Football is a dynamic sport that demands peak physical performance and exceptional mental acuity on the part of its players. It is a game that is simple in essence but complex in application. At a fundamental level, football is basically a version of Capture the Flag; get to the opponent¡¯s …

Every athlete, as well as the busy parent or student, wants more stamina. Stamina is the energy your body and mind need continue doing something over a prolonged period. The best way to improve your stamina is to exercise for longer periods over time. You can boost your endurance in …

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By the mid 1950s, customizers were gravitating toward new cars that required less radical bodywork to turn heads, but well-executed earlier-model customs still retained their appeal with many enthusiasts. The Pisano/Ogden Buick, originally built by drag racing brothers Tony and Joe Pisano in the early 1950s, held its own against …

Acrylic sweaters can last for years if proper care is taken. They are more durable than thinner alternatives but still require care in order to prevent stretching. Heat can quickly alter the man made fibers of acrylic yarn. Stretching can be avoided by taking precautions when washing acrylic sweaters. Check …

Position: Guard Bob Davies began the basketball world’s fascination with ball-handling wizards in the 1940s. Eight years older than Bob Cousy and nearly as slick, Davies thrilled fans by dribbling behind his back and between his legs. His sleight of hand earned him the nickname “The Harrisburg Houdini” and spawned …

Luria, Salvador Edward (1912-1991), an Italian-born American biologist, shared the 1969 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine with German-born American biophysicist Max Delbr¨¹ck and American biologist Alfred D. Hershey for their work with bacteriophages (viruses that attack bacteria). The work of Luria, Delbr¨¹ck, and Hershey led other scientists to discover …

Fencing, a unique combative sport that is part of the Summer Olympics, pits two sword-wielding competitors against one another in a contest of skill and athleticism. Each fencer attempts to touch the other with the tip of his sword to score touches, or points. All fencing competitions must follow a …

While it’s possible to enjoy a game of touch football by getting out on the field with other players and a ball, you need proper equipment to play tackle football. That has been true since the game was first played in the second half of the 19th century. Some of …