Obscure NFL Rules We Had No Idea Existed

Obscure NFL Rules We Had No Idea Existed

You think that the job of an NFL referee is a piece of cake compared to the players’ rougher and more physical plays, topped with four-letter tirades against each other. This is quite the opposite. Every game day, officials have to endure the yelling and the swearing from the spectators, but that’s … Read more

Biggest NBA Busts

Biggest NBA Busts

Here we list some of biggest draft busts of all time from National Basketball Association (NBA) The Bulls took him second overall. He had the makings of a superstar until a motorcycle accident sent him to injuries. Traylor was actually drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in 1998 before he was traded to … Read more

Sports Records That Will Never Be Broken

Sports Records That Will Never Be Broken

  Many sports records are an exception which proves the rule that records are meant to be broken. Such records are deemed impossible to break or surpass, and many feel they will stand the test of time. These unbreakable records, therefore, have transformed these players into immortal legends. Here is our gallery … Read more

Learn Baseball Lingo

Learn Baseball Lingo

Enrich your baseball knowledge with baseball lingo Before you can start enjoying Baseball and picking out your favorite baseball teams, you should first get to know more about the game. Learning baseball fundamentals and of course the language that are applied in the sport will be very helpful. There are special and … Read more

Summary of Baseball Positions

Summary of Baseball Positions

Learn a bit more about baseball positions If you have been watching the game of baseball, you might have trouble understanding the defensive positions. Unlike other sports, baseball players play both offense and defense. There are 9 men playing on a baseball team in each game. Occasionally, a man gets hurt and … Read more

The History of the Baseball (the actual ball)

The History of the Baseball (the actual ball)

  What is the baseball made of? The baseball was designed with the intention to promote throwing the baseball as well as hitting it. This design was hard to achieve as throwing needs large seams for the grip while hitting is better flatter seams. Eventually the baseball reached an balance to where … Read more

Professional Sports in Dallas-Fort Worth MetroPlex

Wide receiver Terrance Williams (#83) of the Dallas Cowboys

  Sports scene in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex There are several professional sports teams in Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex. Their rich history has provided entertainment and inspiration to many generations of local residents. There are five major sports teams that cover the five major sports football, basketball, soccer, baseball and hockey. There are … Read more

Professional Sports in Bay Area

Professional Sports in Bay Area

    San Francisco is located along the bay on the Pacific Ocean and is ranked the 14th largest city in the United States with mover than 8.3 million residents. San Francisco Bay Area is made up of nine California counties which also border it. The major cities of San Francisco, San … Read more

Top Baseball Players of All Time

Top Baseball Players of All Time

  Who are in this list? This hub compiles a list of top baseball players who have made the history in this sport with its most eventful moments. This may be based on their overall career stats, special achievements, and their contributions and impact to baseball as a whole. It’s expected that … Read more

The Fundamentals of Baseball

The Fundamentals of Baseball

Getting to the basics Baseball, as we all know, is America’s national sport and pastime. But those who have watched baseball for the first time may be confused with the way the game is played. The fundamentals of baseball are of the utmost importance to those who want to play the game. … Read more

Overview of the USSSA Organization

Overview of the USSSA Organization

  The rise and fall, and the rise again of USSSA Organization This proud baseball organization was founded in 1968 with the original intention of being a slo-pitch softball association. This idea eventually grew into a multi-sport association with ties all over the world. In their first year they appointed 41 district … Read more

The Importance of a Good Pitching Repertoire

The Importance of a Good Pitching Repertoire

A good pitcher in the major leagues will normally have pitches that he can throw with command, power, and confidence. This is important because to maximize your effectiveness and be able to throw a higher percentage of strikes. When young baseball players first start out pitching, most of them are all about … Read more

The History of the Los Angeles Dodgers

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  Introduction to the Los Angeles Dodgers The Los Angeles Dodgers are an American professional baseball team. They are members of the National League West division of Major League Baseball. Like many other major league baseball teams, the Dodgers have had their share of ups and downs, victories and defeats, injuries, trades, … Read more

The History of Wrigley Field

The History of Wrigley Field th

  How did Wrigley Field begin? Wrigley Field has an illustrious history that dates back the year tumultuous year of 1914. This year was an infamous one because the USA joined in World War I. The establishment of Wrigley Field announced to the rest of the world, that, despite being in a … Read more

