Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic officially named NBA MVP

Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic officially named NBA MVP

DENVER — Nikola Jokic plays for Denver. And for Serbia. Both places can once again make the same claim: For the second consecutive season, they’re home to the NBA’s Most Valuable Player. The league announced Wednesday night that Jokic had won back-to-back MVP awards. The Nuggets’ big man is the second consecutive international player to … Read more

ACC mulls 3-5-5 college football scheduling model in an effort to scrap divisions

ACC mulls 3-5-5 college football scheduling model in an effort to scrap divisions

6:18 PM ET Andrea Adelson Close ESPN Senior Writer ACC reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2010. Graduate of the University of Florida. David M. Hale Close ESPN Staff Writer ACC reporter. Joined ESPN in 2012. Graduate of the University of Delaware. AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. — The ACC is moving closer to adopting a new football scheduling … Read more

Utah scientists revive cells in human donor eyes, transforming brain and vision research

Utah scientists revive cells in human donor eyes, transforming brain and vision research

Fatima Abbas and Frans Vinberg are scientists at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah. The pair have published a study showing how they were able to revive light-sensing neuron cells in organ donor eyes and restore communication between them as part of a series of discoveries that stand to transform … Read more

Nick Saban denies Alabama football violated NCAA rules in recruiting ex-Louisville Cardinals WR Tyler Harrell

Nick Saban denies Alabama football violated NCAA rules in recruiting ex-Louisville Cardinals WR Tyler Harrell

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alabama football coach Nick Saban on Wednesday denied the involvement that anyone from his team violated NCAA rules by recruiting former Louisville receiver Tyler Harrell before he entered the transfer portal in April. Speaking to reporters at a golf event, Saban said, “We don’t tamper with anybody.” But that’s what Louisville coach … Read more

Incredible Image Has Us So Excited For What The James Webb Space Telescope Can Do

Incredible Image Has Us So Excited For What The James Webb Space Telescope Can Do

All four science instruments on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope have achieved “perfect alignment” in advance of the telescope’s official debut this summer, project officials said in a news teleconference on Monday (May 9). “I’m delighted to report that the telescope alignment has been completed with performance even better than we had anticipated,” Michael McElwain, … Read more

NBA great Bob Lanier, Hall of Fame center for Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks, dies at 73

NBA great Bob Lanier, Hall of Fame center for Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks, dies at 73

Bob Lanier, the left-handed big man who muscled up beside the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as one of the NBA’s top players of the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 73. The NBA said in a statement that the legendary center died after a short illness. The Hall of Famer and eight-time All-Star had worked for … Read more

Dementia cure hope as scientists discover shock therapy that ‘repairs misfolded proteins’

A cure for dementia may have come a step closer after scientists found a way of repairing 'misfolded' proteins linked to the condition.  (image file)

Scientists discover shock therapy that ‘repairs misfolded proteins’ linked to dementia – offering hope to nearly a million Britons living with the condition Researchers discovered a ‘shock’ to cells can reverse the abnormal build-up of proteins called amyloid beta in the brain When these proteins are misfolded, they end up sticky on outside and clump … Read more

Ibuprofen mixed with blood pressure meds may hurt kidneys: study

Ibuprofen mixed with blood pressure meds may hurt kidneys: study

Patients who are prescribed a diuretic and a renin-angiotensin system (RSA) inhibitor, such as an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB), to control their hypertension (high blood pressure), should avoid taking ibuprofen, according to new research published in the journal Mathematical Biosciences. Diuretics and RSA inhibitors are available by prescription under … Read more

Covid US: NYC health commissioner considers mask and vaccination mandates as alert level raised

New Yorkers may soon have to mask up and show proof of vaccination when entering certain businesses as COVID-19 cases show a slight uptick

New York City’s top health official says mask mandates and vaccine checks could make a comeback as the city battles a slight uptick in cases and hospitalizations from the omicron BA.2 subvariant. But one small business association says the return of pandemic restrictions would be a step ‘backwards’ that bars and restaurants ‘cannot afford’ as … Read more