University of Florida

Josh Gordon: where he's been and what's next for the Browns WR

The Cleveland Browns received outstanding news on Saturday as wide receiver Josh Gordon announced his return to the team after his leave of absence. Gordon left the team just before training camp started as part of his continued treatment and anxiety.<p>According to 247Sports.com, Gordon lived with …

Football (U.S.)

Helium Was Discovered 150 Years Ago. Here's Why It's So Important

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

Magnetism

What is the Hajj?

Nearly 2 million Muslim pilgrims are gathering in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj. This five-day pilgrimage is a …

Islam

Is grad school worth the time and cost? It's not always a slam dunk, experts say

Kaitlin Pfundstein spent much of the spring semester agonizing over her next step: go to grad school or try to find a job after graduation.

College & University

Documents show 150 birds killed to protect university work

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Federal documents show a University of Florida research unit killed more than 150 birds in the past 10 years to protect …

Birds

Leah Stancil Takes Over as Head Coach at Tulane University

Stancil brings a wealth of experience working with top athletes at a powerhouse program — she just finished up her tenth season as an assistant for …

Northwestern University

Uncommon Knowledge: Testing for cheaters

Unusual insights from the social sciences, from transplants to Christianity to secrecy.

Population

Watch Josh Gordon's first day back at Browns training camp, observing and conditioning

BEREA, Ohio -- In the video above, watch Josh Gordon's first day back return to Browns training camp, where he's allowed to watch practice and …

Denzel Ward

William Clayman, Joshua Handell

William Gilbert Clayman and Joshua Keith Handell were married Aug. 18 at the Yale Club of New York City. Kyle Roche, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated. Judge Diane S. Sykes, of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, led the …

United States

Notes: UK and U of L scrimmages; Georgia loses back; Travis Ford’s son to Missouri

Notes and links for Sunday:<p>Two weeks before the opener against Central Michigan, <b>Kentucky football held its second scrimmage</b> of fall camp. After being …

College Sports

Cordarrelle Patterson has come as advertised for Patriots

Exploring some hot topics around the New England Patriots in mailbag form:<p>Cordarrelle Patterson for real? After all these years? Hard to believe but …

NFL

With Josh Gordon back, Dez Bryant still in mix for the Browns, Hue Jackson says

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Josh Gordon's return to the Browns on Saturday does not preclude them from signing Dez Bryant, Hue Jackson said.<p>"No, I think one …

Football (U.S.)

McCumber claims third win in four starts with The Players Cup triumph

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Canada—Michael Gellerman felt he did everything necessary to win at The Players Cup this week. He carded just one bogey and one …

Golf

WATCH: You wanna get your teeth into this!

A significant difference between the great white shark and the Megalodon, however, is its mammoth size - of up to 18m.

White Shark

Florida university to get early voting site after judge strikes down ban

The University of Florida will offer an early voting site on its campus, weeks after a federal judge struck down a ban on college campuses being used …

Florida

Chicago Bulls: Where are they now – Joakim Noah

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 13: Joakim Noah #13 of the New York Knicks cheers on teammates during the game against the Washington Wizards on October 13, …

NBA

Cincinnati Reds: The rise of starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani

As the Cincinnati Reds wrap up this home series with the San Francisco Giants, they face a daunting seven-game road trip against division foes. In …

Sports

Boise State roster countdown 2018: Day 14, Tyler Horton

Yoooo, we’ve got two weeks left until kickoff and I’m giving you the green light to get that portable grill out of the shed. Today, we’ll take a look …

College Football

Pioneer of modern redistricting dies at 75

For more than four decades, when Republicans needed strategic advice drawing political boundaries, the party turned to a small cadre of expert …

Government

Report: Zach Smith took lewd photos during 2015 trip to White House

Former Ohio State wide receivers coach Zach Smith, who was fired last month after domestic violence accusations by his ex-wife surfaced, took lewd photos of himself during the Buckeyes' visit to the White House in 2015, according to a report Friday by college football reporter Brett McMurphy.<p>The …

Domestic Violence

Every Popular Drink in America—Ranked!

Up to 60 percent of the human adult body is water, but too many of us fail to choose H2O as our main source of hydration. We can likely chalk the …

Nutrition

Here’s what you need to know about Florida’s red, toxic nightmare

"Red tide" continues to plague the Sunshine State.<p>Piles of dead fish floating in harbors. The bodies of lifeless sea turtles, dolphins, manatees, and …

Environmentalism

Dogs receiving vaccinations for canine influenza at Jackson shelters

JACKSON, MI - With an outbreak of canine influenza in Michigan, dogs in Jackson County animal shelters are receiving vaccinations to combat the …

Public Health

We promise you won’t be eaten by a megalodon

So go ahead and get scared at the new movie “The Meg,” but don’t worry. Scientists have officially debunked the myth that megalodon sharks still …

Florida

Can the Caring Middle save the environment?

At the populous edges of the nation, red, color of danger, billows through forest and sea. The uncontrolled wildfires in California and red tide in Florida have darkened summer in the states named for gold and sunshine. Burned-up homes and belly-up marine life stretch for miles in some of America’s …

Florida

Eagles Wendell Smallwood and Matt Jones fail to gain ground in running-back battle

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Wendell Smallwood and Matt Jones had golden opportunities to gain some ground Thursday night in the battle for the fourth, and …

Fantasy Football

Eyeliner On Spiders: It's For Science

NPR's Jennifer Ludden talks with University of Florida scientist Lisa Taylor about her lab's use of human makeup in experiments about spider coloration and mating.<p>Transcript<p>JENNIFER LUDDEN, HOST:<p>We learned this week that scientists in Florida are putting eyeliner on spiders. Why? Well, to …

Science

This candidate’s farming roots grow into a Florida political machine

In the first ad of his campaign for governor, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam walked through a horse stable and tossed a bale of hay onto a …

Florida

Atlanta-area governments sue opioid industry amid deadly epidemic

Grim-faced Fulton County leaders assembled in their downtown Atlanta auditorium last fall to make a big announcement: the county would become the …

Johnson & Johnson

Florida college students will now only have to swipe right to find their dream pads

Searching for quality housing in Florida is hard for anyone on a budget. That goes double for college students, who compete against hundreds of …

Startups