Doctors in Toronto told ESPN that Mirra had deposits of tau protein in the frontal and temporal lobes of his brain, telltale signs of the neurodegenerative disease that has affected so many athletes in contact sports, most-notably football players.
“I couldn’t tell the difference,” Dr. Lili-Naz Hazrati told ESPN of the comparison between Mirra’s brain and the brains of athletes from other sports who were living with CTE at the time of their deaths. More at nydailynews.com
DJ play wrong song during the national anthem and gets fired. DJ fired by Padres over San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus national anthem controversy apologizes, chorus asks team to bring him back… The 100 members of San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus were on the field to sing the national anthem before Saturday’s game against the Dodgers, but when the music began, a recording of a woman singing the song blared over the Petco Park sound system… More at nydailynews.com
Toyota said it is making a strategic investment in Uber and will offer auto leases to the ride-hailing company’s drivers. Bloomberg’s Jamie Butters reports on “Bloomberg Markets.” New York Bloomberg video news