Federal Health Officials ID 7 New Carcinogens Including Virus That Causes 'Mono' and HIV
Federal health officials have identified seven new substances, including five viruses, as known carcinogens in a new report. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regularly releases a list of carcinogens in an effort to help reduce cancer cases. Currently, the HHS has listed 248 known
Trade deadline news and views
The MLB trade deadline is nearing, and speculation is heating up across baseball. Here is what our writers are hearing: Saturday's trade buzz David Schoenfield's take: Barring a Chris Sale trade or some other unexpected deal, the Indians getting Lucroy will probably make the biggest impact the
Who has been more impacted by injuries: Dodgers or Cardinals?
ST. LOUIS -- Two of the heavyweights of the National League meet on Sunday Night Baseball, when the Los Angeles Dodgers visit the St. Louis Cardinals , but neither team is working at full strength -- far from it. The Dodgers' pitching rotation is in tatters, and the Cardinals' infield looks nothing
Serena Williams withstands Camila Giorgi to win Melbourne opener
MELBOURNE -- It's not often the most dominant player in the world enters major events with as many question marks as Serena Williams carries into this year's Australian Open . But after a four-month layoff following the US Open, Williams suppressed some of those doubts with a tight 6-4, 7-5 win
High School Football Player's Death Highlights Difficulty of Diagnosing Internal Injuries
The death of a 17-year-old football player has drawn attention to a rare type of injury that can be deadly. Evan Murray died last Friday shortly after taking repeated tackles during a game. Autopsy findings released Monday revealed that the teenager had a massive intra-abdominal hemorrhage after
How Safe Is High School Football?
New concerns were raised after the death of New Jersey high school quarterback Evan Murray hours after he was involved in a hit on the football field.
Flavia Pennetta rallies from set down to beat Petra Kvitova, reach semifinals
NEW YORK -- With most of the focus on Serena Williams and the top half of the women's US Open draw over the past week and a half, the bottom half has enjoyed the benefits of operating under the radar. What those players did not escape Wednesday afternoon, however, was New York's brutal heat and
Mental illness a growing concern on tennis tours
For Petra Kvitova , everything changed thanks to a single, simple text message. It was February, and the Czech tennis standout had just landed in Doha, Qatar, for the next stop on the hectic tennis circuit. Seven months after winning her second Wimbledon title and four months after clinching
James Holmes' Father Says Son Is 'Excellent Kid' in Desperate Bid to Save His Life
Bob Holmes took the stand Tuesday in a desperate attempt to save the life of his son, who was convicted of killing 12 people and wounding 70 others in the Aurora, Colorado theater massacre. James Holmes is potentially facing the death penalty after being convicted of 165 counts on July 16. "Do you
Checking out all 68 teams in the field
Finally, it's here. And it couldn't have come soon enough. If you're just joining us, the 2014-15 season has been ruled by two things: Kentucky, and the return of widespread concerns about the state of college basketball. Arguments that the game is too slow, too deliberate, too over-coached, too