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The Sports Archives – The NHL Is Now A Billion Dollar Business

Conn Smythe Fonds [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons From its humble beginnings a century ago, the NHL has grown into a world-famous, billion-dollar industry.  TV deals, prize money and the investment of wealthy benefactors have combined to … Continue reading

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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 – The History Of Hockey In Canada

The following is a timeline which marks some of the most famous historical events that were instrumental in the evolvement of the sport of hockey in Canada.   The game was first called shinny or hurly and was played in Nova … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Longtime Sports Rivals That Fans Love To Debate!

It is not unusual to find rivals in sports. Most of the time it is between teams, such as the long-standing rivalry between the NFL’s Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys, the MLB’s New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, or … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – A Brief History of Ice Hockey!

The name hockey is most likely derived from the word hoquet, a word in Middle French used for describing a shepherd’s stave, which had a curved or hooked end.  Throughout the ages, there have been many recordings of a game played with curved … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Coolest Trophy Designs In Sports!

Trophies in sports provide validation of a job well done. Whether it’s an individual or team award, the trophy is the tall, heavy, shiny light at the end of the season-long tunnel. They are displayed in stadiums for fans to … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Six Sports Teams That Are Rocking Social Media

Social media engagement is rapidly increasing, a trend that is particularly evident in the sports world. Technology is making it easier than ever for an organization to build a network that allows them to communicate regularly with their fans. In … Continue reading

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