What It Takes to Become a World-Renowned Hockey Player

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”

17 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Pro Basketball

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”

How Mouth Guard Technology Has Evolved Through the Ages

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”

Top Philanthropic Programs Supported by Pro Basketball Players

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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”

The Ultimate Professional Basketball Rankings for the 2017-2018 Season

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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”

Most Unexpected Trades in American Professional Sports History

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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”