Athletics

football players

Putting the brakes on concussion

Former Bruin, NFL players talk about their head injuries at event to educate parents, coaches and doctors on how to protect young football players.

Crowdsourcing data used to predict World Cup winners

Algorithms created by cognitive scientist that aggregate opinions are on goal.
Meb Keflezighi wins 2014 Boston Marathon

Alum wins Boston Marathon

A year after the bombings, UCLA's most accomplished distance runner, Meb Kefleghizi, wins the 118th race in 2:08:37.
UC Berkeley concrete canoe

Whatever floats their boat

Cal engineering team designs, builds — and races — a canoe of concrete.
golf club

Titanium clubs can cause golf course fires

Sparks fly when head hits rocks in the rough, potentially igniting brush
UC Riverside baseball

Better batting through brain training

UC Riverside’s baseball team struck out less frequently in the 2013 season after taking part in brain-training research that significantly improved the vision of individual players.
Bobsledders Cory Butner and Justin Olsen

Riverside alum pilots bobsled at Winter Olympics

Cory Butner, '05 graduate, is third Olympian in school history.
Brita Sigourney

Skier is Sochi bound

Brita Sigourney gave up UC Davis' Hickey Pool for the snow and a shot at the Olympics.

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