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Tips on How to Hit a Softball Out of the Park
Almost every softball team has one guy who seems to swing effortlessly and drive the ball over the fence. Well, it’s time for you to be that guy. To help you become your team’s “Sultan of Swat,” we talked to Team USA...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
If Team USA feels good about its chances at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, it's in no small part due to a 6'3", tattooed brick wall named Tim Howard.Since 2010, the New Jersey native has been Team USA’s starting goalkeeper,...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Grudge Match photo by Ben Rothstein, courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures
It’s a movie version of a timeless bar debate: Who would win in a fight, Rocky Balboa or Jake LaMotta?  It’s a great tease, but “Grudge Match” isn’t out to provide any definitive answers. Robert De Niro is...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Grudge Match photo by Ben Rothstein, courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures
It’s a movie version of a timeless bar debate: Who would win in a fight, Rocky Balboa or Jake LaMotta?  It’s a great tease, but “Grudge Match” isn’t out to provide any definitive answers. Robert De Niro is...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
What are the fewest pitches ever thrown by a single pitcher in a complete game?— Ray Arvish, Hamilton, Mont.Fans who complain about the length of games and the surplus of situational pitching participants will love this answer. On Aug. 10,...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
What are the fewest pitches ever thrown by a single pitcher in a complete game?— Ray Arvish, Hamilton, Mont.Fans who complain about the length of games and the surplus of situational pitching participants will love this answer. On Aug. 10,...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Is Megatron — a.k.a. Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions — the greatest receiver of all time?— Greg Lawrence, Orlando, Fla. ANSWER: I’ll gladly stipulate that Calvin Johnson is today’s greatest receiver. Megatron...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Is Megatron — a.k.a. Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions — the greatest receiver of all time?— Greg Lawrence, Orlando, Fla. ANSWER: I’ll gladly stipulate that Calvin Johnson is today’s greatest receiver. Megatron...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
If you're looking for the perfect and unusual gift for the sports fan in your life, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a look at some of our favorites. CHILDHOOD HEROESRemember collecting baseball cards as a kid? Now, many...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Peyton Manning
Much like tattoos or passwords, jersey numbers can be a highly personal affair for their owners. The significance behind a jersey number can sometimes offer a little glimpse into an athlete’s psyche, his past, or his hopes for the future....
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Peyton Manning
Much like tattoos or passwords, jersey numbers can be a highly personal affair for their owners. The significance behind a jersey number can sometimes offer a little glimpse into an athlete’s psyche, his past, or his hopes for the future....
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
The World Series is underway, with Major League Baseball and its fans hoping it will last a little longer than last fall, when the San Francisco Giants swept the Detroit Tigers. Seven of the last nine World Series have been over in four or five...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Athlon Sports monthly, the world's largest sports magazine (9.3 million monthly circulation), is now offering a digital edition of its popular product. Featured under the "magazine" tag on AthlonSports.com, the digital version of the...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Fox Sports 1: What you need to know about sports' newest network
From those wonderful folks who gave you Bart Simpson and Bill O’Reilly comes FOX Sports 1, “America’s New Sports Network." Rupert Murdoch’s latest underdog upstart follows in the successful footsteps of FOX Broadcasting...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
UFC Champ Ronda Rousey
Go just about anywhere in Las Vegas this time of year and you are likely to spot at least one beautiful blond Southern California girl in sunglasses talking on a cell phone.Most of them have arrived on a quick flight or taken the short drive...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Rich McVey
4 years ago
Jay-Z has built an empire in the worlds of music and fashion. Now the 43-year-old is set to try his hand at building the brands of athletes across the sports landscape. Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports has teamed with Creative Artists Agency (CAA) —...
Nathan Rush
4 years ago
If you’re a weekend angler preparing for a day on the banks or on the water, you’ve probably got your hooks, lines, sinkers and an assortment of bait and favorite lures. But what other essentials are you carrying? We asked some of the world’s top...
Athlon Sports
4 years ago
Do golfers on the PGA Tour pay their own travel expenses to and from Tour events? And what about rooming costs and meals? — Larry Freeze, Topeka, Kan.   Yes, they do. And it can be pretty expensive. Some estimates place the annual...
Athlon Sports
4 years ago
We asked, they answered. Athlon Sports set out to gauge the opinions, tastes and preferences of major league baseball players, circa 2013. More than a fifth of all MLB players responded to our survey, sharing their opinions on fellow players,...
Athlon Sports
4 years ago
In your opinion, what is the greatest sports-themed advertising campaign of all time? I like ESPN’s “This is SportsCenter” spots. — Sarah Crawley, Fairfax, Va.   Those SportsCenter ads, with their creative use of easily recognizable...
Athlon Sports
4 years ago
Athlon Sports
4 years ago
When Austin Meadows tries to balance what’s left of his high school experience with the demands of being one of Major League Baseball’s next great center fielders, he’s got a sympathetic ear just down the hall at Grayson High School in...
Athlon Sports
4 years ago

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