Browsing: Sports

As late as the 1980s boxing was one of the most popular sports in America. In a single generation, due to the drying up of youth participation, corruption, and a simple decay of interest, boxing became a shell of its former self. As the National Football League starts down the same road of self-destruction, which…

As the country and the world prepares for Super Bowl Sunday this weekend we thought it would be fun to look back at over forty Super Bowls and select the football heroes that surprised us all. Our favorite sports writer Chuck Bednar has compiled a wonderful list of the top 10 most unlikely Super Bowl…

Sports make us fit, fight stress and give us an overall feeling of well-being. We play sports because they’re fun, and because our brains tell us to! Scientists have found that sports help our minds cope with future conflicts and unforeseen circumstances, as well as develop our social skills. That’s why both kids and young…

Do you know the old cliche about never letting the details spoil a good headline? Well, that applies just as much to sports headlines. You’ve probably heard of these famous sports moments, but do you know the real stories? 10. Bill Buckner’s Error This clip is inevitably shown before every World Series game. 1986 World…

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association is the body that organizes international soccer games and tournaments, most notably the World Cup. Established in 1904, the non-profit organization is based in Zurich, Switzerland. And at some point since then it was apparently taken over by supervillains. So while it may organize the biggest and most beloved…

The world of sports is a tough field to pursue at the best of times. All of the athletes on this list set goals and achieved them in an era when society made an awful deal about their race and gender. Those factors were used to shut them out of competitions, but in spite of…

With the World Cup now over, it’s hard to believe that we’ll have to wait another four years for awesome goals, epic defeats and overall standout moments. Many touted the 2014 World Cup as one of the most eventful ever, and with these unpredictable happenings, we’re likely to agree. Here are 10 moments no one could…

The World Cup is the biggest sporting event humanity has to offer, and that means attempts to cash in on its popularity have to reach for an extra level of shameless in order to stand out. The creators of these items didn’t let little problem like “Our industry has nothing to do with soccer” or…

With the FIFA World Cup already in motion, we cannot help but get glued to our TV’s cheering on our favorite teams. While some games might be easily predicted, there are still a few that catch us by surprise every now and then. The most exciting games are when there seems to be no hope…

When it comes to the world of sports, everyone is looking to gain a competitive advantage. Usually, it’s just a little thing here and there, like when Jason Kidd “accidentally” spilled water on the basketball court because he didn’t have any timeouts left, or a pitcher putting a little pine tar on the ball to…

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