Older adults can boost longevity ‘with just a little exercise’

Norwegian review of 36,000 cases links more activity overall, light or intensive, with lower risk of death Even a small increase in light activity, such as washing dishes, a little gentle gardening, or shuffling around the house, might help stave off an early death among older adults, researchers say. Being sedentary, for instance, by sitting […]


Pounding Nails: Mick Cronin’s plan to recast UCLA from blue-blood to blue collar

Four months into his tenure, the players that he inherited as the new UCLA head coach have yet to experience a vintage Mick Cronin blowup. They’ve seen them, mind you. They pull up the YouTube videos on their phones. It’s something that the staff and the players laugh about it. But watching Mt. Cronin erupt […]


Rockets betting on talent of James Harden and Russell Westbrook, everything else be damned

Dan Feldman is grading every team’s offseason based on where the team stands now relative to its position entering the offseason. A ‘C’ means a team is in similar standing, with notches up or down from there. There is a tried-and-true method for winning an NBA championship: Get two recent MVPs. It has worked every […]


Dale Earnhardt Jr. still plans to race at Darlington, has ‘Plan B’

Dale Earnhardt Jr. said on Wednesday night that he still plans to compete in next weekend’s Xfinity Series race at Darlington Raceway, despite experiencing a bruised back from the plane crash he and his family survived last week. Earnhardt said his back has “lots of swelling and I just need that to go down and […]


Austin Cindric rebounds from rough July to crash Xfinity’s ‘Big 3’ party

When the month of August opened, Austin Cindric was in a desperate need of a “good weekend.” So much so that the 20-year-old driver “didn’t even care about winning the race” when the Xfinity Series visited its first road course of the season at Watkins Glen International. A “miserable” July saw Cindric fail to finish […]