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Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit during the National Anthem has drawn a lot of criticism from all sectors of society, but especially the sports world. Why his protest has been received with so much disdain is not really an issue that should be discussed. Rather it should be why he protested that should be receiving all the air play. It seems more likely that the player’s actions will now be for nothing as most of the backlash to his actions is not even targeted at his actions. An interesting reaction to his sitting protest was from NFL player Harrison who…

If you’ve never been scuba diving in winter then we’d highly recommend you try. The underwater eco system often flourishes during the cooler months, so that in itself is a good reason to brace and take the plunge. Yes, cold water is a little intimidating at first, but once you know these little tips on how to stay warmer during a dive then you’ll be kicking yourself for never trying before. Dry Suit Instead of a Wet Suit Although a little more complicated to use than a wet suit, a dry suit will avoid cold water finding its way down…

Excited for the 2016 Euro Cup? Not only is it one of the biggest sporting events in the world it is also one of the most expensive. Have a look at our infographic on the costs of the Euro Cup stadiums 2016. Cost of Stadiums France has an abundance of stadiums ready for this year’s Euro Cup. Some newer than others but all very expensive. The Stade De France was built in 1998 for a whopping 280 million euros. Stade De Lyon is one of the newest stadiums in France and oen of the most expensive. Built for nearly 400 million…

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Curious how today’s kits compare with those of past years? Here is a fascinating infographic comparing some of your favorite club’s kits, including the 2016 European Football Jerseys. National football kits are often a major source of pride and controversy. Have a look at this infographic and see how your country stacks up. Spain Spain’s 2016 kit is not different from previous years. Though now they are ditching the subtle stripes for a more classic, single color pattern. Italy Italy’s Puma kits are keeping the stripes but going for a more inspired vertical strip pattern when compared to the previous wave-like…

If you’re an avid adrenaline junkie who’s looking for their next fix, don’t book another holiday at a mediocre resort. You’ll only be disappointed as you’re slowed down by poor snow conditions and overcrowded runs. Leave behind a lacklustre experience and search out thrills with a heli skiing trip in British Columbia. Taken by helicopter to the untouched powder of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, you’ll be dropped off at the best location for snow, speed, and some of the best vertical in the world. This breathtaking landscape provides the shot of adrenaline you need. Far away from civilization, heli skiing…

Photo by CC user basketstreaming on Flickr Basketball is among one of the most popular U.S. sports. It’s viewed on TV partners ABC, ESPN, NBA-TV (the official channel) and TNT. Millions of Americans across the country tune in to watch NBA basketball games on their TVs, and with their their electronic devices. So to take advantage of today’s technology, the NBA launched “NBA League Pass” to live-stream the games online for when fans are unable to watch them on TV. NBA League Pass is offered to both U.S. and international subscribers, so its availability offers all subscribers the opportunity to view their favorite games.…

Want to embrace winter instead of hiding from it? By learning how to plan a ski trip, you can finally put years of animosity surrounding the calendar’s chilliest season behind you. Here’s what you need to watch for as you plot out a vacation to a winter wonderland near you… 1) Take care of transportation and accommodation logistics Given that many of your contemporaries had already booked their ski vacation months ago, take care of your flights and hotel/resort bookings first to ensure that you and your travel companions are not left out in the cold. Don’t lose heart though,…

At the end of this NFL season is the 50th iteration of the big championship game. This is a great time to remember the last 50 years. Herein I will focus on a few different types of the most noteworthy Super Bowls to happen. Whether it was the best shellacking, most competitive games, or noteworthy for some other reason, be sure that I’ll include it on this list. Super Bowl III: NY Jets 16 – 7 Baltimore Colts This game wasn’t a great game outside of the context, so let me set it up for you. The AFL, little brother…

The history of fantasy sports is an interesting one, as it has grown from a fun thing to do with your pals on the weekend to a serious business that some folks even make a living doing full time. To understand how we got to where we are now, let’s start at its origins and go from there… Post WWII: Some guys in Oakland decided to make their golf viewing experience a bit spicier… Looking to inject a spot of excitement into what is ordinarily a sedate spot to watch, Oakland businessman Wilfred Winkenbach created fantasy golf for him and…

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American Pharoah is the first horse racing Triple Crown Winner since 1978. This accomplishment is one of the most lauded accomplishments in sports and now all eyes look toward the 2015 Breeder’s Cup to see if this wunderkind can continue his racing dominance. According to officials at the Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, KY, the October 30-31 race is sold out in anticipation of what may be the most historic race of all-time. No Triple Crown winner has appeared at this prestigious event, as the Breeder’s Cup debuted in 1984, six years after the last horse Affirmed took the title.…