PostHeaderIcon How Colleges Ensure Fan Safety During A Football Game

Attending a college football game is an exhilarating experience for both students and community members, but such large crowds could result in dangerous conditions if the school fails to take measures to ensure fan safety. Read on to learn how some schools combat the unsafe conditions created by large crowds.

Providing numerous entrances to the stadium is one of the best ways that colleges ensure fan safety; by creating various points of entrance and exit from the Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon Watching College Sports Live on TV

There is nothing like experiencing a college sporting event live, but very little of that experience is missed if you watch on television. The creation of big screen high definition televisions have made it possible to get the same great college sports experience in your living room.

One of the biggest benefits of watching college sports live on TV is that you can watch several games at the same time. Since there are so many sports channels available on every TV plan, almost every college sports game is going to be broadcast on television in beautiful Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon The Most Dramatic Rivalries In College Basketball Today

Rivalries in professional sports are largely cyclical, with a few exceptions (Yankees-Red Sox, Cowboys-Redskins), but in college sports, more specifically basketball, the dislike between decades-old rivals only increases each year.

In-state rivalries are always hotly-contested, and one of the fiercest is Michigan-Michigan State. For the better part of a decade, Tom Izzo’s Spartans have ruled the rivalry, but with Michigan’s recent return to prominence, upcoming Spartan and Wolverine matchups promise to be literal barn-burners. The state of Michigan is always loaded with top-notch prospects, which factors into Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon Roar Of The Crowd: How Crowds Help Win Games

The best way to support your favorite college team is to attend the games. While watching from home or on the big-screen television at the local bar is exciting, it doesn’t help the team win. What your team needs from you is noise. They need you to come to the game and make a much noise as possible while the other team is trying to think. Your noise is distracting to the opposing team.

In Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon Five Best Stadiums To Watch A Collegiate Baseball Game

USC Stadium (South Carolina)
Boasting a towering, 80-foot scoreboard, the home of the Gamecocks is one of the most modern ballparks in college baseball.

Eck Stadium (Wichita State)
The Wichita State Shockers made headlines this March thanks to their widely unexpected basketball success, but the real gem of their athletic program is their college baseball home, Eck Stadium.

Doug Kingsmore Stadium (Clemson)
Coincidentally, the top three college baseball stadiums in the nation all house teams named the Tigers. These particular Tigers hail from Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon Why Watching Sports Live Is Such A Rewarding Experience

Part of the college experience is taking part in the sporting events. If you don’t play on a college team, you can still participate as a spectator. Because many college athletes attend school far from home, they depend on other students and alumni to attend games to support them. When you take your time to go to live college games, you are helping the athletes by cheering for them and supporting the college by purchasing tickets and refreshments. Attending sporting events is a great way to get to know other students and spend an inexpensive evening with friends. Most colleges and universities offer discounted tickets to current students and alumni. Going to a football,, basketball or baseball game is much cheaper than going to a club or other off-campus event. You can save money while having a great time and staying on campus. When you watch sports on television, you only see what the camera crew catches on film. Students and alumni who attend the games in person are rewarded by witnessing the awesome plays as they happen. You will have stories to tell that won’t be seen on television because the events happened too quickly. You may even be interviewed by a campus newspaper reporter.