Five Reasons Why Children Should Play Soccer

From local parks in Kansas to the sandy beaches of Brazil, soccer is played by millions of children across the globe. Participating in a soccer league offers a constructive way for kids to have fun and provides an opportunity for families to spend quality time…

Healthy Foods for Football Players

Meeting your nutritional needs is an essential factor for successful performance in football. Due to the physical demands of the sport, in which a football player must play with short bursts of energy, you should eat a variety of carbohydrates and proteins to fuel your…

Tips on Football Walk-On Tryouts

Most, but not all, NCAA Division I and Division II football programs offer athletic scholarships to help reward players who choose those schools. Two types of non-scholarship players, called ¡°walk-ons,¡± may also join the squad. Preferred walk-ons are invited to join their teams, while some…

Fact or Fiction: Recycled Mattresses

Today, you can’t do anything without being bombarded with information about sustainability and recycling. In a world that is so concerned about going green, it’s interesting to find out not every item that can be recycled is being recycled, and that not every item is…

How Does Dance Class Make One a Better Athlete?

Taking a dance class can improve your athleticism by increasing your balance, flexibility and endurance — desirable attributes for many sports. Dancing promotes lean muscles and agility, and helps develop a strong fitness foundation that you can apply to your sports activities. Taking a dance…

Keyshawn and Darren’s Creole Sausage and Shrimp Boil

Try this great recipe from the football fans and players on TLC’s Kick Off Cook Off. See more recipes from TLC’s KICK OFF COOK OFF, a new cooking competition that slams together America’s two favorite pastimes: football and cooking! Or if you can¡¯t find shrimp…

How to Survive Hell Week in Football

Hell week in football ¨C also referred to as two-a-days ¨C is the period of time when practices start at the beginning of the season. Typically, for most football teams, hell week starts sometime in August, when the heat and humidity can make already-grueling practices…

Exercises for Spinal Stenosis in the Neck

If you have spinal stenosis of the neck, or cervical spinal stenosis, you may experience chronic pain. The pain can also limit the range of motion in your neck, which is typically the most mobile part of your spine. Exercise, particularly range of motion and…

Sasquatch vs. Werewolf, That Old Rivalry

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How Ivy League Admissions Work

Nearly 30,000 exceptionally qualified students applied for 2,131 places in the Harvard University undergraduate class of 2013. That’s an acceptance rate of 7.32 percent. At Princeton University, 21,964 applicants fought for 2,181 spots. In total, the eight colleges in the so-called Ivy League collected more…