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Pittsburgh Steelers' Mike Tomlin hopes for 'exciting news' on Le'Veon Bell

5 days ago from UPI

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is thinking positive as it relates to the franchise tag negotiations surrounding superstar running back Le'Veon Bell.

Patriots QB Tom Brady responds to Tony Romo's Super Bowl LIII prediction

5 days ago from UPI

Tony Romo's prediction of the Green Bay Packers versus Jacksonville Jaguars in Super Bowl LIII drew a response from New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

Former Tennessee Titans WR Kevin Dyson earns doctorate

5 days ago from UPI

Former Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kevin Dyson is best known for two memorable plays during his NFL career.

Canadian video debunking fake online health claims becomes viral hit

5 days ago from CBC: Health

A Canadian science communicator wanted to show how people's emotions and desire for easy answers can be manipulated when it comes to science and health information. His fake video with...

World Cup: Croatia captain Luka Modric wins Golden Ball

5 days ago from UPI

Luka Modric, the captain of Croatia that won the silver medal on Sunday at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, was crowned the best player of the tournament.

World Cup: Trump congratulates Putin on 'truly great' tournament

5 days ago from UPI

U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin for organizing a "truly great" 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament.

Terrell Owens boycotting HOF enshrinement for those who 'had to wait'

5 days ago from UPI

Terrell Owens shared a glimpse as to why he has elected against attending the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony next month.

Demi Moore helps roast ex-husband Bruce Willis

5 days ago from UPI

Bruce Willis' former spouse Demi Moore and their adult daughters Scout, Rumer and Tallulah Willis turned out for the TV taping of a roast of Willis.

As she turns 100, 'there's no stopping' trailblazing Montreal neuroscientist Brenda Milner

Dr. Brenda Milner is one of the world's most celebrated neuroscientists, and her groundbreaking work in the 1950s helped uncover how human brains retain new memories.

An orange a day keeps macular degeneration away: 15-year study

5 days ago from Science Blog

A new study has shown that people who regularly eat oranges are less likely to develop macular degeneration than people who do not eat oranges. Researchers at the Westmead Institute...

Life experience changes structure of brain

5 days ago from Science Blog

The way people think and act not only affects the way the brain operates, but also its shape, according to researchers at the University of Zurich (UZH). They found that...

Social media, the scourge of adolescence

5 days ago from CBSNews - Science

Researchers say the technical ability to connect with anyone on the planet has increased loneliness and anxiety among today's teens

Mixed feelings for Belgium as they are feted by fans

5 days ago from Reuters:Science

Belgium will be acclaimed at celebrations in Brussels on Sunday with thousands expected to hail the team but they will carry mixed feelings about their achievement at the World Cup.

Revived Pacquiao stuns Matthysse to claim welterweight crown

5 days ago from Reuters:Science

Manny Pacquiao put on a dominant display to stun defending champion Lucas Matthysse with a seventh-round knockout and claim the WBA welterweight title in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.

Pacquiao beats Matthysse to claim WBA welterweight title

5 days ago from Reuters:Science

Manny Pacquiao put on a dominant display to stun defending champion Lucas Matthysse with a seventh round knockout to claim the WBA welterweight title in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.

DHS secretary: Russia’s election interference ‘attack on our democracy’

6 days ago from UPI

The Department of Homeland Security secretary told state election officials Saturday the threat from Russia targeting U.S. elections should be taken seriously.

Patriots assistant Bielema prefers NFL over college

6 days ago from UPI

Former Arkansas coach Bret Bielema, currently on the New England Patriots' coaching staff, said he plans to stay in the NFL.

When it makes sense to be selfish

6 days ago from Science Blog

New research proposes how separating yourself from a choice may enable you to settle on the decision that creates the most advantage for you and others. One key to augmenting...

Episcopal Church: all same-sex couples can marry in their home churches

6 days ago from UPI

The Episcopal Church removed restrictions on same-sex marriage, a move that allows all couples to wed where they worship, even if their bishop disapproves.

Uncertainty may be key in battlefield decision making

6 days ago from Science Daily

Researchers have discovered that being initially uncertain when faced with making critical mission-related decisions based on various forms of information may lead to better overall results in the end.

Synapse-specific plasticity governs the identity of overlapping memory traces

6 days ago from Science Daily

Each memory is stored in a specific population of neurons called engram cells. When a memory is linked with another to generate an associative memory, two memory traces overlap. At...

Ant soldiers don't need big brains

6 days ago from Science Daily

Army ant (Eciton) soldiers are bigger but do not have larger brains than other workers within the same colony that fulfill more complex tasks, according to a new study. A...

'No evidence' grammar schools can promote social mobility

6 days ago from Science Daily

Expanding the number of grammar schools is unlikely to promote social mobility by providing more opportunities for disadvantaged pupils, a new study finds.

Billy Bush's wife Sydney Davis files for divorce

6 days ago from UPI

Sydney Davis has filed for divorce against her estranged husband, television personality Billy Bush.

World Cup: Croatia's neighbors rooting for 'The Fiery Ones'

6 days ago from UPI

Regardless of recently strained political relations, many Slovenians admit that their favorite team during the World Cup tournament in Russia are the Croats.

Bad news for Angels -- Clayton Kershaw back to old self

6 days ago from UPI

The pitcher who has come to define the Los Angeles Dodgers will be on the mound Saturday against the pitcher who was once a member of the Dodgers.

2 dead, dozen injured as Israelis, Palestinians trade airstrikes, rockets

6 days ago from UPI

Israel launched a barrage of airstrikes toward Gaza and Palestinian militants responded with rockets and mortar fire Saturday, killing two teenagers in Gaza.