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Sports


NOTE: During any sport’s “off season” it is not unusual for pages devoted entirely to that sport to be inactive or even inaccessible. As the start of a new season approaches, however, these pages should once again come alive with news, schedules, and pre-season activity.

General/News

  • ESPN.com
    (http://espn.go.com/ )
    From the ESPN cable network comes the premiere sports information site on the web. ESPN covers all major sports in the U.S. with up-to-the-minute scores of ongoing games, team and player stats and profiles, news, and special reports from ESPN commentators.
  • NCAA
    (http://www.ncaa.org/)
    College sports news, a sports library, general information, recruiting specifics, championships, statistics, a hall of champions, and university, college, and athletic conference links.
  • SI.com
    (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/)
    The Cable News Network and Sports Illustrated have combined to provide this site as an enhancement to the CNNSI TV network. In addition to covering major American sports, it also covers the world sport scene, with categories for cricket, rugby, cycling, soccer, and Olympic sports, among others.

Baseball

  • Ballparks
    (http://www.ballparks.com/)
    Ballparks’ baseball section features aerial views, interior and exterior shots and maps of major league ballparks, past, present and future. They offer detailed statistics, history, interesting facts, and trivia about each park. There are seating charts for each location, and links to each team with information on buying tickets to their games.
  • Baseball Reference
    (http://www.baseballreference.com/)
    A reference guide to baseball statistics. Browse by team, league, leaders, awards, or postseason records. A handy baseball stadium guide for travelers is also included.
  • MLB.com
    (http://www.mlb.com/)
    The official online home of Major League Baseball
  • National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
    (http://baseballhalloffame.org/)
    News, history, player profiles, and more.

Basketball

  • Basketball.com
    (http://www.basketball.com/)
    News, schedules, history, and much more.
  • HOOPHALL.com: The Official Website of the Basketball Hall of Fame
    (http://www.hoophall.com/)
    News, history, player profiles, and more.
  • NBA
    (http://www.nba.com/)
    Official home of the National Basketball Association. Get team and player profiles, stats, news, and rules.
  • USA Basketball
    (http://usabasketball.com/)
    The official organization for men’s and women’s amateur basketball in the U.S.
  • WNBA
    (http://www.wnba.com/)
    Official home of the Women’s NBA. Get stats, team information, player profiles, and news.

Extreme Sports

  • EXPN
    (http://expn.go.com/expn/index)
    ESPN’s site dedicated to all things extreme, including the X Games.
  • Yahoo! Extreme Sports Directory
    (http://dir.yahoo.com/Recreation/Sports/Extreme_Sports/)
    Directory of links to sites from adventure racing to street luge.

Football

  • CFL.ca
    (http://www.cfl.ca/)
    Official home of the Canadian Football League. Get team and player profiles, stats, and news.
  • College Football Hall of Fame
    (http://www.collegefootball.org/)
    Find information about the Hall of Fame and those it honors.
  • NCAAFootball.net
    (http://www.ncaafootball.net/)
    Official home of NCAA football. Get school and player profiles, stats, awards, and news.
  • NFL.com
    (http://www.nfl.com/)
    Official home of the National Football League. Get team and player profiles, stats and news.
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame
    (http://www.profootballhof.com/)
    News, history, inductees, player profiles, and more.

Golf

  • CBS Sportsline: Golf
    (http://ww2.golfcourse.com/)
    GolfWeb offers something for everyone with an interest in golf, including the latest professional and amateur tournament scores and news, player profiles and statistics, extensive golf course information — even an online pro shop.
  • Golf.com
    (http://ww2.golfcourse.com/)
    More than just a directory of golf courses, this interactive site has information about golf resorts and vacations, professional and amateur tournaments, and recommendations for the best golf courses (best TV, best modern, best classical, and the Top 100).
  • LPGA.com
    (http://www.lpga.com/)
    The official site of the Ladies Professional Golf Association has information on the tour, professionals who teach, juniors, and news about the organization, its members, and programs.
  • ShawGuides: Golf Schools and Camps
    (http://golf.shawguides.com/)
    A comprehensive, frequently updated index of golf schools and camps for adults and children.
  • USGA
    (http://www.usga.org/)
    Official home of the United States Golf Association. Get player profiles and stats, tournament information, news, and rules.

