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New Kind of Football Injury: T-Shirt Gun Explosion

Intern carried off on stretcher after device malfunctions

(Newser) - A man was carried off the field on a stretcher during a college football game yesterday. Pretty standard stuff—except the guy was an intern for the University of Arkansas' athletics marketing department, not a player, and his injury was caused by ... an exploding T-shirt gun. The loud boom could... More »

Colleges With Lowest Graduation Rates

Golden Gate University tops list at 10%

(Newser) - Graduation rates at US institutions of higher learning have dropped 33% since 2002, a Chronicle of Higher Education study finds, and the recession may be to blame. The Huffington Post lists the 12 colleges with the lowest graduation rates:
  • Golden Gate University, San Francisco: 10%
  • Alliant International University, San Diego:
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Rabid Fans Have Bad Diets

Sports fanatics less healthy than non-fans, study finds

(Newser) - This just in: Sports fanatics like beer and fatty food. A University of Arkansas study has found that rabid fans are less healthy than people who don't care about sports, the Los Angeles Times reports. And the bigger the fanatic, "the more likely they are to consume more... More »

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