Los Angeles, California - A team of researchers from UCLA and Architected Materials that is developing breakthrough technology to reduce the number and severity of head injuries to football players today was named a winner of the Head Health Challenge II.

Phoenix, Arizona - In partnership with USA Baseball, Major League Baseball today announced the launch of its new "Pitch Smart" arm safety initiative for youth players. The announcement was made during the MLB General Managers Meetings. 

New York, New York - Under Armour, the NFL and GE, today announced seven winners of the Head Health Challenge II. Each award winner will receive $500,000, and will also have the opportunity to receive an additional  $1,000,000 to advance their work to better protect against brain injury. The disruptive ideas introduced by these seven entities are designed to increase brain safety for athletes, members of the armed forces and society at-large.

Santa Clara, California - In professional wrestling, WrestleMania is the equivalent to the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, and Stanley Cup Championship. Each year, the event brings the biggest celebrities and the biggest stars to the ring for the greatest night of the year for wrestling fans. Over the years, some of the most legendary performers like The Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, Kurt Angle, Hulk Hogan, and Ric Flair have competed in the center of the ring, while celebrities like Pamela Anderson, Mr. T, Pete Rose, and more have taken part in the festivities.

Imperial, California - As the coaching hiring season gets underway, there always seems to be a lot of focus on the “flavor of the month” hot offensive or defensive coordinators from Power Five programs. Pretty much any coordinator whose team is in the hunt for a spot in the national playoff will get a lot of attention. Some are deserved, some not. My advice for ADs is to take a hard look at what I call “grinders”. These are coaches who have worked hard, kept their heads down and in many cases intentionally avoided the media spotlight.

New York, New York - Four-time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Evander Holyfield is suiting up and getting back in the ring – this time to champion better sounding music downloads.