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Sports Medicine - Articles and Advice

Sports medicine is the study and practice of medical principles specifically related to athletes and individuals participating in physical fitness or …

Biomechanics

Food fraud rampant throughout US restaurants and supermarkets, book reveals

Among the many things New Yorkers pride ourselves on is food: making it, selling it and consuming only the best, from single-slice pizza to four-star sushi. We have fish markets, Shake Shacks and, as of this year, 74 Michelin-starred restaurants.<p>Yet most everything we eat is fraudulent.<p>In his new …

Fish

What's For Dinner? 10 Strategies To Help Busy Parents Get Food On The Table

My husband and I once took great pleasure in preparing meals from scratch. We made pizza dough and sauce. We baked bread. We churned ice cream.<p>Then we became parents.<p>Now there are some weeks when pre-chopped vegetables and a rotisserie chicken are the only things between us and five nights of …

Cooking

Best metabolism boosting foods

There are no miracle foods or foods that magically melt away the pounds. But some can give you a boost in the metabolism department.<p>These foods have something special when it comes to helping you fight those unwanted pounds:<p>1. Grapefruit<p>This is more than a breakfast food — it’s a weight-loss …

Watch Liam Neeson Voice a Tree-Beast in 'A Monster Calls' Trailer

Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones also star in the new fantasy from J.A. Bayona<p>Steven Spielberg's <i>The BFG</i> tanked hard at the box office, but the folks …

Movies

'Star Trek' creator's son unsure of gay Sulu

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The son of late "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry says his father would have been on board with an Enterprise crew member being portrayed as gay, but he's unsure if it should have been helmsman Hikaru Sulu.<p>Rod Roddenberry said his father would have been supportive of a gay …

Star Trek

‘Suicide Squad’ Still Smashing Ahead Of ‘Star Trek’, ‘Ghostbusters’ On Social

ComScore’s PreAct, which measures the amount of social chatter (good or bad) on movies before their release, continues to show that Warner Bros.’ DC …

See Mark Ruffalo in the Biggest Hulk Hands Ever on the THOR: RAGNAROK Set

With production underway on Marvel’s <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i>, we have our first video look at the film’s Hulk… or more specifically, his big, big hands! Also …

Q&A: Laughing along with the wickedly funny 'Ghostbusters'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It takes all of 30 seconds for Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon to start cracking each other up — and anyone else lucky enough to be in the room with all that infectious energy.<p>The three "Ghostbusters" stars, minus Kristen Wiig who was sick, share some of their …

Suicide Squad Director Talks Heath Ledger’s Joker & Moving On

They say that change is inevitable, but in the world of Hollywood properties and franchises, it’s the most reliable truth. The superhero blockbuster …

LOL: Baby Does the Rocky 2 Training Montage, Will Knock You Out with Cuteness

“In anything that we want to go from just a beginner to a pro, you need a montage. Even <i>Rocky</i> had a montage.” The lyrics from the <i>Team America: World</i> …

Sylvester Stallone Wants To Be Very Clear That He’s Not Involved In The All-Female ‘Expendables’ Movie

The “all-female” cast idea continues to be quite the cause of celebration and controversy in Hollywood, and the pending box office success of Paul Feig’s <i>GhostbustHers</i> will probably only provide more encouragement. In addition to Melissa McCarthy and co. saving New York City from the undead again, …

Film Industry

Songs We Love: Itasca, 'Buddy'

There's a muffled snare beat, like a throat-clearing cough at the start of a speech, and then a gentle cascade of guitar arpeggios before Kayla Cohen starts to sing. The bucolic vibe is the ideal complement to her warm, aqueous tones, as she begins to spin a tale as pastoral as the production on …

Hiking

Pixies’ New Album Has a Song About Kim Deal

Last week, the reunited Pixies announced <i>Head Carrier</i>, their follow-up to <i>Indie</i> <i>Cindy</i>. It’ll be their first record since 1991’s <i>Trompe Le Monde</i> to be conceived as a full album. (<i>Indie Cindy</i> comprised three EPs.) Now, Frank Black has discussed the record in a new BBC 6 Music interview. In the chat, …

We Asked Three Lookalikes How It Feels to Impersonate a Rock Star

Learning lessons in truth and beauty from Abba, Oasis and Foo Fighters impersonators who make a living at the summer's biggest fake festivals.<p>Just two weekends ago, for the princely sum of ten pounds and ten drink tokens, I saw the festival lineup of the century tucked away in an obscure Derbyshire …

Dave Grohl

5 Key Storylines for British Boxing Heading into the 2nd Half of 2016

It may be hard to believe, but we're already over halfway through 2016.<p>In terms of British boxing, the first six months of the year have been very good for business. It turns out time really does fly when you're having fun.<p>David Haye has returned to the ring, Anthony Joshua has become an even …

Miesha Tate vs Amanda Nunez, why women’s boxing should make headlines too

Share Email<p>Miesha Tate is going to headline UFC 200 in her MMA match with Brazilian Amanda Nunez.<p>While women have been struggling to gain their fair …

Ronda Rousey

Boxing: My Story, and How I Think Boxing Can Help You

YouTube

Former boxing, kickboxing champ's message: 'Stop the killing' | NOLA.com

<b>AL MIMS JR. IS FIGHTING NEW ORLEANS CRIME, BARE-KNUCKLE.</b><p><i>Al Mims Jr.'s message is clear from the protest sign he's known for carrying at New Orleans</i> …

Boxing

Boxing rumors: Adrien Broner out, Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas in November

Share Email<p>Manny Pacquiao may no longer be fighting Adrien Broner in his next fight after the latter reportedly priced himself out. With Broner …

Boxing

Boxing Rumors: Manny Pacquiao speaks about coming out of retirement, senate duties and his next opponent

Share Email<p>Filipino boxing icon and Senator Manny Pacquiao denied the report that he is going to take a leave from the senate to fight in the boxing …

Boxing

Arum: Manny Pacquiao coming out of retirement for fight; boxer refutes claim

The former welterweight champion appears to be rebuffing on his retirement<p>Manny Pacquiao is not done after all. The former welterweight champion of …

Daniel Radcliffe gets interviewed by adorable kids

It’s been a while since Daniel Radcliffe last set foot in Hogwarts, and apparently some of his younger fans think it’s time for him to reveal the …

Daniel Radcliffe

Australian woman 'should face kidnap charges' over bid to seize own children

Judge recommends Sally Faulkner and child recovery specialist Adam Whittington face charges, while Nine Network journalists and crew face fine<p>A judge has reportedly recommended Australian woman Sally Faulkner should face kidnap charges over the botched attempt to take her two children from their …