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UNF Business Professor Takes Madness out of the Month

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University of North Florida business professor Dr. Jay Coleman takes the madness out of the month with his “Dance Card" Method for determining NCAA March Madness brackets, also known as “bracketology.”

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Perfect NCAA Bracket? Near Impossible: DePaul University Mathematician

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The odds of picking a perfect bracket for the NCAA men’s basketball March Madness championship tournament are a staggering less than one in 9.2 quintillion (that’s 9,223,372,036,854,775,808), according to Jeff Bergen, mathematics professor at DePaul University.

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Helmet Add-Ons May Not Lower Concussion Risk in Athletes

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Football helmet add-ons such as outer soft-shell layers, spray treatments, helmet pads and fiber sheets may not significantly help lower the risk of concussions in athletes, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015.

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Common Hip Issue in Teens Misdiagnosed as Pulled Muscle

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Rice University catcher, John Clay Reeves, felt pain in his groin after a collision at the plate with an opposing player. He thought he had pulled a muscle, but it turns out he was suffering from a common condition seen in teens and young adults known as hip impingement.

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Dean Smith Wasn’t Just a Master of the Game; He Was an Expert in “Coachtalk,” Says Sports Communications Author

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Elite College Athletes Should Be Paid: Economists

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The NCAA recently voted to allow schools to begin compensating its student-athletes for their entire cost of attendance, but economists from Vanderbilt University and the University of Chicago say it’s not nearly enough.

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Pay-to-Play Sports: Parents with Traditional Beliefs About Gender May Shortchange Daughters

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Parents with the most traditional beliefs about masculinity and femininity are likelier to view pay-to-play sports fees as too high for daughters compared with sons, a new study from the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology suggests.

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Keep Your Enemies Close? Study Finds Greater Proximity to Opponents Leads to More Polarization

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Encouraging adversaries to have more interpersonal contact to find common ground may work on occasion, but not necessarily in the U.S. Senate, according to new research.

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Expert Available to Discuss the Role of Chiropractic Among Professional Football Teams

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Novel Eye-Tracking Technology Detects Concussions and Head Injury Severity

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Research Led by NYU Langone Medical Center Conducted on Patients With Head Trauma Who Visited the Emergency Department