Scientists surprised at how John Glenn handled rigors of space

BETHESDA, Md. -- John Glenn's 77-year-old body handled the rigors of space every bit as well as astronauts roughly half his age, NASA scientists said Friday in disclosing some of the lessons they...

XXX Technology
Eighty-five-year-old trainer Manny Azpurua enjoying the ride with precocious colt Social Inclusion

...more than 3,500 races before coming to the United States 35 years ago.Few would begrudge him wanting an escape from the rigors of the racetrack ? the pre-dawn wakeup calls, the physical labor, the constant worry about his horses.Except that Azpurua...

Reality show to feature the Atlanta Falcons this year

...is "excited about the opportunity to give our fans a behind the scenes look at what it takes to prepare an NFL team for the rigors of a 16-game regular season and beyond."Hard Knocks is now its ninth season. Other teams previously featured on the reality...

High school students study along researchers at Georgia Regents University's summer biomedical camp

...all the skills they need."GRU's first-ever summer biomedical research program is designed to introduce students to the rigors of biomedical research. The program, funded through grants provided by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health...

Howell survives first cut

Rapidly adapting to the rigors of the PGA Tour, Charles Howell surged up the Greater Hartford Open leaderboard Friday to make the cut and ensure his first PGA...

Turnout is strong again for Shootout

It's a respite before the rigors of the travel soccer season. And an opportunity to play against unfamiliar teams. Junior soccer teams from across the Southeast...

Other sports
Barrel competition is old hat for Josey

Martha Josey earned a day off Thursday from the rigors of the National Barrel Horse Association's World Championships. Josey, the defending Senior champion, decided not to ride...

Other sports | Augusta Futurity
Celebrity's is good hangout spot

Don't you hate when Saturday afternoon arrives, a time of reprieve from the rigors of school, and you cannot think of how to spend your weekend? A new club may offer a safe place for teens to meet and party...

Smoltz applauds sterling starters

PITTSBURGH - As a former starter, John Smoltz appreciates the demands on a starting rotation. He understands the rigors of taking a turn every five days and the expectations of a six-state fan base that is accustomed to seeing Cy Young winners...

Unmatched star power

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona used to be a fun departure for drivers from the rigors of the NASCAR, IRL and CART seasons. While it's still fun, it's become anything but a joyride. With 76 series champions...