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Why Swimmers Should Train With a Pull Buoy

Along with the kick board, the pull buoy is one of the most common pieces of swimming equipment swimmers roll with. While there are downsides to using...

By: Olivier Poirier-Leroy

You'll be in Hockey Heaven With CCM's Cutting-Edge Super Tacks Skates and RBZ Revolution Stick

CCM has an impressive lineup of hockey gear for the 2016 holiday season. I had the opportunity to test two of their latest products to see if they a...

By: Andy Haley

An Athlete's Guide to Baseball Glove Sizes

Is Every Baseball Glove The Same? Not all baseball gloves are the same size. Glove sizes and shapes will vary depending on a player's age and po...

By: Brandon Hall

Basketball Sizes: A Quick Guide for All Levels of Play

Basketball sizes vary by age, gender, and level of play. The official size of the basketball used by the NBA is 29.5 inches in circumference. That's t...

By: Jordan Zirm

University of Oregon's Incredible New Sports Performance Center Has Sleeping Pods For Athletes

When it comes to the University of Oregon athletics, it always seems that they are getting something newer or better than any other college in the n...

By: Rob Scott

Air Force Academy's New Football Helmets, Inspire by WW2 Fighter Plane, Are the Best

When the Air Force Academy football team takes the field on Sept. 10 against Georgia State, they'll be wearing some of the coolest helmets we've e...

By: Jordan Zirm

5 High-Tech Essentials for an Ultra Distance Bike Ride

Packing for ultra distance bike rides is almost harder than the ride itself. There is so much equipment that you think you need, but the idea of...

By: Gary Moller

TESTED: Is Wilson's X Connected Football Really 'Smarter'?

Even the most passive football fan can see the difference between a tightly-wound spiral and a flailing, wounded duck. But even a blue chip QB recruit...

By: Brandon Hall

Can a Mattress Improve Your Athletic Performance?

Ever since my collegiate football career ended, I've suffered from spondylothesis, a fracture of my L5 vertebra that causes nerve pain down my leg a...

By: Josh Staph

Mookie Betts's New Experimental Bat Helped Him Crush Three Home Runs Against the Orioles

Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts single-handedly beat the Baltimore Orioles last night with an epic three-home run, five-RBI performance. ....

By: Brandon Hall

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