I also believe that hockey parents take the sport a little too far and also they get out of control when forcing their kids to become better at the sport....
Second, Americans love their violence, and soccer doesn't deliver on this score the way that American football and hockey do. There are brief moments, spurts of violence, yes, but fans can't expect the full-time menu of bone-crushing carnage that American football and hockey can deliver minute after minute, game after game. In soccer, players are actually singled out and warned shamed, with embarrassingly silly "yellow cards," for acts of violence and duplicity that would be smiled at in most American sports other than tennis and golf.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A event you won’t want to miss! At the end of January, the U.S. Women’s National Team will be hosting the No. 1 FIH Hero World Ranked The Netherlands on the West Coast at Stanford University in Stanford, Calif. for a four-game event. This international series will mark USA’s first of the year as they prepare for a competitive schedule leading up to the FIH Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup in London, England in July.
BENGALURU: There's a tattoo of an angel and a cross on Birender Lakra's right forearm. The 28-year-old Indian hockey player got himself inked last year after injuries forced him out of the game twice in as many years. The angel is a symbol of hope and a brighter tomorrow which the dependable defender has worked towards with success. The result: the London Olympian is set to make a comeback after a year at the Hockey World League Final on his home turf - Bhubaneswar - next month.