Iceland stunned the footballing world with its quarterfinal appearance at Euro 2016 in its debut. Three years later, Madagascar emulated that feat in a more improbable fashion. Relive the journey that Madagascar undertook.
A list of the top ten largest cricket grounds in India. Includes photos and information like capacity size and opening year.
Brooklyn Dodgers’ Carl Furillo is considered one of the greatest outfielders of his day. But false accusations and reporters’ misrepresentations dogged him throughout his career.
The modern era of Major League Baseball began with 8 teams in the National League in 1900 and 8 in the American League in 1901. For 60 years, the Major Leagues were comprised of those 16 original teams, with only a handful of franchise relocations. Beginning in 1961, baseball expanded with new teams, additional franchise moves, and divisional reconfigurations. There are currently 30 teams with 3 divisions in each league. Is more expansion or franchise relocation on the way?
These NBA players had the odds stacked against them considering that their parents were shorter than 5'10". However, they grew tall which helped propel their careers to great heights.
This is an basic guide to common penalties in NFL football, intended to help fans understand what is happening when a flag is thrown.
This article suggests a list of the 16 greatest players for the Los Angeles Dodgers and only includes retired players. The compilation includes a short biography for each player.
The New York Giants had long played second fiddle to their crosstown rivals, but in 1951, their manager made a decision that put them in the history books once more: the first all-black outfield.
Mauritania was one of three nations that debuted at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Relive the journey of this West African nation from being a figurative doormat in the world to a country with renewed hope after surviving three major footballing droughts.
How do you answer the question of who is the greatest NBA player. For me it is based on the players I've seen play. I believe that there are a lot of players to choose from, for my money its Jordan.
This article is about five of the most famous teammates of Michael Jordan, the greatest player ever. I've included stats and info on their careers.
This article will look at some of the most famous and prestigious football (soccer) derbies which take place across some of the best leagues from around the world.
We look at some players with the biggest hands in NBA history. Being tall like Shaq does not guarantee huge hands. Players like Wilt Chamberlain do not have impressive hand sizes considering their height. Players like Rondo, Jordan, Dr. J, Kawhi Leonard and Giannis have pretty impressive hand sizes.
Planning a visit to Cooperstown and the Baseball Hall of Fame? Check out this guide to learn everything you need to know for a memorable visit to this shrine to the game of baseball.
Scottish football may not get the attention that its neighbor south of the border does, but it is a compelling league full of iconic teams, compelling characters and a host of interesting facts.
Major League Baseball is woven into America’s long and diverse historical tapestry. Here's a look at teams of today and yesteryear.
This article provides a list of the 16 worst players for the Los Angeles Dodgers during the age of free agency. A short biography is provided for each notoriously bad player.
The many abbreviations and acronyms in the football world can make it hard for people to understand the game. In this article, you will learn the meaning of GA, GF, GD, P, W, D, L, Caps, Apps, VAR, and other terms in FIFA soccer.
The five best soccer leagues in the world that every soccer fan should follow. The leagues include the worlds best soccer players from many different countries and provide the best in soccer entertainment.
This article will review the three most iconic instances of Patriots cheating scandals. While they did cheat in some instances, very often the allegations were overblown and the Patriots reputation has suffered far too much.
Quarterback is the most important position in football. Between yards, touchdowns, interceptions, supporting casts, and championships, it's hard to decide who is the greatest of all time. This article will compare and contrast these things in order to try to determine who is the best QB of all time.
Find out who is the greatest Pittsburgh Steeler, along with the top ten best players in Steelers history. You’ll be surprised who made the cut!
From April through October, it’s baseball season! The announcers can make it confusing, but whether you’re new to the game or an "old pro," baseball is a language we can all speak fluently.
Who gets the most red cards? A list of stats and videos of the football players with the worst red card rates in the history of the Premier League.
So you want to play cricket but don't know much about it. Don't worry, this article will explain all you need to know on how to play cricket.
Analysis and commentary on English football's biggest match. Manchester United and Liverpool are two of the most revered names in world club football. Learn about their colourful history.
Despite having a stellar college career, Tim Tebow found hard times as a professional football player.
Roberto Clemente was one of a kind. He contributed to MLB’s successful integration of Latino players and constantly performed charitable deeds, often without fanfare or publicity. He is a hero.
Passing is an important part of basketball. Several problems often exist with a young passers' technique. This article provides a guide on how to teach young children to pass a basketball.
