Posts Tagged“sports”

Moving into the 2020 season, the US’s MLB faced a series of tough decisions. Spring Training was canceled first, barring fans and pundits a chance to see how teams would stack up before the regular season began. Then the regular season start passed with no promise of baseball. Spring Training was rebranded as Summer Camp, but, behind the scenes, the MLB was entrenched in inter-league struggles. The MLB’s Players Association, individual franchises, and league executives struggled to pen a deal that would address the concerns of each group, which included salaries, stadium maintenance, and contractual obligations. For baseball fans, it…

Javier Burillo and I have been talking lately about the grim situation which our football teams find themselves in, and for once we have found common ground in football, despite supporting rival teams. Javier is an Arsenal fan who is perplexed at what has happened to his club, and I am a Spurs fan feeling very much the same. This season Javier and I have called an amnesty, and have unified under a frustrated fans banner. Javier also sympathizes with me as he cannot stand Jose Mourinho, and nor can I. I debated and argued at the time of Jose’s…

The growing technology and user interface upgrades have given birth to an era of online gaming. With the advent of GenZ gamblers, online casinos have ensured they provide the same experience as a land-based casino. However, the house advantage probabilities of the games remain the same, regardless of an online or land casino. Therefore, it is essential to understand the algorithm of the games before settling down to a choice. Online slots and roulette are popular choices among the gambler population. Choosing the best among these games might prove to be a real stumper, especially for a rookie player. Devised…

Colour psychology has been heavily researched and discussed, pondering the question of how and why certain colours evoke certain moods. Does green make people feel calm? Does yellow bring energy and make people think of the sun? Does a person wearing a blue suit seem more confident than a person wearing an orange shirt? Although the messages of colours and shades can be a little diverse depending on experience and culture, it’s clear that colours have an impact on the human mood. Let’s take an extension from that — if colour can affect us mentally, can it affect us physically?…

You may not think that the current England lineup needs much improvement. Gareth Southgate’s young side have qualified for the forthcoming Euro 2020 tournament at a canter and never looked in any danger of failing to do so. The team is vibrant, positive, and arguably more exciting to watch than any England side in living memory. Perhaps more importantly, they’ve made fans fall back in love with the team. They may not have won the World Cup in 2018, but their against-the-odds journey to the semi-finals sparked a passion among supporters that had been missing for some time. It’s fair…

We’ve seen technology advancements in all areas of our lives — from changing the way that we do our banking to altering the way we get in touch with friends. And the world of sports is no different. One 2012 report by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers states that, “Technology is as much a part of an athlete’s armoury as nutrition, training and coaching”. In many ways, it’s transformed the sports industry. Although many of the advancements have been designed to improve the performance in a particular sport, is there any inspiration we can take from the innovations to help…

Following Ajax’s incredible run to the 2018-19 Champions League Semi-Final, many underdog sides once again believe that anything is possible in Europe. After overcoming both Juventus and Real Madrid in the knockout stages of last year’s competition, Erik ten Hag’s side suffered defeat in the Tottenham Hotspur after a second-leg hat-trick from Lucas Moura. As a result of the Dutch champions’ memorable run, we’re going to look at which sides could replicate their success this season. Who Could Enjoy a Surprising Campaign? Dinamo Zagreb Although the current Croatian champions have won only one of their opening two games, they have…

If you’re looking for a way to stay active and have fun with your friends, then you might be thinking about starting up your own sports team. Many cities have a number of different sporting events, seasons, and leagues, for you to sign up for. Sometimes your workplace might even have some sort of sports event that you can create a team for – whether it’s baseball, indoor volleyball, or golf. No matter what kind of sports team you want to create, don’t forget to get custom t shirts in your city for your teammates to inspire team spirit. Custom…

Getting your kids involved in sports is an important endeavor. Sports teaches kids how to get along with others, how to make new friends, overcome challenges, and how to compete in a structured environment. Sport also get kids physically active which keeps them physically happy & healthy. Sport helps them build up strong hearts, lungs, and muscles while giving them a consistent reason to push themselves. As your kids grow older they will appreciate the many benefits they gained from participating in sports. Sports can also be dangerous sometimes so you must be careful. Kids may get injured while playing…

Have you ever thought about the preparation involved in organising a sporting event? If you have plans to organise your own, or are just interested in the behind-the-scenes prep, Cannondale road bike retailers, Leisure Lakes Bikes, have created this in-depth look at how to ensure a competition goes off without a hitch: Choose the perfect venue and ideal date Before thinking too much about what your event will entail and how to get participants to sign up, you must sort a venue to host the occasion, and on what day you’ll attract the biggest crowds. Local parks and playing fields…