Sports Equipment

Sports equipment help athletes compete more safely and effectively. Tools that athletes use on a regular basis include baseball bats, football helmets, gloves, mitts and more. Get information on the leading equipment and learn how to benefit from them to improve your athletic performance.

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Why The 'Axe' Bat Is Taking Over Major League Baseball

For over a century, the shape of the baseball bat has remained mostly unchanged. It's a symmetrical, cylindrical stick that tapers from the barrel ...

The Insole That's Helping Top Prospects Put Up Mind-Blowing Numbers at the NFL Combine

Quinnen Williams had done it. In 4.87 seconds—the time it took him to run his first 40-Yard Dash at the 2019 NFL Combine—he'd solidified himsel...

Amateur Sports Teams Are Gaining an Edge With GPS Technology

GPS technology has long been a staple at the highest levels of sport. Pro teams around the globe have spent small fortunes on equipment designe...

Why Smaller Basketballs and Lower Hoops Are Crucial for Young Players

A kid picks up a sport. Their parents rush to put them on a plan that will culminate with a coveted full-ride scholarship offer by age 18. Sudde...

How Football Sizes Change at Each Level of the Sport

Footballs come in several sizes to accommodate athletes of different ages. Younger athletes use smaller balls, and the football sizes gradually increase...