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.
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!
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.
We examine some of the best players to ever step up to the plate: Ty Cobb, Rogers Hornsby, Jimmie Foxx, Stan Musial, Mickey Mantle, Frank Robinson, Hank Aaron, and Barry Bonds
Learn the key differences between the 4-3 and 3-4 defenses in football and find out which is better in certain situations. There are pros and cons to both defenses, and their effectiveness depends as much on the talent on the field as it does the coach.
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.
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.
We take a look at some players with some of the biggest hands in NBA history. Being tall does not guarantee big hands. Players like Wilt Chamberlain do not have impressive hand sizes considering their height. Players like Rajon Rondo have pretty impressive hand sizes considering their height.
This basic guide for rules in the NHL covers everything from the field of play to stoppages and penalties.
Batting is an important part of baseball. Several common problems exist with the technique of young hitters. This article provides a lesson on how to properly hold a baseball bat.
Unlike quantifiable basketball attributes like ability to score, speed, vertical leap or rebounding skill, there's no metric for how exciting a player is. Subconsciously, it's based on highlights per day or appearances on SportsCenter, but this article attempts to rank players based on excitement.
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.
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.
Arms are the first point of contact in an NFL game. If you can't get your hands on an opponent as a lineman because he has a much better reach than you, you're going to have a bad time. There are surely players who can succeed despite having short arms, but they're more the exception than the rule.
Recently, in USA Volleyball Magazine, there was an article titled 'Ace in the hole - winning with one dominant player.' This article will play devil's advocate to that premise.
Leicestershire County Cricket Club has had its fair share of triumphs and disasters. Here is a short account of the journey to its present sorry state!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
As Zion prepares for the draft, there are still many questions and concerns surrounding his basketball abilities.
During the relatively brief period of time aluminum baseball bats have been in existence, they have seen some pretty incredible changes. This article offers a history and firsthand analysis of the current state of the metal bat.
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 rank the top 10 secondaries in NFL history. I'll take into account the talent of the individuals, how they played as a unit, and championships won.
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?
Birmingham City Football Club, also known as 'Blues', are an English footballing institution, but how much do you know about them? This article will highlight a few interesting and surprising facts about the team.
An in-depth explanation for volleyball spandex shorts. Why do volleyball players wear spandex? Is there a functional reason or is it for sex appeal and marketing?
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.
This article covers the top 10 running backs all time. We'll look at statistical ranking and analysis.
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.
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.
In 1891, James Naismith was told to create a game that could be played inside during the winter. He decided to nail two peach baskets on opposite ends of a gymnasium. Balls put in them were retrieved using ladders by the baskets. This is how basketball got started.
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.
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?"
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.
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.
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.
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.
This article highlights some of the most dominating sports teams in history whether college or professional and around the world.
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.
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.
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 will cover the positions in football, what their primary job is, and where they are located on the field. It also includes famous examples of players at each position.
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.
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.
There are billions of basketball fans worldwide and counting. This is not a surprise since Basketball has evolved drastically throughout the years and now belongs at the forefront of entertainment. The excitement involved in the sport seems to grow...
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.
Learn how to play girl's lacrosse! Learn about the equipment, players, field markings and basic rules of girl's lacrosse!
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.
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.
Despite having a stellar college career, Tim Tebow found hard times as a professional football player.
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.
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.
If you're planning on making a run at your high school's varsity baseball team, here are some tips to improve your chances.
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.
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.
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.
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This is an basic guide to common penalties in NFL football, intended to help fans understand what is happening when a flag is thrown.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Zach Hyman has been given many awards during his hockey playing career. He has also been able to write award-winning children's books. Hyman has helped the Toronto Maple Leafs get into the playoffs while writing top-selling books for children.
A video and stats compilation of the best managers in world football, including Jose Mourinho and Louis Van Gaal.
Men were not the only ones to play professional baseball in the early years of the sport. A women's league was started during World War II to keep the sport going while the boys were away.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A list of the top ten largest cricket grounds in India. Includes photos and information like capacity size and opening year.
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.
The average height of a quarterback in the NFL is 6’3” with most quarterbacks being in the range of 6’2” to 6’5”. The NFL has seen some successful tall QBs like Ben Roethlisberger, Philip Rivers and Cam Newton. The tallest quarterbacks are not necessarily the best as the career of Dan McGwire shows.
College ultimate frisbee player Eytan Deener-Agus, who has played ultimate for eight years, argues that instead of other traditional sports, children should try playing ultimate frisbee.
When trying to get rid of the smell in hockey equipment, use vinegar in the washing maching, followed by fabric softener. To remove the stench for a longer period, try the Sports-O-Zone sanitizing system.
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.
When sizing an ice hockey stick, the top of the stick should generally be between the players nose and chin. The hockey stick is an extension of a player's arm, thus a very important piece of equipment to hae sized correctly.
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 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.
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.
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.
Controversial plays are part of every World Series. In Game 3 of the 1975 World Series, a bunt took center stage.
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.
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.
Volleyball in the U.S. is growing in popularity. This article will highlight the positives of adding a men's program.
It was once a duty for starting pitchers to complete any game they started. After the 1980 A's carried that to an extreme, and the advent of relief specialists, complete games became endangered.
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.