5 Rising Golf Stars to Keep Your Eye On

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If you’re good at something, try to make a career out of it. That’s the advice given to many youngsters these days. After all, you will be much more likely to succeed if you have passion for something. Well, these golf enthusiasts took a leap of faith and ended up surprising everyone including themselves. Here are five up-and-coming golf stars to look out for.     1. Hideki Matsuyama   Matsuyama is a fresh 21-year-old who simply loves to play the game. His enthusiasm Read more […]

Olympic Dreams: 5 Athletes Poised to Make a Huge Impression at Sochi

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Before you know it, the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia will be playing on your television sets. If you are a fan of the Winter Olympics, you probably know all about big stars like Shaun White, Lindsey Vonn, and Alex Ovechkin. While these athletes are great to watch, there are also a few newcomers that will be worth looking out for in February of 2014. Here are 5 newbies ready to make a big splash in Russia.     1) Sara Takanishi   This Japanese teenager hopes Read more […]

Four Things Parents Should Know Before Letting Their Children Play Sports

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When you let your kids get involved with sports, you have to be careful. There are some perils that can come along with sports. You have to keep an eye out for bad coaching, poor sportsmanship, over competiveness and injuries. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t let your kids enjoy sports. Playing sports is an important part of growing up, and it is very good for kids when done right. Here are four things you need to know before your kids begin playing sports. 1. It Is Supposed to Be Fun There Read more […]

5 of the Best Nutritional Supplements for Athletes of Any Caliber

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People who are serious about their work outs have the potential to increase their athletic performance but often need extra help meeting their nutritional needs. Strenuous sporting activities and the exercise done to train for those athletic events serve to use up vital nutrients as well as calories. Here are some common nutrients that athletes should replace through supplementation to maintain their athletic prowess and healthy vitality.   #1 Protein Lean muscle mass is usually credited Read more […]

5 Sports Stars You Never Realized Spent Time in Jail

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Sports stars are often revered for the moves they make on the field, but there are some who also spent time behind bars for serious crimes that they committed. You’re probably familiar with the circumstances surrounding some stars, like Michael Vick, landing in jail. But you my not be aware of the stories of the following five athletes who have been arrested.     5. Carmelo Anthony   Carmelo may be known for hitting jump shots for the New York Knicks and Team USA, but Read more […]

4 Inexpensive Ways To Support Your Sports Hobbies

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Many people love sports, either to play or as a spectator. While sports hobbies can be a great source of pleasure in your life, they can also be an expense. Equipment, lessons, traveling to events and so forth can tax your budget. That’s why it’s important to find low cost ways to fund these interests. Let’s look at some of the best ways to enjoy sports without spending much.   1. Participate in Tailgate Parties   Everyone knows that refreshments are very expensive, whether you’re Read more […]

Athlete Art: Seven Athletes with the Best Tattoos

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Having tattoos is one of the most unique types of artistic expression available. While you can lose a canvas of a painting or drawing, the ink that you put on your body is there to stay. One profession that has its fair share of ink is in the world of professional sports. Many athletes acquire tattoos throughout their youth and career, and proudly wear them in front of millions of watching fans. Here are seven athletes with the best tattoos. JR Smith NBA player JR Smith has been around the league Read more […]

Four Of The Best Spectator Sports And Why They’re Great

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While nothing beats playing your favorite sport with a group of friends, watching sports can be fun as well. Many people complain that watching sports is uneventful and therefore not worth the time. However, there are a handful of sports that are as fun and exciting to watch as they are to play.   Soccer While not as popular in the United States, soccer has become one of the most, if not the most, popular sport in the entire world. Many teams have cult-like followings. Kids begin to Read more […]

The 5 Greatest Competitive Swimmers of all Time

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If you are someone who loves participating in sports, but wants to be the one who gets all the glory for your hard work, swimming is a great sport to consider. Some of the most popular athletes of all time have been swimmers who went from local swimming classes to representing their nation at the Olympics and other world competitions. Here are the five greatest swimmers of all time, and the impact they had on the sports. Michael Phelps Michael Phelps is not only one of the best swimmers of all Read more […]

6 Modern Medicine Innovations For Athletes To Take Advantage Of

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Injuries are commonplace among athletes; in the past, dealing with sport injuries took time and patience. Fortunately, there have been many advances in the field of sports rehabilitation and surgery. Injuries that used to knock athletes out of commission can now be diagnosed and treated quickly. Technology and science are helping athletes perform at peak levels. If you are an athlete, take advantage of the following modern medicine innovations: Smartphone Monitoring Apps Imagine being able to Read more […]