|_______________||13 || Schools No Longer Punishing Athletes Harshly for Marijuana |
At least one-third of the Power Five conference schools are not punishing athletes as harshly as they were 10 years ago for testing positive for marijuana and other so-called recreational drugs, according to an investigation by The Associated Press.
|Monday, 28 December 2015|
|_______________||14 || World's Longest Bicycle Spans 117-Feet?Half a City Block! |
Clear the streets! Dutch cycling group Mijl Van Mares Werkploeg just broke the 2016 world record for longest bicycle. At a whopping 117 feet long, the bike stretches half a city block and spans farther than the word's longest limo, at 100 feet long. Per Guinness World Record's requirements, it has just two wheels and is actually operable. The bike stretches half a city block. (Photo: Guinness World Records) In the video, Mara Montalbano shows us how it rides.
|Friday, 20 November 2015|
|_______________||15 || Why I Like It When My 8-year-old Loses at Sports |
?In business, you either close a deal or you don't ? and if you don't, you can't just say, 'Well, everybody tried hard, right?'? Jen Welter, a sports psychologist and the first female coach in the NFL, tells Yahoo Parenting.
|Friday, 20 November 2015|
|_______________||16 || Study Finds Benefit of Cheerleading |
Could cheerleading be the most progressive sport in terms of gender roles? New research from the University of East Anglia indicates that the traditionally female-centered activity can help participants of both sexes challenge stereotypes about girls in sports. The study, which was published in the journal Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, tracked the growing popularity of cheerleading in the U.K. and focused on the members of four cheerleading teams. ?The participants in our study talked about flipping gender norms in cheerleading,? Dr. Amy Pressland, a co-author of the study, tells Yahoo Parenting.
|Wednesday, 04 November 2015|
|_______________||17 || Tom Brady on Coca-Cola and Frosted Flakes: 'That's Poison' |
Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen. (Photo: Instagram.com/gisele) A run-of-the-mill post-game radio interview with Tom Brady ended up being a lot more than that, when the Patriots quarterback took a swing at the processed food industry ? calling out Coca-Cola and Frosted Flakes, specifically. Brady's been known to stick to an extremely healthy diet ? avocado ?ice cream,? anyone? ? but this interview revealed the passion behind his healthy habits.
|Thursday, 15 October 2015||
|_______________||18 || When Someone You Love Spirals Out of Control, When Do You Stay and When Do You Go? |
Though the two are still legally married, Khloe Kardashian left the basketball star after five years together in 2013, reportedly over his struggle with substance abuse and, primarily, his addiction to cocaine. Odom remains in critical condition, still unconscious, with Kardashian by his side after she rushed to Las Vegas upon hearing the news. Earlier this week, University of Southern California football coach Steve Sarkisian was fired, allegedly as a result of his own struggle with alcoholism and his violation of the school's zero-tolerance policy regarding alcohol use. The 41-year-old has three children with his estranged wife. Also this week, reality TV star Scott Disick, the former boyfriend of Kourtney Kardashian and father of her children, checked into rehab to get help for his addiction problems.
|Wednesday, 14 October 2015|