The sport of softball is dominated by hitters and pitchers; let’s face it, all the other positions are role-players. A team that is well stocked with hitters will always dominate and a team that has good pitchers will keep the opposition at bay, by withholding scoring opportunities. If you can improve on either of these areas, you can really be an asset to your softball team. And can help them get some hardware worthy of a display case.
Ice hockey is one of the most popular sports in North America and European countries. It is usually played in huge indoor arenas on specially made rinks. The arenas are usually temperature controlled to keep the ice in prime condition for the players. It can be played outdoors if the temperature is ideal, meaning it needs to be freezing.
Football fans enjoy their break from football, or do they? They can fill their time with other sports; basketball, hockey, NASCAR etc, anything that can offer sustenance to their competitive nature. And hey, this year there is a little sporting event happening called the FIFA World Cup. But true football fanatics don’t bother with other sports. What they do is that they spend the break between seasons preparing for the upcoming season; NFL and the fantasy football league.
At every sporting event in America, there is a very visible presence of cheerleaders. They excite the crowds by chanting slogans and acting out routines to garner support for their team. But how important is their job really? Will the game stop if they weren’t present? Will the fans stop coming to fields and arenas if they weren’t there? Let’s take a brief look at cheerleading to find out its importance in American sports.
Football is the most watched and played game in the USA; some people even call America the United States of Football because of the sport’s popularity in the country. NFL, NCAA, High school and even little league football is enthusiastically followed by fans.