NFL report: concussions dropped 50 PERCENT when players wore new ‘Guardian Caps’ over the summer

The NFL has released a report revealing that its new ‘Guardian Cap’ initiative reduced preseason concussions by more than 50%, despite being panned by some players and coaches. According to data released Wednesday, NFL players mandated to wear so-called ‘Guardian Caps’ saw drop in concussions by more than half, compared to the average from the … Read more

James McClean stands apart from his Wigan team-mates during a minute of silence

James McClean wore a black armband before Wigan’s Championship clash with Huddersfield – but decided to stand away from his team-mates in an apparent gesture of defiance during the commemorative minute of silence for the Queen. There was speculation as to whether the Republic of Ireland international would wear the black armband as he had … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo branded ‘arrogant’ by mum of 14-year-old boy whose phone was smashed by star

‘He’s the most arrogant man I’ve ever spoken to’: Mum of 14-year-old autistic boy whose phone was smashed by Cristiano Ronaldo at Everton claims the Man United star moaned about his own childhood in bizarre 10-minute phone call The mother of the 14-year-old autistic boy whose phone was smashed by Cristiano Ronaldo has branded the … Read more

Horses are the best medicine at Xenophon Therapeutic Riding Center

Published July 6th, 2022 Horses are the best medicine at Xenophon Therapeutic Riding Center By Vera Kochan Alexa (center) with Orinda’s Xenophon support staff, leads her horse, George. Photo Vera Kochan The brainchild of founder Judy Lazarus, Xenophon began in 1993 at Black Point Farm in Martinez before moving in 1996 to its current location … Read more

Martin Hinteregger retires at 29 after outrage over links to Austrian Neo-Nazi figure

Martin Hinteregger has announced his retirement from football at the age of 29, just two weeks after links to neo-Nazi figure emerged. His resignation comes after fierce backlash as a result of reported connections with far-right political figure Heinrick Sickl. The center-back had a year left on his contract with Eintracht Frankfurt, who described the … Read more