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.
Major League Baseball is woven into America’s long and diverse historical tapestry. Here's a look at teams of today and yesteryear.
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.
When considering the best players in Arizona Cardinals history, quarterback isn't the first position that comes to mind. The franchise history of the position, however, is sprinkled with plenty of talent. So read on to learn more about the top five quarterbacks in Arizona Cardinals history.
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.
Controversial plays are part of every World Series. In Game 3 of the 1975 World Series, a bunt took center stage.
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.
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.
A list of ten things the casual baseball fan may not know about Hall of Fame baseball player and New York Yankee great Lou Gehrig.
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.
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.
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.
A list of the top ten largest cricket grounds in India. Includes photos and information like capacity size and opening year.
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.
As my husband and I journey to all 30 baseball stadiums, I break down why I like or dislike each stadium.
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.
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.
1984 Dunbar Poets (from left to right) Darryl Wood, Reggie Lewis, Reggie Williams, Tim Dawson, Jerry White. (Center) Muggsy Bouges Driving through East Baltimore, amid the despair of antiquated housing projects and the imposing dungeon like...
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.
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?
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.
If you're planning on making a run at your high school's varsity baseball team, here are some tips to improve your chances.
The Los Angeles Rams are known for producing superstars at the running back position. Selecting a top 10 was a daunting task, but I rose to challenge to give you a snapshot of the best running backs in Los Angeles Rams history.
Shooting guard is one of the most exciting and diverse positions in the game of basketball. Learn what skills are needed to become one of the best shooting guards in your league.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Hand size is important for a quarterback. Nearly every play has the quarterback handling the ball and small hands mean less ball control. Quarterbacks such as Drew Brees and Russell Wilson have shown it's possible to have success at a height of 6'0" or shorter if you have huge hands.
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.
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.
This article will cover why Steph Curry is very overrated and the byproduct of a perfect storm, overpowered team, and great coaching.
The Premier League has carved out a reputation for being home to countless amounts of shocking and legendary games that have stunned the football world. Read on to see our take on some of the most shocking of losses conjured up since 2010.
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 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.
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.
Discover the rich history of the Pittsburgh Steelers and learn about their origins, their best players, Super Bowl appearances, and more. The Steelers are one of the best-known professional sports teams in the entire world.
An excellent general manager and coaching staff, player development, and excellent fans are some reasons for the Green Bay Packers' success. I will detail five key reasons for their recent success.
Volleyball in the U.S. is growing in popularity. This article will highlight the positives of adding a men's program.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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?"
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.
Creating a successful superteam is not merely about acquiring name talent or acquiring a bunch of superstars. Chemistry is important. If the parts don't fit or work together, you are headed for failure.
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.
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.
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!
While recent history suggests otherwise, quarterback is a position full of rich history for the Cleveland Browns. Count down the Top 10 quarterbacks in team history, and take a look back at many quarterbacks of the past for Cleveland.
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!
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.
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.
In 1991, the talented Lithuanian basketball team was desperate to make the trip to the 1992 Olympics, but they were strapped for cash. A most unlikely source came to their aid: the Grateful Dead.
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.
England is the country that invented, codified, and spread the game of soccer. Yet the island nation has achieved only one World Cup victory. The year was 1966 and a remarkable group of players and a determined coach made it happen.
A century ago, Major League Baseball banned the spitball, yet 17 players were still allowed to hurl the pitch until their retirement. The last one was Burleigh Grimes, who threw the last legal spitball in 1934.
Mo'ne Davis made little league history. She is the first African-American girl to play in the Little League World Series, pitch a shutout, and be on the cover of a major sports magazine.
This list includes those coaches already in retirement or no longer head coaching at the D3 level. The AVCA has its Hall of Fame, here's the list of potential Division III candidates.
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.
Here is a list of Pittsburgh Steelers in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Learn about the greatest Steelers ever to wear the black and gold, plus legendary coaches and owners.
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.
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.
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.
A video and stats compilation of the best managers in world football, including Jose Mourinho and Louis Van Gaal.
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.
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.
This article suggests a list of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of the Los Angeles Rams. Provided in the story is a short biography for each quarterback and relevant statistical data.
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.
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.
This is an basic guide to common penalties in NFL football, intended to help fans understand what is happening when a flag is thrown.
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.
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.
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.
In the 1980s and 1990s, Colombia was torn by drug violence. Yet in the midst of all this, soccer thrived and reached its golden age. The unlikely reason? Drug money that was poured into players, teams and stadiums.
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.
American football is one of the most popular sports. Understanding the basic rules, regulations, and scoring of football makes this popular sport more enjoyable and exciting.
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.
Top 10 Underrated Football Players Of All Time - Many talented football players have graced the beautiful game, yet they escape the memories of today's fans.
The Cleveland Browns have gone through dominance, the Kardiac Kids, their move to Baltimore, and years of mediocrity. This article will cover their rise and fall, along with their hopeful future, beginning in 1946!
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.
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.
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.
This article covers the top 10 running backs all time. We'll look at statistical ranking and analysis.
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.
Learn how to play girl's lacrosse! Learn about the equipment, players, field markings and basic rules of girl's lacrosse!
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.
The Cleveland Browns have had plenty of explosive offensive players throughout their history, and this article will count down the 10 best Browns wide receivers of all-time.