Before the first touchdown, before kickoff, in fact even before the first fan enters the stadium, the game has already begun. Maintaining the sports stadiums that host the 32 teams of the National Football League is a full-time sport all its own. Here’s a look at what goes into flipping a football field and keeping the grass green long after summer ends, and just how those end zone graphics are kept so freshly painted week after week.
Many would assume that athletes mainly eat meat to fuel their bodies with energy and strength. This may be true, however, that’s not always the case. Did you know that there are some athletes who are vegetarians? And guess what, they’re no ordinary athletes—they are famous and masters of their craft. Here are some of them in an infographic from Team Sports.
Hockey, just like other sports, has many interesting stories. Have you heard about the famous hockey prank in 1974? What about the first woman to play in NHL? Brace yourself, here are some interesting facts about hockey in an infographic by Team Sports.
The original Olympic Games were mainly a part of a religious festival to honor the father of the Greek gods and goddesses, Zeus. It was first held in 776 B.C.E. in Olympia, hence, the name “Olympics.” In 394 C.E., the Roman Emperor, Theodosius I, abolished Olympic Games suspecting they were an idolatrous event. It was only in 1894 that the idea of having Olympic Games was revived.
Hunting can be a very exciting sport, but before you get too deep into your first journey there are some essential things that you should be aware of. Being well equipped will help ensure that your hunting trip does off without any major problems. In this infographic, Bucknbearknives looks at 8 things a new hunter needs.
Manchester United is one of the world’s largest and greatest football teams of all time, so the team at Clubline Football thought they would delve into the achieves and check out some of the team’s most impressive stats to date.These include titles the team has won, records they’ve broken as well as a look at the clubs top goalscorers, most capped players and which keeper has the most clean-sheets for the club.
Whether you like it or not, technology is starting to creep its way into the beautiful game. The latest installation has been the trail of video replays, where a referee gets to take another look at an incident like we all do when we watch the game on the TV. We also have Goal-Line technology, which has been implemented in the top flight for a couple of years now. But what’s in store for football technology in the future?
When two cars come racing down the track on the final lap, the difference between first and second place is as thin as a knife’s edge. Until 1993, NASCAR officials actually used to time these photo finishes with regular stopwatches! Today, they use powerful and fast cameras and electronic timers instead. But no matter how you measure them, those finishes are still close.
National surveys have concluded that if extracurricular options are made available, students will not only take advantage of these opportunities, but they will seek them out. This infographic from California Music Studios takes a look at some facts and stats about extracurricular activity involvement.
Trampolines are not just for getting energy out in the backyard; they are a huge part of sports and Olympic history. Trampoline enthusiasts everywhere have George Nissen, a diver and gymnast, and Larry Griswold, also a gymnast, for building the first trampoline. It quickly gained momentum and by 1964 it made its mark in the world of sports with the first Trampoline World Championship held in London. A mere three years later, trampoline was recognized in the United States as a sport, as well.