Stories By: Poch De La Rosa


Poch de la Rosa follows all major U.S. sports: NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and the NCAA. His favorite teams are the Colts, Braves, Pacers, Sharks and Irish, respectively.

Wes Craven Dies At Age 76 Due To Brain Cancer

Wes Craven Dies At Age 76 Due To Brain Cancer

Renowned film director Wes Craven died on Aug. 30 due to brain cancer. He was 76 years old. The Hollywood Reporter first broke...

Aug 31 2015, 7:00am CDT

Oliver Sacks Passes Away at 82

Oliver Sacks Passes Away at 82

Renowned neurologist and author Oliver Sacks died on Sunday due to cancer. He was 82 years old....

Aug 31 2015, 6:30am CDT

Daily Naps Can Help Lower Blood Pressure And Prevent Heart Attacks

Daily Naps Can Help Lower Blood Pressure And Prevent Heart Attacks

Greek researchers say taking daily naps of an hour or more can help lower blood pressure and prevent heart attacks. They presen...

Aug 31 2015, 6:00am CDT

Poop Can Help Treat Clostridium Difficile Infection

Poop Can Help Treat Clostridium Difficile Infection

An Aug. 27 CNN article reveals feces or poop can help treat Clostridium difficile infection. This disease kills nearly 15,000 A...

Aug 28 2015, 7:00am CDT

Ricky Martin Blasts Donald Trump For Treatment Of Jorge Ramos

Ricky Martin Blasts Donald Trump For Treatment Of Jorge Ramos

Singer Ricky Martin lambasted presidential candidate Donald Trump on Thursday after the latter kicked Latin American reporter J...

Aug 28 2015, 6:30am CDT

Donald Trump On Virginia Journalists' Shootings: 'It's A Mental Health Problem'

Donald Trump On Virginia Journalists' Shootings: 'It's A Mental Health Problem'

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump told CNN the shooting of WDBJ7 reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward "isn...

Aug 28 2015, 6:00am CDT

Visa Checks In Melbourne Canceled Per Australian Police

Visa Checks In Melbourne Canceled Per Australian Police

Victorian Police canceled visa checks in Melbourne this weekend. There were massive protests in the city on Friday for fear of...

Aug 28 2015, 4:03am CDT

Ben & Jerry's Pumpkin Cheesecake Ice Cream Returns For Fall Season

Ben & Jerry's Pumpkin Cheesecake Ice Cream Returns For Fall Season

Ben & Jerry's popular ice cream flavor, pumpkin cheesecake, is returning in time for the fall season....

Aug 27 2015, 7:30am CDT

Indian Boy Born With 3 Penises And No Anus Undergoes Surgery

Indian Boy Born With 3 Penises And No Anus Undergoes Surgery

A two-year-old Indian boy was born with three penises and no anus. His condition is known as Diphallia. Doctors performed surge...

Aug 27 2015, 7:00am CDT

James Holmes Receives 12 Life Terms Plus 3,318 Years In Jail

James Holmes Receives 12 Life Terms Plus 3,318 Years In Jail

A federal judge sentenced Colorado theater shooter James Holmes to 12 life sentences plus 3,318 years in prison on Aug. 26....

Aug 27 2015, 6:30am CDT

Ed Sheehan Is No. 1 On Billboard Artist 100 For 1st Time

Ed Sheehan Is No. 1 On Billboard Artist 100 For 1st Time

English pop singer Ed Sheehan takes the No. 1 slot on the Billboard Artist 100 for the very first time....

Aug 27 2015, 6:00am CDT

Chris Cornell Reveals Plans On New Soundgarden Album

Chris Cornell Reveals Plans On New Soundgarden Album

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has revealed to Rolling Stone the band's plans to release its seventh studio album....

Aug 26 2015, 7:30am CDT

Child Obesity Rates Still Highest In Canada And United States

Child Obesity Rates Still Highest In Canada And United States

The National Center For Health Statistics has confirmed child obesity is still highest in Canada and the United States....