What do all those letters and numbers in a baseball box score stand for? Knowing how to read a professional box score will keep you in the game.
Here are the steps needed to become a USSF Grassroots Referee. As soccer is gaining popularity in the United States, there is a need for more quality trained referees each season.
Teach young children how to hit a baseball without a bat. Start early learners right by teaching them "the" most important aspect of baseball, focus. As kids become ready to hit, a simple 3-step approach to hitting includes a fun :30 second animated video to help seed the learning for kids.
This article tells the story of the New Zealand Rugby Haka—one of the great sporting spectacles, anticipated with trepidation by opposition teams, yet loved by fans of the game from all nations.
Fielding is an important part of baseball. Several problems often exist with young fielders' technique. This article describes how to teach young children to field a baseball.
This article will take a look at some of the best and most entertaining UEFA Champions League finals to have been contested since the competition was re-named in 1992.
Christian Pulisic is one of the most exciting American players in the world of soccer. He's gone from playing in the United States to the English Premier League, via Germany, with many accomplishments along the way.
The Los Angeles Dodgers had a year to remember in 1959. One reason why was a flamboyant young pitcher named Don Drysdale, who was a critical pitcher but also caused a bit of a stir down the stretch when he threatened to sue the National League after being accused of throwing an intentional beanball.
There are 30 MLB ballparks in North America. From someone who's been to every one of these parks—twice—here are the top ten.
Volleyball in the U.S. is growing in popularity. This article will highlight the positives of adding a men's program.
It is a baseball game or the circus? Hard to tell these days. Here is one ardent fan's plan of helping baseball begin the journey of make attending a game a sporting event again.
English football clubs commemorate their famous players with statues. We have picked the top ten images and include historical descriptions, the name of the sculptor and the date it was unveiled.
FIFA has 17 established laws or rules of football (soccer). These can be applied for kids' games, adult games (intramural and pickup games), for coaching, and for refereeing. These regulations are reviewed annually. Learn to play and learn the rules of the game.
A video and stats compilation of the best managers in world football, including Jose Mourinho and Louis Van Gaal.
Teach young children how to shoot a basketball without a ball. Start early learners right by teaching them "the" most important aspect of basketball, ball security. a simple 3-step approach to hitting includes a fun :30 second animated video to help seed the learning for kids.
A lot has been made of Harry Kane's supposed 'August curse' in the Premier League, but how ineffective really is the Englishman in the opening month of the football calendar?
Teach young children how to dribble without dribbling. Start early learners right by teaching them "the" most important aspect of basketball, ball security. As kids become ready, a simple 3-step approach to dribbling that includes a fun :30 second animated video to help seed the learning.
This article will go in depth over the statistics, opponents, accolades, and overall greatness of two of the greatest players in history to determine who is the GOAT!
Only 11 pitchers have won the AL pitching Triple Crown, leading the league in wins, ERA, and strikeouts. Among the winners are some of the greatest pitchers in MLB history, including 8 Hall of Famers.
This article will help you teach your rookie little leaguer how to pitch. Beginners instructions, rules, and tips for getting your little league ballplayer off on the right foot.
MLB game attendance it down. Is the sport in trouble? Only change will bring fans back to the ballpark. Here is a plan to help MLB put more butts in the seats.
This article will cover why Steph Curry is very overrated and the byproduct of a perfect storm, overpowered team, and great coaching.
Jackie Robinson had a tough assignment when he became the first African-American player in pro baseball, but if there ever was a person who could cast aside the racism that followed, it was Jackie.
This article discusses the most important characteristics of high-quality quarterbacks in the NFL. Develop these quarterback qualities and you will have a shot at a career in the NFL.
The NHL started in 1917. It had never had a black player. Things changed in 1958 when Canadian Willie O'Ree played a game for the Boston Bruins. He was called professional hockey's Jackie Robinson. He played from 1955 to 1979.
Draft day 1986. The Boston Celtics select Len Bias Growing up in a generation removed from the John F. Kennedy assassination, I have had only a few," I will always remember where I was" moments in my life, and the death of Len Bias was one of them.
Virgil Trucks became only the third pitcher in the history of baseball to throw two no-hitters in one season after holding the Washington Senators and New York Yankees hitless during the 1952 season. The two outings, however, each had a handful of oddities, leaving each even more memorable.
