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Injury Rates In Young Female Athletes May Be Underestimated

Injury rates among elite young female athletes may be higher than what’s been reported, new data suggest. “Most studies define injury as time loss from participation, whereas many athletes with overuse injuries continue to participate despite pain and reduced performance.... Continue Reading →

Lisa Brown Alexander, CEO of Nonprofit HR, Shares Her Battle with Depression and How She Overcame It

It’s OK to admit that you’re not a superwoman.  From the outside, people saw a professional Black woman who had it all together. Underneath the surface, however, Lisa Brown Alexander was in a lot of pain—psychological pain that our community... Continue Reading →

Tiger Woods Apologizes for DUI Arrest, Says Unexpected Reaction to Prescribed Medications Was to Blame

Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods said an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications was to blame for his early-morning DUI arrest near his Jupiter Island home in Florida on Monday. Woods, who underwent surgery last week to relieve lingering... Continue Reading →

WATCH: Teen Played Dead While His Cousin Took Bullets for Him During Mississippi Shooting Rampage

It was after midnight when a gunman burst into the living room of a southern Mississippi home where young people were playing video games. Caleb Edwards, 15, said the man -- whom he knows as Corey Godbolt -- demanded to... Continue Reading →

Former Obama Justice Official Karol Mason to Lead John Jay College as First Black and First Female

A former assistant attorney general in the Obama administration’s justice department will be the next president of Manhattan’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice.  The Daily News reports Monday that 59-year-old Karol Mason will take over on Aug. 1. She’ll... Continue Reading →

Pittsburgh Penguins Survive Predators Rally to Claim Game One of the Stanley Cup Finals In 5-3 Victory

Jake Guentzel scored a tie-breaking goal with three minutes remaining as the Pittsburgh Penguins survived a furious Nashville Predators rally to eke out a 5-3 victory in Game One of the Stanley Cup Finals on Monday. Guentzel's goal ended an... Continue Reading →

Jefferson Community College, Rockland Community College, and Tompkins Cortland Community College Hire 3 African-Americans to Lead Schools

Three African Americans were recently appointed to lead three community colleges in the state of New York.  The State University of New York (SUNY) Board of Trustees, along with the boards of Jefferson, Rockland, and Tompkins Cortland community colleges boards... Continue Reading →

Steve Kerr Will Not Coach Warriors In Game One of NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr could return to the team's bench during the NBA Finals, but it will not be for Game 1 against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night. Kerr has missed Golden State's last 10 playoff games... Continue Reading →

Defense Secretary James Mattis Warns War With North Korea Would Be ‘Catastrophic’

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis says that war with North Korea -- should tensions ever come to that -- would be "catastrophic." "A conflict in North Korea, John, would be probably the worst kind of fighting in most people's... Continue Reading →

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