Tag Archives: American Football

The Sports Archives – NFL 2016 Mid-Season Breakdown

At this time of year, most parts of the United States are experiencing colder weather, but competition in the National Football League is about to turn up the heat! No matter who you might be rooting for this year or … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Blitz! & Game Theory in American Football

Football (or, as the sport is known beyond North America, “gridiron”) is perhaps the most popular professional-tier sporting activity in the United States, celebrated annually by millions of people for its fun, fast-paced action and healthy competitive spirit. Last July, … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Strategy Driving Football Plays

Hectic, fast-paced, coarse…all words that could describe the flow of gameplay in American Football. There’s no denying the intensity behind this renowned sport, but a critical element of success that is easily and frequently overlooked is the logic and planning … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Retirement in Professional Sports

In November of last year, David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox publically announced his intention to retire at the end of the 2016 season. A renowned left-handed batter known infamously for his power-hitting abilities, Big Papi has indeed come … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – A Brief History of Peyton Manning

This past year, the Denver Broncos claimed the 2016 Super Bowl, tasting victory in the National Football League championships for a 3rd time, and this win certainly could not have been achieved without one of the most renowned quarterbacks in … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Intricacies of Throwing a Football

The NFL’s 2016 Super Bowl is rapidly approaching, and players are still in the thick of competition to see which 2 teams will be representing this year. In any professional, competitive sport, players consistently demonstrate high-level playing mechanics and complex … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Martin Luther King/Desegregation of Sports

When it comes to athletics and Martin Luther King, Jr., there is not much to say about him personally; aside from an enthusiasm for pocket billiards, his sports background is not particularly eye-catching. Despite limited involvement as an individual, however, … Continue reading

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