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The Only Good Reason to Ban Steroids in Baseball: To Prevent an Arms Race

A philosophy scholar investigates six dumb lines of logic—and one really compelling one—for opposing performance-enhancing drug use among MLB players.<p>AP / Kathy Willens<p>Major League Baseball is reportedly on the verge of the largest drug bust in sports history. Some 20 players, including Alex …

New fossils suggest unicorns might have been real

A study published by the American Journal of Applied Sciences is drawing a lot of attention for positing an exciting theory: Unicorns might have been …

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DeMarco Murray held back due to sports science

PHILADELPHIA -- The mystery of DeMarco Murray's absence from Sunday’s first training camp practice was explained Tuesday by coach Chip Kelly.<p>Two …

NFL

Sports Science's breakdown of Stephen Curry's game-winner is mindblowing

Stephen Curry never stops amazing the world with his basketball skills.<p>At this point, he is so good that science nearly can’t handle what he’s doing on a basketball court.<p>ESPN’s Sports Science broke down Curry’s game-winning, 32-footer against the Thunder on Saturday. The science behind that shot …

Sports Science

Water Ice on Ceres Boosts Hopes for Buried Ocean

A bright spot drifting in the dark Asteroid Belt between Mars and Jupiter, the dwarf planet Ceres becomes more intriguing the more astronomers learn …

Astronomy

Johns Hopkins Nailed The Hidden-Ball Trick For A Lacrosse Goal

The hidden ball trick is as close as sports ever comes to a magic trick. This one comes from Johns Hopkins University’s game in the NCAA lacrosse tournament against the University of Virginia. Two schools from the absolute heart of lacrosse country. A big game between two familiar foes with high …

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Big 12 morning links

Good for you, Cece Jefferson, for standing up for your right to not sign the NLI. What a wild story. On to the links:<p>The moves aren't official yet, …

Marine plastic pollution: the threat pervading Australia's waters

The waters around Australia are riddled with more than 4,000 tiny pieces of plastic per square kilometre, posing a threat to marine life and humans, new research has found.<p>The study, conducted by the University of Western Australia and CSIRO, found the vast majority of plastic particles were …

Brazil Olympics: Super-bacteria found in Rio sea waters

<b>Researchers in Brazil have discovered drug-resistant bacteria in the sea waters where sailing and windsurfing events will be held during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.</b><p>The "super-bacteria" are usually found in hospital waste and produce an enzyme, KPC, resistant to antibiotics.<p>Researchers …

New Evidence That Urban Water Pollution Is Harming Birds

Researchers have linked the polluted run-off from cities to hormonal problems in chicks.<p>Bloated rats and fat pigeons aside, the urban environment doesn't always super-size animals. In fact, cities might be having the opposite effect on one critter – the European dipper, a bird that's struggling …

Dead Pigs and Rivers of Blood: Shocking Photos of Water Pollution in China

Half of China's rivers and lakes are severely polluted by industrial effluent and chemical fertilisers.<p>Rapid and immense growth of industry in China, …