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View Resource Official Site of the National Hockey League

The NHL's official site is a good place to start for anyone interested in the professional version of Canada's national pastime. Unfortunately, the site doesn't contain an archive of boxscores and/or recaps of all games. However, extensive boxes and recaps are provided for the latest games. Updated statistics are available on a wide variety of team and individual variables, and information is...
View Resource NBCOlympics

This site comes to us from NBC and focuses on their coverage of the games. Here, users can access video highlights (including the ongoing Olympic trials), top news stories, background on the athletes, and more.
View Resource A to Z Encyclopaedia of Ice Hockey

Developed by the UK-based Stewart Roberts and Phil Stamp, this huge compendium of ice hockey information (over 14,000 entries) is all the more notable for its international scope. No NHL-centricity here. In fact, the only Americans and Canadians in the site's Hall of Fame are in the International Ice Hockey Federation section. A constant work-in-progress, this site is a seemingly bottomless well...
View Resource SPONET: SportScience on the Net

Produced and maintained by the Department of Information and the Documentation of Sport at the Institute of Applied Training Science in Leipzig, this database indexes some 2,000 sites related to sport, sport medicine, and the science of sport. Users may search by keyword with numerous modifiers. Search returns include a URL, the date the link was last checked, a description, title and author,...
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With over 600,000 URLs indexed, 5,000 categorized links, and a dizzying array of features and news stories, this site offers one-stop browsing for world soccer fans. Regardless of which national teams or professional leagues they follow, visitors will find recent news, editorials, and useful links. Site content may be accessed by continent, country, or league. Users may also see live scores, view...
View Resource CNN/SI: Site Contents

The Cable News Network and Sports Illustrated have combined their formidable news gathering, analytic, and photographic talents to provide this site as an enhancement to the CNNSI TV network. CNNSI offers a unique breadth of sports coverage. In addition to covering major American sports, it also covers the world sport scene, with categories for cricket, rugby, cycling, soccer, and olympic sports,...
View Resource Professional and College Sports Still Grappling with Security Issues

The question of security in major sports venues has been the subject of much contention, and even more so after 9/11. On September 19, 2002, at a Chicago White Sox baseball game in Comiskey Park, two fans jumped out of their seats and onto the field to attack Kansas City Royals first-base coach Tom Gamboa. While the coach only suffered a minor cut and bruises, a pocket-knife belonging to one of...
View Resource Ballparks of Baseball

In some ways, nothing says summer in the United States like sitting outside in a ballpark and watching nine innings of America’s favorite sport. This loving tribute to the venues (past, current, and future) that have housed various professional baseball teams is a great way to learn about some of the most hallowed (and most reviled) ballparks around the country. The Features section of the site...
View Resource The Physics of Sports

This topic in depth provides information about the relationship between physics and sports. First, the Exploratorium Museum provides fun, educational information and animations about the science of baseball, cycling, skateboarding, hockey, and surfing (1). Visitors can also learn about the way a ball bounces and how a foot's shape affects sports performance. Next, Randolph-Macon Woman's College...
View Resource History - UW Athletics Black History

While the integration of African-Americans into the world of professional sports is very well-documented, quite a bit less is known about the various African-American pioneers in the world of collegiate athletics. Helping fill this gap is a nice online exhibit dedicated to exploring the various individuals who led the way in this arena at the University of Wisconsin from the years 1900 to 1970....
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