Analysis. History. Perspective.

Sports Then and Now


Looking for a New Hobby? How to Get Started With ATV Off-roading

Posted on October 15, 2021 by Brooke Chaplan

Off-roading on an ATV is one of the most rewarding and exciting ways to experience nature. Whether you’re new to the hobby or just want to try something new, there are plenty of ways to make off-roading your new passion and hobby, all it takes is a little information and inspiration! Here are four ways to make ATV off-roading your next hobby:

Research Off-Roading Vehicles

Pick up a magazine or search online for information about off-roading vehicles. Read reviews to find out which four-wheel drive and off-road machines consumers favor for their reliability, comfort, capability, and value. Think about these factors as you decide which type of vehicle and ATV accessories are best for your needs. Some accessories can improve performance, while others are great for maximizing safety. Determine your needs as you search for ATV equipment.

For example, if you’re going to use your ATV mostly on weekends in rough terrain, a four-wheel-drive machine with good suspension will hold up better than a two-wheel-drive model designed for smooth backcountry trails. If money is an issue, do some research on used models before you buy new ones so that you can get maximum value out of your purchase. These vehicles will also likely be cheaper to maintain over time.

Read the rest of this entry →

The Importance of Gun Safety When Storing Your Weapon

Posted on October 03, 2021 by Brooke Chaplan

After purchasing your first firearm, you’ll need to spend some time learning important safety strategies for using and storing your weapon. Even seasoned firearm owners can sometimes forget the best practices for safety, and it is worth reminding yourself of why proper storage methods can potentially save a life. Keeping these benefits of storing your gun safely in mind helps you remember to make the right decisions when you aren’t actively carrying your weapon.

Prevent Accidental Firings

The majority of firearm-related injuries occur due to accidents. You’ll want to make sure to store your weapon unloaded. It is also important to store your gun in a safe location where it won’t be dropped or accidentally triggered. For example, it is better to store your firearm in a small, portable safe by your bed rather than in a box on a high shelf.

Protect Children From Accessing Your Firearm

If you have children in your home, then keeping them away from your firearm is one of your biggest priorities. Even if you are child-free, it is best to be prepared just in case a little one visits your home. Make sure to determine the size of the safe you plan on getting if you decide to purchase a safe from online companies like Security Centers, Inc. Quality safes should be big enough to hold all of your firearms, and they’ll lock up tight so that you know your weapons are always secure from little hands.

Read the rest of this entry →

Whether you're looking for advice on which online Casino to visit, reviews and tips on how to play a Casino game such as online blackjack, roulette, slots and many more then Online Casino Info is the latest portal that covers it all.

sports goods on dhgate at wholesale price

SBRForum.com provides the latest betting news, updates and what you need to know before placing your next bet, access injury reports stats and real time betting odds using SBRodds free tool.

Looking for the best mobile betting apps reviews? Then look no further than Sportsbets4free. Here you can find all the important information you need as well as the latest mobile betting apps reviews

CanadaFreeBets.com

BookmakerAdvisor

Take your sports betting to the next level with Bet QL, find out who the pros & public are betting on tonight

FanDuel Sportsbook Gets Approval for Arizona Sports Betting

Posted on September 20, 2021 by Stephen Atcheler

When sports betting finally becomes legal on September 9, FanDuel is going to make history as one of the first sportsbooks to operate in the state. A company spokesperson stated they had been approved for sports betting and daily fantasy sports in the state. FanDuel announced they would open a sportsbook at the Footprint Center in Phoenix.

The Arizona Department of Gaming distributed licenses to applicants. 10 tribal licenses were available. It was not cheap to obtain a license. The initial license fee, which covers the first five years, was $750,000. There was also an application fee of $100,000.

Must be Over 21 to Play

Both retail and online sports betting in Arizona are available to people over 21. In some states, anyone who’s 18 or over can play, but AZ is a bit more conservative in that regard. Bets have to be placed within state borders. This includes the famous “four corners” location. If you move into Colorado or New Mexico, you can’t use an Arizona sportsbook anymore. You need to look for one operating in these states. If you shift into Utah, you can’t bet at all because it’s banned in this state.

Read the rest of this entry →

3 Olympic Sports You Can Easily Play In Your Free Time

Posted on September 14, 2021 by Istvan Liptak

The Summer Olympics ended a while ago, showing the world that, despite the global pandemic, sports still have the power to unite. Aside from the positive message about the power of sports in our lives, the Summer Olympics probably reminded some of us of the other positive effect of sports in our everyday lives: keeping us fitter and healthier in the long run.

Most people only get involved in sports as fans, idly watching them on TV as a distraction while eating snacks and drinking ungodly amounts of sugary drinks or alcohol. But there are sports, even Olympic sports, that don’t require extensive training and peak physical fitness to be performed – they can be played for fun in one’s free time at home.

Badminton

Badminton has been around for ages – for more than a century in its current form. It has become an official sport in the 1930s, and an Olympic discipline at the 1992 edition of the games, and has been contested at the Summer Olympics ever since. China is the most successful badminton nation, with 20 Olympic gold medals and 12 silvers under its belt.

