Beat winter boredom by fishing on ice

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Baseball pitcher excels with only one hand Rick Robinson was settling into his new job as the college baseball coach at Tennessee-Martin. He was moving some things around his office. That's when he came across a few articles that had been written about the previous year's team. He made a somewhat startling discovery.... - Posted on March 30, 2015
Americans love an underdog It's the time of year for March Madness. And boy, do fans love the underdog. The science shows, again and again, that we can't resist pulling for the underdog teams when college basketball's national tournament rolls around. About a dozen studies over the past 25 years have ... - Posted on March 26, 2015
Give me an N. Give me a Y. (for a the highest bid) Some very big, familiar pieces of New York City sports history are going on the auction block, courtesy of a baseball star. The 10-foot high letters spelled "Yankee Stadium." They were atop the original Bronx ballpark. Now they are being offered for sale at Sotheby's on Apri... - Posted on March 24, 2015
NCAA gets high-def replay system for March Madness The NCAA is going all in on high-def video reviews during March Madness. The men's and women's basketball tournaments begin this week. The NCAA for the first time will use a replay system that captures live high-definition video from multiple angles for immediate review. Tha... - Posted on March 23, 2015
Mush: Lack of snow pushes Iditarod race north Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel. That forced Iditarod organizers to move the start further north. That's where there is snow and ice. A weather pattern that buried the eastern U.S. in snow has left Alaska fairly warm and... - Posted on March 11, 2015
Mush: Lack of snow pushes Iditarod race north Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel. That forced Iditarod organizers to move the start further north where there is snow and ice. A weather pattern that buried the eastern U.S. in snow has left Alaska fairly warm and relativ... - Posted on March 11, 2015
#22 Lauren Hill continues to inspire The Mount St. Joseph's women's basketball team held its postseason banquet in a Cincinnati hospital room warmed by Lauren Hill's smile. The 19-year-old freshman made it through a full season while raising more than $1.3 million for research into the type of brain tumor that ... - Posted on March 4, 2015
NASCAR coming to a school near you – maybe yours! It takes a lot of geometry and physics to get a race car to go 200 laps at speeds that can top 200 mph. In a nod to the often overlooked science behind races like the Daytona 500, NASCAR is announcing a years-long commitment to promote "STEM" inside classrooms and out. STEM ... - Posted on February 25, 2015
These kids are kicking cancer – literally! The young people who learn martial arts at a studio north of Detroit are not considered students. Their instructors use a different word. Heroes. That's because the techniques these children learn will be used not to take on an opponent from a rival studio. Ins... - Posted on February 24, 2015
Beat winter boredom by fishing on ice Standing on an icy lake. Watching a 10-inch hole all day. Waiting for a fish to bite. It's a popular pastime in colder climates like the Adirondack Mountains, especially when there's cash on the line. More than 1,700 competitors spread out across the icy expanse of Gr... - Posted on February 19, 2015