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Russian Athletics Federation President Defends Country’s Doping Record

Russia should not be singled out unfairly as having a major doping problem despite several high-profile cases involving its top athletes, it was claimed...

Doping with Deer Antlers

Recently Yahoo! Sports published an article titled “Deer antlers?” (yes, deer antlers) by Dan Wetzel, This article discussed the supplement deer antler velvet and...

Study Reveals Cost Savings for Those who Need ACL Surgery

In late summer and early fall when youth and college sports begin, similar scenarios play out every year: A star on the varsity basketball...

It’s Time to KO Concussions

Editor’s Note.  This is one in a series of articles posted on The Sport Digest blog in recent weeks.  The Digest will continue to...

Stop Taking Your Multivitamins

Bet, no one has ordered you to do this before: Stop taking those multivitamins! But now three new studies in the Annals of Internal Medicine...

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig Knows Drugs Bans May Define His Legacy

So Major League Baseball has dropped the hammer on Alex Rodriguez and suspended him for 211 games, for drug use, even though it really has...

High School Football an Endangered Species

School boards have begun work getting budgets in place for the new 2012-13 school year. The people who do the budgets and the people...

Sport Concussion: Going from Bad to Worse

Once looked upon as an underestimated and often ignored injury, sport-related concussion has taken sports media by storm. Reports of athletes suffering from long-term...

The King-Devick Test: The Missing Link to Practical Management of Concussions

One of the most discussed and controversial issues occurring in the sport today is that of concussions and its head-banging blow to young athletes...

There’s Dumb luck, and then There’s Just Dumb

The NFL might want to consider adding a new session to its rookie symposium about how to read a standard player contract, that section...

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