Michael

Michael

Michael Popelas is a guest writer from The Ohio State University where he majors in strategic communications. A Cleveland native, Popelas is a passionate and lifelong sports fan. Motivated by the sports he loves, Popelas has decided to pursue a career in sports journalism.

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How U.S. Women's Soccer Goalie Hope Solo Trains to Block the High Ones

U. S. Women's Soccer goalie Hope Solo uses the Depth Jump With Ball to help improve her explosiveness so she can block shots aimed just below the ...

Nike+ SportWatch Uses GPS to Track Your Runs

Looking for an easier way to keep track of your running sessions? The Nike+ SportWatch GPS may be just the tool you need. After teaming up with Tom...

Maximize Your Workout With In-Ear Headphones

Listening to music during a workout can supply the motivation you need to power through a final set. But standard earbud headphones tend to slip out o...

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Get Quicker on the Court With ASICS Lightweight Volleyball Shoes

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adidas Traxion Technology Designed to Increase Traction

After all the excitement surrounding Team USA in the recent Women's World Cup, many soccer players are eagerly anticipating their own season this fall...

Nike Zoom Forever XC 3 Adds Traction and Comfort to Your Stride

Track meets can come down to tenths or even hundredths of a second, so shaving any amount of time can mean the difference between first place and off-...

Maya Moore Wears the Jordan Fly Wade

After making history at the University of Connecticut by winning a record 90 straight Division I  basketball games, Maya Moore was selected first ove...

Recipe for a Healthy Subway Sub

Many people load their subs with cheeses and dressings that are high in fat, reducing the performance benefits. But Subway serves up a tasty and h...

FSU Coach Bob Braman on the Importance of Versatility for Track Athletes

Florida State track & field head coach Bob Braman says versatile track athletes are more likely to receive a scholarship than those who focus on o...

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