Aug 26 2015, 7:00am CDT

Sierra Leone Discharges Last Ebola Patient

Sierra Leone Discharges Last Ebola Patient

Sierra Leone discharged its last Ebola patient on Aug. 25. She is 35-year-old Adama Sankoh....

Aug 26 2015, 6:30am CDT

Leticia Bufoni On Posing Nude For ESPN's The Body Issue: 'I Was Really Scared'

Leticia Bufoni On Posing Nude For ESPN's The Body Issue: 'I Was Really Scared'

World No. 1 female skateboarder Leticia Bufoni told Rolling Stone Magazine on Aug. 25 she "was really scared" when sh...

Aug 26 2015, 6:00am CDT

Fitness Can Be Achieved After The Age Of 50 Per Joe Friel

Fitness Can Be Achieved After The Age Of 50 Per Joe Friel

According to Joe Friel's latest book ("Fast After 50"), people can still be fit into their 50s and beyond. Among...

Aug 25 2015, 7:30am CDT

Amanda Angelica Budino Becomes American Citizen At 100 Years Old

Amanda Angelica Budino Becomes American Citizen At 100 Years Old

One-hundred-year-old Amanda Angelica Budino became an American citizen on Aug. 24. She hails from Argentina. Her wish was to be...

Aug 25 2015, 7:00am CDT

Celine Dion Says Her Husband Rene Angelil Wants To Die In Her Arms

Celine Dion Says Her Husband Rene Angelil Wants To Die In Her Arms

USA TODAY interviewed singer Celine Dion on Aug. 24. She said her husband Rene Angelil told her, "I want to die in your ar...

Aug 25 2015, 6:30am CDT

Drinking 8 Glasses Of Water A Day Is A Myth Per New York Times

Drinking 8 Glasses Of Water A Day Is A Myth Per New York Times

The New York Times' Aaron E. Carroll claims people do not have to drink eight glasses of water daily. Instead, they should...

Aug 25 2015, 6:00am CDT

Jimmy Carter Teaches Bible Classes 3 Days After Cancer Radiation Treatment

Jimmy Carter Teaches Bible Classes 3 Days After Cancer Radiation Treatment

Former president Jimmy Carter taught Sunday School in Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga. on Aug. 23. Carter's Bible c...

Aug 24 2015, 7:30am CDT

'Go Topless Day' Celebrated Around The World

'Go Topless Day' Celebrated Around The World

Hundreds of people celebrated "Go Topless Day" on Aug. 23. Many women want to go topless in public. This is a right t...

Aug 24 2015, 7:00am CDT

Foo Fighters Rickroll Westboro Baptist Church Again

Foo Fighters Rickroll Westboro Baptist Church Again

The Foo Fighters rickrolled the Westboro Baptist Church in Kansas City on Aug. 21. Their entourage rode a pickup truck. They pu...

Aug 24 2015, 6:30am CDT

Marijuana Kills Cancer Cells Per National Cancer Institute

Marijuana Kills Cancer Cells Per National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute has confirmed marijuana kills cancer cells. However, the FDA has not approved marijuana as a mean...

Aug 24 2015, 6:00am CDT

Cameron Wake On Miami Dolphins Making Playoffs: 'This Is Definitely The Year'

Cameron Wake On Miami Dolphins Making Playoffs: 'This Is Definitely The Year'

Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake told The Miami Herald on Aug. 19 "this is definitely the year" the team wil...

Aug 20 2015, 7:00am CDT

Ronda Rousey Is 'A Super Freak' Per Brock Lesnar

Ronda Rousey Is 'A Super Freak' Per Brock Lesnar

WWE legend Brock Lesnar told ESPN on Tuesday that Ronda Rousey is "a super freak in the women's division."...

