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  • although league attendance rose in the seasons after the past hockey lockouts, it is not certain that history will repeat itself. still, fans tend to be forgiving, especially as time passes. the majority of the nhl ticket base comprises season ticket holders, who, in general, are more invested and loyal than fans who purchase single-game tickets. bls.gov

  • we spent a sleepless first night in trieste in a rather nondescript hotel. the place was a madbouse. we were unaware that competitors in the national bicycle race had arrived the same day as we did, and the two bicycling national heroes were also staying in our hotel, along with what seemed like thousands of their noisy fans. the italian passion for bicycle racing was the first of many new experiences for us. cia.gov

  • sports fandom might be good for your brain, but it’s not so good for your ticker. multiple studies have shown an increased risk for cardiovascular problems among sports fans — the most recent of which was a small review in new york of 31 yankees fans and 11 jets and giants fans. it showed that watching sports can lead to a rise in blood pressure and other adverse heart-related symptoms. everydayhealth.com

  • the popularity of anime and manga has helped westerners gain a broader understanding of japanese culture. fans now collect their favorite anime series on dvd. unlike vhs, the dvd format gives fans the options of watching the original japanese language show with subtitles or the english-dubbed version. dvds also offer fans the chance to experience uncut versions. some editing of cultural references occurred in earlier anime shows like voltron to appeal to the non-japanese culture. dvds give fans a chance to see the original japanese references. factmonster.com

  • the strongest protective factor against heat-related illness is air conditioning, with exposure to air conditioning for even a few hours a day reduces associated illness risks. electric fans may provide comfort, but when the temperature is in the high 90s or greater, fans will not prevent heat-related illness. better ways to cool off are to take a cool shower or bath or to move to an air-conditioned place such as a shopping center, library, or other designated cooling center. hhs.gov

  • the popularity of anime and manga has helped westerners gain a broader understanding of japanese culture. fans now collect their favorite anime series on dvd. unlike vhs, the dvd format gives fans the options of watching the original japanese language show with subtitles or the english-dubbed version. dvds also offer fans the chance to experience uncut versions. some editing of cultural references occurred in earlier anime shows like voltron to appeal to the non-japanese culture. dvds give fans a chance to see the original japanese references. infoplease.com

  • harry kahne, mental marvel and daredevil from keiths theatre, amuses the cross word puzzle fans as he works a puzzle backwards, while being hung from the top of one of washington's tall office buildings 1925. | 1 photographic print.lot 12297, vol. 1, p. 7 [p&p] | lc-usz62-99832 (b&w film copy neg.) loc.gov

  • heat rash isn't serious and usually resolves quickly when the affected area cools. in the meantime, reduce sweating by staying in an air-conditioned space or using fans to circulate the air. wear lightweight clothing and limit intense physical activity. apply cool compresses or soak in a cool bath for greater relief. mayoclinic.org

  • fans of hip-hop and dance music were perhaps the "wildest" group surveyed, north said. more than 37 percent of hip-hop aficionados and nearly 29 percent of dance music fans had had more than one sexual partner over the past five years, compared to just 1.5 percent of country music lovers. more than half of hip-hop and dance-music fans said they had committed a criminal act at least once in their lifetime, and they were also much more likely to have tried illicit drugs than fans of other musical genres. medicinenet.com

  • i was a high-profile football player and quarterback at the university of tennessee—my alopecia experience was very public. there was a fun and playful side with supportive fans. there was also an ignorant side. some opposing fans and players would try to impact my play with taunts about my hair loss. medlineplus.gov

  • serena says she is preparing for the upcoming u.s. open (scheduled for aug 31- sept 13), which will be held without fans. she says: "i've always played with such a big crowd. without fans, how will i do? i don't even know. but i look at it as another experience -- a wild experience." medpagetoday.com

  • the atmosphere of the game was incredible being among my fellow tiger fans in the stadium. at the beginning of the game, we were losing 14-0. naturally, clemson fans were a little disappointed, but we never stopped cheering our team on to keep pushing. long story short, the game fluctuated back and forth, with us leading, then alabama leading, and so forth. lots of tension on both sides. then, when we thought we were going to lose, within less than 10 seconds on the clock, clemson scored a final touchdown and we ended up winning the championship 35-31! the tigers broke alabama’s 26-game win streak, as well as crushing the number 1 team in college football! merckmanuals.com