Sports are an integral part of our culture and give many of us a reason to cheer and jeer. Learn about the history of sports and how your favorite sports really work.
Topics to Explore:
When Scoring a World Cup Goal Backfires
It's a Lot Easier to Hold the World Cup in a Dictatorship
Who Pays if You Get Smacked by a Foul Ball?
How the Olympic Opening Ceremonies Work
Adult sports leagues are a fun and exciting way to stay in shape. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, there's an adult sports league out there for you. In this section you'll find everything you need to know about adult sports leagues.
5 Ways Professional Sports Reinforce Sexism
Why Do So Many Women’s Sports Still Incorporate Skirts?
Why Aren't There More Asian-Americans in Pro Team Sports?
If you've got a few competitors in your family, these club and intramural sports articles will be perfect for settling those rivalries. Who gets the trophy?
10 Funny Intramural Team Names
10 Tips for Semi-pro Football Tryouts
5 Tips for Finding the Right Tennis Club
Maybe you've got a promising young athlete on the T-Ball team, or maybe you just like giving back to the community. These youth coaching articles will keep your team going strong.
A Parent's Guide to Coaching American Youth Football
A Parent's Guide to Coaching Pop Warner Football
10 Surprising Pop Warner Players
Baseball is America's game, but it is quickly becoming a worldwide phenomenon. Read about your favorite sluggers, pitchers and teams throughout history.
What is the fourth out?
Did Jackie Robinson really break baseball's color barrier?
Basketball is one of the most exciting and fast-paced games in modern history. Players on each team can span from 300-lb, 7-foot centers to speedy 5'6" guards that dart around the court.
Late-night Tweeting Can Hurt NBA Players' Performance, Study Shows
Do men really schedule their vasectomies during March Madness?
Hustle, Hit and Never Quit: Basketball Pictures
Football is a beautiful and sometimes very physical game. The perfect spiral, the fingertip grab, the amazing run…they are all part of football's history.
How College Football Crowns Its Champ
Where Did the 'DEE-FENSE' Sports Chant Come From?
How Patriotism and American Pro Sports Became Allied
Golf is a game of skill and luck. By many it's also the game they love to hate the most. The sport of Golf is a simple concept - hit a ball into a hole - but the reality is much more complicated.
Winning the Green Windbreaker: Inside the Real World of Pro Mini Golf
Who built the first miniature golf course?
How to Use Golf GPS
In the Ring covers a wide variety of sports that take place inside the squared circle, including boxing, wrestling and ultimate fighting.
How the Ultimate Fighting Championship Works
What exactly does a boxing promoter do?
How Boxing Works
The Olympics section gives you an insight into the Olympic sports and the Olympic spirit.
How Is Global Warming Affecting the Winter Olympics?
The Olympic Decathlon Winner: The Best Athlete in the World?
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.
How Soccer Powerhouse FC Barcelona Became a Symbol of Catalan Pride
Why Do We Scratch Our Heads When We're Thinking?
Bees Are Smart But Don't Try Training Them at Home
How Salmonella Can Wind Up in Your Breakfast Cereal