Athletics

teen girls playing soccer

Six things parents and athletes need to know about concussions

Which sports have a higher risk of concussion? What should you do if a concussion is suspected? What steps should you follow before returning to play?

Alex Morgan (13) of UC Berkeley and Sydney Leroux (2) of UCLA are among the U.S. women's national team players on last week's cover of Sports Illustrated previewing the Women's World Cup.

Pitch perfect: UC alums take stage at Women's World Cup

Five players and one coach have UC ties at the international soccer tournament, including three key U.S. players.
Child and UCSD student-athlete do pullups

Making an ‘IMPACT’ on childhood obesity

UC San Diego and San Diego Unified School District partner to get kids active.
Jackie Robinson #42

UCLA honors Jackie Robinson by retiring '42' across all sports

Campus honors the baseball pioneer and stellar Bruin.
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.

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