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MLB Home Run Derby VR Now Available

NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ — Today’s commercial launch of MLB Home Run Derby VR (Virtual Reality) for play on Sony PlayStation®VR and HTC Vive brings a first-of-its-kind experience to baseball fans by literally putting the action and power of every swing in their hands with unique motion controls. The game, which features three All-Star ballparks from 2017-19, was developed and distributed by the award-winning ... Read More »

Marvelous Mother’s Day Gifts Under $100

In 2017, the National Retail Federation’s annual survey forecasted that Americans would spend more than ever on Mother’s Day gifts, with anticipated spending pushing $23.6 billion –the highest in the survey’s then 14-year history, topping the prior year’s record of $21.4 billion. For 2018, tens of billions more will surely be generated for the holiday once again as we collectively seek to ... Read More »

2018 Kentucky Derby Facts & History Infographic + Most Gambling-Addicted States – WalletHub Reports

With the 144th Kentucky Derby around the corner, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released a pair of reports, one showcasing fun facts about the first leg of the Triple Crown and another analyzing which states have the biggest gambling problems. Below are some highlights from each report. 2018 Kentucky Derby Facts & History: $209.2 Million – Total amount wagered on the 2017 Kentucky Derby.   $500 ... Read More »

New Bicycling Power Meter Boasts Revolutionary Nanotech with Breakthrough Pricepoint Allowing All Cyclists to Train Like a Pro

Courtesy of iQ2

Leading-edge iQ2 Power Meter offers next-gen nanotechnology while shattering prohibitive marketplace price barriers to blaze an exciting new trail for beginner, amateur and professional road cyclists, mountain bikers and triathletes seeking pro-level advantages and performance improvements by measuring leg power on the pedals   Emerging cycling brand iQ2 (pronounced iQ square) has developed an all-new, cutting edge Power Meter offering performance-improving ... Read More »

Shaquille Harrison: A Journey from Obscurity to Eminence

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By Mason Kern It was 2012 and Shaquille Harrison had a decision to make. He could either play Division I college football at the University of Kansas or go a different route toward Division I basketball at Tulsa University. He opted for the latter, which was a pinnacle decision that has wholly defined his life ever since. Harrison grew up ... Read More »

Rising Number Of Baseball Players Getting Ulnar Neuritis, An Elbow Condition Keeping Them Off The Field

CHICAGO /PRNewswire/ — First it was Tommy John; now another elbow condition is throwing a curve ball at young baseball players. With more kids playing baseball year-round and throwing at record velocities, ulnar neuritis, also known as cubital tunnel syndrome, is a condition keeping more players off the field. Physicians at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR), who are team physicians for the Chicago ... Read More »

8 Products Smart for Spring

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Spring is known as “the season of new beginnings,” so there’s no better time than the present to change up the way you do a few things in your day-to-day lives and, even better, solve some pesky problems in the process. Toward this end, I’ve curated eight great solutions that simply make life better. Weatherman Umbrella (www.WeathermanUmbrella.com) – Starting at ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers Lose Justin Turner to Injury

Credit: Joe Camporeale

By Mason Kern The Los Angeles Dodgers lost their offensive leader from last season to injury in this past Monday night’s spring training game in which the team achieved a 3-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics. Justin Turner, third baseman for last season’s World Series runner-ups, reportedly sustained a non-displaced fracture in his left wrist upon being hit by a ... Read More »