Archive for December, 2013

The Most Debilitating Injuries in Recent U.S. Sports History | XLSportsBlog.com

The Most Debilitating Injuries in Recent U.S. Sports History

Posted on 12. Dec, 2013 by .

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Kevin Ware One of the more gruesome recent sports injuries took place during an attempt by Kevin Ware to block a three-point shot by Tyler Thornton in an Elite Eight match against Duke’s Blue Devils on March 31, 2013. Ware landed awkwardly on his right leg, shattering his tibia and suffering a compound fracture requiring […]

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Chances of Your Team Making an NFL Playoff Run | XLSportsBlog.com

Chances of Your Team Making an NFL Playoff Run

Posted on 12. Dec, 2013 by .

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The NFL is quickly becoming more and more competitive.  Teams that have not been historically successful are now vying for spots in the playoffs with those that have seen years of success.  Making an NFL playoff run is much more difficult than the average fan may realize, so it is important to understand how the […]

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MLB Offseason Moves Keep Fans Buzzing | XLSportsBlog.com

MLB Offseason Moves Keep Fans Buzzing

Posted on 04. Dec, 2013 by .

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The MLB off-season is a time when many fans feel as if their beloved sport will never return. While fans writhe in the agony of the seemingly eternal off-season, the beginning of the next year can feel like a countdown to disaster to the people behind the scenes. There are countless MLB off-season moves being […]

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Plan Your 2014 World Cup Trip Today | XLSportsBlog.com

Plan Your 2014 World Cup Trip Today

Posted on 03. Dec, 2013 by .

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The 2014 World Cup will be hosted in São Paulo, Brazil, which means many people will be visiting from foreign countries. Devoted soccer fans will want to make all of their travel plans as soon as possible, including buying tickets to the event itself. You can make your trip to the World Cup in 2014 […]

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What can Fans Expect From the Return of Kobe Bryant? | XLSportsBlog.com

What can Fans Expect From the Return of Kobe Bryant?

Posted on 03. Dec, 2013 by .

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Kobe Bryant has been a big name in basketball for many years. Having recently signed a sizeable contract to keep him wearing the Lakers jersey for another two years, some fans have expressed frustrations and disapproval with how the deal worked out. Even as the ink dried on the 48.5 million dollar contract, NBA commentators […]

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