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One of the best parts of going to a highly regarded school such as Duke is that you can be sure at least a few of their varsity teams will have a fighting of winning a NCAA championship. JD Dukes lived for this excitement back when he went to school here, and you will too. Here’s what you can expect in the various sports that Duke is participating in this season… Football Football is the sport that is taken most seriously by most fans of college athletics. However, in the case of the Duke Blue Devils, this year’s team will…

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Whether you go to a pro or collegiate sporting event on your own, with friends, perhaps even the family, are you prepared for a day or evening of fun? While there are thousands and thousands of fans attending events with season tickets, many others are just happy to get to a single game each season. Between high ticket prices and long commutes etc. many fans end up watching games on the television. In some cases, they don’t get to see the events at all. Even though the events may be few and far between, millions of sports fans do have…

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Exercise has a wide range of benefits for us all. It can help to reduce stress, boost physical and mental well being and be great fun at the same time. This can help protect against serious illnesses occurring, and along with a well balanced diet can help to improve health. Whether it’s a social activity with others or something to take part alone for your own personal achievement, there are many different options available to choose from. Exercise can boost confidence and you can set yourself goals to achieve, which helps with motivation. Taking part in sports with others can…

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1. HAMSTRING TEAR Straining a hamstring is one of the most common sports injuries, but actually tearing a hamstring can ruin an athlete’s career, especially without the correct medical assistance. Hamstring tears usually occur high up the leg where the thigh muscles meet the tendons. Tears are graded from 1 to 3 with a grade 3 being a partial tear or bad sprain, and a grade 1 being a complete rupture. A grade 1 tear can take months to heal and in some cases continually disrupt an athlete’s career. Hamstring tears are usually caused by insufficient warm ups or from…

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For years, fantasy sports had been the playing field of diehard fans. The commitment was lengthy and the financial risk was high. After all, in traditional fantasy sports leagues, the competition wasn’t over until the season was as well, meaning that you only had one chance to make your picks and hope for the best. An injured player could spell disaster, laying waste to your money and your time and leading to an agonizing season of hoping for the best and expecting the worst. It’s no wonder fantasy sports attracted only the biggest fans. But that has changed with the…