Tag Archives: sports

Banyan Biomarkers Inc. Receives Grant to Continue Concussion Research

By on February 5th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 3:36 pm

Local research company Banyan Biomarkers Inc. received a $300,000 grant in January that will go toward continuing studies on protein testing after head injuries. Researchers say the technology will benefit people with a high risk of frequent head trauma, such as athletes and military personnel.

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Despite No Local Home Rink, UF Hockey Team Battles On

By on December 11th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 3:21 pm

Over the years, the University of Florida has accumulated 31 national championships in 12 sports, but there is one sports terrain it has yet to dominate – the ice.

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In the News: Labor secretary nomination, Farmworkers protest, Legislation update, Suspicious UCF death

By on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 11:40 am

Obama to nominate Thomas E. Perez as Labor secretary – President Obama plans to nominate Thomas E. Perez as the new secretary of Labor on Monday. The position plays an important role in immigration reform. Perez currently works as the [...]

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Gainesville’s roughest and toughest roller derby team raises money for charity

By on September 7th, 2012 | Last updated: September 11, 2012 at 2:53 pm

The Gainesville Roller Rebels raise money to serve survivors of domestic violence.

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Running debate: minimalist or shod?

By on September 6th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 4:28 pm

While some runners argue they run better barefoot, the shoeless practice puts them at risk for stress fractures.

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