Best tips and sites for a wide range of spectator sports.
Buy Environmentally-Friendly Outdoor Clothing
Patagonia clothes has a line of quality durable outdoor clothing that has minimal impact of materials and manufacturing processes on the environment.
Buy Gear For The Great Outdoors
A top-rated site by the online consumer guide Bizrate.com", REI is a great site for outdoor enthusiasts. You can buy gear for camping, cycling and winter sports. There's great bargain deals at REI Outlet here, topographic maps you can download, repair advice for your outdoor camping equipment, and a satisfaction-guaranteed refund policy. You can join REI and get up to 10% back on all purchases.
Buy Tickets Online To Concerts, Movies And More
At TicketMaster Online, you can learn about concerts, major league games, plays and other events in North America. Then you can buy tickets online to your favorite event.
Explore A Great Baseball Site
This official site of Major League Baseball offers news, schedules, stats, and scores. There's in-depth information on each team, and a special Kids' section.
Explore A Great Figure Skating Site
SkateWeb has news stories about current competitions, explanations of the rules of the sport, photo archives of past and present skating stars. There are also links to a great many other skating sites.
Explore A Great Golf Site
At Golf Online, you can get lessons to improve your game, PGA news, equipment and travel advice. There are also special sections for women, seniors and juniors.
Explore A Great Soccer Site
This site from Major League Soccer is great for reading the latest soccer news, scores and team information.
Explore A Great Sports News Site
ESPN.com is an incredibly large sports site with sports news and almost everything you could want from a sports site.
CNN and Sports Illustrated magazine have created the best-organized sports site on the Internet. Most of the site is easily accessible from a single menu on the home page. You can read the latest news about your favorite teams, players and games. There's also live play-by-play action online, Sports Illustrated articles, an offer for 4 free issues of Sports Illustrated, a customizable news page for your favorite teams, and fun activities such as trivia games and fantasy sports leagues.
Another great site: CNNSI.com
Explore A Great Tennis Site
This site was created by Tennis Magazine to present the latest news of the tennis world, online tennis lessons, equipment and more.
Explore A Great Women's Sports Site
The Women's Sports Page has a collection of links to Web sites covering a wide range of dozens of women's sports.
Explore Sports Sites Designed For Kids
At Sports Illustrated For Kids, you can explore the sports world. Get scores, look at pictures and play games (draft your own fantasy team!)
The Yahooligans Sports Page is a sports directory that lets you follow your favorite teams and players.
Another good site: Yahooligans Sports
Explore The Motor Sports Hall Of Fame
This site has short biographies and photographs of the racing's successful Heroes of Horsepower. There's a museum with lots of car pictures, and a gift shop.
Find A Guided Bike Tour
iBike has a Tour Operator Finder for tours of all kinds, covering America and many other countries.
BikeTrips.com conducts great bicycle/camping trips for teens that provide kids with a fun summer, as well as the opportunity for growth, independence and maturation in a safe, responsible way, commensurate with their age and abilities. The cost is about $350 if you sign up early.
For Youth Operators, click: BikeTrips
Find A Mountain Bike Trail
At the iBike Trail Guide, mountain bikers pass on their favorite trails to readers of their magazine. You can submit your own, or use the trail search tool below to find one in your area. They also have Hundreds of digitized trail maps, bike triva games, bike training, a bike shop and a schedule of events.
Find Skiing Conditions At Any Ski Resort
At this web site, you can select any region and find out everything you need to know. Check lift ticket prices, information on contacting ski resorts, driving directions, resort stats, and the latest snow conditions.
Find The Right Bike For Your Needs
Bicycling Magazine Online has a bicycle database that lets you search over 2,000 bike specs to find the perfect match for you and your wallet. There's also a Cyclopedia an sections on Bike Companies, Tour & Travel Companies, Cycling Events, New Product Reviews, Repair & Maintenance, Road Riding Techniques, Off-Road Riding Techniques and a Mountain Bike TrailFinder.
Get A Free Cap At FogDog Sports
The FogDog Sports Online Superstore offers a free baseball-style cap just for signing up with "My Fogdog", your free sports page at FogDog. No purchase is required. You'll receive occasional promotional messages from their mailing list, but you may unsubscribe at any time. One hat per registrant, allow four to six weeks
for shipment (U.S.A. only).
Also: first-time purchasers get $10 off on a purchase of $25 or more.
Get Free Sports Stuff At FreeShop
At FreeShop's Health & Sports freebies page, you can find free catalogs, trial magazines, discounted products/services and more.
Listen To Sports Talk Radio
One-On-One Sports Live gives you live RealAudio commentary from sports talk show hosts, available during all waking hours.
Read About Hiking And Backpacking
The BaseCamp site is presented by Backpacker Magazine and has lots of great articles and advice. You can click on a Weekend Wilderness Guide to help decide where to go this weekend. Their GearFinder '98 feature helps you pick the right sleeping bags, tents, packs, boots and more.
Read An Online Auto Sports Magazine
The iRace site is a great site for up-to-the-minute headlines, stories about motor sports and news on the high-performance auto industry.
NASCAR Online is maintained by the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, go for a spin at NASCAR Online. There's racing news, driver profiles and career highlights, statistics and standings at this official site.
Another good site: NASCAR
Read Sports Writing Online At SportingNews.com
The Sporting News gives you great sports writing with the latest news about sports and players, updated daily. There's a great photo gallery, fan letters and chats, trivia games and crossword puzzles, and an "Ask A-Rod" feature where you can ask baseball questions to Alex Rodriguez of the Seattle Mariners.
Receive Sports Scores Using A Java Applet
With the CNN/SI "Desktop Scores" applet, you can follow the play-by-play action while you surf. You'll get game recaps, box scores, and a personal real-time scoreboard. You'll receive up-to-the-minute scores and highlights from almost every game being played that day. And it's very easy to set up!