The Youth Sports System Needs a Makeover

As the dangers of obesity have become more prevalent to Americans, we have consequently shifted to a more active way of living and healthier habits. This lifestyle has definitely translated to youth sports, as an estimated 45 million children and adolescents participate in them. [1] On the surface, this fact seems a pretty remarkable feat. […]

UEFA Champions League: Semi-finals 2nd Leg Preview

  After a tense start to this year’s Champions League semi-finals, the four teams played in their respective leagues. The Tuesday teams Atlético Madrid and Chelsea, after a non-spectacular 0-0 draw, had a lot in their mind, as they both are still fighting at the very top of their league tables. The Spanish side had […]

UEFA Champions League: Madrid Fiesta Ahead

The 2013-2014 edition of the UEFA Champions League has its two finalists. The biggest club competition in the world never ceases to amaze the world of football. Even before the start of the tournament, betting houses, fans, critics, players and coaches start speculating on who will win the desired trophy. Since the cup changed its […]

FIFA World Cup 2014: 32 Teams, 1 Dream

One of the world’s most important sports tournament, the FIFA World Cup, will be held in Brazil next year. After three long years of hard work from all national football teams around the world, the final thirty two spots have been filled. For the first time ever, we will feature eight previous champions including: Brazil, […]

FIFA Ballon d’Or 2013: Who should win?

The Ballon d’Or was an award given out by France Football magazine from 1956 to 2009. The FIFA World Player of the Year was an award given out by FIFA and consisted of a voting process involving coaches and captains from all international teams. Both awards were given out to deserving winners and its fair […]

UEFA Champions League returns in style

One of the biggest soccer (or football, depending on where you’re from) tournaments in the world came back on it’s 59th season on Tuesday. The UEFA Champions League is home to the best 32 teams in Europe, who fight in a group stage and further knockout rounds in the hopes of earning football glory. This […]

Women’s sports demand respect

Everyone knows the men’s sports are more fun to watch than the women’s sports. Right? Men are better, faster and stronger. That seems to be the train of thought of the overwhelming majority in the USA, but after watching the London 2012 Olympics, I beg to differ. The ladies dominated the USA gold medal count, […]

Basketball as a universal sport

Basketball is a universal sport. It crosses language barriers. It’s more than just a game. Well, at least that’s what the NBA advertises and claims. However, after spending a couple months in London, I quickly realized the faults in those statements. Try to find a free, 24/7 basketball court in South Kensington in London—they don’t […]

Predictions for Euro

Last years Champs, Russia, prove to be a powerhouse this year, however, the Ukraine and Croatia have come far from being the underdogs. This year the UEFA Euro 2012 is being held in Poland and the Ukraine, which is there first time either country has held this tournament. It begins from June 8th to July […]