Student compares his arm length to an image of a pro basketball player

The tale of the tape

Wingspan may be the secret to success for athletes in the NBA and mixed martial arts.

UCSF football concussions

Football scuffles, auto injuries may raise risk for Parkinson’s

A shocking new study shows concussion is linked to a 56 percent increase in neurological disease.

UC Santa Cruz Mavericks

Surfing into the history books

If weather allows, alumna Sarah Gerhardt may be among the first women to take on the Mavericks big-wave contest.

Brita Sigourney

UC athletes look for gold in Pyeongchang

Two UC-connected athletes are headed to the 2018 Winter Olympics.

UC Davis gunrock lager

UC Davis, Sudwerk Brewing Co. launch Gunrock Lager

The world leader in brewing science now has its very own commercially available beer.

Durant Curry Golden State Warriors

Golden State Warriors a case study in ‘greater good’

The NBA champions find success through cooperation, empathy and mindfulness.

UCSF man bicycle

Bicycling's huge costs in America

Billion-dollar toll from injuries suggests a need for safer infrastructure.


Are you training for a marathon?

Tips for getting fit with long-distance running.

Maddie Musselman UCLA

Four Olympians go for blue and gold as new Bruins

Three medalists will start classes this fall, with a fourth Olympian enrolling this winter.

Chloe Anderson UC Santa Cruz

New UC Santa Cruz student challenges assumptions about transgender athletes

Chloe Psyche Anderson is ready to experience what the university and Division III volleyball have to offer.