Tag Archives: Soccer

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 – ‘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 Benefits Of Soccer Camp For Kids!

Sending your child to a ‘soccer camp,’ can turn out to be a win-win situation for you! “The truth is that EVERY child can benefit from going to soccer camp, whether it be socially beneficial or developmentally,” Mike Slatton, writes … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Football (Soccer) For Kids 2 To 7

I have a 2.5 year old and I wanted my son to learn teamwork, cooperation as well as coordination and athleticism.  My wife and I started to look around Perth to see what such a young child could do.  I … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 10 Most Lucrative Sports Shirt Sponsorship Deals Of All Time!

These are the top ten most lucrative shirt sponsorship deals associated with sports teams: 1. Manchester United – £45 million a year (Chevrolet) Manchester United top this list with a shirt sponsorship deal that will take effect in 2014/2015. This … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – How & Why Basketball Is Growing In Popularity Globally!

Whilst basketball has always been a popular pastime in America, in recent years it has started to break out across the Atlantic to the UK and Europe. From a little known sport that was first played in the 1890s with … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Why Is Football (Soccer) The World’s Most Popular Sport?

Football is a sport that has both stood the test of time and manages to traverse political and personal divides, not to mention international conflict and war zones, with reports of a game even being played between English and German … Continue reading

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