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Is it a sport: Zorbing?

Lawrence University is your typical college when it comes to sports. We have exercise facilities, sports and casual leagues. With our 21 varsity teams, plenty of intramurals and clubs to spare, anyone who wants to join a sport has plenty of opportunities to engage in one. However, Lawrence’s athletic offerings lack the element of danger.

Blast From the past: Board makes girl’s track team a sport

Author: Unknown Published: April 22.1927 Girls’ track is to be a team sport, according to a decision made by the W.A.A. board at a meeting held Monday in the rooms of Miss Mary H. Fretts, president of the board. Individuals winning first, second, and third place will be awarded 20, 15 and 10 points respectively

Is it a sport? Eat this article

This week, I examine whether or not competitive eating can be considered a sport. To be defined as a “sport,” an activity must include the following: competition between participants who are in direct opposition to each other; some level of physical and mental capacity, such as agility, strength or endurance. Competitive eating meets these criteria,

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