The process of registering to become an athlete on the collegiate level could be tedious and confusing, so hopefully these tips will make your senior year of high school a little less stressful and more enjoyable.
Being a high school coach is one of the most challenging jobs a coach can encounter. Keeping your high school athletes motivated during a long season could be the most difficult aspect of being a coach. Here are a few tips.
While the beginning of the season may have posed some questions to panicky Red Sox fans, there is no doubt that Daniel Bard's two-month long dominance of Major League Baseball has answered many of those questions and silenced most of his critics.
Many students enter high school unprepared for the challenges that lie ahead of them, which can lead to a disappointing freshman year. Here are a few tips parents can use to help their children prepare for high school.
Writing a college letter of recommendation for your favorite students can be a daunting and pressure-filled task, but with the following tips, your letter writing days can become much more enjoyable and free of anxiety.
Daisuke Matsuzaka has been inconsistent, to say the least, over his four year career with the Red Sox.In game five of the season, they need Dice-K to be the man they signed him to be. They need an ace.
When President Obama stepped into office in January of 2009, he vowed to revamp the educational system by tweaking, not eliminating No Child Left Behind (NCLB). Nearly two and a half years later, it looks as if this process is finally coming to a head.
As the 2011 NCAA quickly approaches and teams like Oakland, Belmont, and Utah State vie for the title of this year's Cinderella team, I began thinking about the best runs by an underdog team in the history of the NCAA Tournament.
Mauricio "Shogun" Rua did not exactly have the type of start to his UFC career that he or anybody else expected. Now that he is healthy and confident heading into UFC 128, Rua could be one of the most dangerous fighters in the UFC.
After struggling through the 2010 season, Jonathan Papelbon came into spring training promising a much different 2011. So, far, if the spring is any indicator of the regular season, it looks like more of the same is likely.
Tiki Barber's shocking announcement to come out of retirement immediately made me think about other players who have retired at an early age and then decided to come back. Here are the top 5 athletes to come out of retirement.
One of the biggest moves of the Boston Red Sox off-season may not prove to be the addition of Carl Crawford or Adrian Gonzalez, but instead pulling off a trade for a once promising pitcher who has been unable to reach his potential.
Washed up, former stars hanging on to their professional athletic careers can be both annoying and sad for the sports fan. But, for the athlete, it is even harder. Here are 3 ways a professional athlete should know that it is time to retire.
After beginning the 2010 season in the most miserable slump in his career, David Ortiz hopes that with a new and hopefully improved batting stance, the 2011 campaign will get off to a much quicker start.
As a member of a union, one would expect me to side with the athletes in the recent labor talks. While I have in the past, as the likely NFL lockout quickly approaches, I have begun looking at this issue from an entirely different perspective.
The Red Sox have a lineup to match or exceed the production of any other team's in baseball, and a revamped bullpen that should be lights out. However, this spring, they will be searching for the final piece to their bullpen puzzle -- a lefty specialist.
In light of the UCONN Lady Huskies improbable run to 90 consecutive wins, I have compiled a list of the 5 longest NCAA winning streaks in history. You may be surprised to find out that UCONN's 90 is not number 1!
The UCONN Huskies men's basketball team has a storied past. They have won two national titles and many other Big East championships. During those years, they have had many great players. Who are the top 5? Read on and find out.
Back at UFC 1, the idea was simple: put two people in a cage and have them fight until one can't fight anymore. Weight didn't matter. There were no rules. Headbutts? Legal. Kick to the head of a downed man? Legal. Then it was banned and forced to revamp.
Tired of spending your "movie nights" watching The Notebooks or the Dear Johns of the world? If you are a man who is constantly deferring to your significant other to choose a movie, then this is the article for you.
A round of golf costing over $100 is a tough pill to swallow for most people. Any PGA Tour golf course will run you about that much. There are many alternatives that may not have the hype, but have a better price and comparable grounds.
Bob Sheppard lived to announce many of the 27 New York Yankees World Series Victories, but at the age of 99, he has passed away. While his life may have ended, his voice will live in Yankees fans hearts forever.
From being cut as a walk on for Santa Clara to being signed as an undrafted free agent by the Boston Red Sox to hitting a grand slam on the first pitch that he saw as a member of the Red Sox, Daniel Nava has a story like nobody else in the major leagues.
After Major League Baseball umpire Joe West once again made the papers this past week after an altercation with Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen and pitcher Mark Buerhle, it is time for him to realize that people do not pay to see him.
Dana White's use of Kimbo Slice was nothing short of genius. He used him for his celebrity status, gave him fights until he was rendered useless, and then fired him, causing him to lose all of his appeal to other promotions.
Kimbo Slice, ineffectiveness, and Paul Daley, post-bell sucker punch, have been fired after the highly hyped UFC 113, in which Mauricio Shogun Rua defeated Lyoto Machida to capture the UFC light-heavyweight title.
Every year sports fans go crazy about the upcoming draft. It gives them a reason to forget about last season and look to the future. Sometimes the future gets put in the hands of somebody who cannot handle the pressure. That is when draft busts are born.
Playing a sport in high school teaches students more about life than any other aspect of school. It is not about being a great athlete; it is about learning about life through the lessons learned from sports.
There are those sayings that we hear over and over again, many of which often lead us to question what the heck they are supposed to mean. When we look deeper into these cliches, we discover that they still make no sense.
If you are a fan of classic rock, '80s rock, or just rock music, in general, then Def Leppard's album, "Hysteria" is the CD for you. If you don't have it, then get to a store and buy it. If you do have it, blow the dust off the CD and listen to it.
The recent news of A-Roid's use of performance enhancing drugs while he was with the Texas Rangers proves that every time we feel that we can move on from the steroid era, something or someone brings us back in.
This is not a bashing of the sanctity of marriage, just of the ridiculousness of the word that comes before the wedding. After reading, I am confident that you will agree with me that there needs to be a new word to signify an engaged couple.
As the 2009 baseball season approaches, it is time to determine the legitimate goals for the Boston Red Sox (and that other team in the AL East). Will Brad Penny and John Smoltz overcome their injuries and contribute? Will David Ortiz bounce back?