Tag: Sports

Safety in Sports: Can Helmets Offer Athletes Protection?

Phillip Hughes, an Australian cricket player, recently died after being hit on his neck by a bounced pitch in an ordinary game of cricket. Given the ordinariness of the match, what led to the unordinary death of the 25-year-old beloved cricket player?   While helmets offer protection to the skull, total safety is not guaranteed.… Read More

A Guide to Becoming a Football Guru, Just in Time for the World Cup

The World Cup kicks off tomorrow.   If you are anything like most of your fellow Americans, your knowledge of the great sport of football is most likely confined to the fact that Wayne Rooney kinda resembles Shrek, David Beckham is much better-looking than you and if you ever walk into an English pub and holler “Manchester… Read More