A Woman in Baseball
Living in a baseball town like St. Louis, people learn a lot about baseball. The New York Yankees have won the most World Series Championships. Marc McGwire hit 583 home runs in his career and had over 1,400 RBIs (runs batted in). Ozzie Smith was a 15 time All Star. Babe Ruth hit 714 home runs in his career but also led the league in strike outs 5 times. Everybody knows this.
Helmets Don't Save Lives
The conversation on concussion prevention within American football cannot be had without discussing why. The right question to ask is not why concussions occur but why it’s important to limit and prevent them. Within the last decade, a multitude of former NFL players who have been diagnosed with a brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) have taken their own lives. This is not a coincidence but a serious reality faced by real people. Does this mean that the long-term effects of repeated concussions can lead to severe brain changes? Evidently, and if so, what exactly are those changes and just how damaging can the effects be?
I will never forget that day. I was three weeks out of my surgery that took place on January 7th 2020. Jaw surgery to correct my bite. God, it was the worst thing in history for me at the time. I was forced to have my mouth wired shut for three weeks and had to stay on a liquid diet for that entire span. Soup went from delicious to, “Oh my God. If I eat this again, i’m going to throw up.” I couldn’t brush my teeth. I couldn’t sleep properly. My face still had a bit of swelling. On the 25th, my surgeon said that my wires could come off. Finally, it’s over! For celebration, me and my mother planned to celebrate the next day by having brunch at our favorite spot in Warren.
History of the Super Bowl
The Super Bowl™ is a territory acquisition athletic contest played on a fixed agrarian grid using, as a token, an inflated porcine prolate spheroid. It is the most important holiday of the year in America some will say. While it is ostensibly a secular holiday, others argue that it is truly a religious holiday. And there are several reasons why. It has:
Documentary Review: 'ESPN 30 for 30: Al Davis vs the NFL'
ESPN 30 for 30 has become a haven for documentary filmmakers eager to find unique ways to tell familiar stories. The documentary format can tend to be a very homogenous artform, always very similar and familiar in structure and presentation. Thus a series such as 30 for 30 can feel a little rote after a while. To change that, documentary filmmakers need to get creative and find little ways to set themselves apart from the rest.
2021 Royal Rumble Review: Edge wins the Rumble & Will Headline Wrestlemania 37!
What a way to start the new year with this triumphant victory! The 2021 Royal Rumble winner......is yours truly.......the 'Rated-R' superstar...Edge!!!
The Underlying Issue with NBA Fans' Basketball Knowledge
During the postgame press conference of a Friday night matchup between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Clippers on January 9, 2021, Warriors forward Draymond Green was asked this question, “Do you wish defense was seen, like, in a sexier way? That like, being in good position, or staying vertical...that’s just as good as, potentially, hitting a splashy 3, but it’s the 3 that ends up on the highlight reel?”
The State of the UFC's Lightweight Title Picture
The 155-pound weight division in the UFC has been described as a murderers' row, and there is no better way to put it. Today we are going to take an in-depth look at the top of the mountain though, where it is pretty cloudy at the moment.
Track & Field 2k21: Examples of Excellence
100 Meters Arkansas' Jada Baylark ran the seventh best 100 meters time (11.13) in the NCAA on April 16 at the UF Tom Jones Invitational. She placed second to Florida State's Jayla Kirkland who ran a winning time of 11.13. Kirkland's time is now fourth best in the NCAA.
Head racing in rowing
A head race in rowing is in effect a time trial rather than a race to see who is first to cross the finish line. It is the sort of race that is more suitable for a narrow stretch of river, and it requires different skills from those of sprint racing. Basically, in a head race the crews start the course at different times and race against the clock rather than each other.
Essay: Why basketball is my favorite sport
How basketball is like playing chess 1) Tactics play a big role in both games In basketball, the presence vs. absence of tactics, in order to achieve the ultimate goal, i.e. score, is a decisive factor that can differentiate a winner from a loser.
REVERSE YOUR GOLF SWING.
It's been well over a year since this Covid thing started and we’re living in a very trying and strange times. No matter where you’re living in the world it can be stressful there will be some impact on your life whether you’re in lock down or there’s restrictions on gatherings it's all happening sadly.
5 Mistakes Prospective NBA Interns Make
It’s that time of year when more and more applications, phone calls, and e-mails are coming in with those whose dream is to work in the NBA.
Dr Michael Estes | Some Awesome Tips on Getting Better at Baseball
Hello, again, all my favorite people! I am Dr Michael Estes , a seasoned physician, owner of Intessa Okemos a loving husband, an all-time father, a boat restoration enthusiast, and a baseball specialist. I love baseball with a passion. Most of the academic years have been spent religiously admiring, and worshipping NYC! My roommates and I used to spend most of our free time in the field when I was pursuing my bachelor's from the esteemed California State University, Long Beach, in 1999. Our coach Michael Shawn used to pump us into playing baseball for our team. My roommates and I attended everyday practice sessions in the midst morning before our lectures.
Women's Hoop Report 78
The WNBA Draft took place on April 15, which is traditionally known as Tax Day in the United States. Every team hopes to get a great return on its newest additions. In this feature we will take a look at some of our favorite selections that have the ability to take the league to higher heights.
The origin of hammer throwing
When watching the hammer throwing event at modern athletics competitions such as the Olympic Games, one thought that crosses many minds is that the thing being thrown does not look much like a hammer! That metal ball on the end of a flexible wire would be the last thing one would choose for knocking in a few nails!
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