• In Texas, High School Gym Becomes Flood Shelter

    by Judith McGinnis 940-763-7534 May 2015

    The evacuation of the Tanglewood neighborhood and some of the city’s east side had agencies busy in efforts to help families affected by the growing threat of flooding. The Wichita River has been expected to crest Friday.

  • Reds Avoid Bigger Disaster During Smokestack Blaze

    by Jay Morrison May 2015

    One of the smokestacks in center field began malfunctioning in the top of the sixth inning and ended up catching on fire and burning for nearly 20 minutes before the Cincinnati Fire Department got a ladder truck high enough to extinguish the blaze.

  • SurveyMonkey CEO Died of Head Trauma from Treadmill

    by Marco della Cava, USA TODAY May 2015

    Senselessness now mingles with tragedy in the case of Dave Goldberg, husband of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, who died from blunt force trauma while exercising, Mexican officials said.

  • Track Coach Who Died at Meet Seen Cheering to the End

    by Naples Daily News (Florida) May 2015

    It was a beautiful weekend for track and field, the best weather since the FHSAA Championships were moved to Hodges Stadium on the campus of the University of North Florida.

  • Mother of Basketball Player Who Died Sues High School

    by George Slefo May 2015

    Jermaine Cullum, a 16-year-old student at Christ the King Jesuit College Prep, collapsed on the hardwood floor as he went after a layup during the Team Rose AAU Shootout on May 3, 2014, at Riverside Brookfield High School, according to the lawsuit filed Thursday in the Cook County Circuit Court.

  • Video: Fan Behind Plate at PNC Park Injured by Foul Tip

    by Michael Gaio April 2015

    Monday’s Cubs-Pirates game was delayed 23 minutes after a scary incident in the second inning. Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro fouled off a 90-mile-per-hour pitch from Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett and the ball hit a woman standing behind home plate.

  • Sudden Death in Young Athletes Remains Quite Rare

    by Tom Avril, Inquirer Staff Writer April 2015

    Any parent who heard about the sudden death Saturday of St. Joseph's Prep athlete Ryan Gillyard will be asking the question: Could that happen to my child?

  • HS Athletic Facility Construction Halted by Deaths

    by Michael Gaio April 2015

    After two deaths in one week, Argyle Independent School District near Dallas is halting work on a new high school athletic facility.

  • Post-Game Plane Crash Kills Illinois State Assistant

    by Michael Gaio April 2015

  • The AB Extra: April 3

    by Michael Gaio April 2015

    We dive into the second edition of The AB Extra with some Final Four coverage, an April Fools Day tweet gone wrong and heroics from two YMCA lifeguards. Today we begin with this heartwarming display of sportsmanship in women’s college basketball.