Just before the second round of play-offs, the Cavs lose Kevin Love to a shoulder injury. It’s one of the worst things that could’ve happened to the Cavs and Cleveland fans. In a heated battle for the rebound, Love’s shoulder was dislocated. And when it pops out of the socket and doesn’t return, it’s a […]
Archives for April 2015
This weekend, students at Kent State University will be dancing, moving and grooving for a cause during the 3rd annual Flash-A-Thon. Organized by students, the dance marathon raises money throughout the year for Akron Children’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. It concludes with a 12-40 hour event where participants stand, dance and […]
Megan Lancaster, of Canton, has adorable twins, Ava and Olivia. At 14 months, they’re crawling and cruising, trying hard to become toddlers. They are healthy for now. But having been diagnosed with sickle cell disease just after birth, the little girls could have their first painful, sickle cell health emergency any time now. Like all […]
A recent study published in Sports Health medical journal revealed negative consequences to sport specialization in youth. Though we’ve debated on this subject before, there’s now evidence to support young athletes should play multiple sports. In addition to the increased risk of overuse injuries and burnout, it also pointed to kids missing out on other […]
Friends come about in all sorts of ways. Some grow up together because their parents are friends, some we meet at school or church or the park. Sometimes, in the midst of life, young or old, we end up with people who have things in common with us. We share friends or interests that repeat often enough that we can’t seem to escape knowing one another.
It’s only April, a few weeks into the baseball season, and already we’re hearing from local media horrific phrases like “catastrophic to our baseball team” and “fatal blow to the Indians.” Yan Gomes has an MCL injury that will take him off the field for 6 to 8 weeks. Carlos Carrasco has a contusion to the jaw area after he took a line drive to the face. Michael Brantley is struggling with back spasms.