Lance Armstrong Steps Down From Livestrong As Nike Ends...
After three laps around Griffith Park, Lance Armstrong is greeted like a rock star. Story:Cyclists love this Lance encounter(Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times / September 10, 2009)Lance Armstrong said Wednesday he is stepping down as chairman of his Livestrong cancer-fighting charity so the group can
Ohio Marching Band Performs Gangnam Style
The Most Exciting Band in the Land features another online hit. Gangnam Style Dance starts at 1:27! First it was Party Rock. Now its Gangnam Style. Produced by Sway the Crowd Productions - http://swaythecrowd.com - in affiliation with the Ohio University Marching 110. See other Marching 110 videos,
Tailgate Parties Are A 'Powerful Impulse' And A Microcosm Of...
Green Bay Packers fans watch Super Bowl XXXII from the parking lot of Lambeau Field in this photo from 1998. A Notre Dame anthropologist likens tailgate parties to ancient harvest festivals and calls them “orchestrated effort in community building.” Photo: Mike Roemer/Associated
Owners And Players Share Blame For NHL Lockout
Let's be honest about the NHL lockout: Cut through all the spin and posturing, and it's about money and leverage. It's about greed and arrogance. It's about hypocrisy and stupidity. And that goes for both sides.The owners screw up the system that was supposed to save them. They
Neuropathologist Dr. Ann McKee Has Been Accused Of Killing...
The door to Ann McKee's office is a shrine to the human brain: artistic, scientific, and comic. An iridescent Andy Warhol carrying a Campbell's Soup can keeps company with a newspaper photograph of the anatomist and neurologist who created the Wilder Brain Collection at Cornell University. A
Attendance Is On The Rise For America's Two Major Summer Sports
America's two major summer leagues, Major League Baseball (MLB) and Major League Soccer (MLS), are experiencing strong regular season attendance growth in 2012. If both leagues can maintain their mid-season averages, they're on track to pull strong total attendance numbers.The MLB
Kid Picks Up Golf Ball On The Final Hole Of Regulation,...
If you've ever been to a professional golf tournament before, you know there's one rule that absolutely must be followed: don't pick up a ball — even if it happens to belong to Tiger Woods. Seriously, don't do it.We've seen fans attempt to take home a priceless souvenir before, including a lady
UEFA EURO 2012 Delivers Double-Digit Audience Increases On ESPN
Through the 24 matches in the group stage of the UEFA European Football Championship 2012, ESPN’s live English-language presentation is averaging 784,000 households and 1,002,000 viewers — up 79 percent and 82 percent, respectively, versus the group stage matches in 2008 (439,000 households
Banning High School Football?? Concussion Litigation Could...
No, I don’t mean an economic depression. I mean an emotional depression. I fear that a funk could hit a significant portion of the population over the next five years. Tens of millions of lives will be affected. There will be substantial economic hardship. Fortunes will be lost. Media empires
It Appears More Americans Than Ever Love Their Soccer.
ESPN's ratings for the UEFA EURO 2012 games have seen a triple-digit viewership increase compared with the 2008 matches shown on the network.Last Sunday’s 1-1 tie between Italy and Spain on ESPN was seen by an average of 2 million plus viewers, bigger than any of the 2008 games, except the
ESPN's Euro 2012 Soccer Draws Strong TV Ratings
Euro 2012, the European soccer championships underway in Poland and Ukraine, shows soccer can be a U.S. TV draw when it's a big event.Consider that ESPN's first-round Spain-Italy game Sunday drew a 1.7 overnight rating, translating to 1.7% of households in the 56 urban markets measured for
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