Posts Tagged“sports”

Remember watching sports while you were in college? It was a tremendously exciting time, with a lot of dramatic ups and downs. Since that time, you have become disconnected from it, as you launched a new life separate from your time at school. After a recent reunion at St. Andrews University, though, your interest in campus sports has been revived. This isn’t unusual at all, as alumni like Peter Benedict St. Andrews have remained interested in how the sports team in his alma mater since he graduated years ago. If you have recently have a rejuvenated interest in how St.…

We are well an truly into the new year now as we approach March and there is some outstanding sporting events on the horizon which we cannot wait for. Already we are in the thick of the 6 nations rugby tournament and the EFL Cup has just been won by Manchester United as the football season approaches its final climax. The summer is the home of sport and we’re going to take a look at just some of the events which you need to start getting excited about. Cheltenham Festival, March 14-17 The National Hunt racing calendar’s biggest event, Cheltenham…

Of all the people out there, there are few that are more fun to shop for than the sports lover. They make their passion for athletics, the outdoors, and/or their favorite team known to everyone that they encounter in their life. As such, the likelihood is high that if you buy them something related to these hobbies for their birthday or some other occasion, they will eat it up and appreciate you greatly for it. That being said, some items have more impact than others; in this post, we will list off some of the best gifts for sports lovers…

This is an exciting time of year for Americans as the sport is just starting to get interesting, with the NHL, NBA, MLB and NFL seasons having started in the last month or so, now is the time when we usually get the best of the sport action and the holiday season is jam-packed with sporting events. The big question is then, what is the best way to watch these great events. There are some things that are almost obligatory when we watch the sports we love, friends and food, let’s take a look then at the best ways that…

When it comes to sports, there are few better than those in the US, with the exciting MLB, NBA, NFL and NHL seasons having just got underway there has never been a better time to get involved in the action. Maybe this year is the time to get involved in a new sport and it has never been easier to watch the action,  sport is big money and as such there is incredible coverage of live events. The question is how and where will you be watching the best of the action this year, here are some of the best ways…

Mats are used in a wide number of situations and can be for safety reasons, as well as many other uses. They are commonly found in gyms and sports centres, as well as playground areas. There are various types available to choose from and these can easily be found online or in relevant stores. With a range of colours, sizes, shapes, materials and thicknesses, there is something suitable for everyone. Custom designs may also be possible if you are looking for something specific. Crash mats are used for floor protection, as wall padding and for gymnastics and other sports or…

Heli-Skiing Heli-skiing isn’t quite what it says on the tin. It’s not skiing off the back of a helicopter, for example. It is simply taking a helicopter ride to remote mountainous areas that are not accessible by regular means. So basically like taking a private yacht to a private beach that is inaccessible to the public. The super-rich way to ski – with no other holiday makers to run into you or slow you down, virgin snow and a bit of peace and quiet. That doesn’t sound very dangerous does it? It just sounds exclusive and expensive. Well, it is…

The strength of schedule (SOS) is a measurement of opponents and the difficulty of each opponent that a team faces in their schedule. SOS is an important tool for picking the odds of a team’s success, but like anything that involves chance, it is not cut and dried. Here we look at some of the considerations that go into picking teams based on who they play. Teams that Made the Cut   Image via Flickr by seantoyer We know each of the sixteen teams that each franchise will play in 2015. One of the first things to look at is…