Archive for the Sports Category

Season’s Greetings: A Holiday Linkdump

Posted in Sports with tags , , , , on December 24, 2007 by Patrick

Here are some interesting articles to read when you no longer care to talk to your family:

  • Over at Exploratorium: The Museum of Science, Art and Human Perception they have some pretty interesting articles about the science of baseball. Topics include:
    • What determines the length of a home run.
    • The proper mechanics of pitching
    • How to find the exact sweet-spot of a bat
    • How to throw a variety of pitches
    • Baseball in Japan
    • Exhibits including, “Can you hit a 90-mph fastball” and “What makes a home run”
  • Smart Football gives the history of the “Shotgun” in football.
  • The Wall Street Journal has an article about how ESPN is being forced to change with the times by, among other things, hiring journalists.
  • Ever wonder what happened to those Chicago Bears: Super Bowl Champions T-shirts after the Colts won? The New York Times has your answer.