Aug 20 2015, 6:30am CDT

Chase Utley Traded To Los Angeles Dodgers

Chase Utley Traded To Los Angeles Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired long-time Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley in exchange for two minor-leag...

Aug 20 2015, 6:00am CDT

Pedro Rodriguez Agrees To Transfer To Manchester United For £21.2M

Pedro Rodriguez Agrees To Transfer To Manchester United For £21.2M

FC Barcelona striker Pedro Rodriguez has repeatedly agreed to a £21.2 million transfer deal with Premier League club Mancheste...

Aug 19 2015, 8:00am CDT

Brock Lesnar Tells ESPN Vince McMahon Is A Better Promoter Than Dana White

Brock Lesnar Tells ESPN Vince McMahon Is A Better Promoter Than Dana White

WWE legend Brock Lesnar told ESPN's "SportsCenter" on Aug. 18 that WWE CEO Vince McMahon is a better promoter th...

Aug 19 2015, 7:30am CDT

Shaquille O'Neal On Julius Erving: 'I Still Think He Was The Best'

Shaquille O'Neal On Julius Erving: 'I Still Think He Was The Best'

Shaquille O'Neal said Julius "Dr. J" Erving is the greatest basketball player in NBA history. O'Neal says E...

Aug 19 2015, 6:30am CDT

Eli Manning Wants To Become NFL's Highest-Paid Player

Eli Manning Wants To Become NFL's Highest-Paid Player

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning wants to become the NFL's highest-paid player with his next contract....

Aug 19 2015, 6:00am CDT

Bryan Mitchell Fractures Nose After Getting Hit By Line Drive In Face

Bryan Mitchell Fractures Nose After Getting Hit By Line Drive In Face

New York Yankees rookie pitcher Bryan Mitchell suffered a small fracture on his nose on Monday. Minnesota Twins infielder Eduar...

Aug 18 2015, 8:00am CDT

Terry Francona To Accompany John Farrell For Lymphoma Chemotherapy

Terry Francona To Accompany John Farrell For Lymphoma Chemotherapy

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona said he will accompany his long-time friend and Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell fo...

Aug 18 2015, 7:30am CDT

Washington Redskins Will Not Change Name For New Stadium

Washington Redskins Will Not Change Name For New Stadium

The Washington Redskins will not drop their "Redskins" name for a new stadium they plan to build....

Aug 18 2015, 7:00am CDT

Robert Griffin III: 'I Feel Like I'm The Best Quarterback In The League'

Robert Griffin III: 'I Feel Like I'm The Best Quarterback In The League'

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III told WJLA-TV on Aug. 17 he's "the best quarterback in the league.&...

Aug 18 2015, 6:00am CDT

Arsene Wenger Impressed With Mesut Ozil In Arsenal's 2-1 Win Over Crystal Palace

Arsene Wenger Impressed With Mesut Ozil In Arsenal's 2-1 Win Over Crystal Palace

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gushed about midfielder Mesut Ozil's passing skills during his team's 2-1 win over Crys...

Aug 17 2015, 8:00am CDT

U.S. Women's National Team Beats Costa Rica 8-0 In 1st Victory Tour Match

U.S. Women's National Team Beats Costa Rica 8-0 In 1st Victory Tour Match

The United States Women's National Team beat Costa Rica, 8-0, in an international friendly on Aug. 16. It was the first ma...

Aug 17 2015, 7:30am CDT

James Harden On Ty Lawson: 'Ty Is Definitely Going To Help Us'

James Harden On Ty Lawson: 'Ty Is Definitely Going To Help Us'

Houston Rockets guard James Harden believes new point guard acquisition Ty Lawson will help the team in the 2015-16 NBA season....

Aug 17 2015, 7:15am CDT

James Harrison Rejects Sons' Participation Trophies

James Harrison Rejects Sons' Participation Trophies

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison rejected his two sons' participation trophies on Aug. 15. In an Inst...

Aug 17 2015, 7:00am CDT