OTHER SPORTS

There are Other Sports that don't fit into a major category, but are nonetheless exciting events such as soccer - the world's most popular sport - fencing and skateboarding.
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Name the Price: Sports Stadiums

Sports stadiums can be gigantic achievements of architecture and art, and it's almost guaranteed that each new one will try to outdo what came before. How much did some of the most famous sports arenas cost?

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  • 10 Worst Calls in Sports History

    10 Worst Calls in Sports History

    OK, fine. Referees and umpires are human beings who make human mistakes. But why do they always have to make their human mistakes against our team? Here are 10 bad sports calls we're still debating. See more »

  • Game On: Extreme Sports Quiz

    Game On: Extreme Sports Quiz

    Every few years or so, a new type of extreme sport pops up for those people who want to live (and play) close to the edge. Sometimes, that involves jumping out of planes, rolling down hills in giant balls or taking pogo sticks to the next level. Test how extreme your knowledge of these fringe sports is with the extreme sports quiz. See more »

  • How Bowling Pinsetters Work

    How Bowling Pinsetters Work

    If you've ever been to a bowling alley, you know that one of the coolest things is how the pins get reset. How does it work? Take a peek at the machinery behind the scenes. See more »

  • How Competitive Eating Works

    How Competitive Eating Works

    Competitive eating has gone from county fair exhibition to mainstream spectator sport. Networks like ESPN air contests and competitors like "The Black Widow" have loyal fan bases. Learn more about this controversial practice. See more »

  • How did the game of paintball get started?

    How did the game of paintball get started?

    Splat! You're hit -- covered in brightly colored paint. Who shot you? Your friend, who was tracking you silently from tree to tree. Who came up with this game, sport or phenomenon we call paintball? Many trace its origins to military training -- are they right? See more »

  • How do you do a back flip in a wheelchair?

    How do you do a back flip in a wheelchair?

    Sports like skateboarding and BMX have been evolving since the first skateboards hit the streets in the 1970s. The latest invention: extreme sitting. What does it take to turn a wheelchair into an extreme sport? See more »

  • How Ice Rinks Work

    How Ice Rinks Work

    The things people do on ice rinks are so spectacular we sometimes forget how remarkable ice rinks themselves are. Maintaining a proper ice rink is a real feat of engineering. Get a behind the scenes look at this very cool technology. See more »

  • How Karate Works

    How Karate Works

    Karate is an incredible art form, built on the concept of merging body and mind into a defensive weapon. See how karatekas use this merger to break wood and cinder blocks with their hands and feet. See more »

  • How Paintball Works

    How Paintball Works

    Paintball has developed into a worldwide phenomenon. Players hunt opponents, take aim and splatter them with paint-filled “bullets” in guerilla-style faux warfare. If you've never played, you may have wondered what it's all about… See more »

  • How Roller Derby Works

    How Roller Derby Works

    With leagues across the country and a new documentary TV series roller derby is enjoying a surge in popularity. But what exactly is roller derby? Learn about the sport's history its rules and much more. See more »

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