Top 10 Best Dressed Male Athletes

September 15, 2017

  It’s just not enough to look sharp and ready in uniform on game day. Athletes today have to create a marketable image to spread their brand (or as the kids today like to call it: clout). So here are SportsRoutes’s top 10 males athletes who, have time and time again, continue to impress us with their choice of apparel. Dishonorable Mention Tim Duncan (Retired San Antonio Spur PF/C) Mr….

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I Believe That We Will Win – America’s Growing Passion for Soccer

July 9, 2017

Go into any Youtube video involving the game of European football or association soccer, and witness the barrage of comments on what the game should be called. The Europeans, typically from England tend to berate those “Yankees” for calling the beautiful game “soccer”, and not what everyone outside the U.S. and Canada as “football”. Well here in the states, there’s already a game we call football, and it seems it’s…

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I CAN’T HEAR YOU! The Art of Turning UP the Stadium

May 12, 2017

Go ahead and chant… Whoah oh oh oh oh, oh Whoah oh oh oh oh oh oh Whoah oh, ah oh Zombie Nation’s Kernkraft 400 and other iconic upbeat music has forever changed the atmosphere of sporting events. The use of music at sporting events isn’t just something we can came up decades ago, in fact, the ancient Greeks insisted on the use of music in their Olympic games to…

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Will Top Records Continue To Fall?

April 12, 2017

Will Top Records Continue to Fall? This is an argumentative piece written by Jordan Artzy and Pablo Rosero. Jordan Artzy writes in negation while Pablo Rosero writes in affirmation. What constantly fascinates sports fans alike is the fact that seemingly impossible human feats continue to be challenged everyday. Whether it is John Ross’ incredulous 40 yard dash, or Russell Westbrook’s 42 triple-doubles, top records in sports will continue to be…

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The Pan-American Dream: The René Douglas Story

April 10, 2017

René Douglas (Arm up) after winning a race at Arlington Park in Chicago. To the casual eye the distance may not seem like much. 10 to 12 furlongs usually never do. To a select group of highly trained and specialized athletes, however, this mile and a half of paved dirt symbolizes a lifetime of hard work and sacrifice which can either end up in dazzling victories or crushing defeats. Horse…

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Statistics of the “Hot Hand” in Basketball

When you’re playing basketball on the court with your friends and one of them is making more shots than usual, you say they have a “hot hand.” What this means is that they have a statistically higher chance of making the basketball and will have more success when shooting the ball.  While this topic has been debated for decades, it is still unsure whether or not the “hot hand” is…

April 8, 2017
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Hip Hop & Sports: A Love Story

April 2, 2017

“It’s amazing, I’m the reason; Everybody fired up this evening.” Kanye’s lyrics can resonate with any rapper or athlete. With sold out concerts, and sold out playoff games, it seems as though rap music and sports are one of the same. It’s difficult to deny the impact of hip-hop/rap music has on sports, and vice versa. The two mediums of entertainment have become very connected and each play off each…

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How the Increase In Cap Space Impacts Sports.

How Increasing Cap Space Impacts Sports   Throughout the past few years, we have seen a large increase in the cap space of several leagues such as the two major American sports leagues the National Football League (NFL) and the National Basketball Association (NBA). The increase in cap, in some sense, is good for the players and the players unions in their respective leagues. However, the rise in cap space…

March 20, 2017
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Mathematics in Sports

  We’ve all heard the joke of the smart kid playing a game of basketball and how he calculates the angle and speed the ball goes to land inside the hoop. While it may sound daunting, there are very simple physics formulas that can determine multiple plays in sports such as the range a ball needs to travel in baseball, the momentum of a football player to break a tackle,…

January 29, 2017
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