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76 Of 79 Deceased NFL Players Found To Have Brain Disease | Concussion Watch | FRONTLINE | PBS

www.pbs.org | Michael Klopman | September 30, 2014 | Sports
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As the NFL nears an end to its long-running legal battle over concussions, new data from the nation’s largest brain bank focused on traumatic brain injury has found evidence of a degenerative brain disease in 76 of the 79 former players it’s examined.

Woman Strips Naked In Corporate Box At Australian League Football Game

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | September 30, 2014 | Weird News
The stadium luxury suite wasn't supposed to be clothing-optional. But a Scottish woman still stripped naked in a corporate box at an Australian Football League game in Melbourne Saturday, giving fans an eyeful. Heather McCartney apparently pulled the stunt on a dare as she watched Hawthorn play Sydney in the...

Is Tom Brady As We Know Him Finished?

Jordan Schultz | September 30, 2014 | Sports
After years at the pinnacle of his career, Tom Brady's wretched play in Monday night's game confused viewers. And yet, questions about the quarterback began before the shellacking in Kansas City. With four touchdown passes through four games, Brady is off to the worst start of his professional career. Moreover,...

Michael Phelps Arrested, Charged With Second DUI

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | September 30, 2014 | Sports
Decorated Olympian Michael Phelps has been arrested and charged with a DUI in Baltimore after police pulled him over for speeding early Tuesday morning. Maryland Transit Authority (MDTA) police told WBAL the athlete was driving a white Land Rover at a speed of 84 mph in...

'Take Me OUT To The Ballpark' Elevates LGBT White Sox Fans

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | September 30, 2014 | Gay Voices
Here's an inspiring response to what turned out to be a disappointing (but depressingly familiar) scenario. In August, the White Sox announced that the sporting organization would begin sponsoring a night called "LGBT Pride Night: Out at the Sox," in celebration and support of the queer community. Anti-gay...

This Might Be The Cutest NFL Injury Report Ever

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | September 30, 2014 | Sports
Who knew housebreaking a puppy could be so hazardous to a big strong football player? In what's easily one of the most adorable NFL-related tweets ever, the Detroit Lions announced that tight end Joseph Fauria sprained his ankle while trying to stop his dog from having an accident inside.

This Is What The World Was Like The Last Time The Yankees & Red Sox Both Missed The Playoffs

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | September 30, 2014 | Sports
The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are usually fixtures of October baseball. Between them, the rivals have represented the American League in 10 of the last 18 World Series. But both will be watching the 2014 postseason from home. This will mark the first time since 1993...

Michael Phelps -- Arrested FOR DUI | TMZ.com

www.tmz.com | Michael Klopman | September 30, 2014 | Sports
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Michael Phelps was arrested for driving under the influence in Maryland early this morning ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ Sports.

Muslim NFL Player Penalized After Prayer In End Zone

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | September 30, 2014 | Sports
A Muslim player who was penalized after dropping to his knees and bowing in prayer following an interception returned for a touchdown on Monday night should not have been flagged, the NFL said Tuesday. Husain Abdullah of the Kansas City Chiefs slid to the turf in the end zone...

Brazilian Goalie Scores Own Goal In The Flukiest Way Possible

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | September 30, 2014 | Sports
Well this is one way to use your head. Unfortunately. Goalkeeper Joao Carlos of Brazil's second-tier Boa Esporte experienced a fluky case of Murphy's Law in a recent match. Carlos failed to clear a crossed ball and was out of position. After an opposing player took a shot...

Red Sox First Baseman Mike Napoli Will Be Treated For Sleep Apnea

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | September 30, 2014 | Healthy Living
Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli missed the last 10 games of the season due to "an array of injuries," according to ESPNBoston.com, but he won't need surgery. Instead, he'll be receiving treatment for sleep apnea. "That has been going on for several years," general manager Ben...

Bill Belichick Laughs At Reporter's Question About Potential QB Controversy

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | September 30, 2014 | Sports
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick let reporters know how he feels about his quarterbacks without needing to say a word on Monday night. His facial expression said it all, with a little help from one chuckle. After the Kansas City Chiefs dominated the Patriots for...

Man Sets New World Record For Deepest Scuba Dive After Plunging More Than 1,000 Feet

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | September 30, 2014 | Science
Scuba organizations say recreational divers shouldn't go below about 130 feet, but one Egyptian diver recently ventured a bit deeper -- going more than 1,000 feet below the ocean surface and setting a world record in the process. The record-breaking dive took place last week, when

12 Reasons You Need To Go To Louisville This Fall (Or Anytime, Really)

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | September 30, 2014 | Travel
There are many ways to pronounce Louisville and a lot of different ways to see this historic town. Full of Victorian architecture and traditions tied to the Kentucky Derby (mint juleps, big hats, Hot Browns), it's also a very young town bursting with life....

Spreadable Beer Exists, So You Can Drink Your Brew And Eat It, Too

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | September 30, 2014 | Taste
We're drunk in love.

Kansas City Chiefs Rout New England Patriots In Monday Night Blowout (VIDEO)

Chris Greenberg | September 30, 2014 | Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Jamaal Charles proved he is back to full speed for the Kansas City Chiefs. Tom Brady is still stuck in neutral for the New England Patriots. Charles returned from an injury to score three touchdowns Monday night, Brady was picked off twice by the opportunistic...

Nate Silver's Wesbsite Is Reportedly Seen As A 'Disaster' By Some At ESPN

Adam Goldberg | September 30, 2014 | Media
Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight website launched with much fanfare back in March. Silver was seen as a new media sensation, someone prepared to upend the stale worlds of political analysis and sports reporting with his data-heavy style. So, how's that going? Well, if you believe insiders at ESPN who...

The 2014 Baseball Playoffs Hateability Index - Wall Street Journal

Thomas McKenna | September 29, 2014 | Sports
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For the second straight year, the New York Yankees have missed the playoffs, abdicating one of their most important social responsibilities: giving America an obvious team to root against in October.

Autopsy Of Chiefs' Jovan Belcher One Year After Murder-Suicide Finds Signs Of Brain Disease CTE

Chris Greenberg | September 29, 2014 | Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An autopsy performed one year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his 22-year-old girlfriend and killed himself found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease found in athletes and others with a history of repetitive brain injuries. Belcher, 25, killed...

Ryder Cup Champion Says He's 'Still Drunk' The Morning After Hitting Heroic Shot

Kyle Franco | September 29, 2014 | Sports
Welsh golfer Jamie Donaldson landed a beautiful shot inches from the pin on the 15th hole on Sunday, sealing aa victory for Europeans in the 2014 Ryder Cup. By Monday morning the feeling had yet to sink in for Donaldson. Why? Because he was "still...
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