Cool Fighter Nicknames for Martial Artists, Boxers, and Wrestlers
Great fighters often have great fighter nicknames.
Ten Weird & Whacky British Sports
Selection of whacky and weird sports championed by the British, with brief description, origin and when and where the events take place; includes Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling, Worm Charming Championship and Gig Racing in the isles of Silly.
10 Popular Backyard Games That Became Sports With National and/or International Associations
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.
A Short History of Famous Sports Curses
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.
Timeless: Seemingly Ageless Athletes Defying Father Time
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.
How to Cut Weight for a Same Day Weigh-In
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.
The Royal St. John's Regatta, the Oldest Organized Sporting Event in North America
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.
10 Disadvantages of Playing Sports
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.
A Complete List of Cool, Funny, and Clever Team Names
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 World’s Deadliest Motorcycle Race on the Isle of Man
The infamous Isle of Man motorcycle race (The IOM TT) is held every year in June. Since the races started in 1907, 265 riders have been killed on the island’s road course.
Skyscrapers and Rooftoppers: Everything You Want to Know About Stegophily
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.
Top 10 Athletes With Incredible Hand-Eye Coordination
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.
Competitive Eating: Everything You Want to Know
Those who engage in stuffing themselves with hot dogs, oysters, or even cockroaches insist they are taking part in legitimate sporting events. But do top competitive eaters face health consequences? Find out in this article.
Learn to Hold Your Breath for More Than 2 Minutes in 5 Easy Steps
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.
The Importance of Intramurals or Sports Fests in Schools
What's so important about intramural sports events at school? This article lists the benefits.
How to Keep Warm Playing Winter Sports in a Cold Climate
This article looks at some ways athletes and other participants in winter sports—or cold sports, as some call it—have kept warm. Traditional methods are looked at, along with battery-operated outerwear for anyone going outdoors in the frigid North.
History of Double Dutch Jump Rope
Double Dutch has a history that spans thousands of years, from China and Africa to New York City. However, in this century, a major fast-food chain and three incredible men have turned the sport into an international phenomenon, including a Japanese reality show.