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Day: 15 August 2019

Megatron partners in marijuana-for-CTE research

[ad_1] Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and his business partner, ex-NFL lineman Rob Sims, have partnered with Harvard University to research the benefits of medical marijuana in the areas of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, more commonly known as CTE, as well as the management of pain. The duo — who co-own the cannabis company […]

Man United’s summer wasn’t good enough for a club of their size and ambition

[ad_1] Faith begins when reason ends. You get to the outer limits of your rational tether and then you take that big leap. It’s not necessarily a bad thing: Belief is central to sports. History is filled with stories of those who believed in themselves, thereby achieving great things. There’s also a rich trove of […]

‘I still think that I have an edge’

[ad_1] COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Buzz Williams was not Dale Layer’s kind of guy. It was the spring of 2000, and Layer, the newly appointed head coach at Colorado State, was trying to piece together a staff. Williams, then an assistant coach at Northwestern State, was a passenger in Layer’s car en route from the […]

Colts have ‘guarded optimism’ on Luck

[ad_1] Despite Andrew Luck’s prolonged absence and confusion about a lower left leg injury, the Indianapolis Colts have a “guarded optimism” for the quarterback’s availability to open the regular season, according to sources familiar with the team’s sentiments. Colts coach Frank Reich said this week he would like to know who will line up quarterback […]

Attorneys frustrated police in Ronaldo rape case

[ad_1] District attorneys in Las Vegas declined to prosecute a sexual assault claim against Cristiano Ronaldo.┬áNicola Campo/LightRocket via Getty Images Police matched a DNA sample from Cristiano Ronaldo to evidence from an alleged 2009 rape at a Las Vegas hotel, but detectives struggled with uncooperative attorneys for his accuser before prosecutors declined to pursue a […]