Major Sports Collections

A combination of sites providing top notch statistics and resources for sports fans everywhere. Their aim is to be the easiest-to-use, fastest, most complete sources for sports statistics anywhere.

Detroit Area Teams

Detroit Lions

The Detroit Team of the National Football League / NFC Team

Detroit Panthers

The Detroit team of the American Basketball Association (ABA)

Detroit Pistons: in Books & on the Web!

The Detroit team of the National Basketball Association / Central Division

Detroit Predators

The Detroit team of the Independent Women's Football League (IWFL)

Detroit Red Wings: in Books & on the Web!

The Detroit National Hockey League Team / Western Conference-Central

Detroit Shock

The Detroit Women's National Basketball Association / Eastern

Detroit Tigers: in Books & on the Web!

The Detroit team of Major League Baseball / American League / Central

Sports Halls of Fame

Basketball Hall of Fame

The museum is located in Springfield, Mass. or "Hooptown USA", the birthplace of basketball.

College Football Hall of Fame

The National Football Foundation maintains this Hall of Fame, which is located on the Notre Dame campus in South Bend, IN.

Football Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame is located in Canton, OH where the NFL began its run in 1920.

Hockey Hall of Fame

Toronto, Canada houses this entertainment and sports facility honoring the "Legends of Hockey" in Canada and throughout the world

Motorsports Hall of Fame

By Land and by Sea and by Air - the museum honors the greatest legends of motorsports. The museum has over 100 items including over 40 racing vehicles. The museum is located right in our backyard in Novi, MI.

National Baseball Hall of Fame

Hey batter, batter, batter! Step right up to learn more about the official home of baseball in Cooperstown, NY. Plan your visit and be a part of the history of the "Old Ball Game".

Sports for Kids

Baseball Cards, 1887–1814

This collection presents a Library of Congress treasure—2,100 early baseball cards dating from 1887 to 1914. The cards show such legendary figures as Ty Cobb stealing third base for Detroit, Tris Speaker batting for Boston, and pitcher Cy Young posing formally in his Cleveland uniform. Other notable players include Connie Mack, Walter Johnson, King Kelly, and Christy Mathewson.

Cigarette card collector Benjamin K. Edwards preserved these baseball cards in albums with more than 12,000 other cards on many subjects. After his death, Edwards' daughter gave the albums to noted poet and Lincoln biographer Carl Sandburg, who donated them to the Library's Prints and Photographs Division in 1954.

Introduction to Taekwando

Taekwondo is a modern martial art with Korean origin. It is also the youngest sport of the Summer Olympic Games. This student-developed site is designed to fulfill your desire to learn more about it. You will know all about Taekwondo contests regulations after visiting this site, which presents detailed information about Taekwondo history, philosophy, practice and techniques to anyone who is deeply interested in martial arts and Taekwondo itself. For everyone who wants to touch the martial arts world for the first time, go on—have fun!

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Jumping for Joy

There is a game for every grade level and skill level. And they can all be played without a anyone turning the rope. These games make P.E. and recess fun while the kids develop incredible endurance, agility, coordination, timing and dodging skills. A great way to start and end P.E. class. Click a game for a description and photos.

Kids' Dugout Club

Try the Kids' Club at the popular Major League Baseball site. Options include Baseball Basics, Team Mascots, Col Games, and Inside Scoop, where kids can learn game rules, gather information on favorite players and teams, and engage in other activities.

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Kids' World Sports

A companion to a PBS television show, this site introduces a myriad of athletic endeavors, including ranging from ice hockey to traction kite racing. Includes profiles of young athletes (ages 12–18), online games, and e-cards you can send.

Yahoo Kids—Sports

Check out videos of kids around the world participating in sports, read jokes, and "Ask Earl" a sports question. A lively, attractive site.

Michigan Recreational Sports

Boating

> Extensive information on boating in the State of Michigan from public boat launch/access sites, boater safety courses, registration information, rules on the water, as well as, harbor listings and reservations.

Fish Michigan

A wealth of information on fishing Michigan lakes - from lake maps and public access points, fish identification, lake conditions, fishing reports, charter associations, stocking reports and more.

MI Dept. of Natural Resources (DNR)

Everything you want to know about hunting, fishing, recreation and camping, State Parks and Forests, and water and wildlife in the State of Michigan. The DNR offers an interactive Web site featuring online hunting and fishing licenses, and campground and harbor reservations.

MI Golf Information

Choose from four sites: Two news sites from SI.com and Golf.com, Michigan Golfer Magazine (golf courses, resorts and schools), and Golf Courses in Michigan.

MI High School Athletics

MHSAA is a service organization promoting high school athletics in Michigan. The site features game schedules, scores and highlights, records and statistics, publications and reference materials, a section for officials and more.

MI Snowmobile Trails

A great Web site for printing detailed snowmobile trail maps, snowmobile reports, snowfall forecast, rules and regulations and snowmobile rentals.

MI Trailways

This State site offers a complete listing of trails: hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, snowmobile trails, ORV % ATV, snowshoeing, canoeing, and roller blading.

SKI Michigan

An excellent site featuring links to Michigan area ski resorts, ski conditions, and ski schools..

Sports News & Resources

Ballparks of Baseball

VThe fields of Major League Baseball from the past, present and future. The site includes ballpark news, seating charts, map location

CBS Sportsline

Read the latest sports news, standings, box scores, injury statistics and game recaps.

CNN Sports Illustrated

Log on to catch the latest sports news, scores and standings from CNN and Sports Illustrated.

ESPN Sportszone

Read up-to-the-minute sports news, scores and game reviews and celebrity profiles - including fitness tips and injury reports.

ESPN

Online guide to extreme sports or the X-Games, with schedules are game results

FOX Sports Online

Keep current on sports news, scores and statistics, as well as, TV listings and What's Hot.

OurSports Central

The site is dedicated to covering independent and minor league sports including local teams.

Rulescentral.com

A comprehensive Web site offering the official rules for a variety of sports and games with the option to read, print or download.

The Society for American Baseball Research

The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) was formed in August 1971 in Cooperstown New York. It now consists of more than 6,700 members -- including many prominent writers, officials, and former players -- worldwide. There is no test a person must pass to become active. All that's asked of members is that they have an interest in baseball research, statistics, or history.