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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...

The Best Baseball Cleats of 2017 (with Buyer's Advice from an MLB Pro)

Wouldn't it be great if we were all professional baseball players and could design our own shoes that would be custom molded specifically to fit our f...

How to Pick Out the Perfect Pair of Swim Goggles

For you elite swimmers this little guide to swim goggles won't really be of much benefit to you, but for those athletes and beginner swimmers looking to...

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...

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...

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...

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