Badminton is not only a sport but also a fun thing to do. Anyone who can lift the otherwise lightweight racket can play it – there’s no need for a court or a net. It’s a surprisingly beneficial sport, helping to reduce health risks of all types, improving mobility, promoting heart health, and representing a total body workout with all the running and jumping it involves. Not to mention the fact that it’s a ton of fun to play – and can be a truly engaging social experience when played in a park or on the beach. Just make sure the weather is not overly windy.

Read the rest of this entry →

Cricket Betting Strategies

Posted on September 06, 2021 by Varun Kumar

Cricket is a popular team sport with a large fan base. Cricket is the world’s second most popular sport, after football. Cricket is a notoriously tough sport to grasp, with numerous variations in the regulations. Matches take place all year, and the betting options are nearly limitless. In many countries, cricket betting is a multibillion-dollar industry. When you place live cricket bets, you are very certainly also watching the game, whether at the stadium, on TV with friends, on the radio, or in some other way. Unfortunately, you probably don’t have access to your desktop or laptop at this time, so you’ll have to do your cricket betting on your phone or tablet. This is the ideal time to take use of cricket betting apps to increase your delight.

The popularity of cricket betting

We can claim that professional bettors are interested in cricket because of its national qualities. The line moves here not only because of many causes but also at the expense of the supporters. Fans from the United Kingdom, Australia, India, Pakistan, and other nations are influencing the outcome by betting on their preferred side. As a result, the odds on the bookmaker’s line don’t always reflect the substance of what’s going on the site.

Cricket bets must be placed based on a thorough comprehension of the sport as well as the ability to work with big amounts of data. You’ll need to know everything there is to know about the teams competing in the match, as well as the ancillary aspects such as weather and climatic conditions.

Different bets in cricket

  • Normally, bookies only accept bets on team victories, but a draw is possible in cricket. There are two sorts of draws: score-based and time-based. Almost all bookmakers do not accept bets on a tie, and if one occurs, they will refund all players who placed bets on a win.
  • Due to the small number of players in cricket competitions, you may examine the teams and place a wager on this market.
  • Bet on Batsman / Bowler of the Year; It is quite rare in cricket for one player to be significantly stronger than his colleagues; therefore, such a wager would be extremely dangerous.
  • For the best player in the match’s overall points. A wager on each player’s performance.
  • You can wager on the total number of wides or run-outs,
  • the total runs of a side’s first pair of batters, or which team will score the most runs or run-outs, among other things. It’s best to put such wagers only after you’ve thoroughly studied the game’s regulations.

There are many strategies for sports betting, especially cricket betting. Some of them are;

Read the rest of this entry →

6 Reasons Why Ping Pong is Good for Your Brain

Posted on August 28, 2021 by John Harris

Ping pong, also known as table tennis, is an indoor and outdoor sport played by people of all ages. Besides being a recreational activity for family and friends, ping pong offers excellent physical and mental health benefits. It helps you build strength, agility, and speed. Below are a few reasons why ping pong is good for your brain.

  1. It improves mental acuity

Ping pong is a fast-paced game that requires you to continuously focus on the ball as you quickly make decisions that will help you win. This helps boost mental alertness, improve concentration, developing and improving mental acuity. You need much to enjoy playing ping pong – get a Harvard ping pong table, a net, and a racket, and improve your mental acuity along with other benefits mentioned below. 

  1. Expands pathways

Just like strength training helps you build strength over time, regular brain activity helps strengthen your brain. Ping pong requires you to think faster and react quicker to calculate speed, spin, and ball placement, forcing your brain to create more pathways to replace the depleted ones. The production of these pathways indicates that a significant portion of your brain is active.

Read the rest of this entry →
  • Vintage Athlete of the Month

    • Drew Pearson: Mr. Clutch
      August 7, 2021 | 6:59 pm

      Drew Pearson

      The Sports Then and Now Vintage Athlete of the Month is a former NFL wide receiver know as “Mr. Clutch” for his penchant for making big receptions at crucial moments of the game. After waiting for more than 30 years, he is finally earning his rightful place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a member of the 2021 Hall of Fame Class.

      During his decade with the Dallas Cowboys, Drew Pearson had a habit of making the big catch at the right moment to help the Cowboys time and again snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.

      The favorite target of Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach, Pearson was widely recognized as one of the great receivers of his era. Though at the time of his retirement many expected Pearson to easily breeze into the Hall of Fame, his enshrinement was derailed by changes to the game which artificially inflated receiver stats and made the numbers he produced during a time when wide receivers weren’t catching 100 passes a season seem inferior.

      Read more »

    • RSSArchive for Vintage Athlete of the Month »
  • Follow Us Online

  • Check out the best free bets at freebets4all. Learn how to convert online bookmakers free bets into guaranteed cash using the matched betting technique.

  • Current Poll

    Who is the Best Rookie Qurterback?

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...
  • Post Categories



↑ Top