Active dogs getting ACL-like surgeries

...while ACL surgery can cost as much as $27,000, according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Many professional athletes have come back from ACL surgery, but it takes a year out of their careers, said Reznik, an academy member who's...

Stop attacks on women

...spiraled out of control. Since sports fans and particularly those who are young and impressionable often idolize professional athletes, would it be too much to ask all professional sports organizations to launch a joint public campaign to discourage...

Tony Romo will play against Baltimore Ravens

...governor said the punishment given to the Baltimore Ravens running back sends the message that it's OK "for professional athletes to beat women, just for the sake of ratings."LePage was beaten by his father when he was young and has made...

Biogenesis owner Tony Bosch to plead guilty

...setting up meetings between the athletes and Bosch, who introduced himself as "Dr. T," authorities said. Professional athletes paid up to $12,000 a month for the drugs provided by Biogenesis, while high schoolers paid up to $600 a month...

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Apple's Beats buy joins tech and street-wise style

...visionary. But Dr. Dre and Iovine have created wildly popular headphones that young hipsters, celebrities and professional athletes adorn themselves with -even when they're not listening to music. Dre and Iovine's input will be highly...

Cultivate learning through school choice

...fit for every child. FAMILIES OF STUDENTS who are hospitalized or homebound; who are training to be actors or professional athletes; or who learn at a faster or slower pace than their peers should be empowered to choose the academic environment...

Pistons snap Heat's 10-game winning streak

...occurred during his NBA career.Clark, now 38, says he wasn't prepared mentally to handle the lifestyle of a professional athlete."The money, the fame, the fact that I was on TV. People think money will make your life better. Money didn't...

NFL quarterbacks now joining flopping ranks

What once was limited to punters, soccer players and NBA players has now spread to NFL quarterbacks, who have now officially joined the ranks of professional athletes who flop.

Social media commentary can do damage

...always been targets for criticism. Because of Twitter and other platforms, however, direct access to college and professional athletes has never been greater. And the messages can get nasty.Last Saturday, after Missouri kicker Andrew Baggett...