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5 Ways Sports Leagues Improve Your Social Life


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By Creating Fun
Friends, a game and the open air -- what better way to spend an afternoon?
Friends, a game and the open air -- what better way to spend an afternoon?
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A child tends to focus his or her life on play. Playing is fun and who doesn't want to have a good time? But as adults we tend to forget how to create fun -- and no one wants to hang out with an old, boring guy or gal. Sports leagues can help remind you how to be a fun-loving soul again. It doesn't even have to be a knock-down-drag-out-win-at-all-costs type of game. Leave that for the elite leagues if you'd like. Join a low-key sports league and watch how your playful side emerges from hibernation. Good friends, a fun game, plenty of laughter -- you'll feel like a child again.

It's easy to put your social life on hold; unless, of course, it has a definite place on your calendar. Click ahead to see what we mean.