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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore speaks at a press conference after ,an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, in Pittsburgh. The NFL's concussion protocol wasn't strictly followed when Moore was treated for a hit to the chin and mouth in the first-round playoff game, the league said. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)
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  • FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore speaks at a press conference after ,an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, in Pittsburgh. The NFL's concussion protocol wasn't strictly followed when Moore was treated for a hit to the chin and mouth in the first-round playoff game, the league said. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)

    NFL: concussion protocol not followed by Miami in Moore case

    MIAMI (AP) — The NFL’s concussion protocol wasn’t strictly followed when Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore was treated for a hit to the chin and mouth in a first-round playoff game, the league said Wednesday. Because Moore was bleeding from the mouth, he was allowed to return to the game too quickly at Pittsburgh, the […]
  • In this Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016 photo, Japan's Hideki Matsuyama hits the ball from the fairway of the 18th hole during the 2016 WGC-HSBC Champions golf tournament at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, China. China's state-run Xinhua News Agency said Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 that the country has launched a renewed crackdown on golf, closing 111 courses in an effort to conserve water and land, and telling members of the ruling Communist Party to stay off the links. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    China swings back at golf, shutting down 111 courses

    BEIJING (AP) — China has launched a renewed crackdown on golf, closing 111 courses in an effort to conserve water and land, and telling members of the ruling Communist Party to stay off the links. The state-run Xinhua News Agency said Sunday the courses were closed for improperly using groundwater, arable land or protected land […]
  • This Jan. 14, 2017 photo shows a countdown sign leading up to Super Bowl LI in Discovery Green park in downtown Houston. Super Bowl LI will be played Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    A look at events and attractions surrounding Super Bowl LI

    HOUSTON (AP) — Houston is the nation’s fourth largest city, a sprawling metropolis larger than some small states. But the good news for those visiting for Super Bowl LI is that most of the events surrounding the game will be concentrated downtown, making it easy to visit a number of attractions. There are thousands of […]
  • This Jan. 14, 2015 photo provided by ORDA/Whiteface Lake Placid, shows Megan Gardner, right, as she teaches participants in a lesson at Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, N.Y., near Lake Placid. Whiteface, like other ski resorts, is creating programs to attract younger skiers as a way of maintaining interest in the sport as baby boomers age out. (ORDA/Whiteface Lake Placid via AP)

    Ski industry targeting millennials to keep coffers intact

    WILMINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — When Aaron Kellett peers out the window of his office at Whiteface Mountain, these days he’s usually smiling. “My office is right next to our beginner trail, and when I look out I see people on our beginner trail,” said the 38-year-old Kellett, who’s been the manager at Whiteface for four […]
  • This computer image provided by Energy Observer, shows the Energy Observer boat, which is powered solely by renewable energies and hydrogen. The first self-sufficient boat only powered by emission-free energy will start a six-year trip around the world next spring. (Energy Observer via AP)

    Zero-emission boat prepares for round-the-world odyssey

    PARIS (AP) — The first self-sufficient boat powered only by emission-free energy will start a six-year trip around the world in the spring. Energy Observer, a former multi-hull race boat converted into a green vessel equipped with solar panels, wind turbines and a hydrogen fuel cell system, will be powered by wind, the sun and […]
  • Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore sits on the field after being hit by Pittsburgh Steelers' Bud Dupree in the first half of an AFC wild-card NFL football game in Pittsburgh on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. (Charles Trainor Jr/Miami Herald via AP)

    NFL begins review of concussion protocol on Miami QB Moore

    MIAMI (AP) — The NFL has begun a review of the concussion protocol conducted on Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore when he left his team’s playoff game at Pittsburgh after being shaken up. Moore was hit in the chin as he threw a pass, and the play drew a roughing-the-passer penalty on Pittsburgh’s Bud Dupree. […]
  • Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore sits on the field after being hit by Pittsburgh Steelers' Bud Dupree in the first half of an AFC wild-card NFL football game in Pittsburgh on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. (Charles Trainor Jr/Miami Herald via AP)

    NFL, union begin review of concussion protocol on Miami QB

    MIAMI (AP) — The NFL and NFL Players Association have begun a review of the concussion protocol conducted on Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore when he left his team’s playoff game at Pittsburgh after being shaken up. The review doesn’t mean the NFL has drawn conclusions as to whether the protocol was followed, the league […]