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Exercise In Your Teen Years Pays Off, According To New Study

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.01.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Agata Blaszczak Boxe Published: 07/31/2015 10:41 AM EDT on LiveScience Women who exercised when they were teens may have a lower risk of dying fr...

Mega Events: Qatar is too hot, Beijing has no snow

James Dorsey | Posted 08.01.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

By James M. Dorsey 2022 is promising to be the year of mega sporting events that potentially fly in the face of values professed by international spo...

Qatar's quagmire: existential fears and missed opportunities

James Dorsey | Posted 07.31.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

Walking around Qatar's monumental Aspire Dome sports academy, coach Fred Engh noticed kids playing soccer on an indoor field big enough to accommodate four teams simultaneously during a break in an annual gathering of hundreds of sports leaders designed to project the Gulf state as an innovative, socially responsible global sports hub.

The Cairo Derby: Politics vs. repression

James Dorsey | Posted 07.29.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

This month's premier league final between Cairo's two storied clubs, Al Ahli SC and Al Zamalek SC, once the world's most violent derby, was more than a clash between two soccer giants.

Special Olympics Redefined My Concept of Sports, and Shattered a Few Assumptions Too

Colleen Haggerty | Posted 07.28.2015 | Sports
Colleen Haggerty

As an athlete my entire life, a true tomboy growing up, I thought I understood the draw of sports. But it wasn't until I spent a few days with Special Olympics athletes that I realized just how powerful -- and empowering -- sports can truly be.

Maureen Ryan

Spend Your Summer In HBO's 'Hell'

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment

It would be tempting to call HBO “7 Days in Hell” the perfect bonbon for summer: This parody of sports documentaries is short, ephemeral and featu...

ESPN Could Be Sold On Its Own Like HBO, Bob Iger Admits

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.28.2015 | Sports

Warning: There could come a day in which you are forced to pay for episodes of ESPN's "SportsNation" just like you fork over money for "Gam...

7 Tips to Staying Injury-Free

Tania Kowalski | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Tania Kowalski

There are very few of us that don't deal with injuries or niggles of some sort. So how can we prevent and manage injuries so that they don't stop us from living active lives? Here are some tips that I try to use in my training.

Dutee Chand Scores Important Victory For Hyperandrogenic Female Athletes

AP | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.29.2015 | Sports

 LAUSANNE, Switzerland — In a victory for individual athletes over governing bodies, sport's highest court has suspended IAAF rul...

The Best Sport On Television Is... 'The Bachelorette'?

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.27.2015 | Sports

At around 8:00 p.m. ET on Monday, June 22, I found myself in an awkward position. The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team was kicking off a criti...

Greenhorn Gamers -- The Sacrifices of an Aspiring Streamer

Jesse Aaron | Posted 07.22.2015 | Sports
Jesse Aaron

What do you want to be when you grow up? Youth today have many creative options when it comes to answering this big question. Among the plethora of options today, professional video gaming -- aka "e-sports" -- is becoming an acceptable answer.

The New World of Sports - Not Just for Heterosexuals Anymore

Andrew Gelwicks | Posted 07.21.2015 | Gay Voices
Andrew Gelwicks

Watching Jenner's presentation at the ESPY's awards ceremony, I was not only struck by her moving speech, but also by her surroundings. I did not overlook the platform at which she was spreading awareness for the LGBTQ community -- on ESPN, accepting one of the highest awards for a athlete.

Riley Curry Turns 3, Does The Nae Nae

The Huffington Post | Kelly Chen | Posted 07.19.2015 | Sports

Riley Curry, will you ever stop being so stinkin' cute?   The eldest daughter of Golden State Warriors' star point guard Stephen Curry turned 3&...

A Rough Field for Everything... Everything but Race

Write for the Future | Posted 07.17.2015 | College
Write for the Future

Unfortunately, I will probably spend my whole life disproving the stereotypes inside the minds of others. I will be forced to carry myself in a clean cut way that does not promote any triggers of black male stereotypes. In doing so, I will continue to be praised as an exception with compliments that don't feel like real compliments.

The 4 Reasons Racers Rev Their Engines

Quora | Posted 07.17.2015 | Science
Quora

Does revving your engine make it go faster from the starting line? In neutral? No. But I can easily see why one might think so, especially if -- as I suspect -- one has been watching live or televised drag racing.

10 of the Best Golf Courses in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.17.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

If you're searching for a beautiful place to practice your golf swing, look no further than this list of Illinois' best golf courses. These wide expanses of greenery are located in city and countryside alike, some of which may even be located right in your hometown.

Just Drink Water When You’re Thirsty Like A Normal Person, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.17.2015 | Sports

After much deliberation, a 17-member expert panel representing four countries and nine specialties, including sports medicine, body fluid homeostasis...

Stop Scrutinizing Female Athletes For the Wrong Reasons

Lori Day | Posted 07.16.2015 | Women
Lori Day

I am so sick of the scrutinizing of female athletes and whether or not they are feminine, whether they can be both feminine and athletic, and all the rest of that tired, sexist, clueless, despicable BS. Heads-up: Athleticism is not gendered.

Here's a Photo Of LeBron James, David Beckham And Aaron Rodgers

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.16.2015 | Sports

Sportz y'all. A photo posted by LeBron James (@kingjames) on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:36am PDT ~*~*~BONUS~*~*~  Here's LeBron with Peyton M...

USA, Greatest Doggone Country In The World, Decimates France 82-0 In Game Of AMERICAN Football

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.22.2015 | Sports

Sorry July 4, 1776, but July 15, 2015, just became the most American day of all time. The United States of America beat France in a game of American f...

Kid Sinks Impossible Basketball Shot, Is Blown Away By His Own Magnificence

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.16.2015 | Sports

It’s a shot that dreams are made of -- and this kid somehow nails it. In this viral video, watch as a boy hurls a basketball from his front porc...

Michael Bennett: A Candid View of Life On and Off the Field

Victoria Oldridge | Posted 07.15.2015 | Sports
Victoria Oldridge

Now entering his sixth year in the NFL, Bennett has emerged as one of the most prominent players in the league, notably putting himself on the map in 2013 as a key contributor to the defensive unit that ranked first in the NFL and went on to win Super Bowl XLVIII.

13 Epic GoPro Shots on Instagram

INK361 | Posted 07.15.2015 | Travel
INK361

Once known for taking amazing video footage of sports and fun activities, the GoPro is now also known for taking pretty epic and high quality photos. ...

Why the Story of Muhammad Ali's Rebellion Matters Today: Part 6, the Conclusion

Dave Kreissman | Posted 07.14.2015 | Sports
Dave Kreissman

Over the 40-plus years since the Clay v. United States ruling was handed down, public opinion of Ali has been overwhelmingly positive. In fact, information that paints him in a negative light is fairly difficult to come by.

The Heart Behind the Badge

Rose Tafoya | Posted 07.14.2015 | Good News
Rose Tafoya

For athletes and officers alike, the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics is a story of success, love, respect and commitment between law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes.