Category: Sports

Super Food – Pumpkin seeds

Next time you want to nibble on something, nibble on some pumpkin seeds. They have a good balance of fat and protein. They also provide you with a good amount of minerals, such as phosphorus, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, iron, copper, vitamin K, and manganese. They also contain tryptophan, a...

Cities taken hostage by sports owners?

Usually I only care about baseball in regards to young players, coaches, and parents. I leave the most important philosophical questions to the big boys, like ESPN and the like. I admit I’m as guilty as anyone else for just paying attention to my hometown MLB team, my beloved...

Incredible history and cures of hydrogen peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide is a naturally occurring compound found in nature (oceans, lakes, rivers, rain, and snow) and in all forms of life. Represented by the chemical formula H2O2. An oxidizing agent used in many household products, such as general-purpose disinfectants, non-chlorine bleaches, fabric stain removers, contact lens disinfectants, and...

How to Play EA’s NCAA 09 Basketball Game

Even if you’ve played every other previous installment in the NCAA March Madness series, you should know that 2008 NCAA 09 basketball is different from the rest. For one thing, the focus right now is on team selection and the pace of the game above all else. Here are...

Motivation secrets

If you want to experience just how motivated athletes are with the deck of fitness cards stacked against them, then attend a Special Olympics Championship. Athletes participate because they can, want to, and excel in a multitude of different sports. Ask any competitor, “Who won?” They will respond: “We...

Famous Drummer – Michael Shrieve

Some drummers just have skills, but Michael Shrieve has vision, so says Carlos Santana of Mike Shrieve, an American electronic drummer, percussionist, and composer best known for being Santana’s original drummer. Born on July 6, 1949, in San Francisco, California, Shrieve attended Junipero Serra High School and then joined...

Following in daddy’s footsteps

If any of the names below sound familiar to you, it’s because they are descendants of former professional players who became famous on the basketball scene during its heyday. Jeron and Jeric Teng, DLSU and UST Jeric, the former UAAP Rookie of the Year, will be playing in his...

Fundamental dynasty: the San Antonio Spurs and the Moneyball theory

Most people believe that the “Moneyball” theory cannot work in the NBA due to the high level of star maintenance, individual talent, and sometimes the lack of a team concept. Yet what professional sports show time and again is that the reasons for team success are sometimes overlooked. The...

San Francisco 49ers favorite receivers Steve Young

Steve Young had a great career that saw him play collegiate at Brigham Young University before entering professional football, first with the Los Angeles Express of the USFL, and then with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. After his retirement, Young would...

Real or dare spin-off party games for teens

Truth or Dare is a classic party game for teens. It is such a popular game that many twists and alternate versions have been invented since the original. If you are thinking of playing this game at your teen party, but are worried that it might sound like a...