Modern horse racing has a rich history full of legendary performances as well as stunning upsets, making it one of the most thrilling spectator sports in the world. The unpredictable nature of horse racing has given rise to some truly amazing moments, and these 5 stand out as among the most unforgettable events on racing’s gilded track, within the past century.Follow paulmbanks
One of the biggest days in a kid’s life is their birthday. Being able to celebrate this day with a great party will require a good bit of work on a parents behalf. Taking the time to figure out the particulars of the birthday party may be a bit time consuming, but more than worth it. There are a number of things that a parent can do to make their child’s birthday more enjoyable and fun. The following are some things to consider when trying to have a great birthday party.Follow paulmbanks
Getting out into nature and enjoying all that it has to offer can be a great way to relieve the worry and stress in a persons life. Taking the time to plan outdoor activities will be well worth the effort. Fishing is one of the most enjoyable and popular outdoor sports around. For most people, there is nothing better than sitting by a lake or getting out on a boat to try and land a big fish. When trying to have a successful trip, a person will need to put some effort into planning. Here are some of the things that a person will need to figure out before going on a fishing trip.Follow paulmbanks
Not sure what kind of bat you should choose? There are several major types of baseball bats on the market and, believe it or not, the difference in the technology between them could mean the difference between striking out or knocking it out of the park. Here’s what you need to know.Follow paulmbanks
Today, most of the people would like to get participated in the internet gambling networks daily to make vast amount of money online. Making huge cash payout through the betting has now become very popular among several numbers of online users. Everyone can enjoy their betting on the sports if they are finding the best online gambling environment. There are numerous numbers of gambling platforms available with the different betting options.Follow paulmbanks
Rugby fans across the world are almost-bonkers over Rugby World Cup 2015. The coveted event will kick off from September 18, in London, and will continue on till October 30, 2015. It would be a huge injustice to judge the fan base of this feat-of-physical-strength-of-a sport based solely on the number of people present in the stadium in person, since millions and millions of people will be watching it live on their TVs and online from homes, colleges, offices etc.Follow paulmbanks
After this weekend’s explosive fight card at the O2 Arena in London, England, the table as been set for a big heavyweight bout between English upstarts Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte. At the conclusion of a great night of boxing, Promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed the two victors will meet in a rematch of sorts sometime in December at the same venue. Hearn later tweeted that the card has already been dubbed “bad intentions.”Follow paulmbanks
“They say money doesn’t buy happiness. Yeah, but it buys a wave-runner,” comedian extraordinaire Daniel Tosh taught us.
He’s right; you’ll never see an unhappy person on a wave-runner even if you live a 1,000 lifetimes. As much fun as a wave-runner is, an M-32 catamaran, the types of sailing vessels utilized in America’s Cup racing, are even more thrilling.
It was announced yesterday that Chicago will host an America’s Cup qualifier next June, and this will mark the first time that a race in the 164 year history of the event will be held in fresh water.Follow paulmbanks
The America’s Cup is the oldest trophy in all of international team sport. During it’s 164 year history, no competition on the road to acquiring it has ever been held in fresh water; until now.
Yesterday brought that announcement that Chicago will host the America’s Cup World Series of racing June 10-12th at Navy Pier. This regatta is a qualifier for the 2017 America’s Cup which will be held in Bermuda.Follow paulmbanks
Time for one of those masturbatory announcement posts. Which to our credit, hasn’t been done in so long that I honestly can’t remember the last one. Hey, we’re not a big national TV network, where we actually hire people to write and then mass mail self-congratulatory “news” about “breaking” some ratings record.
OMG! We cherry picked the Nielsen numbers, so we can announce that we had our third highest rated Wednesday night in primetime of the past 3 months!!!! HUGE NEWS!! OMG!Follow paulmbanks
Coaching some type of little league, AAU or club team sport this summer? Well, chances are we’ve seen you at stoplights across the country asking for team uniform and travel donations in exchange for a car wash. These days, participating in summer sports can easily mean several thousand dollars per player when you start talking travel tournaments, gear, gym rentals for practice and more. And to be honest, one Saturday afternoon washing cars isn’t going to cover it.Follow paulmbanks
If you consider yourself to be an athletic and sporty person in general and enjoy regular exercise and taking part in competitions and training exercises, you would be forgiven for thinking that your heart would be in good shape.
Any athlete partaking in regular sports and exercises will be putting their heart under strain and pushing themselves sometimes to the limits of their physical ability.
Sometimes due to tragic circumstances and mainly due to continued research, it has been established that even elite athletes who enjoy high fitness levels, may be at risk from heart abnormalities.Follow paulmbanks