News tagged with football

Professional sports persons should drink more water

Top sports persons must always perform to their maximum capacity, making them the most vulnerable to the effects of dehydration. Now, a new study conducted by researchers from the Universidad de Castilla la ...

Oct 19, 2010
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The drier edge of college football

College football betting markets show a statistically significant bias against home teams from arid regions who host teams from wetter environments, researchers from Kansas State University found.

Sep 16, 2010
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Quick Hit football video game gets NFL makeover

(AP) -- Thursday marks the kickoff of the 2010 NFL season, and along with it, a renewed interest in fantasy leagues and video games that let Monday-morning quarterbacks feel as if they're part of the action.

Sep 09, 2010
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UK study: Fans in the boardroom good for football

(PhysOrg.com) -- A study by University of Manchester economists has backed calls from supporters groups who argue that their representation in the boardroom is generally good for football.

Jun 23, 2010
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Football penalties: science is on the spot

Few moments in football are as extraordinary as the penalty, the moment when a dream can crumble or glory is made - and a player is either cursed as a choker or enters the pantheon of legends.

May 10, 2010
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