Looking to become the next big thing in hockey? You’ll need to learn what it takes. Hockey is a tough and demanding sport, and easily the most physical professional sport there is (outside of combat sports). Let’s take a look at what you need to become world-renowned in the sport of hockey. We will cover it all from physical preparedness, skating ability, mouthguards and more. Continue reading “What It Takes to Become a World-Renowned Hockey Player”
Basketball connoisseurs, think you know everything about the game of basketball? Guess again! Today we’re going to talk about some of the fun facts and stats that you didn’t know about pro basketball. From “bankrupt ballers” to players storing their mouthguards in strange areas, professional basketball has seen it all. So, let’s get right into it! Continue reading “17 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Pro Basketball”
Over the last few decades, the sport of mixed martial arts has become one of the most beloved sports in the world. From its origins as being a seldom-covered niche sport, to its current status as one of the premier combat sports in the world, MMA is showing no signs of slowing down. Continue reading “The World’s Most Decorated MMA Fighters”
The All-Star festivities have come and gone. We got to witness the thrills of the 3-point and slam dunk contests, as well as the exciting new format of the All-Star Game (they were really trying for a little bit there!). But now it’s time to get down to business. The early-season lull has passed. It’s time for the playoff push. Continue reading “Playoff Push: Who’s In and Who’s Out”
There are few sports as demanding on the body as mixed martial arts (MMA). This is a sport in which there are almost innumerable ways to lose a fight, as there are practically no limits to what an opponent can do to come out victorious. Continue reading “Best Core Workouts for MMA Fighters”
Over the years, sports apparel has progressed at an incredibly rapid rate. This is due in large part to the athletes themselves, who have gradually become bigger, faster and stronger. Baseball players don’t walk up to the plate without a helmet anymore. Football players can’t wear leather on their heads. Basketball players do not play in their Chuck Taylor’s. Instead, pieces of sports equipment have evolved to match the ever-advancing skill of the players they are designed to help. Continue reading “How Mouth Guard Technology Has Evolved Through the Ages”
Whether you’re playing an exhibition game with little significance or you’re playing game 7 of the championship finals, you still have to sink your free throws! They don’t call it the “charity stripe” for nothing. Those are practically free points! Take advantage of them. Continue reading “Tips on Nailing Your Free Throw Form”
Professional basketball is a booming sport in the United States. Commissioner Adam Silver, has made it a point to keep his finger on the pulse of his many audiences, as he tries to maneuver through a trying political and cultural climate. And yet, regardless of what goes on around the game of basketball, the league has managed to not only avoid any major scandals but also enact a degree of change themselves. Continue reading “Top Philanthropic Programs Supported by Pro Basketball Players”
Following a Golden State Warriors championship this summer, a large number of teams felt compelled to revamp their rosters in the offseason.
In perhaps the most eventful offseason in recent years, noteworthy players saw their allegiances shift throughout the league and the fortunes of their new squads will shift accordingly in the coming season. Continue reading “The Ultimate Professional Basketball Rankings for the 2017-2018 Season”
In the world of modern professional sports, a confluence of forces—including player injuries, financial limitations, and team strategy—can compel teams to enter the trade market.
As trade deadlines approach, teams constantly re-evaluate one decision: make a push for the playoffs by acquiring already-developed talent, or ship away current players to rebuild for the future. Continue reading “Most Unexpected Trades in American Professional Sports History”