Football is a popular sport in America. The Super Bowl is the most popular television show in the world.

FIBA, the world amateur basketball federation, names 85 countries in its ranking list.

At one time, baseball was America's favorite sport.  Not any more.  The NFL ranks higher than the MLB in most-watched sports. 

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world.

NASCAR racing is a local favorite; the race track is visible from the west playground. The Texas Motor Speedway holds 181,000 fans. It hosts two sprint cups, The Duck Commander 500 and the AAA Texas 500.  It's an oval track with 24 degree banking turns.

Cricket is the second most popular sport in the world.

Tennis is played in many different countries and appears in the top ten list of most popular sports.  Courts surfaces are made from clay, grass, carpet, and various manmade materials.  The fastest surface is grass.

Volleyball is an Olympic sport. 

The modern Olympics have two components, Winter and Summer.  These games bring together amateur athletes from all around the world.  For many athletes, playing the Olympics is the pinnacle of success.

You don't have to join a club or a class to participate in sports.  The opportunities to play sports and push yourself to excess are everywhere.  Try different sports, even if you think you won't like it, give it a TRY!