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Billy Butler: What Is All The Excitement Over?

There was a big controversy in Kansas City during the All-Star Break. During the Home Run Derby, American League team captain Robinson Cano, who was in charge of picking hitters for the AL Home Run Derby team, got vociferously booed.  The Kansas City fans were so loud in their booing of Cano that it made national news.   So why did the Royals fans voice such displeasure with Cano? Because he originally ...

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Athletes And Injuries; Only The Strong Survive

Just about everyone has heard the expressions "no pain no gain," and "no guts no glory." They both speak to a cultural conception that pain is necessary for success, especially when involved with something physical like an athletic sport. Just the fact that injuries do occur often in sports seem to support this- the orthopedics profession would likely not be nearly as important if not for sports injuries. T ...

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European Ryder Cup team will pay tribute to Seve Ballesteros

With the forthcoming Ryder Cup set to be the first one since the tragic death of Seve Ballesteros last year, there is sure to be plenty of emotion attached to the competition. Fortunately, it looks as though the European's are at least looking to pay tribute to the late Spaniard, with Jose Maria Olazabal claiming that the team have plenty of plans to make it a special tournament. Ballesteros lost his fight ...

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Paralympics: How Wheelchair Sports Became So Popular

How did wheelchair sports come to dominate the public perception of the Paralympics and disabled sports in general?   From wheelchair basketball to wheelchair rugby, few other events generate the same kind of excitement. Why is this, and how did it happen?   The answer is complicated, and incorporates a lot about what is both right and wrong in our society's attitudes towards disability. Image by: ...

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London’s Top Rugby Clubs

The English capital boasts five top rugby union sides competing in the Aviva Premiership. The profile and history of Harlequins, Wasps, Saracens, London Irish and London Welsh has waxed and waned over the years, but they tell the story of a city passionate about the game. Harlequins The chequered strip of Harlequins has been a familiar one to rugby union fans since their inception in 1866. Based at the Twic ...

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How To Prevent Children’s Sports Injuries – Keep Them Safe:

It would seem that children will always find a way for hurting themselves despite our best efforts to keep them safe, apart from wrapping them up in cotton wool there is very little we can do to prevent them from the rough and tumble scrapes that they seem to collect. However when it comes to them participating in sport there are things that we can do that will go some way to limiting the number of sports r ...

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Blogging Within The Fantasy Sports Industry

Blogging has been a wonderful way for me to further my enjoyment of the fantasy sports industry. By blogging about an industry I enjoy, I am able to get even more excitement out of fantasy sports by sharing my knowledge, experience, insights, and opinions on the fantasy sports world. While it was not easy getting my blog started at first, with the right amount of time, dedication and hard work, I have been ...

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Essential Marathon Training Tips

Find the right gear and protect your body It is important for any regular runner not just those preparing for a marathon, so find the clothing that will enable you to prevent irritation and injury and will help you to perform as well as you can. This refers primarily to the footwear so seek advice from a specialist running store in selecting the shoes that are made to fit your foot type. As you train more a ...

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The Paralympics Have Come Of Age

An article looking at the Paralympic Games and how it has evolved over the years.   London 2012 sees the Paralympic Games come of age. Even though the games have been growing steadily since their inception in 1948 they haven't always managed to capture the imagination of the wider population. 2012 is different - partly as a consequence of the visibility of the Beijing Paralympic Games, but also because ...

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Did You Draft The Best Players?

Have you decided who you want to draft on your team? The start of football season is beginning to quickly approach, with less than a month left until the first official game of the season.  This could only mean one thing, that fantasy football drafts have begun to occur. Whether you are an avid football follower or just take part in online football betting, fantasy football can be fun for just about anyone. ...

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