Introduction to the Triple Crown Sports Organization

Introduction to the Triple Crown Sports Organization

  The history of the successful sports body Triple Crown Sports was founded with the original intention of becoming a strictly slo-pitch softball organizations, and, indeed, it did, with only a few small tournaments played per year. But, it was not allowed to stay this way, as many people flocked to the … Read more

History of Baseball Card Trading

History of Baseball Card Trading

   Baseball cards have been around since before the 1900s. This was when both photography and baseball were gaining popularity. Baseball clubs started to pose for individual and group photos. Some of the photographs were printed and pasted on the cardboard backing. They were made to serve as mementoes and not for … Read more

The Story of Babe Ruth

The Story of Babe Ruth

  Babe Ruth and his illustrious life and career Babe Ruth is probably the most recognized and well-loved figure in the history of baseball, and undoubtedly one of sports world’s greatest legends. Over the course of his illustrious career, the star slugger went on to break the most important baseball records. They … Read more

The Frustrations of Youth Pitching

The Frustrations of Youth Pitching

Pitching… Most likely the hardest thing about the game known for constant failure – baseball. It is the most precise thing I have ever had to do in school or sports. Are you frustrated with pitching, or know someone who is? If so, you are not alone. I am going to share … Read more

The History of the Boston Red Sox

Boston Red Sox

From Ohio to Boston The Boston Red Sox is one of the most famous teams in American baseball. Like most baseball teams in the US, they participate in the Major Baseball League, and the East Division of the American League. They have appeared twelve times in the World Series and have won … Read more

History of the New York Yankees

New York Yankees

Origins of the New York Yankees The New York Yankees team is one of the most popular and most fabled teams, not only in the history of baseball, but also in the whole American sports history. This baseball franchise has been around for over a hundred years. The Yankees found its roots … Read more

Different Types of Major League Pitches

Different Types of Major League Pitches

There are a lot of different pitches in the game of baseball. This article will discuss many, if not all of the pitches used in major league baseball. These pitches have been developed over time and have been tried by every major league pitcher in the history of baseball. Four Seam – … Read more

Cy Young: The Greatest Pitcher Baseball has Ever Seen

Cy Young

  Denton True Young was born on a farm in Gilmore Ohio to a former Civil War Private and his wife. At a young age Denton and his brothers were smitten by the game of baseball. They would sometimes travel twenty miles either on foot or horseback to play a single game. … Read more

History of ESPN

History of ESPN

A sports television giant ESPN stands for “Entertainment and Sports Programming Network.” It is a cable and satellite network channel that serves millions of households in the United States, contributing to its enormous success. The first and only 24-hour sports cable channel, it’s the go-to destination for millions of American sports fans. … Read more

The Grand Slam – what’s the big deal?

The Grand Slam

Male Grand Slam winners If you’re Rod Laver or Don Budge (back in 1938) you’re the only male singles champions to win the Grand Slam which includes the US Open, Wimbledon, the Australian Open and the French Open. It literally criss-crosses the world and changes from clay to grass for the court. … Read more

Profile of Bo Jackson – An Amazing Athlete

Bo Jackson

He’s not called the Amazing Bo Jackson for nothing Jackson has played not only one, but two sports, at least on the professional level – and even so, he was successful in both fields (pardon the pun). The multi-faceted athlete has played professional baseball and football, and has earned the rare distinction … Read more

Exciting History of Baseball

Baseball

Baseball: truly America’s sport Baseball history is as much a part of American history as hotdogs and beer. Three strikes and you are out has sounded down through the ages along with other important events in America. A billion dollar business that grew because of the many famous players who had the … Read more

Tennis – The Sport of Kings

Tennis

Tennis is the grand sport… There is something magnificent about the game. And, there is a reason singles is far more popular than doubles. Its the world of mano-amano. Man against man and also quite frankly woman against woman which is growing in popularity. Two famous tennis quotes include: Kings of Tennis … Read more

The History of that Odd Olympic Sport – Curling

Olympic Sport Curling

An odd-looking sport Have you seen an odd-looking sport on TV that involves “sweeping” a heavy discoid object on an ice field or ice rink? You’re scratching your head about how it is being played, and how the players score and win from playing that odd game. The sport is called curling, … Read more

All-Time Players with the Best Batting Averages

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In this article we feature baseball players who are all-time leaders in batting averages. A batting average is a baseball statistic (although the term is also applied to softball and cricket) that assesses the performance of baseball batters or hitters. So what is a hit? It’s when a batter strikes a ball … Read more