— Taylor Herd, a senior guard on the Quinnipiac University women’s basketball team. She tore two ligaments in the same knee during high school. Herd has starred at Quinnipiac while dealing with her father’s health. He received an artificial heart transplant in 2017 and awaits organ donation. … [Read more...] about College athletes honored with award for overcoming adversity
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The suicide of former University of Pennsylvania football captain Owen Thomas in April and the death of an 11-year old football player in Wisconsin earlier this month have raised two other theories about CTE. And if they're proven true, they could have a chilling effect on football in America. First, people can develop CTE without ever sustaining a diagnosable concussion. Thomas never experienced any concussion-like systems, leading experts to believe that his CTE came from repeated "routine" blows to the head, the same kind of Hard Knocks beloved by football fans across the country. … [Read more...] about Will Concussions Kill Football?
“In these circumstances, yes,” Mourinho said when asked whether finishing top-four would out-rank his second place with United. “We have to face that. Again I repeat the boys did fantastic to put themselves back in the positions where we belong; these positions fighting for the top four. … [Read more...] about Mourinho: top-four finish with Spurs would be my greatest achievement
College football—that venerable bastion of tradition, school spirit and state-sanctioned cartel economics—appears to be half-dozen conference realignments away from transforming into Unicron. At the U.S. Open, Serena Williams is solidifying her legacy as a (sometimes) all-time tennis great, while Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal, and Novak Djokovic continue to play a high-stakes game of rock, paper, scissors. (Sorry, Andys Roddick and Murray!) Still, the biggest sports story of the week involves the annual return of America's favorite athletic pastime. … [Read more...] about What’s the Appeal of Fantasy Football?
Fees for category A seats had been increased from ₹3.05 lakh to ₹6.9 lakh and for the category B seats, it was increased from ₹5.51 lakh to ₹24.20 lakh , they explained, alleging that the Admissions and Fee Regulation Committee (AFRC) had been bypassed in the process. The students faced a bleak future as the hike came in the middle of the course. “My parents are clueless on raising the huge amount for payment of fees,” said a student, K. Ramani, who will finish his course in April 2020. “We can either pay the fee or drop out of the course,” added another student, Swathi. … [Read more...] about Medicos in Nellore upset with fee hike in private colleges