Tag Archives: professional

$1 million to Open Tennis Championships

Bank will serve up $1 million as the main sponsor of the 10th staging of the Men’s and Women’s Open Tennis Championships, which is scheduled to be held from December…

Rogers announces retirement

LA Galaxy defender Robbie Rogers announced today his retirement from professional soccer. Rogers, 30, will end his playing career after over 11 (2006-2017) years of professional experience in Major League…

Women’s golf getting in the swing

The Professional Golfers Association, Ladies Professional Golf Association and United State Golf Association have been involved in initiatives to bring the sport to kids.The First Tee is a youth development…

Goalkeeper Zach Richter keeps his feet in soccer

Zach Richter’s dream of being a professional soccer player took a hit when he broke his back after his junior season at Naperville Central. Richter, 22, became a referee and…

the spirit at a European soccer

I’d always wanted to go to a soccer (“football” to Europeans) game in Europe, and a few years ago I finally did it courtesy of a local hotelier I knew…

Playing soccer in low levels of air pollution can affect your body

After reviewing nearly 3,000 soccer matches in the country between 1999 and 2011, the researchers found that air pollution significantly affects the performance of professional soccer players. While soccer may…