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...

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US Women's Disc Golf Championships finish on a high note

...The U.S. Women's Disc Golf Championship brought in 98 competitors from 21 states, all vying for a chance to tackle the rigors of both the "Steady" Ed Memorial and the Jim Warner Memorial courses.In the end, it was Page Pierce, a two-time world...

Ex-South Carolina football star Marcus Lattimore retires from NFL before he can start

...snap because of two serious knee injuries while he was in college, and he has decided his knees might not hold up through the rigors of a 16-game season.Lattimore informed the San Francisco 49ers he will retire, two years after blowing out his right knee...

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...

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...

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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...

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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...