Does a Mouth Guard Help You in Basketball?

Basketball players are vulnerable to injury; they wear almost no protective equipment, and although the game is not about dominating your opponent with physical size and strength, there may be physical battles that take place within the course of a game that can end up…

Five Characteristics That Describe Baseball

Often referred to as Americas pastime, baseball has millions of fans spanning generations and has provided dynamic entertainment around the world for more than a century. Some of the reasons that people are drawn to the game can be traced to those defining characteristics that…

Potassium Permanganate for the Feet

Without your feet, you wouldn’t be able to get around. Sometime during your life you may suffer with athlete’s foot or a weeping skin condition affecting your feet. Potassium permanganate is harsh chemical with antiseptic properties than can be used as a soak to treat…

Terry Bradshaw

As an injured Terry Bradshaw was being helped off the field at Three Rivers Stadium, the home crowd of rabid Pittsburgh Steelers rooters booed him. No doubt that was the nadir in a career that witnessed more lows than are normally associated with an acknowledged…

Field Day Games for Adults

There are many traditional field day games that are fun for adults. Mix up the activities to include races, ball-based games and, if weather permits, water-based events. Plan activities that encourage friendly competition and are suitable for all physical levels. Team-building games are ideal, because…

Hand-Eye Coordination in Sports

Hand-eye coordination is used in many daily activities. Pour the milk, fold the clothes, set the glass on the coaster. In sports, it’s used from start to finish. Throw the ball, stop the puck, hit it straight, pass the ball, catch the ball. Each sport…

High School Football Kickoff Rules

The kickoff in football is one of the most exciting plays in a game because it marks the start of the game or transfer of possession after a score. Several basic rules are dedicated to organizing and regulating kickoffs, but every level and organization might…

Cryptozoology

Cryptozoology is the study of creatures that are rumored to exist. But for true believers and alleged eyewitnesses, these “cryptids” are alive and well and lurking among us. This article was adapted from “The Book of Incredible Information,” published by West Side Publishing, a division…

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