Shane Anglin) & WOBZ-TV9 in London, KY. Radio Call (Brandon […]

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Rodgers Leads Packers to Beat Falcons 48-21

Aaron Rodgers threw for 366 yards and three touchdowns, as Green Bay crushed Atlanta 48-21 Saturday night in the NFC playoffs. With the win, the Packers move on to the next weekend’s NFC title contest.

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Bears Beat Seahawks 35-24, Reach NFC Title Game

Jay Cutler accounted for four touchdowns, as the Bears beat the Seahawks 35-24 in the NFC playoffs Sunday. Chicago scored touchdowns on three of its first four possessions and will play Green Bay next weekend.

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