During the 1970's and 1980's, Topps and O-Pee-Chee were the only kids on the hockey card block. Topps first entered the hockey card market with the 1954-55 series. Between 1951-52 and that set, Parkhurst was the only manufacturer providing product. The two would run together for over a decade, splitting ...
February 27, 2017Jeff
It is a well-known fact that for children, play is learning. This is exceedingly demonstrated when kids play mini-golf. There are so many educational benefits that for kids, it should be called "maxi-golf!" The most apparent benefit is the physical activity of playing mini-golf. It has been said that a golfer ...
February 25, 2017Jeff
ONE of the most important things in tennis is to keep the eye on the ball. Nine players out of ten lose sight of a ball shortly after it crosses the net. It is essential to watch it until it comes in contact with the racquet. Most players, when they ...
February 23, 2017Jeff
One of the most respected defensive players in NFL today would have to be Champ Bailey. Often considered to be amongst the best (if not the best) NFL cornerbacks in the country. As a Top cornerback in the NFL, he always puts forth a solid effort and is known for ...
February 21, 2017Jeff
Do you remember Spud Webb winning the NBA Slam Dunk Contest in 1986? Standing at only 5'6 "!, Spud beat the defending champion Dominique Wilkins with a variety of nasty dunks - a one-handed 360, a two-handed double pump and a 180 reverse double-pump just to name some. So, it's clear ...
February 19, 2017Jeff
Learning to control every pitch and to be able to "hit spots" is a required skill for pitching success at all levels including Little League, High School, College and MLB baseball. There is no better baseball pitching drill for improving a pitcher's control and building a pitcher's confidence than the ...
February 17, 2017Jeff
Anyone who has ever participated in an elementary school gym class probably has some memory of playing floor hockey. This sport allowed both boys and girls the chance to play hockey without having to worry about learning how to skate. Today it's reaching well beyond the confines of school curriculum ...
February 15, 2017Jeff
Having trouble in your game, find yourself topping the ball and you do not know why. Tried to fix your swing, changed your ball placement, changed your stance and still topping the ball. Well it might be something very small, but not widely thought of and easy to overlook. I ...
February 13, 2017Jeff
In my mind, the true history of tennis does not begin until the 1850's, when the first "modern" tennis balls were invented and used. Before this point, the history of tennis is the history of a completely different game - "real tennis." Real tennis is played on indoor courts. In fact, ...
February 11, 2017Jeff
Wilt Chamberlain is best known by sports fans as one of the most dominant basketball players of all time. To people less familiar with sports and basketball specifically the name Wilt Chamberlain might have a familiar sound because of his much publicized personal life. What many people do not realize ...
February 9, 2017Jeff