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Great Winter Sports Gifts

SmithSmith ChromaPop goggles transform winter lightSmith ChromaPop I/XOI’ve used Smith ChromaPop glasses for fly fishing for a few years and they’re my go-to every sport glasses, ideal for sea kayaking, cross country skiing and even alpine spring skiing, a step above any polarized glasses that I’ve ever had. ChromaPop, by the way, is Smith-speak for “blocking specific color wave intersections as they pass through the lens. ChromaPop is able to eliminate color confusion, so your brain is...

Sports Are Leading Cause of Youth Eye Injuries

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— Active children have the advantage of being in good physical shape and keeping their weight in check. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say one in five children are considered overweight or obese, but being engaged in a sport or other activity promotes exercise, which can be a good thing for both physical and mental health. Although playing sports is beneficial for various reasons, there are some inherent risks to participating in them as well....

SCNG Sports Person of the Year: Why we kept our eye on the Ball Family (sunglasses optional)

[embedded content]There is no easy way to deliver this, so let’s just put it out there:LaVar Ball, along with his sons Lonzo, LiAngelo and LaMelo, by virtue of what they did in the name of the Big Baller Brand from their modest Chino Hills home base, attaching themselves to basketball royalty at UCLA and with the Lakers, and detaching themselves from the norm in Lithuania, China and President Trump’s Twitter account, are the 2017 Southern California News Group Sports People of the Year.If you...