Browsing CategorySports

I came to America from the United Kingdom just over 2 years ago and during that time I have been trying my best to get my colleagues and business partners interested in English soccer. Soccer is gradually taking off in the US but the American market still haven’t quite bought into it. In my efforts to convince my business partner Jason Porch and the rest of the team, I have devised a way in which they can select their favorite team, to match it with their character. If you want to select and English soccer team to follow, here are…

When it comes to successfully managing your sports club, it’s all about preparation. Without the proper preparation, you’ll find yourself completely overwhelmed, and the stress will probably be enough to make you want to pull your hair out. Fortunately, you don’t have to suffer through the trial and error process of having to deal with sports club management on your own. Here are just a few dos and don’ts to help you consider the direction you can take your sports club! Do consider streamlining the tedious processes and systems There are plenty of exciting things to do in sports club…

A sports therapist is someone who utilizes different physical therapy techniques to help someone who’s been injured with sports to cure their injury or to help the injury cure faster on its own. These medical professionals utilize sports massage, devices, and other therapies that work collectively to solve issues regarding the muscles, tendons, joints, and ligaments. The sports therapist will design a curriculum that includes the different therapies and then oversees the implementation of these therapies with patients. The goal of the therapy curriculum is to improve the patient’s health and to rid the patient of any injuries sustained while…

The baddest man on the planet, a title that that usually lands on the heavyweight champion of the world.  I know there is a couple of heavyweight champions and strong contenders at the moment but who really is the best heavyweight boxing has to offer?  I have been discussing this lately with a good friend Michael Volitich and below I have included the heavyweights everyone is talking about. Anthony Joshua In the prime of his career, undefeated and at the tender age of 28, MBE.  Anthony Joshua is the name on pretty much everyone’s lips when it comes to boxing,…

Sporting events are a huge American pastime. Even if you don’t play or participate in a sport, the odds are you’re a spectator. Some of us are diehard fans! While most of us don’t mind watching a couple of professional athletes go at it every now and then (especially in hockey), nobody likes to see someone get hurt, especially if the injury turns out to be serious. It’s so much worse when a sporting injury happens to a friend, family member, or your own child. That’s why it’s vital to take safety seriously in athletic activities, and that can involve…

There are several legal aspects to be considered, when it comes to participating in, watching or betting on sports. These aspects can be anything from an athlete who wants to know if a medication is legal, to knowing how to gamble online legally in the US. Not all of these considerations are dealt with in the domain of sports law. For instance, gambling is a matter that is normally dealt with by a more generalist lawyer. So what is sports law? It actually involves several different areas including litigation, discipline issues, employment law and commercial considerations such as contracts. Generally,…

Fantasy sports, also known as rotisserie, are online games in which participants create virtual teams with real players of a certain sport. They were first mentioned in the 1950s when picking players and running a contest based on their performances started. The first account of fantasy sport was in golf, but it never became a widespread hobby or formal business. It spread to other sports such as baseball and football and by the time it was modernized in the late 1980s more than a million people were playing it. The biggest boom in the billion-dollar industry that fantasy sports are…

The football league concludes in May, triggering the start of the highly-anticipated World Cup in Russia. Between now and then, it appears that there’s not all too much to sink your teeth into but the Cheltenham Festival is only a few weeks away, and it’s always worth keeping an eye on. Even those who aren’t too keen on betting or horse racing love a dabble on Cheltenham, and The Winners Enclosure are ready in advance to kick off the event. Going through some of their key picks, here’s a rundown of which nags are worth keeping tabs on: The Big…

While there are thousands of skateboarders out there, many seem to be pushing me off the sidewalk on my block, it seems not many of them know how it all began. The evolution of skateboards has been taking place for almost seventy years now. It will be interesting to see just how much more they can change. Here is a brief rundown of how it all started and how they have changed up until now. In the Beginning… While many people have claimed to have made the first skateboard and started the craze, it is impossible to know for sure.…