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10 Things I Don't want to Hear This Baseball Season It’s Spring; always a great time of year for everybody! Our customers on the East Coast and the Mid-West are thrilled because the long winter is finally coming to an end. For the rest of us, we get to be excited because baseball season is starting....

4 Steps to Sure-Fire Basketball Free Throws NBA Finals, Game 7...Your team is down one point...One second left... A foul and two free throws coming... Who do you want at the charity stripe? Of course, we’d like to have a Reggie Miller or a Larry Bird or even better Michael Jordan at the...

8 Basketball Power-Dribbling Drills Most children first learn to crawl, then walk, and finally to run. Basketball requires players to not only effectively move their feet, but also to maneuver a basketball. Basketball players first learn to dribble the basketball with one hand, then...

Bets and terminology for beginners Betting is a very widespread and regular phenomenon especially in United States. In the world of sports betting has not left any game untouched. Be it cricket, horse racing, football, basketball… betting has laid its hands over all of them. Though...

Can You Really Develop An Outstanding Basketball Shot? Struggling with your basketball shooting? We're going to begin fixing that right now! First, let's look at some general tips as you're striving to reach your full basketball shooting potential: 1) Focus: This is absolutely necessary to have any...

Easy Guides To Choose Different Sport Shoes Wearing the right shoes is an important aspect of foot health. Better to be careful when choosing shoes. If you buy wrong shoes it can cause foot problems. Even though, that doesn’t mean the right shoes can correct your problem. It can only prevent...

First Look: The 2004-05 NBA Schedule Admit it, the first thing you did when the 2004-05 NBA schedule came out last week was check to see when Shaq and the Miami Heat would visit Kobe Bryant and the Lakers. It probably didn't take long to find that game, though, as we all know the NBA...

Florida a Sporting Powerhouse Florida is one of the most Southern of all the United States. It is known as the Sunshine State for it's warm weather and pacific climate. "Florida" is a Spanish adjective which means "flowery". Florida was discovered by a Spanish explorer during...

Hot Rod Hundley: The Man with a Lot to Smile About! Hot Rod Hundley: The Man with a Lot to Smile About! By Kathleen Gage One of the first things you notice about Hot Rod Hundley is his contagious smile. Anyone within eyeshot is quickly drawn to this former NBA All Star. Most folks know Rod Hundley...

How to Improve Your Vertical Jump A very common dream these days is to have a 40" vertical jump. Being able to do acrobatic dunks and soar for rebounds just makes playing basketball more exciting. Achieving a 40" vertical will take a lot of hard work and dedication. I will show you...

NBA 2004-2005 Season Preview Here are your big stories for the upcoming new season: ·Kobe Bryant found guilty of rape. Lakers are forced to “bend over” for Kobe’s manhood and finish with their worst record in 10 years ·Mark Cuban shocks the world as he gives away the Dallas...

NBA Draft Notes If the 2004-05 season ended five days ago with the Spurs regaining the crown, then the 2005-06 campaign unofficially began last night with the 58th annual NBA Draft, held at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden. HoopsAvenue.com was there, with notes...

Patrick Anderson: Wheelchair Basketball Star Winning one Paralympic gold medal is challenging enough. Winning two in consecutive Paralympics is even more difficult. But that's exactly what Patrick Anderson and his Canadian Wheelchair Basketball team did, whipping Austrailia, 70-53 in the...

Slider - Sports Game for Kids A slider can be an effective pitch and is often easier to throw than a curve. Start slow and mix it up. Practice the slider gently and easily at first. Slowly build up speed over time. Never go through a pitching warm-up throwing only sliders. Mix...

So You’re The New Baseball Coach So you’re the new coach. Ok, now what? Coaching a team sure seemed like a good idea, maybe even easy…until you started thinking and getting into it deeper. All those players, parents, the draft, practices…and those game decisions…ugh. Maybe...

Super Bowl Athletes Prepare for Game Day by Getting Feet and Hands in Shape Callused, rough feet and hands are a common problem for professional and amateur athletes alike. When their feet and hands are not in top shape, it’s a silent factor that hurts a player's game. Carol J. Buck, CEO of Xenna Corporation, says, "A...

T.E.N Sports NBA Power Rankings T.E.N Sports NBA Power Rankings 1. Detroit Pistons. Not only are the Bad Boys are coming back with the same starting cast that won the championship, but they have improved their support cast. They may not win the most games this year, but they have...

The Balance of Power in the Atlantic Division It’s funny how a term can so be honored in one place, yet so degraded in another --- within the same sport. In college basketball, the word “Atlantic” conjures up images of ACC powerhouses such as Duke, Wake Forest, UNC, and the University of...

The Origins of Basketball. The origins of the game of basketball can be traced back to a gentleman by the name of Dr. James Naismith. In 1861, Naismith was born in Almonte, Ontario, Canada. During his early school days, Naismith would play a game called duck on a rock whereby...

We Prayed for a Win Today It was thirty minutes before the big game; St. James’ Boys School and Holy Cross School were both in their locker rooms waiting to come out for the shoot around warm up. Both coaches assembled their teams and began to pray, “O Almighty God today is...

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