Somewhere in the world, at this very moment, there is an event unfolding that is so incredibly important that people scream in horror or cheer in joy, win or lose fortunes, soar to new heights or sink into oblivion.
Yep, that's sports for ya.
Sure, there are folks who don't give a flying fedora about the game, whatever it is. But do you know any of those people? Didn't think so.
And, chances are, you'd like to know more than you already do about the games we love. That is why you're here, right?
Here's how we got the bug. We were helping a friend study for the contestant quiz of the Jeopardy! Game show when we realized we had accumulated enough material to help out almost anyone. A student, game show contestant, or the armchair quarterback, center or pitcher who'd love to get into the game.
KNOWLEDGE BLASTER! Guide to Sports gathers facts from baseball, bowling, racing, tennis, the Olympics, sailing, hockey, football, bicycling, and more. Teams, heroes, rules, and records can be found here.
Test your sports IQ now:
What flamboyant Italian ("La Bomba") grabbed his second consecutive Olympic gold medal on the slopes of Albertville?
What Brazilian superstar was called "The Black Pearl" of soccer?
What was the last year of less-than-100 mph at Indy?
What is a "full count" in baseball?
Who was "Big O?" Who was "Doctor J?"
Where are the sports halls of fame? The Preakness?
How many players on a soccer team? A polo team?
Did you answer all the questions correctly? No? Well, then...
The KNOWLEDGE BLASTER! Series compresses a great mountain of available information into easily digestible morsels. You'll find the books are patterned in an efficient question-and-answer mode, stressing simplicity, brevity, and clarity.
You can use this reference work as a launch pad to propel yourself into more in-depth studies. However, if you find this little study guide provides all the information you need, then consider your knowledge...
We wish you the best of luck in your quest for knowledge in this fascinating subject. 'Bye now.
And, oh yes, buy now!