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sport

(Encyclopedia) sport, in biology: see mutation .

sports

(Encyclopedia) sports, athletic games or tests of skill undertaken primarily for the diversion of those who take part or those who observe them. The range is great; usually, however, the term is restricted to...

Sports

  Sports Biographies Auto Racers Baseball Players Basketball Players Boxers Football Players and Coaches Golfers Ice Skaters Soccer Players Tennis Players Other…

news agency

(Encyclopedia) news agency, local, national, international, or technical organization that gathers and distributes news, usually for newspapers, periodicals, and broadcasters. Evolution of News Agenc...

Newport News

(Encyclopedia) Newport News, independent city (1990 pop. 170,045), SE Va., on the Virginia peninsula, at the mouth of the James River, off Hampton Roads, near Norfolk; inc. 1896. It is a port for transatlanti...

sports medicine

(Encyclopedia) sports medicine, branch of medicine concerned with physical fitness and with the treatment and prevention of injuries and other disorders related to sports. Knee, leg, back, and shoulder injuri...

winter sports

(Encyclopedia) winter sports: see bobsledding ; curling ; hockey, ice ; ice dancing ; ice skating ; skiing ; snowshoes ; tobogganing . ...

sporting dog

(Encyclopedia) sporting dog, classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs bred for pointing, flushing, and retrieving game. These dogs hunt by air scent—as opposed to most hounds, whic...

Sports Superlatives

The oldest, the tallest, the fastest, and the longest by Mike Morrison and Chris Frantz Have you ever wondered who threw the fastest pitch in Major League Baseball history? Or who is the oldest p…

Major Sports Scandals

Here is a look at some of the biggest scandals in sports. New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady Related Links Washington Redskins Name Controversy …