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  • CBS Sportsline  All sorts of current sports information, including news, standings, box scores, injury reports, statistics, and game recaps.  Contains sections on Major League Baseball, NBA, NFL, NHL, College Football, College Basketball, and many more both in the United States and in Europe.  Simple navigation and a search function is available.
  • CNN/SI  Up-to-date news, scores and results from all manner of sports, plus feature articles.
  •  Online guide to extreme sports (aka the X-Games), including sport descriptions, photographs, schedules and results.
  • The History of Traditional Games  This site is broken up into three main sections; Traditional Board Games from Around the World, Traditional SportsEnglish Pub Games, and Traditional English Garden Games.  Each section has separate, detailed pages on the history of such games as Billiards, Croquet, and Backgammon, as well as links to other historical type game sites.  One added feature is a list of references used for finding the material for each profile.
  •  This site is a "comprehensive resource for Rules Enthusiasts, Sports Fans and Participants, and Games Players."  It offers rules for a wide variety of activities:  sports, card, board games.
  • Sport! Science@The Exploratorium  Learn about the science behind sports, including ice hockey, balls, and rock climbing.  Also includes a sports science links and bibliography section, and the opportunity to ask a question about sports and science.
  • The Sporting News:  The Vault  This archive includes histories of the Super Bowl, the Final Four, and the World Series.  It also has scrapbooks of articles and photos about famous athletes.
  • Sports Almanac  Find facts and figures about different kinds of sports.
  • Sports Media  A gateway site with links to all sorts of physical education resources on the web.  Includes links to lesson plans, coaching resources, organizations, and more.
  • The Sports Network  All sorts of current sports information, including scoreboards, standings, schedules, statistics, and news.  Sections include MLB, NFL, NCAA Football, NHL, NBA, and PGA. Searchable.
  • Women in Sports  Biographies of female athletes indexed by sport and by name; biographies of women in the sports business.
  • Yahoo! Sport  Scores, Recaps, News, Schedules, Statistics and Standings for a variety of sports.
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