Hockey

  • AHL
    (http://theahl.com/)
    Official home of the American Hockey League. Get player and team profiles, stats, and news.
  • Hockey Hall of Fame
    (http://www.hhof.com/index.htm)
    The offical site of hockey’s shrine to its past features a virtual tour of the museum’s many exhibits as well as extensive biographical and statistical information on hockey’s greatest players.
  • NHL.com
    (http://www.nhl.com/)
    Official home of the National Hockey League. Get player and team profiles, stats, and news.
  • The Science of Hockey
    (http://www.exploratorium.edu/hockey/)
    Go inside the game with players, coaches, physicists, and chemists.
  • USA Hockey
    (http://www.usahockey.com/)
    As the governing body for amateur hockey in the United States, USA Hockey sponsors local youth hockey leagues, tournaments, camps, and the USA Men’s Olympic Hockey Team and Junior and Women’s National Teams. Visit their site and get information about the organization, how to join, tournaments, news, and rules.
  • USCHO.com
    (http://www.uscho.com/)
    All the U.S. College Hockey conferences and teams are here with results, statistics, standings, and news.

Lacrosse

  • e-Lacrosse
    (http://www.e-lacrosse.com/)
    Lacrosse news, scores, stats. Get information about lacrosse camps, schools, and leagues.
  • IWLCA
    (http://www.iwlca.org/)
    This Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association site has news of college sports and advice for high school players.
  • US Lacrosse
    (http://www.uslacrosse.org/)
    US Lacrosse, the newly-founded governing body for amateur lacrosse in the United States, is dedicated to the promotion, development, and preservation of lacrosse throughout the country.

Olympics

  • International Olympic Committee
    Learn about the history of the Olympic Movement, how to nominate a city to host an Olympics, who is in the Congress, codes of competition, and a special report on Women and the Olympic Movement. You can also take a virtual tour of the Olympic Museum in Lausanne.

Soccer

  • AYSO
    (http://www.soccer.org/)
    The American Youth Soccer Organization has been dedicated to providing quality soccer programs for children since 1964. Visit their site and get information about the organization, how to join, tournaments, news, and rules.
  • Sam’s Army
    (http://www.sams-army.com/)
    “The unofficial supporters’ club for the United States National Soccer Team,” this site is a guide to all things soccer in the U.S., including professional and amateur teams, players, stats, schedules, news, and rules.
  • United States National Soccer Players
    (http://www.ussoccerplayers.com/)
    U.S. and international teams, major league soccer, pro soccer, and youth soccer are all covered here.
  • SoccerTimes
    (http://www.soccertimes.com/)
    Soccer news on the Web.
  • Women’s Soccer World Online
    (http://www.womensoccer.com/)
    Online magazine devoted to world-wide coverage of women’s soccer.

Swimming

  • SwimInfo
    (http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/)
    Co-sponsored by Swimming World Magazine, SWIM Magazine, and Swimming Technique this site has articles from the print magazines, as well as news, training advice, recent race results, and swim shop contact information.
  • USASwimming.org
    (http://www.usswim.org/)
    News, results, member information, and a great deal more.
  • Wilton Y Wahoos  
    (http://www.wywahoos.org/)
    Visit the official home of Wilton’s own nationally recognized swimming team.

Tennis

  • The Grand Slam Tournaments:
  • TENNIS.com
    (http://www.tennis.com/)
    The official site of Tennis magazine. Read articles, tips, and player profiles.
  • TennisOnline
    (http://www.tennisonline.com/)
    College, professional, and junior tennis news.
  • The Tennis Server
    (http://www.tennisserver.com/)
    Guide to amateur and professional tennis with news, rules, codes, and the rec.sports.tennis FAQ.
  • USTA
    (http://www.usta.com/)
    The official home of the United States Tennis Association, sponsors of amateur tournaments, clubs and camps, and the US Open. Get player and tournament information, rules, and news.

Miscellaneous

  • Cool Running
    (http://www.coolrunning.com/)
    Covers running events in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand, including popular road races, Olympic events, and specialty races such as triathalons, ultramarathons, train running, and mountain running.
  • Fencing.net
    (http://www.fencing.net/)
    An overview of different forms and techniques of fencing, types of equipment, history of the sport, a discussion of modern vs. classical, training tips, FAQ, and links to clubs, organizations, and other fencing sites.
  • GORP (Great Outdoor Recreation Page)
    (http://www.gorp.com/)
    Contains a wealth of information on what to do and where to go in the great outdoors. Whether you are planning a trip or just gathering information on your favorite recreational activity, GORP has something for you!
  • MarathonGuide.com
    (http://www.marathonguide.com/)
    News, a directory of marathons across the globe, statistics, training tools, education materials, and a community of runners.
  • Motorsports Hall of Fame
    (http://www.mshf.com/)
    A showcase for the most influential individuals, machines, and manufacturers in motorsports.
  • SkiCentral
    (http://www.skicentral.com/)
    Resorts, travel, snowcams, sites by region, and more.
  • SkiSite.com
    (http://www.skisite.com/)
    With information on nearly every ski resort in the United States and its new sister site RealConditions, this site provides valuable information on conditions, prices, shops, races, and sales for skiers both downhill and cross country as well as snowboarders. Choose a resort and see current conditions, hours, capacity, number of lifts, and special features.