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High School Runner Hero (Video)

Meghan Vogel, a high school track runner, saw one of her competitors starting to black out on the track. Instead of running by and beating her, Vogel stopped to help carry her across the finish line. …

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The Brain Hazards of Football

In the wake of the suicide of football player Junior Seau, some have wondered if he suffered from depression. Neurologist Walter Bradley discusses the potential damage football does to the brain. …

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One Woman’s Unreal Freerunning Skills

Freerunning expert Luci Steel Romberg makes it look so easy. Lifestyle News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "oYNQ4uPLNA8TUCjX", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.embeds = NewsLook.embeds || {}; …

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Roller Derby: The Tiger Bay Brawlers

The Tiger Bay Brawlers roller derby team mark one year in the the all-women sport with a celebratory bout. Video News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "uMjbb5bLJ6j4dPu4", NewsLook = NewsLook || {};…

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Eat to Win: The Weird World of Competitive Eating

I recently just completed a three-week elimination diet that required me to, not only cut my consumption of the foods I love, but cut out a multitude of foods that I could possibly be sensitive to…

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Rescue Pups Find Adventure And Fun In The Snow (with video)

Years ago, I was skiing in Squaw Valley, California when a massive avalanche knocked out power to the lift my brother and I were seated on. While we dangled high above the snow packed ground, the ski …

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Positivity Quest Day 173: Liberating Competition

The essence of competitiveness is liberated when we make people believe that what they think and do is important - and then get out of their way while they do it.  --Jack Welch My son hit three con…

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Play It Again: Sports Gear for Less

Almost every kid plays some kind of sport, at least for a little while. The benefits of athleticism are clear: better fitness, learning good sportsmanship and how to be a part of a team, learning resi…

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Olympic Dreaming: 4 Reasons To Watch With Your Kids

It's that time again - the Olympics are rapidly approaching. The London Olympic Games are expected to be viewed by more than 200 million people over the 17-day telecast. Will you be watching? If so…

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Little Pains: How Youth Sports Yield Unexpected Results

A few weeks back, I found myself visiting seldom seen family members for a long overdue session of catch up. My nephew, at twelve, is more sporting and physically active with team sports (soccer, lacr…

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