Month: January 2021

Bowl games look to future after weathering challenging year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even after canceling the Tournament of Roses parade during the summer and scaling back the pregame festivities normally associated with the Rose Bowl, David Eads and his staff were still preparing for a College Football Playoff semifinal on New Year’s Day to be played at the picturesque stadium in Pasadena, California.

That was until the day before the CFP pairings were announced and the game was moved to Dallas due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Even though the Rose Bowl was still played at another location for the first time since 1942, the ever-evolving changes highlight what

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Sporting News’ 2020-21 college basketball midseason All-America team

The greatest challenge for selecting Sporting News’ annual mid-season All-America team was not so much choosing the 15 most deserving players but deciding what, precisely, constitutes the mid-season in 2020-21.

Precision is not really what this season is about.

MORE: March Madness contenders informed of strict COVID-19 protocols

It still is necessary to put the ball inside the rim to earn a field goal, and to place a pass into a catchable position for the player receiving it, but the dependability of a typical season’s schedule is a thing of the past (and, pretty please, the future). Some teams have

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Sports Medicine News — ScienceDaily

Despite Decrease in Recent Years, Rate of Sledding-Related Injuries Still Concerning

A new study found that 220,488 patients were treated in U.S. emergency departments for injuries related to sledding from 2008 through 2017. Nearly 70{d24d311d40ca9f813a71e51b90469e1bb6de95f505a59c7b31007ceea98884de} of these patients were children age 19 years and …

Heading the Ball in Soccer: Blindfolded Players

Researchers find that blind soccer players rotate their heads downward when trapping an incoming pass. This work may lead to an improved understanding of the sensory changes that can manifest in …

Racket Sports May Worsen Knee Arthritis

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The Headaches Of Predicting Fall College Enrollment: LAist

The Matador Advising Hub helps CSU Northridge students enroll in and earn a degree. (CSUN screenshot)

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Administrators at California State University, Northridge are seeing a new enrollment trend: an increasing number of students who are waiting until the last minute to sign up for classes.

In the weeks leading up to the first day of class today, administrators have received emails from about 120 first-year students who had been accepted

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Medical college hospital lacks mandatory fire NOC

Hospital has no functional firefighting installations, says Fire Dept. official

The Government Medical College Hospital (MCH), Kalamassery, which continues to be at the forefront of the fight against the pandemic and was the first dedicated COVID treatment centre in the State, does not have the mandatory No-Objection Certificate (NOC) of the Fire and Rescue Services Department.

Of the four blocks with 500 beds, the one housing the recently constructed Cath Lab alone has NOC, it emerged during a recent fire audit done by the Fire and Rescue Services Department on a Supreme Court directive.

MCH sources admitted as much and

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