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Exergaming may counteract children's sedentary behaviors

Exergaming may counteract children's sedentary behaviors

PERTH, Australia, May 20 (UPI) -- Exergaming, active console video games that track player movement to control the game, may counteract kid sedentary behaviors, Australian researchers say.

San Diego Padres sale approved

DENVER, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- The sale of the San Diego Padres to a local group headed by Ron Fowler won approval Thursday from the other owners of Major League Baseball teams.
San Diego Padres sold in $800 million deal

San Diego Padres sold in $800 million deal

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The San Diego Padres have been sold for about $800 million to a group of investors that includes the grandsons of the former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers
Hawks and Thrashers both on the block

Hawks and Thrashers both on the block

ATLANTA, May 18 (UPI) -- Atlanta's hockey and basketball teams both may be for sale, people close to the negotiations say.

San Diego Padres sale deal signed

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- A group led by Jeff Moorad, former chief executive officer of the Arizona Diamondbacks, has signed to buy 100 percent ownership of the San Diego Padres.

Padres in sale talks with ex-agent Moorad

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The San Diego Padres say they are in exclusive negotiations on the sale of the club to former agent and Arizona Diamondbacks partner Jeff Moorad.

Owners' divorce puts Padres on block

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- The owner of the San Diego Padres, in the midst of a divorce and division of assets, has put the baseball team up for sale.

Young Europeans use alcohol to get sex

LIVERPOOL, England, May 9 (UPI) -- Teens and young adults in Europe drink and take drugs as part of deliberate sexual strategies, researchers say.

Sequel to 'We Will Rock You' in the works

LONDON, April 16 (UPI) -- Queen guitarist Brian May has confirmed a second stage musical built around the British rock group's songbook is in the works.

Pop stars twice as likely to die early

LIVERPOOL, England, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- North American and European rock and pop stars are about twice as likely to die early and even more likely to do so within five years of becoming famous.

Not all drug deaths involve illegal drugs

LIVERPOOL, England, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Drug-related deaths include both mortalities of abusers of illegal drugs and of non-drug abusers using prescription drugs, a British study found.

Gamma ray burst polarization studied

LIVERPOOL, England, March 19 (UPI) -- A British-led international team of astronomers has recorded the earliest measurement of the optical polarization of a gamma ray burst.

European star 'roadmap' project started

POITIERS, France, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- A British astronomer has been selected to lead a Pan-European project in developing a "roadmap to the stars."

Health class sex ed bugs parents

LIVERPOOL, England, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Children at a British primary school were pulled out of a health class run by a Liverpool university after parents complained of sexual content.

Drug-detection kits unreliable

LIVERPOOL, England, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- A study by the Center for Public Health at Liverpool John Moores University finds some kits for detecting date rape drugs in drinks are unreliable.
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