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The Cruel, Unrelenting, Back-Breaking, Knee-Busting Anti-Logic of the NBA Schedule
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Feb. 29 NBA Body Analytics Issue. Subscribe today! TO THE UNTRAINED EYE , Kristaps Porzingis looked fresh and rested as he walked into the Quicken Loans Arena for a late-December game in Cleveland. And for the first three quarters, he played that way. But
Mother Dies Shortly After Giving Birth to Triplets, Community Rallies to Help
A Kansas community is rallying to help a family after a mother of five died less than two weeks after giving birth to triplets. Casi Rott, 36, died last month after returning home from the hospital, according to her husband Joey Rott. She had previously been hospitalized for a blood clot, but had
Serena Williams, Tiger Woods and racial identity in sports
You can't miss the term "black excellence" pulsating through Claudia Rankine's provocative story on Serena Williams in last week's New York Times magazine. Though Serena never goes there herself, the acclaimed poet and professor takes the journey for her, living vicariously through Serena's sass
Mother Who Fought to Get Pregnant Daughter Off Life Support Wants Laws Changed
A Texas woman who fought to get her brain-dead daughter off of life support is hoping a new bill in the state legislature can help families avoid an ordeal similar to the one she went through when making end-of-life decisions. “The state not only tied our hands, but those of the doctors and the
Are Bill O'Reilly and Henry Kissinger 'Simpatico' on Global Mercenary Force?
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger supports Bill O’Reilly’s idea of a global anti-terrorism mercenary force, the Fox News host told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. “I was with Henry Kissinger last night,” O’Reilly said Sunday on “This Week.” “And he told me my idea of a...
Bill O'Reilly: Was General Patton Assassinated?
Bill O'Reilly joins George Stephanopoulos to talk about his new book, Killing Patton, and explains why he thinks there was something sinister behind the death of the military giant.
Serena Williams Blames 'Bug' for Strange Symptoms
Serena Williams said she’s “heartbroken” to leave Wimbledon and blamed a “bug” for the strange symptoms that caused her to forfeit her doubles match Tuesday. The 32-year-old tennis star, who won the U.S. Open last fall, was forced to forfeit the match after struggling to bounce, catch and serve the
Pulmonary Embolism After Hit-and-Run Kills Capitol Hill Staffer
Lisa Radogno , a congressional staffer on Capitol Hill, was talking on the phone with a friend from her Washington, D.C., home on Tuesday when she suddenly had difficulty breathing. The friend called 911, but when rescuers arrived, Radogno was already unconscious and not breathing. “Just seeing
Twice the Tamoxifen Backed for Breast Cancer Patients
By Hope T. Jackson, MD One of the top cancer groups in the U.S. is urging breast cancer patients to take the drug tamoxifen for 10 years after treatment with surgery, chemo or radiation – effectively doubling the previously recommended five years on the drug....
How Texas Family Is Mourning Marlise Munoz, Now That LIfe Support Pulled
The husband of a pregnant brain-dead Texas woman who was removed from life support on Sunday has named the fetus Nicole, according to a Facebook post from the local firefighters’ union, which has been supporting the Munoz family through its months-long ordeal. “RIP Marlise and Nicole Machado Munoz.