If you’re a fan of sports, chances are you’ve already realized how hard it is for women to break into the industry. It seems like often they’re there to provide evidence of gender parity, and to entice men to tune in to the half-time show or the pre-match commentary. Women in sports have had a long road to achieving success in their chosen field, but we’re here to show you that the struggle hasn’t all been in vain.
Today on Healthversed, we salute the men and women who taught us all that indeed, anything is possible. From the basketball courts to the hockey rinks, we present the greatest athletic feats in the history of sport.
After the championship is won (or not) and the crowds all go home, many professional athletes find it difficult to carve out a second career after they leave the big leagues. Most athletes find themselves in search of a second career after their time in professional sports. Here are a few that made the successful transition to 9-to-5 jobs.
No matter what the sport, there are always going to be contentious actions by referees. These individuals are called to act on their own judgements during games, with no jury and no long time available for contemplation.
There are a few sports that make up 99% of what we watch every day — like football, basketball, and baseball — but have you ever thought about the 1% of sports that will never be seen live on TV?
The NHL is nearly a century old. As such, it’s seen a lot of superstars come and go in its ranks. What happens to these people after retirement?
The standard white hockey masks of the early years have transformed into their own works of art. It seems that each goalie continually tries to outdo the next in design, but everyone has their own opinion of art, and there are plenty of NHL goalies that take their craft quite seriously.
Hockey is fast gaining popularity in America. Part of that popularity may be due to the hot women that adore hockey players. This is evident from all the beautiful actresses and models that surround NHL players. Maybe it’s just the ice skating — or the combination of a man in uniform and ice skating. Who knows?
Unsportsmanlike conduct on the ice has generated public outcry since the founding of the NHL back in 1917. Although some Hockey Commissioners attempted to discipline offenders with lengthy suspensions for serious misconduct, for a long time, fans tolerated a lot of bad behavior from hockey stars.