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 [...]
It is very common these days for companies and workplaces to have their own sports teams. The idea is that bonding outside of working hours with your fellow employees makes for a better working environment and better team spirit when at work. One of the fastest-growing sports in the UK over the last five years is Tchoukball and it might just be the perfect game for employers and their staff.
What Exactly Is Tchoukball?
Tchoukball (pronounced "chookball") is a sport invented in the 1970s by Read more [...]
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 [...]
The English Premier League is shaping up to be a fascinating contest. All the pre-season predictions saw pundits tipping the two Manchester clubs and Chelsea as the stand-out title contenders. However, it is Arsenal that is setting the pace and as they maintain their lead at the top of the table, the question has to be asked whether they can stay there?
The Gunners’ form is perhaps even more surprising given the chorus of calls for manager Arsene Wenger to resign following an abject opening Read more [...]
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.
NBA player JR Smith has been around the league Read more [...]
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.
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 [...]
Anaheim head coach Bruce Boudreau has the distinction of being an NHL head coach who has the shortest span of time between jobs. Exactly one week after being fired by the Washington Capitals, Boudreau was behind the bench coaching the Anaheim Ducks. At first, the decision to bring in Boudreau looked shaky as the team was not responding to his methods. But it takes time for a head coach to get his system and his philosophy installed into a team. When this season started, Bruce Boudreau showed his Read more [...]
During the festive season we certainly get a lot of use out of our cars, so before things get hectic, it’s a good idea to give the car a good top to bottom clean, to ensure everything is sparkling and ready for the rush! With the tips we’ve shared in this article, you’ll be able to get your car smelling fresh on the inside and gleaming on the outside!
Cleaning a car is a step-by-step process – so make your way through this checklist:
Start by checking Read more [...]
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 is not only one of the best swimmers of all Read more [...]
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 [...]