Sports Through the Ages: The Original Ballgame

October 3, 2016

Almost every major team sport centers around a bouncy rubber ball. Volleyball, basketball, football, and so many other sports rely on the rubber ball for its unique qualities that have allowed it to dominate ball-based team sports. However, thousands of years before any of these modern sports would even be formed, the rubber ball began its journey into sporting dominance in the Olmec Empire. Located in modern-day Mexico, the Olmec Empire…

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Ballroom Athletes

September 24, 2016

In the United States when someone says they play or follow a sport they usually are referring to one of the “Big Four,” which includes football, basketball, baseball, and hockey. Sometimes they’ll mention soccer and even talk about a more obscure sport like ultimate Frisbee or lacrosse. Some people even claim golf is a sport. There are many sports though that do not get mentioned and one of these is…

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