NEW ORLEANS — According to the Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases in the United States, females are four to five times more likely than males to sustain non-contact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries. While 36 intervention training programs have been described in literature since 1995, few have been scientifically proven to decrease ACL injury incidences and alter potentially dangerous neuromuscular […]Read more "Only two U.S. programs now scientifically proven to decrease ACL injury and improve neuromuscular movement in female athletes"
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Washington, DC has been named one of 32 North America finalists that could serve as an Official Host City for the 2026 FIFA WORLD CUP™. The 32 potential host cities include four cities in Canada, three in Mexico and 25 cities in the United States. Currently, if Washington, DC was selected, FedEx Field is the bid’s proposed host venue. […]Read more "D.C. Named Finalist to Host ’26 FIFA World Cup"
Popsicle Brothers Report NHL 2017 – 1 By Gary Norris Gray and Michael – Louis Ingram When you drive on the roads in winter, Black ice is always the most dangerous because you can’t see it coming… With the beginning of the new season upon us, National Hockey League officials are awkwardly stumbling […]Read more "Popsicle Brothers’ Report – NHL 2017"
BOCA RATON, Fla. — Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men. In an effort to increase awareness of the disease and the benefits of early screening, the National Football League Alumni Association (NFLA), Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) and LabCorp® are teaming up to educate men and increase access to screenings. Beginning Sept. 1 through […]Read more "NFL Alumni Association, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, and LabCorp to Offer Prostate Cancer Screenings Starting in September"
Baltimore, Md. – The Urban Sports League (USL) will begin year two of its pilot program to bring baseball and softball to urban youth in the Baltimore community. Working with our partner Coppin State University, USL will kick off the 2017 season on September 9th, at 12:00 noon, at Frederick Douglass High School. During September, USL will also […]Read more "Urban Sports League to begin year two of pilot in Baltimore; expands to Michigan"
NEW YORK — BLACK ENTERPRISE marks 45 years of listing America’s largest black companies with the publication’s May/June 2017 issue of the BE 100s, universally recognized as the most authoritative analysis and annual ranking of the nation’s top grossing black-owned companies. The BE 100s ranks America’s largest black-owned companies, including automobile dealers, banks, asset managers, investment banks, and private equity […]Read more "Black Enterprise Magazine Publishes 45th Annual Rankings Of The Nation’s Largest Black-Owned Businesses"
ROSEMONT, Ill. — Nearly one in three competitive athletes experiences low back pain. According to a literature review in the July 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, lower (lumbar) back pain is a commonly reported symptom among the general population; however, low back pain among elite athletes who play varsity or professional sports […]Read more "Don’t let lower back injuries take you down for the count"