Archive for January, 2013

 

Is American Football Dead or do Fans just Want to See Death?

January 19th, 2013Posted by BJ Pheasant

Adding an edit here from a NY Times article I just saw. “Insurers will be tightening up their own coverage and make sports more expensive,” said Robert Boland, who teaches sports law at New York University. “It could make the sustainability of certain sports a real issue.” The N.F.L. contends that the insurers, some of [...]

Kids Who Engage in More FREE PLAY Get Fewer Injuries When They Play Organized Sports

January 13th, 2013Posted by BJ Pheasant

Here’s a cool study from Loyola University about something that doesn’t surprise me at all: The more that kids play on their own, the less likely they are to get injured while playing their organized sports. A press release about the study was titled, “To Protect Against Injuries, Young Athletes May Need to Play More [...]

NWSL Announces Allocation of 55 National Team Players to Eight Clubs

January 11th, 2013Posted by BJ Pheasant

NWSL Announces Allocation of 55 National Team Players to Eight Clubs from US Soccer Jan. 11, 2013 All 18 U.S. Soccer Olympic Gold Medal Winners Will Play in League CHICAGO (Jan. 11, 2013) – The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has announced the allocation of 55 National Team players to the eight clubs as 23 [...]

Sepp Blatter criticizing American Soccer?

January 5th, 2013Posted by BJ Pheasant

There have been many words written about the bumbling and inept Sepp Blatter. And recently more regarding his statements about American soccer. My take is a little different. Everyone seems to be jumping on him for his criticism of the MLS as not being a real or recognized league. I can see how that could [...]

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