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Courting success: Why the 'head' outsmarts the body in basketball

1 month ago   |   By Science Daily

A new study reveals why coaches believe 'game intelligence,' work ethic and competitiveness are far more important than physical fitness in determining success on the basketball court.
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'SNL' comics Colin Jost, Pete Davidson buy Staten Island Ferry boat

'SNL' comics Colin Jost, Pete Davidson buy Staten Island Ferry boat

Here's what the two comedians - who both grew up on Staten Island - are planning to do with their $280,100 purchase. Read more ...

'SNL' comics Colin Jost, Pete Davidson buy Staten Island Ferry boat

'SNL' comics Colin Jost, Pete Davidson buy Staten Island Ferry boat

Here's what the two comedians - who both grew up on Staten Island - are planning to do with their $280,100 purchase. Read more ...

Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist monk and peace activist, dies at 95

Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist monk and peace activist, dies at 95

Nhat Hanh distilled Buddhist teachings on compassion and suffering into easily grasped guidance over a lifetime dedicated to working for peace. Read more ...

Teen rapper who shot NYPD cop using his record deal money to pay bail

Teen rapper who shot NYPD cop using his record deal money to pay bail

The teen gang member and rapper who allegedly accidentally shot an NYPD officer is using cash from a record deal to try to get himself out of jail, law-enforcement sources told Read more ...

Wildlife YouTuber discovers new species of tarantula

A wildlife YouTuber from Thailand discovered the first tarantula known to exclusively live in hollowed-out bamboo stalks. Read more ...

Miss. bill would block incarcerated people, minors from legally changing...

A Mississippi state legislator introduced a bill this week seeking to prohibit incarcerated people from changing their names, as well as barring minors from Read more ...

Omicron surge is undermining care for other health problems

Omicron surge is undermining care for other health problems

The omicron surge has swamped U.S. hospitals with COVID-19 patients - but it has also caused issues for people trying to get treatment for other ailments. Read more ...

Man facing murder charge in fatal stabbing of UCLA student Brianna Kupfer

Man facing murder charge in fatal stabbing of UCLA student Brianna Kupfer

A man was charged Friday in the murder of Brianna Kupfer, the UCLA student who was stabbed to death last week working at a high-end Los Angeles furniture store. Read more ...

Wind, wind and more wind!

Wind, wind and more wind!

Kelly Franson has your forecast for Friday, January 21st. Read more ...

Whistleblower alleges Southwest Side smokeshop owners fraudulently opened...

Whistleblower alleges Southwest Side smokeshop owners fraudulently opened COVID-19 testing center

CHICAGO - A whistleblower filed an OSHA complaint alleging owners of smoke shops on the Southwest Side fraudulently opened a COVID-19 testing site and ignored PPE... Read more ...