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Indians leave name behind as injury-riddled season ends

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The storybook ending wasn't in the cards. The Indians finished more than 100 years of being called the Indians without another championship.
The Cleveland Guardians inherit baseball's longest current World Series title drought — 73 seasons and counting.
No change there.
But a season that bega ... (full story)


Flush with COVID-19 aid, schools steer funding to sports

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — One Wisconsin school district built a new football field. In Iowa, a high school weight room is getting a renovation. Another in Kentucky is replacing two outdoor tracks — all of this funded by the billions of dollars in federal pandemic relief Congress sent to schools this year.
The money is p ... (full story)


CBD used by athletes

Just a few weeks ago a client asked me if I had an opinion as to his using CBD oil to address the pain he was experiencing in his mending broken shoulder ––the result of a freakish cycling accident.
I told him since I wasn’t a doc I didn’t want to give him advice on using pain-reducing substances for his ... (full story)


New NCAA endorsement rules could benefit women more than men

(THE CONVERSATION) Only one week after the NCAA changed its endorsement rules on July 1, 2021, women college athletes found themselves on billboards in Times Square in New York, launching a clothing line collaboration and signing sponsorship deals for brands including a wireless carrier and a fast-food chain.
Women college athle ... (full story)


Lakers say they're building a vintage championship contender

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James has heard the basketball world talking about how the Los Angeles Lakers are too old, and he is laughing — both literally and figuratively.
"Some of the memes and some of the jokes have been extremely funny," James said with a grin.
At 36 years old, James is on a ro ... (full story)