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It’s a new year and it’s time to look at the Sports Calendar for the month of January. If you’re a football fan, you have to love January, as every weekend will have down to the wire NFL playoff games. Hockey fans can look forward to the all-star break at the end of the month. Let’s take a look at what else is going on in the world of sports this month.
Many NBA fans lost interest in the NBA this year after the lockout was announced, but just because this year has a 66-game season instead of the normal 82-game season doesn't mean you shouldn't give it another chance if you love basketball.
Everybody is home for Christmas time so that means lots of eating, resting, and relaxing while watching your favorite game on the tube. Let’s find out all the different sports that will be on TV this 2011 holiday season.
Besides a foot-long hotdog and a goal by the home team, the mascot is probably the next best thing at a sporting event. Who’s the greatest mascot ever? Obviously the Philly Phanatic.
Michael Jordan, Wayne Gretzky, Muhammad Ali, Mary Lou Retton, Sheryl Swoopes are names of the past. What do they all have in common? Super human powers!!! And they were all considered great athletes . So who is the greatest athlete in the world today? Find out in Kidzworld’s Top 10 Greatest Athletes.
Superstition in sports is like peanut butter and jam. The two go hand in hand, but just because almost all the pros have superstitions doesn't mean they’re real. This year the St Louis Cardinals were led to a Major League title thanks to a squirrel running across home plate, totally changing the momentum of the game. Let’s take a look at Kidzworld’s Top 5 Sports Superstitions
Yoga is a growing phenomenon and more pro athletes are doing it every year. The competition is pretty tough these days in the World of Sports, so athletes are trying to find ways like yoga to advance their fitness and mentality to improve their game.
The Texas Rangers have never won a World Series title and it looks like they might win leading the Series 3-2… wait a second! Apparently the St. Louis fans are calling in a squirrel to the Cardinals roster for game 6. Can the famous Rally squirrel help the Cardinals come from behind again to steal the World Series from the Rangers?
The New Zealand Allblacks are finally champions of the 2011 World Cup... again. They were the very first winners of the Rugby World Cup in 1987 and now, after 24 years, they're back on top after barely beating France 7-6 in a classic defensive battle of attrition.
Is your favorite baseball team out of the race for the World Series? Not to worry … you can tune into the 2011 Baseball World Cup and cheer on your home country!
Money, money, money … it’s a complicated thing in professional sports. But when leagues like the NBA start losing dough, bad things can happen for everyone. And that bad thing is called a “lockout."
Is Sidney Crosby ready to play again after missing more than half the season last year? Guess who’s the most popular team in the NHL this year? And who’s this year’s pretty boy that has all the girls flocking to the ice rink in Carolina?
NFL football is already two weeks in ... and it’s intense! Do you want to get into the action, but you just don’t know who to cheer for yet? Check out our NFL preview, right here on Kidzworld!
There is a lot of opportunity for you to join a school sports team. There are so many fun sports to choose from, the hard part is picking which one. Take this quiz to see which school sport is best for you!
Watch Rob Dyrdek trying out a hoverboard(!) during the Wonka Free Ride portion of his Street League Skateboarding event!
Kris Humphries is a power forward pro basketball player but you probably have heard about him because he is getting married to Kim Kardashian. Kris is sort of a small-town boy who stayed close to his roots in Minnesota, but he's also known to be a social activist and great charity worker. Hey Kim Kardashian … hang on to this one!
Sometimes something special can happen that is more than just a simple win, goal or amazing play. Sports have the ability to bring out the best in people. Here are Kidzworld's Top 5 Most Inspirational Moments in Sports.
In every sport, there's always one or two players that fly off the handle. Athletes can get crazy when they're making so much money and being treated like gods. Sometimes they just can’t handle the pressure. Check out our list of Athletes Gone Wild.
It's Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals between Roberto Luongo and the Vancouver Canucks and Tim Thomas and the Boston Bruins. The Bruins have been pummelling the Canucks with lob-sided victories, but the Canucks have home-ice advantage.
As the Americans watch Lebron James on his way to his first NBA title, and the Canadians are awaiting Roberto Luongo to bring Vancouver it's first Stanley Cup since 1917, the rest of the World was watching the two greatest soccer teams clash in the Champions League Final. Barcelona beats Manchester United 3-1!