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Women’s Sports Foundation Partners With KT Tape For 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

USWNT midfielder Rose Lavelle (16) battles with Australia defender Ellie Carpenter (21) during a friendly match on April 4, 2019, at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, CO. (Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) GETTY The Women’s Sports Foundation, founded in 1974 by tennis legend Billie Jean King, was created to ensure all girls and women have ... Read More »

STRYKZ: Paas Fantasy sports platform

STRYKZ has launched an ICO to fund Football Stars, a blockchain-based fantasy sports platform that enables players worldwide to indulge in their favorite passion. Fantasy sports environments are now new on the blockchain, but STRYKZ does stand out because it offers Football Stars in a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) model, which enables the company to provide better and faster service through Cloud ... Read More »

11 seemingly bizarre sports most Americans haven’t even heard of

America has a passion for sports. They entertain us, they teach us lessons, and they form a huge part of our national identity. Between our five most popular sports – football, basketball, baseball, ice hockey, and soccer – we have one for every season and every taste. But there are plenty of other fascinating sports that we’re missing out on in the ... Read More »

DELVE INTO BLOCKCHAIN AND SPORTS WITH NASBC IN AUGUST

When is the event on? August 7th & 8th with VIP Reception evening of August 6th Where is it happening? JW Marriott LA Live Los Angeles, CA Why should people attend this? Opportunity! The inspiration behind the NASBC comes from the convergence of the burgeoning markets of Blockchain and Sports. As sports have continued to rise to a $500 billion ... Read More »

How to invest in your favorite sports team

Have you ever dreamed of owning a stake in a professional sports team? Now you can, thanks to the Global Sports Financial Exchange (GSFE). Billed as the world’s first sports stock market, it lets fans invest in their favorite teams. “We want to be the next NYSE, not Daily Fantasy Sports,” says veteran actor and CEO Zack Ward, best known for ... Read More »

Sports world takes on TV host who told LeBron to ‘shut up and dribble’

  The “stick to sports” mantra has returned with a vengeance. Athletes from two pro sports leagues fired back at Fox News host Laura Ingraham after she belittled LeBron James’ recent criticisms of President Donald Trump in a segment on her show, “The Ingraham Angle,” Thursday night. James’ friend, Dwyane Wade, was the latest to come to his former teammate’s ... Read More »

Only six sports have been at every Winter Olympics. Can you name them?

The Olympic flag at the PyeongChang medals plaza. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images) The modern Olympics began with the 1896 Summer Games in Athens. The winter version emerged a couple decades later in Chamonix, France, making this year’s PyeongChang Games the 23rd version. Some of the sports in this nearly 100-year history have been fleeting. Others have been absurd. Some have been ... Read More »

Derrick Rose is a sad sports tale of what could have been

We are besieged with the melancholy subject of “What if?” all the time in baseball, especially when it comes to pitchers. What could Mark Prior have been? Or Matt Harvey, for that matter? In some ways, that’s always an underlying reality waiting just beneath the turf. It’s worse in football, of course, because the nature of that high-collision sport demands ... Read More »

Friday’s Sports in Brief

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Falcons running back Devonta Freeman has been ruled out for the second straight week with a concussion and won’t play against Tampa Bay. Atlanta (6-4) will rely again on Tevin Coleman and third-stringer Terron Ward when the Falcons (6-4) host Tampa Bay (4-6) on Sunday. Freeman, the NFL’s highest-paid running back, looked good as he ... Read More »

Sports quiz of the week: Ashes, All Blacks defeats and a full-kit father

Neymar in Paris. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images Which of these cricket teams has won a Test in Australia in the last five years? England India New Zealand Pakistan South Africa Sri Lanka West Indies England have played 20 Tests at the Gabba in Brisbane and only won four of them. Which song was No1 in the UK music charts when ... Read More »