sports

The Evolution of BasketballFrom Peach Baskets to Slam Dunks

The Evolution of Basketball: From Peach Baskets to Slam Dunks

Basketball game played between two groups of five players each on a rectangular court, typically inside. Each group attempts to score by throwing the ball through the rival’s objective, a raised flat band and net called a bushel. (Peruse James Naismith’s 1929 Britannica paper on his innovation of ball.) The …

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The Evolution of Hockey: A Brief History

The Evolution of Hockey: A Brief History

Today we are know about a few hockey structures, including field hockey, ice hockey, roller hockey, and indoor hockey. Ice hockey is the most popular, especially in Canada. No matter what the structure, hockey is a group activity where two groups play against one another by controlling a ball or …

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A Brief Journey Through Baseball History

Base Ball

¬† ¬†Baseball Baseball game between two teams of nine players played with a bat, ball, and gloves on a diamond-shaped field with four white bases (i.e., a square oriented so that its diagonal line is vertical). When three players on the batting team are “put out,” the teams switch places …

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