Posts Tagged“sports”

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…

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…

Sports massage is becoming more popular and for good reason. It is proven to have beneficial effects on the body for athletes and non-athletes alike. If it’s your first time to get this massage, you might be curious about what it is like and how it is done. Your initial visit may include taking your medical and massage history. Your body profile will be checked to find any muscular trouble that needs to be treated. These and the following are some of the things you could expect from a sports massage session. Your first visit On your first appointment, expect…

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.…

Sporting events may vary from huge events such as NBA and NFL games to smaller, more local tournaments. With that in mind, all these sporting events offer tickets at varying prices as well. For sporting event such as NBA games, tickets will be more pricey. As with all events, front row tickets are quite more expensive and might take a toll on your wallet. You, a smart spender, will of course want to get the tickets at the best price – be it at the lowest price or the price that will make your money worth. Here are 3 useful tips on how…

Are you finally ready to buy your first boat? The boat buying process can be exciting, but it’s also intimidating if you’ve never done it before. A boat can be a big investment and you want to be sure you’re making a smart choice. 4 Boat Buying Tips to Keep in Mind They say the best days of a boat owner’s life are the day you buy the boat and the day you sell the boat. This is obviously a funny joke, but for many boat owners, it isn’t far from the truth. If you want your boat to be…

When you own a gun or guns, you have a responsibility on your hands that non-gun owners do not sport. Yes, owning such a weapon means using common sense at all times around that item. As too many have unfortunately discovered, it takes one lapse in judgment to cause a tragedy. With that in mind, what are you doing to lessen the chances that a gun tragedy will creep into your life? Don’t Trigger a Life-Changing Mistake To keep you and those around you as safe as possible when guns are present, remember these keys items: 1. Operating a gun…

  Because of the age of so many of the American colleges that still exist today, many of them have a rich and interesting history of notable students, team successes and the transformations which they have seen throughout their years. AS part of this focus on colleges and the teams which are attached to them, today we are going to take a look into the world of the Wisconsin Badgers and I have ex-student Sandy Petrocelli on hand to give me the low down on who the Badgers are, what they have achieved and how on earth they got that…