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- Top Story - February 2021
Baseballs Were Originally Made From the Foreskins of HorsesTop Story - February 2021
In modern times, we’re used to calling the Great American Pastime — “Baseball.” But it wasn’t always named that! Baseball used to be known as “Rounders.” It was first played in England in the 1500’s until the rule book was created in the 1880’s.
How to Show School Spirit (From the Comfort of Your Couch)
The beautiful thing about school spirit is that it isn’t tied to a place. A stadium could crumble and the campus could close down but as long as there are people like us, people who have pride and love for the heart and soul of an institution then school spirit is alive and well. The thunderous roar of thousands of students and alumni in the stands of a football game is just a reflection of that.
I’m a High School Basketball Coach. Here’s How We Cut Player Injuries Down in One Season
I’ve been a high school basketball coach for three years now, and I’ve learned a thing or two about working with the team. While it’s been a number of years since our last big championship, the team has been in the upper ranks in our region and has been steadily rising. Our core principles of teamwork, sportsmanship, and respect have brought us far, and there’s a good camaraderie among the boys. I had been feeling great about my role as head coach and confident in my ability to lead the team deep into the playoffs and, potentially, a championship trophy.
10 Interesting Facts About Soccer
Although the exact date that soccer was created is not known and early versions date back to over 3,000 years old, England is credited with being the nation that gave birth to the game as we know it today by FIFA, football’s governing body, in 1863. This may come as a surprise, considering the game’s popularity, but there are actually a number of other interesting facts about soccer that even those that love the game don’t know. Lesser known facts about soccer will no doubt surprise even the biggest soccer fans!
The 10 Best Subscription Boxes for Fitness Lovers
We all know that keeping fit is good for us, but sometimes it’s hard to keep the motivation up, even if we love to exercise. Fortunately for you though, there’s a range of exciting subscription boxes for fitness lovers that are designed for fanatics and newbies alike. So, if you like jogging, yoga, tennis, weight lifting, cycling, or just want some encouragement to get off the sofa, you no longer have any reason not to get up and go whenever it is you please.
The 10 Best Gifts for Cristiano Ronaldo Fans
There is, potentially, nothing more difficult than identifying the "greatest player" in the history of an individual sport. In basketball, the great Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James argument looms large. In baseball, there is literally no unequivocally right or wrong answer, and in the NFL, it's Tom Brady vs. literally everyone else.
Best Gear for Liverpool Fans
I'd be lying if I said that Liverpool football wasn't on my mind all day, every day. As a former soccer player with bad knees, I can't get on the field as much as I once did, but I still have to get my soccer fix one way or another. I've opted to do this by literally watching as many Liverpool FC games as humanly possible. Being that I'm from the United States, it's difficult to see them live, but on the weekend I'll get up bright and early just to catch my favorite team in action.
Best Gear for Manchester United Fans
Most soccer fans can agree—Manchester United is one of the most iconic football clubs in the world. Their David Beckham era was certainly one that will live on in the memories of MU fanatics everywhere, but there is no doubt the club has an illustrious history, with or without him.
The 10 Best Gifts for Arsenal Fans
There is no doubt that enthusiasts of the Premier League are some of the most passionate fans not only when it comes to soccer, but global sports as a whole. While the league boasts a plethora of legendary clubs like Chelsea and Manchester United, perhaps the most polarizing team is the London-based Arsenal squad.
10 Must Haves for Youth Soccer Players
Once upon a time, I was a youth soccer player, going from league to league and annoying the crap out of my parents in the process. Throughout my young playing career, there were tons of things I wish I did differently. Mostly, when it comes to preparation.
- Top Story - January 2019
Meet FieldWiz: The Soccer Tracker That Helps Optimize Your Team's PerformanceTop Story - January 2019
Over the past several years, the landscape of sports—both professionally and recreationally—has drastically changed. This can be attributed to two huge shifts in the culture: a new reliance upon analytics and data, and the corresponding technology that comes with it.
10 Must Read Hockey Books for NHL Fans
For those people who were not raised in a sports-oriented household, the fanatic culture that surrounds sports like professional hockey may seem chaotic and silly. Yet for people like me who grew up in a house where the television was always set to a sports channel and dinner conversations revolved around the most recent NHL game, the enthusiastic fan loyalty and love of hockey was part of daily life. In the eyes of NHL fans, hockey is more than just twelve men skating on ice, passing around a puck, and getting into the occasional fist-fight. The NHL has a culture rooted in seasons of incredible players, renowned coaches, and historic game-changing plays.