The legendary goalie who revolutionized the game of hockey
Young Jacques Plante’s way of playing hockey may look different from everyone else’s. Instead of a puck, he uses a tennis ball, and his shin ...
Everything you wanted to know about basketball—and more!
For die-hard basketball fans and casual spectators alike, this collection of fascinating facts about the game will be a welcome addition to their ...
engWhat do athletes and rocket scientists have in common?It takes a lot of talent, skill, and hard work to become a world-class athlete. But it takes even more to make a sport better: it takes smarts! ...
We get in position, about to start,
over the thumps of every heart—
the ones on the rink,
and the ones that came
to watch a thrilling
Third in Loris Lesynski’s popular Crazy About series, ...
A poetic homage to basketball!
The footsteps pound.
The high-tops squeak.
The crowd is loud.
The floorboards creak.
But through it all,
we catch the sound,
the one that’s high above the ground,
Hurray for soccer!
Anyone / at all / at all / can learn to kick a ball / a ball. A kangaroo could do it, / too, / a bigger kick than me or you but never put one / in a game ’cuz they can kick but / they ...