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Cupping: The Latest Trend for U.S. Olympic Athletes

August 10, 2016 4:26 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 4891
Viewers watching the Olympics this past week may have spotted unusual pepperoni-like bruises on several U.S. athletes, including U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps and U.S. gymnast Alex Naddour. The deep-purple circles are signs of an ancient Chinese healing technique used to relieve pain called “cupping.” Although the therapy has mostly been used in Middle Eastern and Asian… View Article

NBC to Broadcast Rio Olympics in Virtual Reality

July 5, 2016 6:32 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 6728
NBC recently announced it will be broadcasting 85 hours of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio in virtual reality (VR) this upcoming August. However, only owners of Samsung smartphones and Samsung Gear VR headsets will be able to experience the fully-immersive 360-degree experience. Although the VR content will be presented in delay, viewers can still… View Article

New Campaign Warns Travelers of Mobile Hacks at Rio Olympics

June 28, 2016 4:45 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 12092
The U.S. government is launching a multimedia campaign Wednesday advising Americans traveling to the August Olympic Games in Rio and other abroad destinations that proprietary information stored on electronic devices is at high risk for security breaches. USA Today reported that the “Know the Risk; Raise Your Shield” program warns travelers that foreign security services… View Article

Nike Releases Emotional Commercial Celebrating Cleveland’s First Championship in 52 years

June 21, 2016 7:38 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 2303
After the Cavaliers won the city of Cleveland its first title since 1964, Nike released a commercial commemorating the event. The Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, 93-89, bringing the city of Cleveland its first major sports championship in 52 years. An emotional LeBron James dedicated… View Article

Nike To Train Over 7,000 Gym Teachers in China

June 21, 2016 7:08 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 8775
Nike recently announced plans to collaborate with the Chinese Ministry of Education on training over 7,000 gym teachers at 300 schools across China over the next three years. The new agreement is a product of the China-US Cultural Exchange event earlier this month, which is sponsored by Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong and United States… View Article
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Muhammad Ali Featured on Sports Illustrated cover for the 40th time

June 7, 2016 7:41 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 6918
The late Muhammad Ali will grace the cover of next week’s issue of Sports Illustrated magazine for the 40th time. The boxing legend died last Friday at the age of 74 from respiratory issues related to a decades-long struggle with Parkinson’s disease. The three-time world heavyweight’s latest cover issue hits stands Wednesday, June 8. Michael… View Article

Former NFL Player Ricky Williams to Open World’s First Cannabis-Based Gym

June 1, 2016 8:54 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3295
San Francisco is about to welcome a completely new kind of fitness center — a marijuana-friendly gym that allows customers to consume cannabis on-site before and after their workout. The world’s first cannabis-friendly gym—aptly-named Power Plant Fitness—is the joint business venture of Ricky Williams, a former NFL player, and Jim McAlpine, founder of 420 Games,… View Article

New Photos Released Causes Stir to Kick Greg Hardy Out of NFL

November 8, 2015 1:14 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 787
Dallas Cowboys owner, Jerry Jones, has called Greg Hardy a “true leader” in the past but we have a feeling that opinion may change very shortly. This week Deadspin released over 48 photos of the brutally beaten body of Hardy’s former girlfriend Nicole Holder and to say they are shocking would be an understatement. From… View Article

‘FIFA’ Video Game To Add Women For The First Time

June 4, 2015 8:30 am  | Comments: 1 | Views: 762
For the first time ever, Electronic Arts’ pro soccer series based on FIFA will feature women’s teams. EA says FIFA 16 will include 12 women’s national teams when it launches on multiple game consoles in September, the publisher revealed in a statement. The 12 nations representing FIFA 16 are Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, England, France,… View Article

World Cup: Germany Welcomes Conquering Heroes Home

September 4, 2014 2:30 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 947
Tens of thousands of German football fans are giving a hero’s welcome to the World Cup-winning team in Berlin. The main celebrations were at the Brandenburg Gate, where players displayed the cup on a large stage while performing an impromptu dance. Many had gathered since dawn to welcome the players who touched down from Brazil… View Article