Latest Kick Stories

2011-03-13 08:39:41

Researchers are using a new model to learn more about how toe strength can determine how far people can lean while keeping their balance.

2010-11-02 00:00:38

Socratic News-- New Unbiased Political News Website Socratic News is entirely user generated, sort of an academic version of Digg.

2010-09-02 11:30:34

Roberto Carlos' free kick goal against France in 1997's Tournoi de France is thought by many to have been the most skilful free kick goal - from 35m with a powerful curling banana trajectory - ever scored; but by others to have been an incredible fluke.

2010-06-24 13:45:00

In the split second before foot meets ball, a soccer player’s body betrays whether a penalty kick will go left or right, according to recent research in cognitive science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

2009-07-09 09:16:05

As soccer continues to grow in popularity, injuries to soccer players are likely to increase as well. Certain injuries fall into gender-based patterns and new research at Hospital for Special Surgery suggests some underlying causes that could help lead to better treatment, or even prevention for present and future soccer stars.

2009-03-09 16:26:01


2008-08-29 09:00:37

By HATTIE BROWN GARROW By Hattie Brown Garrow The Virginian-Pilot SUFFOLK Susan Bateman's karate students "looked forward to" an endurance technique requiring the pupils to go into a pushup position and take as many "taps" to the abdomen as they could stand.

2006-02-03 02:06:57

By Erik Pedersen LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - J.D. Fortune sat down and looked out at the standing crowd.

2005-11-29 17:09:07

By Jonathan Stemper NEW YORK (Reuters) - It took eight years after the suicide of lead singer Michael Hutchence for rock band INXS to find a replacement and return to the recording studio.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).