Some games started out as simple backyard pastimes played with family and friends before evolving into sports governed by national and international organizations. Here are ten popular ones.
Many fans believe their teams are cursed by some malevolent force that destines them to be losers; obviously it can’t be because they are not good enough to win. Read on to learn about some of the most well-known sports curses and the teams that rue them.
Today I read an article stating that Justin Verlander would like to pitch in the MLB until he is 45 years old. I thought of a few others who defied Father Time.
If you have to make weight for a meet or tournament with a same-day weigh-in, your usual water cutting strategies may not work. Try these strategies to ensure you make weight without feeling overly fatigued or putting your health at risk.
On August 1, 2018, the Royal St. John's Regatta, the oldest organized sporting event in North America, celebrated its 200th anniversary. This is a brief history of this famous and prestigious annual rowing competition.
As someone who has played a variety of sports over the decades, I'm aware of the numerous advantages that can be gained, but I thought it would be instructive to list the negatives that I've encountered. Here are 10 disadvantages of playing sports.
Here is a comprehensive list of cool, clever, and funny team names for every imaginable sport or league. Steal one for your team or use these as inspiration to come up with a unique name of your own.
The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy is held every year in June. Since the races started in 1907, 270 riders have been killed on the island’s road course.
People climb barehanded up the outside of tall structures as a show of bravado, to make a political statement, or simply for the fun of it. No, really.
Hand-eye coordination is an important skill but is often underrated in most sports. In sports, it's used from start to finish. It's essential for all athletes to possess strong hand-eye coordination.
Holding one's breath can be intimidating and very uncomfortable at first. With better understanding and the right technique, you can reach two minutes easily. Follow the instructions given in this article to learn how this can be accomplished in five easy steps.
Jousting is a competitive sport between armored riders on horses, who use a large lance to charge at each other at high speed. This article will break down its medieval origins, as well as its continued practice in modern day.
What's so important about intramural sports events at school? This article lists the benefits.
This article looks at some ways athletes and other participants in winter sports have kept warm. Traditional methods are looked at, along with battery-operated outerwear for anyone going outdoors in the frigid North.
Double Dutch comprises a history that spans thousands of years, from China and Africa to New York City. A major fast food chain and three incredible men brought the game into the 21st century as an international phenomenon and a full blown sports craze with a reality show in Japan.