Most people in the U.S. are interested in various sports. With the exception of the Olympics, almost all the sports in the U.S. are played domestically. Again, the U.S. is "the world" for most Americans. Several of the most popular sports were invented in the U.S.
Whenever you switch on your TV, there is typically a sporting event being televised. Many sports are played throughout the year, e.g., baseball season earlier in the year and football season in the fall and winter. As such, many people are engaged in watching sports over the weekends. Just like many other things, the timing of games is scheduled over the weekend and in the evenings, so work is minimally affected. Many big matches are on Sunday. If there are any matches during the weekdays, they start in the evening after work.
It has the power to inspire, it has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope, where once there was only despair.
They enjoy tremendous popularity but more important they are vehicles for transmitting such values as justice, fair play, and teamwork.
The sport that evokes more nostalgia among Americans than any other is baseball.+ Read More
Basketball is a uniquely American sport. It originated in 1891 when James Naismith, a young physical education teacher in Springfield.+ Read More
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