Only 16 pitchers have ever won the NL pitching Triple Crown, leading the league in wins, ERA, and strikeouts. The winners include some of the best pitchers in MLB history, including 10 Hall of Famers.
By any measure, the 1974 series was just as exciting as those before it. The games had everything: home runs, a suicide squeeze, pick offs, plays at the plates, and controversy.
Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle were both banned from Major League Baseball in the early '80s. Money issues after retirement drove them to challenge the powers of the game.
Who are the greatest football players in New York Giants history? Out of all the great Giants players, the 10 players on this list had the greatest impact on the team.
Who are the 10 best basketball players of all time? Is Michael Jordan still number one? Do the basketball superstars of today make it on the list? We'll also looks at some honorable mentions and best players by position.
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After signing your child up for T-Ball or Coach Pitch, you may be wondering what kind of equipment your beginning ballplayer will need. Here is a helpful list to ensure a successful first ball season for your child.
Michael Jordan is widely regarded as the greatest basketball player of all time. Through the years, people have been looking for the next Michael Jordan. Here are five other players who were supposed to be just that.
Everything you need to know about NFL football positions on offense and defense, explained with charts and diagrams as well as detailed lists of each player’s duties and responsibilities.
Would you like to know how many Major League Baseball players have had Tommy John surgery? If you do, please read this article and find out.
I loved watching all of these players play the game. They are all obvious cheaters though. The steroid use of these guys was something a blind man could see.
Top 10 Most Hated Football Players--A video compilation of current players who tarnish the reputation of the game, including John Terry, Ronaldo, the English Premier League, and Spanish La Liga.
Only 14 players have ever won baseball's batting Triple Crown, leading the league in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in. All 11 20th century winners are in the Hall of Fame. In 2012, Miguel Cabrera joined the exclusive Triple Crown club.
Catcher Ray Fosse became famous as the target of one of the hardest slides in Major League history during the 1970 All Star Game. It changed his life.
Baseball is “America’s pastime.” Wooden and concrete ballparks and stadiums add to the sport’s rich heritage. Take a look back at the homes of your favorite teams!
Baseball has declined in popularity and that will have a long lasting effect on the culture at large. Years from now a young child will ask, "Grandpa, what was baseball?"
Baseball fans have always loved the home run. Seeing the strong power hitters put on superhuman feats with their big bats has always brought admirers to their feet. Here are several big baseball names from the 1960s and 1970s guys who could change a baseball game with one swing of the bat.
Coaching a team? Playing in a recreation league and looking for tips? Here are the various offensive options.
When tryouts are close, anxiety levels rise and kids around the country head out to earn their spot. Here are some tips on how to lower the stress and increase your chances of looking good!
American football is one of the world’s most watched sport. Understanding the basic rules, regulations and scoring of football makes this popular sport more enjoyable and exciting.
Baseball is America's pastime, and hitting a round ball with a round bat is extremely difficult. Hitting a round ball with a round bat when the ball is travelling 100 miles per hour is harder still.
Brady, the ultimate winner in NFL history, vs Rodgers, the purest passer there ever was. Who is the greatest of all time when we compare both in every way?
Jackie Mitchell was a professional female baseball player who pitched for the Chattanooga Lookouts. At the age of 17, she struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig consecutively in a 1931 exhibition game.
Top 10 Best Goalkeepers Of All Time - Stats and videos to showcase the talents of Buffon, Zoff, Kahn, and others. Common goalkeeping skills are discussed.
Learn how to play girl's lacrosse! Learn about the equipment, players, field markings and basic rules of girl's lacrosse!
This article highlights some of the most dominating sports teams in history whether college or professional and around the world.
This basic guide for rules in the NHL covers everything from the field of play to stoppages and penalties.
For years people have compared Mike Trout to Mickey Mantle. Trout recently turned 27. Here's a look at how closely he compares with Mantle at the same age.
In 1962, their first season, the New York Mets managed to lose more baseball games than any other team in the 20th century. But fans flocked to the "amazin'" team, even though nobody could play the game.
Jordan is known as the greatest to ever play, but with emerging stars like LeBron James and old rivals like Bird and Magic, do the numbers support Jordan as the best? This article will show why Jordan was overrated as a clutch player, winner, and why his opponents were subpar for his talent level.
Celtic and Rangers are collectively known as the Old Firm. Not only are they the most successful football clubs in Scotland, they also contest one of the fiercest football rivalries in the world.