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Archery: Survival Skill to Olympic Sport

Born of a survival and wartime skill that stretches back thousands of years, Archery’s practical history makes it one of the most unique Olympic sports. Read More »

The Origins of Hockey

From the first game ever played in 1875, to the advent of the legendary Stanley Cup, we take a look back at over 130 years of hockey history. Read More »

The Origins of Modern Baseball

In this week's origins, ATLX takes a look at America's favorite pastime. A seemingly simple game, baseball has experienced anything other than a simple past. The sport has matured past humble beginnings, a multitude of rule changes, world wars, integration and competition from football and basketball as the king of sport in the U.S. Read More »

Origins: How Tennis Has Evolved

Tennis players are now some of the highest paid athletes in the world. However, the origins of tennis have a much more modest beginning. Check out this week's origins to find out how this sport has evolved over time. Read More »

Is It a Do or a Don’t? Running With Weights

It may seem like running with ankle or wrist weights is the perfect way to burn extra calories during a run, however, it may not be all it's cracked up to be. Read More »

The Origins of Modern Day Football

Did you know in the early 1900s, Football was almost banned in the United States because of the injuries and deaths related to the sport? Check out the full story on history of Football. Read More »

Origins: Synchronized Swimming

This relatively new sport continues to grow, as competitors are challenged with combining gymnastics, swimming and dance, and have the endurance to accomplish all three. Read More »

Origins: History of the Gentleman’s Game

"Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden.” While a fun, although misogynist acronym, it’s a myth that the origins of the name “golf” come from that phrase. Read on to find out the real history of the game, and where the name really came from. Read More »

Origins: Volleyball

In this week's origins we take a look at the history of volleyball. Did you know that the founder of volleyball was good friends with the founder of basketball? Read More »

Is Barefoot Running Right for You?

Runners are plagued with injuries, and more often than not, the so-called solution to these injuries is a better pair of shoes. But people like Barefoot Ted, founder of Luna Sandals, believe our shoes are the problem, and that minimalist footwear is the cure for runners’ woes. Read More »

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