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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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