I'm going to state this right off the bat for this article, this is a little more of a rant than my usual articles and also a lot more serious. As a former athlete, I feel a need to talk about this topic of college sports postponing (not canceling) their fall sports seasons until the spring.
A hardball being bowled at high speeds with a batsman returning the favor with greater velocity is always going to present an element of danger. There is a good reason why a wicket-keeper looks more like they're about to defend the goalmouth in an ice hockey match.
If you ever heard about mouthguards you probably think about sport boxing. But did you know that NBA players also wear mouthguards? Did you know that there are mouthguards that are suitable for basketball?
Martial arts has been a hobby for me, off and on, for over 30 years now. I've focused on styles, like Tae Kwon Do and Boxing, and I even have black belts in American Sombo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Little League Baseball was born in 1939. By 1950, it made its way from Pennsylvania to Bruce Fabricant’s hometown of Mt. Vernon . In 1953, he got the call, and on a cold April morning, the Heritage Hills resident tried out. The times didn’t allot for a participation trophy, however. But finally getting the chance to play on a real field with adults - who could teach the game - easily made up for lack of metallic luster and the frostbite. In actuality, what he did get was much more important and is never far from what he is trying to document in Baseball Boys – a self-published novel on 1950’s Little League baseball in Mt. Vernon.
Pandemic has added elements to recruiting, such as social media and zoom, that may into the future
Practice consists of walkthroughs as players perfect plays until full training schedule starts
The most recent book of note on Mickey Mantle was The Last Boy by Jane Leavy, and it doesn’t pull punches about getting into the more salacious aspects of the slugger’s life. However, a real intimacy goes as far as the author’s access. “She spent one night with him,” says Italian American Author Tom Molito of Pound Ridge, NY. But the release of his new book doesn’t put “the Mick” at a distance for all those that adored him.
Basketball is a popular sport around the globe and played by millions of people. Every country has its national team playing for them and every country has a different league. Basketball is so popular in countries like the USA, Philippines, Australia, and Canada. Some new players are born every single day and new players that aspire to be the greatest of all time in the field of basketball. But, who would help the young players? Thanks to the internet! Because of the evolution of technology, it will be easy for young and upcoming players to improve their game online.