Sports

Are boys more cliquey than girls?

Children’s friendship groups in secondary school remain consistent over time and are often structured around gender, with boys forming the most tight-knit bands, according to new research published in PLOS ONE. The findings suggests boys might be [...]

For March Madness Partygoers, New PSAs Highlight “Warning Signs” to Prevent Buzzed Driving

As Americans gather at bars and in living rooms to watch the hugely popular college basketball tournament– often with a drink in hand– the Ad Council is launching a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) [...]

Free Pizza If A #16 Beats A #1 in NCAA Men’s Hoops Tourney

Little Caesars is offering basketball fans a chance to score with a free lunch at participating Little Caesars stores. If any #16-seeded team beats a #1-seeded team in a crazy, unexpected victory in the games played [...]

The NFL’s Super Bowl LI is the “Most Connected” Event in Digital History

The Official Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Analytics provider of Super Bowl LI, today announced that a record breaking 11.8 Terabytes (TB) of data traversed the Wi-Fi network during Super Bowl LI. Fan engagement at Super Bowl LI [...]

Jet lag impairs performance of Major League Baseball players

Major League Baseball (MLB) managers trying to find an edge should pay close attention to their players’ body clocks, according to a new Northwestern University study of how jet lag affects MLB players traveling across just [...]

USA Volleyball Announces Official Supplier for 2016

USA Volleyball has signed an agreement with Kadho Sports to become an official supplier through Dec. 31, 2016. Kadho Sports creates a technology platform that allows athletes to train their minds for peak performance. Co-founded by [...]

Twitter Announces Plans for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Moments, over 200 emojis and on the ground activations in Brazil will bring fans closer to the Games on Twitter, Vine and Periscope Twitter today unveiled its plans for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, highlighted by [...]

Michigan Chews Florida a New One, Wins Citrus Bowl 41-7

With a balanced attack and signature defense, the Michigan Wolverines beat the Florida Gators 41-7 in the Citrus Bowl, evening up the bowl season W/L column with the Big 10 and SEC at 4-2. Quarterback Jake [...]

Alabama Takes on Clemson in CFP Championship Monday, Jan 11

Alabama embarrassed Big Ten champion, Michigan State on New Year’s Eve, with a hammering defense and equally dominant offense, earning their way to the College Football Playoff National Championship game with a 38-0 trouncing. Alabama’s defense [...]

First-of-its-Kind Technology to Address Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Unveiled

There’s a new technology that some doctors believe could be a significant breakthrough in addressing mild traumatic brain injury (“mTBI”) in sports. The potential breakthrough is simply a band worn on the neck. It was unveiled during [...]