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As medical facilities across the country began to run out of personal protective equipment this spring, a legion of volunteers turned to 3D printers, 3-hole punches and sewing machines to create a stopgap solution. At Lamar University in Beaumont, Ian Kennard, 19, of Houston, used one of the university’s 3D printers to create face shields. …

LSU football trained for the first time in epaulettes on Wednesday. The five-day acclimatization period allows Tigers to spend the next two days in shells and a fifth day in full pads. Highlights of the day included appearances from receivers Ja’Marr Chase and Terrace Marshall as well as first-year tight end Arik Gilbert on receivers …

JACKSONVILLE, Alabama – The Jacksonville State football team dressed with shells for the first time Friday during fall camp’s third practice. Head coach John Grass said he was happy to see his team in shells and was happy with their morning session. “I saw some good things today,” Grass said. “It was a long day …

Coach Payton responded to questions from the media regarding the team’s decision to sequester COVID-19 protection bracelet trackers at the Loews New Orleans hotel on Wednesday to see if players adopt the new safety recommendations. The most intriguing takeaways were his responses to the Oakley Mouth Shield, Drew Brees, Jameis Winston and the promotion of …

LAKELAND, Fla – A man from Lakeland, Fla., Has died three weeks after swaddling himself in protective gear to sit by his wife’s bedside and say goodbye to her as she languished with COVID-19. Sam Reck, 90, died on Saturday after contracting the novel coronavirus after visiting his beloved 30-year-old wife JoAnn Reck at the …

For Navy Lt. Mark Fisher, wearing a uniform as a standing force against a determined enemy was part of the growth. He now wears a decidedly different type of uniform – as part of naval medicine – helping to block the spread of COVID-19 as well as supporting operational readiness. The former Middle Tennessee State …

SEATTLE (AP) – A lawsuit filed in Washington state alleges that the costs of protective clothing and equipment have hampered the civil rights of Black Lives Matter protesters. Five plaintiffs’ lawsuit in Seattle U.S. District Court alleges their right to peaceful protest is hampered by the need to purchase necessary equipment to protect against police …

SEATTLE – A complaint filed Monday vs. Seattle City argues that the constitutional rights of protesters were violated by the police department’s “indiscriminate” use of chemical and less lethal crowd control tactics, which forced protesters to purchase “expensive” protective gear in order to do so. safely spread their message against police brutality on the streets. …

It was the early 1980s and Denver had money to spend. The penny stock market had led to a modern day gold rush. The chic new restaurants were more than happy to cater to the padded-shoulder clientele with exotic new menu items like parchment paper snails, pesto, and breakfast pans. Longtime Denver restaurateur turned restaurant …

Masahiro Tanaka seemed pretty sure he’ll wear a protective insert in his hat on Saturday night when he makes his first start of the season against the Red Sox. And he was adamant that he wouldn’t be scared by the memory of being hit in the head on July 4th by a Giancarlo Stanton liner …