RSV cases in Utah ‘increasing rapidly’, doctor says; preventive measures encouraged

RSV cases in Utah ‘increasing rapidly’, doctor says;  preventive measures encouraged

RSV outbreaks are occurring earlier than usual this year in Utah and are reaching record numbers of cases in some hospitals across the country, according to a doctor at Primary Children’s Hospital. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Utah doctors are bracing for a bad RSV season and … Read more

Jeff Bezos and Jay-Z plan to bid on Washington Commanders

Jeff Bezos and Jay-Z plan to bid on Washington Commanders

Dan Snyder and the Commanders already have a hit offer. The partnership between Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and hip-hop mogul Jay-Z will make a formal joint offer to buy the team in January, according to people with knowledge of the situation. The duo’s interest first surfaced on Thursday, as TMZ announced their potential for the … Read more

Boston Bruins sign Mitchell Miller despite his conviction for assaulting a black classmate

Boston Bruins sign Mitchell Miller despite his conviction for assaulting a black classmate

The Boston Bruins signed an entry-level contract on Friday with a controversial 20-year-old defenseman who was convicted of assaulting a black, disabled high school classmate. Mitchell Miller, who was 14 at the time of the 2016 bullying scandal, tricked Isaiah Meyer-Crothers into licking a candy that was wiped up in a bathroom urinal, resulting in … Read more

Knicks’ rare pairing sparks well-deserved win over 76ers

Knicks’ rare pairing sparks well-deserved win over 76ers

PHILADELPHIA — Desperate times call for desperate measures, and Tom Thibodeau certainly coached that way Friday night. Thibodeau shook up the Knicks’ starting lineup, replacing Evan Fournier with Quentin Grimes. He went small, with RJ Barrett as his power forward. He even looked at the Julius Randle-Obi Toppin couple at length – although he resisted … Read more

Shakira’s ex Gerard Pique announces his retirement from football

Shakira’s ex Gerard Pique announces his retirement from football

Gerard Pique has announced his retirement from professional football aged 35. The Barcelona defender has revealed his last match will be on Saturday against Spain’s Almeria at the Nou Camp stadium in his hometown. The 35-year-old – who is a three-time Champions League winner – thanked the sport for ‘giving him everything’ in an Instagram … Read more

Baker laments lack of US-born black players in World Series

Baker laments lack of US-born black players in World Series

HOUSTON (AP) — Dusty Baker grew up watching black stars shine in the World Series, paving the way for a life dedicated to baseball. When he leads the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night, the AL and NL champions are expected to play without any … Read more

Frank Thomas called an “asshole” by his ex-teammate in a new book

Frank Thomas called an “asshole” by his ex-teammate in a new book

Chicago White Sox legend Frank Thomas apparently had a diva complex and was “a selfish asshole,” according to author Jeff Pearlman. In his new book, “The Last Folk Hero: The Life and Myth of Bo Jackson,” Pearlman explains how Thomas was an “intimidating presence” in the clubhouse, according to an excerpt shared on Twitter by … Read more

Sleeping 5 hours or less could put you at risk for several chronic diseases, study finds

Sleeping 5 hours or less could put you at risk for several chronic diseases, study finds

Sleeping only five hours or less each night is associated with a higher likelihood of being diagnosed with several chronic conditions, according to a new study. (poet of light, Shutterstock) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes TORONTO, Canada – A new study using data spanning 25 years has found that sleeping only five hours or less … Read more

Sleep may be just as important for heart health as diet and physical activity, study finds

Sleep may be just as important for heart health as diet and physical activity, study finds

Add a good night’s rest to your to-do list if you want to keep your heart healthy, according to a new study. (Mitarart, Adobe Stock) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes WASHINGTON — If you want to keep your heart healthy, add a good night’s rest to your to-do list, according to a new study. Heart … Read more

Knicks offense erupts with laughs at Pistons in home opener

Knicks offense erupts with laughs at Pistons in home opener

It felt like the college powerhouse was picking their first opponent to impress the home fans. A carefully selected team intended to create a sense of optimism. Although the Knicks didn’t have a say in who they opened the garden on Friday night, the Pistons would have topped the list had they been given that … Read more