The Professional Bowlers Association Tournament of Champions begins Feb. 5-11, and all eyes will be on the record setting Australian Jason Belmonte. At 34, Belmonte has the chance to win his tenth major title of his decade long career. If he wins the TOC, he will tie Hall of Fame bowlers Earl Anthony and Pete Weber for the most all-time major wins with 10.
Welcome to 2018! It’s a new year, and most of us have probably set goals for ourselves. In fact, according to a poll conducted by YouGov, 68 percent of the poll’s participants made at least one resolution for the year 2018.
Top Nine Resolutions for People across the World
Statista.com recently reported the results of this poll which charted the most popular goals. Nearly 1,200 people from around the world participated in the YouGov survey…
“’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.”
Thus begins one of the most influential Christmas poems in the English language, “A Visit from St. Nicholas” published anonymously in 1823…
According to Dictionary.com, an obelisk is a tapering, four-sided shaft of stone, usually monolithic and having a pyramidal apex. Yet, this simple structure has astonished and inspired people across this planet for eons. Evidence that ancient obelisks have been erected across the world for thousands of years can still be found today.
Throughout history, people have examined what it takes to be successful. Philosophers, entrepreneurs, and even playwrights have all pondered the mystery of what makes one person successful while others fail. From the writings of many great people, it is clear successful individuals have two characteristics: persistence and patience.
Since his retirement from playing baseball in 2014, Jeter has pursued business interests, including publishing, and recently he finalized a deal to become co-owner of the Miami Marlins. As one of the most heavily marketed athletes of his generation, Jeter is still involved in several product endorsements, and he takes great pride in the merchandise and businesses to which he lends his name.
“If I put my name on something, I’m going to be involved,” he told the New York Times. “I’m not just going to put my name on it and not pay attention.”
What exactly is a sulky? Dictionary.com defines a “sulky” as “a light, two-wheeled, one-horse carriage for one person.” In harness racing, according to Sallie Walrond, author of the book “The Encyclopaedia of Driving”, the carriages behind the horses are called “sulkies” because the drivers must prefer to be alone as if the drivers were sullen or gloomy. Sulkies (sometimes called bikes due to their wheels) are typically divided into two types for harness racing. Jog carts are used for training the horse, and they usually have larger seats and tend to have heavy wooden/steel frames…..
As golfers start The Open (formerly known as The British Open), they will be participating in the oldest of the four major championships in professional golf. The 146th Open will be played at the Royal Birkdale, and it is sure to continue its long custom of quality, exciting golf.