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Bet responsibly? A struggle for some as sportsbook ads widen

Bet responsibly? A struggle for some as sportsbook ads widen

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The tagline makes the solution sound so simple: "Gamble responsibly."
It's anything but for those who struggle with compulsive gambling. Instead, the footnote caps a powerful new temptation as ads for sports betting emerge in states that have recently legalized an activity once banned in ... (full story)


Tony Parker says he's retiring from NBA after 18 seasons

Tony Parker says he's retiring from NBA after 18 seasons

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Four-time NBA champion Tony Parker's impressive career is over.
Parker announced recently he's retiring from basketball after 18 seasons in the NBA. The 37-year-old guard said on Twitter it was an emotional decision.
"It's with a lot of emotion that I retire from basketball, it was an incredib ... (full story)


Get those med balls out of the corner

Back in the day, when I was in college and first started working out in the Kent State weight room, there was only one way to roll - weight training. Pumping iron was it.
But after transitioning from college gym-rat to endurance athlete, I grew far less concerned with personal bests in lifts like the bench, shoulder press, squat ... (full story)


Dipping

As I was recently sitting outside on a warm spring night, I happened to gaze up into the sky…and what a beautiful sight indeed. Above me was this magnificent inky blackness interspersed with all these stars shimmering like a gazillion tiny, fluttering diamonds.
It was one of those rare moments when a sight, sound or scent ... (full story)


MLB attendance down another 1.4%, 4th straight drop

MLB attendance down another 1.4%, 4th straight drop

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays and Miami Marlins drew 12,653 Wednesday night — combined.
Baltimore, Cincinnati, Minnesota and Tampa Bay set stadium lows this year. Kansas City had its smallest home crowd since 2011 and Toronto and San Francisco since 2010. The Marlins' average attendance is less than Triple-A Las ... (full story)