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Improving Your Skills as a Defensive Linesman

Improving Your Skills as a Defensive Linesman

The best defensive linemen at any level all share the same qualities. playing and tackling with leverage, excellent “hand to hand combat” skills, and superior quickness (given their size of course). It is possible to teach and to imrpove on all these qualities in any given player. Leverage is extremely important to a defensive lineman because it is just that rare that he will be able to make a tackle without being already engaged by another offensive lineman.…

History of the Dallas Cowboys

History of the Dallas Cowboys

While the Dallas Cowboys are an extremely popular NFL team, they didn’t necessarily start out that way. The Cowboys joined the NFL in 1960 as an expansion team. The first season, they didn’t win a single game, in fact the only tie they had was against the New York Giants. The next year they were able to make their first NFL Draft pick. This got them started on the road to becoming “America’s Team.”

The Cowboys spent the rest of the 1960′s building a roster to help them become contenders in the NFL as well as courting the loyalties of the Dallas fans.…



Shoes – An Important Equipment in Soccer

A very important part of soccer equipment is the shoes that you use to play. It may all seem like normal shoes but the ones made for soccer are different. Soccer shoes were designed specifically for the gentleman’s game. They were made with special spikes that dig into the field giving you more control, speed, and power. While also saving the field from getting ruined, these soccer cleats will also improve your game.

A problem with soccer shoes or with any pair of specialized sports shoes that aren’t made for basketball is that is a bit harder to find, not just the actual stock but specifically the sizes.…


The Top 5 Elements that Make a Challenging and Interesting Course

Aside from the financial aspect of the business, the maintenance and design of a course requires precise planning. If you want to know what makes a course challenging and interesting, read on for tips from the pros.

Green Speeds

When a golfer hits a putt, green speeds determine how fast the ball travels. In order to maintain green speeds, special turf equipment is used with blades designed to cut grass closer to the earth.

Conditioning

If a course is in an area that experiences extreme weather, special care must be taken to ensure the soil does not succumb to the elements.…


The Top Running Shoes for Men and Women

Are you in the market for new running shoes? Running is great for you! Many people start running in an effort to stay slim and healthy. But running doesn’t only keep you in shape. There are many benefits to jogging on a regular basis. It combats stress, prevents disease, and might even extend your life. Also, contrary to popular belief, running is actually good for your joints and bones.

Regardless of why you want to start jogging, it’s important to wear the proper shoes.…


Radar Guns and Sports: The Marriage of Science and Athletics

We all, have at one point or another, discovered the surprising accuracy of radar guns. Many folks have unfortunately found themselves in the position of paying a traffic ticket due to the irrefutable results of one of these devices. They have become a standard with law enforcement and are utilized all over the world for their precise measurements. However, this same technology can also be found in another industry. Very few people consider the applications with sports as well.…


How to Clean Uniforms the Proper Way

Cleaning uniforms might seem like an obvious thing, but there are actually some very specific rules to follow.  Every type of uniform including girl’s softball pants and boy’s basketball jerseys, need to be taken care of and cleaned regularly.  Uniforms are much more likely to last a long time if given the proper care and attention.

The reason that it’s so important to clean uniforms correctly is that uniforms help to create the image of a team.  Uniforms are powerful symbols that allow a team to be easily recognized.  Fans and supporters form a connection and an attachment to the team’s uniforms; It doesn’t matter whether it’s a professional team or a local children’s team.  If a uniform begins smelling funny or the color fades and changes, it can frustrate fans and cause confusion.…




Re-Grading Dallas Cowboys' Past 5 Drafts

The Dallas Cowboys take a lot of heat for turning in poor drafts. While they are far from the cream of the crop, forgoing analytics and instead drafting based on “the eye test,” the Cowboys have been far from the NFL ’s worst drafting team, even in the past few years. There are really two ways that we can grade drafts. The first is to do so immediately following the draft. Most people argue that …


Does Kyle Orton's absence up need for QB?

IRVING, Texas — Before people get carried away with Kyle Orton's absence from the Dallas Cowboys' offseason program, two factors need to be put out there: the workouts are voluntary and he missed just one day. But the Cowboys should not look at Orton's absence as a one-day deal. They should take a worst-case scenario look at it. They need to determine whether Orton really wants to play football …


Kyle Orton absent for Dallas Cowboys' workouts

While Tony Romo rejoined teammates for the first day of offseason workouts Monday, Kyle Orton was a no-show. Is the Dallas Cowboys backup quarterback considering retirement?


Why Dallas Cowboys Should Target Zack Martin in 2014 NFL Draft

The Dallas Cowboys have only drafted two offensive linemen since Jerry Jones became the owner. It's time for Jones to pick a third.  This will draw the ire of many Cowboys fans because of the plethora of needs on the defensive side of the ball. The Cowboys could use help at almost every position on defense. While defense would be first priority at pick No. 16, there may not be any prospects who …


Source: Romo to take part in team workouts

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will participate in the team's voluntary offseason program which starts Monday morning, according to a source.