Former high school teacher and baseball coach.
The 10 Best Colleges for Student Athletes
Being a high school athlete is hard, but you've got to work hard to land a spot at the best colleges for student athletes. You've got to think about both the athletics program and the academic standing of every institution you apply to. It's easy to focus just on the athletics program, but if a college as a strong academic backbone as well, it'll serve you better in the long run. There's a lot to consider when applying to colleges, everything from financial aid to NCAA division.
13 Lifehacks That Will Save You Time Spent on Chores
Where there's joy, there's an ever-growing list of supplies to buy and messes to clean up. Does that sound familiar to you? If so, you need some new lifehacks that will save you time spent on chores. Luckily for you, I've got quite a few lifehacks up my sleeve.
What Is an Exit Scam?
We are living in a time where scams are commonplace. Chances are some of the change in your wallet might even be fake, created by a scam artist somewhere to imitate real money. Where there is money to be made, there are scam artists willing to exploit the system in order to make it—in any way or form that they can.
Best Alternatives to ZipCar
With the turn of the century, a change started in car rentals—there was a demand for hourly rentals at a low price for people who didn't own their own car. Zipcar was on of the innovators in this field, with the ability to lock and unlock a rental with your phone and drive away, all without ever stopping by a rental agency. Since then, peer to peer car rental apps and services has exploded. For daily drivers, membership fees can be steep, but worth the upfront price for the low priced rentals available. If you only need a car for a day or even a couple hours, there are many companies that offer daily rates, and some that offer hourly rates as well. For those that don't like to drive, peer to peer ridesharing services have also become ubiquitous with going out for the night.
Best Soccer Exercises to Help Improve Your Speed & Power
Since soccer incorporates so many different aspects of fitness such as strength, speed, and agility, the best soccer exercises will be ones that improve a few of these areas at once. From weight lifting to bodyweight exercises, calisthenics to running, there are exercises for everyone to help improve their ability on the pitch. All of the best soccer forwards have probably done all of these. But no matter what position you play, these 10 best soccer exercises will give you an edge before your next season.
Top 9 Catcher's Mitts You Can Buy Right Now
Whether you're a first baseman or a catcher, you're probably used to the having different kinds of mitts than the rest of your teammates. The difference between catcher's mitts and standard fielder's gloves is the circumference and length.
Best Real Madrid Fan Accessories & Gifts in 2018
Real Madrid is one of the most popular and successful clubs in soccer, which has a long history, dating all the way back to 1902. With their record-setting 33 La Liga titles, to their notorious crowned logo, Real Madrid is an iconic team.
Worst MLB Teams to Win the World Series
Winning the World Series is the epitome of every baseball team. Seasons are filled with teams that seem destined for greatness or disappointment, only to surprise everyone. Some of the best teams, like the 2001 Seattle Mariners, won a record 116 games but lost to the New York Yankees in the ALCS. Then there are teams like the 2015 Kansas City Royals, who mastered the small-ball game, counting on clutch singles and stolen bases to win the World Series. It shows that there are many different factors that win ball games. Some of the worst teams have been victorious because of this. Here are the worst MLB teams to win the World Series.
Most Beautiful Ballparks in the US
There are 30 different Major League ballparks between the US and Canada. While each ballpark has its own geological features and amenities, some are in need of a major renovation, such as Tropicana Field in Tampa. But then there are the ballparks that stick out because of their craftsmanship and homage to the community. In the late 1990s, new stadiums like Chase Field in Arizona were geared towards a more modern approach. While the swimming pool in right field is a nice touch, Chase Field is now aging poorly with structural issues. Stadiums are now being built with a more classic, retro design to capture the intimacy and essence of a baseball game. Developers like Populous have tried to make ballparks smaller, relying more on views and amenities, getting fans closer to the action. These are the most beautiful ballparks in baseball.
Greatest Quarterbacks of All Time
The NFL is full of legends, including Vince Lombardi, Jerry Rice, and Jim Brown. But at the center of every great team is a legendary quarterback. Each quarterback has their own set of skills, whether it's accuracy, strength, or mobility. But it's also how they lead and how they win games when it may seem impossible. Some quarterbacks will be remembered for their personality and play-ability. And some will be remembered as the greatest quarterbacks of all time.
Best Opening Day Performances in MLB History
Baseball players and fans long for Opening Day. In addition to being the first day of the regular season, it's also the beginning of careers and rookie debuts. Some Opening Day performances are unforgettable, setting the tone for the rest of the season. It doesn't matter how well a team plays in Spring Training, once Opening Day hits, it's game-time. Here are some of the best Opening Day performances in MLB history.