Harry Vardon

In 1900, Harry Vardon, a 30-year-old Englishman born on the Isle of Jersey, played an extensive exhibition tour of the United States. It was meant to promote interest in what was still a very new game to the United States, while at the same time…

Meadowlark Lemon

Position: Center Growing up in North Carolina during World War II, Meadow Lemon dreamed of being a comedian or a basketball player. The Harlem Globetrotters allowed him to be both at the same time. Lemon joined the Trotters, basketball’s slap-happy road show, in 1954 and…

How the Cannonball Run Worked

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Healthy Diet for 13-Year-Olds

Some days, it might seem as if your 13-year-old is eating you out of house and home. Although this constant eating might worry you, it’s normal. To promote healthy growth and development and to prevent excessive weight gain, stock your kitchen with the right foods….

What Are the Dangers of Heading Soccer Balls?

The header in soccer can be a beautiful weapon, when a player such as France¡¯s former middie Zinedine Zidane or American Abby Wambach leaps and twists like a salmon to contact the ball and score. Soccer is the only sport that uses the head as…

Otto Graham

Otto Graham retired from pro football in 1955, yet many of his career statistics still rank with those numbers of the top passers of all time. Considering how rule and strategy changes favor more modern passers, Graham’s marks are truly remarkable. And yet, if the…

How to Tape Fingers in Football for Linemen

Linemen have dirty jobs in football. Offensive linemen create holes for running backs and protect the quarterback. Defensive linemen rush the passer, tackle the runner and provide the main coverage over the middle zone. These players are big, and because of the abuse they dish…

Physical Therapy Games for Children

Children can have short attention spans, so working with them as a physical therapist can be challenging. Some children do not want to continually repeat the same motions or exercises, so it is important to figure a way to make the physical therapy session fun,…

What to Wear to College Visits

Whether you¡¯re preparing to enter college for the first time or considering graduate or doctoral programs, you want to make a good first impression when visiting a potential university. Choosing the most appropriate attire can help give you the confidence you need for interviews and…

What Is Team Dynamics?

The work place, social organizations, community groups and sports all use teams to accomplish goals. The dynamics of teams determine if these goals will be met in an efficient manner. Identifying team dynamics and understanding positive and negative outcomes that may occur due to the…