Tag Archives: American Sports

The Sports Archives – A Look at the Health of American Sports

We live in complicated times, as everyone knows, and this even extends to sports. What was once a relatively straightforward activity has ballooned; it’s now worth billions of dollars, coverage is wall to wall, and fan engagement continues to be … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Baseball Science: Batting Power & Precision

Last month, The Sports Archives released an article discussing the intricacies and mechanics of pitching in baseball. Pitching is instrumental in playing this sport, but what about the other end of the stick (literally)? Batting is the yin to pitching’s … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 10 American Football Vocabulary Lessons for New Fans

Perhaps you were at a friend’s house one time and caught a glimpse of good-old American Football on the television, or maybe you’ve followed football for quite a long time, but still aren’t entirely familiar with the intricacies of the … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – ‘True’ Football’s Place in the United States

No one can deny that baseball and American football are the two most popular sports in the United States; they have both been a huge part of the nation’s sociocultural development for over a century, and their respective followings are … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Art of Pitching

In baseball, there are 3 fundamental mechanics that absolutely must be present; the ball, beginning in the hands of the defending team, must be thrown to a member of the opposing team; this ‘batter’ must subsequently hit the ball with … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – What Makes American Sport Such a Spectacle?

Whenever you think about American sports, you think about the Super Bowl, the World Series, and even to the times when they have hosted major global sporting events, such as the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in 2002 and the … Continue reading

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