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New research on horse eyesight could improve racecourse safety

October 26, 2018

(CNN)The way horses see the world is almost entirely differently to that of humans — from the distances they can see, to the colors they can process. Janel L. Jones, who has a PhD in cognitive science, writes in Equus Magazine that details humans can see from a distance of 30 feet, can only be […]

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NFL quarterbacks are breaking records: what’s behind the passing explosion?

October 23, 2018

Offensive production is soaring this season, particularly in the passing game. Fearless young players and coaches have much to do with the change The NFL is the middle of an offensive explosion, and it is the jump in passing production that has been most jarring. Teams have thrown more passing touchdowns in the first four […]

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Horse of a Lifetime: Emily Moffitt and ‘Tommy’ Hilfiger

October 22, 2018

(CNN)Emily Moffitt has made a habit of producing performances that belie her years. Follow @cnnsport Horse of a lifetime: Top Contender READ: Michael Duffy: Why EFS Top Contender is my Horse of a Lifetime READ: LGCT star Danielle Goldstein runs with France’s wild horses But if you think Moffitt and Tommy were match made in […]

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Manchester Uniteds Luke Shaw says he almost lost leg after horror tackle

September 8, 2018

Luke Shaw, the Manchester United left-back, had two blood clots after surgery on a leg injury sustained against PSV Eindhoven three uears ago but is now back in the England squad Luke Shaw will seek to revive his England career this week after admitting he almost lost his right leg as a result of complications […]

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‘I wanted to honor my coach’: hockey, recovery and the Saskatchewan bus crash

September 7, 2018

Kaleb Dahlgren was on the way to a playoff game when his team bus was involved in a collision that killed 16. Now he is planning to return to the sport he loves It was a sun-drenched Friday, the last day of August. Fitting because Kaleb Dahlgren was in a sunny mood. He breathed in […]

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Teaching saddlery: ‘Do it for the horses – you have to give them the best’

August 23, 2018

(CNN)Horses might be big and powerful, but they are sensitive creatures and won’t put up with any old saddle. Follow @cnnsport “Horses are very sensitive, they can feel a fly on their skin,” the 50-year-old Hansen told CNN Sport. “If we put anything on like a strap or anything that rubs against them, they are […]

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Manchester United wrap up US tour with win over Real Madrid

August 22, 2018

Manchester Uniteds tour of the US ended with a 2-1 win over Real Madrid, thanks to goals from Alexis Snchez and Ander Herrera It will take much more than a pre-season win to cure Jos Mourinhos ever darkening mood. Beating a Real Madrid side who have just begun their own preparations for the new campaign […]

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Can ‘bloodhound’ Jordan Spieth ‘sniff out’ career grand slam at US PGA?

August 18, 2018

(CNN)When Jordan Spieth romped to the Masters title as a 21-year-old in 2015, Sports Illustrated’s cover screamed, “The Spieth era begins now.” Follow @cnnsport The shot that saved Jordan Spieth’s Open dream ‘I let it tear me down’ But that Claret Jug was the last of Spieth’s 11 Tour titles since clinching his first in […]

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Tour de France 2018: Colombia’s cycling obsession

July 9, 2018

(CNN)Every Sunday in Bogot the streets echo to the whirring sound of cyclists weaving their way through the city’s ciclovas — cycling paths. Follow @cnnsport “Because they insist sometimes I do pick up some riders and select them with tests, but you have to select just the top ones.” Colombia breeds super climbers Former cyclist […]

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Horses can make facial expressions just like humans

July 4, 2018

(CNN)Over time, we’ve learned how to read the body language of horses — from understanding whether the movement of its ears, head, legs and tail mean its relaxed, anxious, angry or alert. In fact, horses can make 17 facial movements — which is three more than our relatives, the chimpanzees, and just 10 fewer than […]

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