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The Most Inexpensive Youth Sports

If you’re a parent of a sports-loving child, you know full well how expensive of a hobby it can be. For all the talk of the mental and physical cost of playing sports, the real cost for parents is the hefty price tag these sports can command when you have to buy all...

The Greatest Fictional Athletes

Given the great prominence sports holds in the public imagination, it should come as no surprise that that passion should bleed into the world of fiction. These athletes are among the great fictional athletes of all time. Rocky Balboa Far and away the most famous...

The Most Underrated NFL Players

The nature of football is highly team-centric, arguably even more so than the other Big Four North America Sports. In baseball, a pitcher or batter can stand out for a time, and point and goal scorers can make names for themselves and take over games in basketball and...

The Greatest Passers in Soccer

Few sports require accurate passing quite like soccer. For a sport that’s already so low scoring, if players weren’t able to pass the ball effectively, they might never score. That’s why many of the greatest players in the game have also been among its greatest...

The Most Common Offenses in Football

For as much as defensive players and coaches like to crow that “defense wins championships,” you won’t be winning anything if you can’t score. The best offenses in the NFL are and always have been based around superior strategy and talent, both of which are to be...

How to Spot Concussions in Youth Sports and What to Do Next

Few things pose a greater existential threat to the future of youth sports in general and sports such as football and hockey, in particular as concussions. The NFL, in particular, has seen increased public scrutiny in recent years as the result of CTE, depression,...

How Team Sports Benefit Kids

It is a well-worn idea that sports help make kids into team players, and teaches them some of life’s most important lesson. Here are just a few of those time-honored truths, and what they can teach your kids today. The Value of Teamwork No one makes it to the top by...

Things Only Parents of Athletes Understand

If you’re the parent of an athletic child, it’s impossible not to feel a surge of pride when you see them excelling out there. At the same time, however, you’re also prone to a few choice feelings which only fellow parents of athletes will understand. The Cost...

The Most Common Defenses in Football

It’s one of the most common refrains in professional sports, and it’s certainly true in the NFL – “Defense wins championships.” Let’s take a look at some of the most common (and effective) defenses in football. The 4-3 Defense This is basically Football Defense 101....

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