The black, shoebox-sized drone flew over the court at Louis Armstrong Stadium during a second-round match and then crashed into empty seats and broke apart.
The foam padded android, named MVP — short for Mobile Virtual Player — was designed by graduate engineering students. Players tackle MVP so they don't have to ram into each other.
Meru is a 21,000-foot mountain in northern India. Some of the greatest climbers in the world have tried and failed to reach its peak — a sheer granite wall known as the Shark's Fin.
Last week, Bundesliga fans brought welcome banners to stadiums. Now soccer giant FC Bayern Munich is following suit, opening its heart and wallet to help refugees adjust to life in Germany.
Police have arrested five Rutgers players and four others, accusing them of crimes that range from assault to home invasion and rioting.
The longtime head of outdoor outfitter L.L. Bean has died. Leon Gorman was president of the company for 34 years. The grandson of L.L. Bean himself, Gorman grew the company from a struggling mail order outfit that catered to sportsmen to a $1.6 billion business.
Her name is Miss Babe Ruth and last night in North Carolina, she took to the field for the final time for the Greensboro Grasshoppers. The dog has been a fan favorite for years retrieving bats and taking balls to umpires at the minor league ballpark.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to lawyer Alan Milstein about deflategate. A federal judge threw out Tom Brady's four-game suspension over his role in the scandal Thursday.
A federal judge nullified the four-game suspension by the NFL against Brady Thursday for his connection to deflated footballs used during the conference championship game last season.
Brady appealed a suspension handed down by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in federal court. The judge sided with Brady.
Behavioral specialist Jennifer Judge found that CrossFit helped her feel stronger and calmer. So, she thought her client, Nick, might like to try it too. After documenting improvements in Nick’s physical and mental well being, Judge is now trying to start a non-profit to help bring CrossFit to other children and adults with special needs in her California desert community.
Northeastern University law professor Roger Abrams, an authority on sports and labor law, joined WBUR’s Morning Edition to review a judge’s ruling throwing out Tom Brady’s four-game suspension.
A judge ruled Thursday that the NFL failed to treat Tom Brady fairly during its review of allegations that he played a role in deflating footballs used in a playoff game last season.
The reigning Super Bowl MVP gets to play after all.