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An usher at NYC's Madison Square Garden on reopening at limited capacity: 'I wish it felt safer'

New York City's Madison Square Garden. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider Nancy (not her real name) is 57 years old and works as an usher at Madison Square Garden in NYC.  As stadiums reopened at limited capacity Tuesday, she's worried about social distancing and masking. She's immunocompromised, and a big part of her job involves very hands-on interaction with guests.  This is her story, as told to freelance writer Meira Gebel. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Nanc...
Tags: News, NYC, New York City, Sports, Careers, Trends, Andrew Cuomo, Stadium, Nancy, New York Rangers, Sports Games, Cuomo, Nordic, Concerts, The Garden, Don

The best Rocket League cars

There are a few cars in Rocket League that have a slight edge over the others. If you want every advantage you can get on the field, here are all the best cars.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Sports Games, Epic Games, E-sports, Rocket League, Psyonix

Bruce Lee and the invention of martial arts

Bruce Lee was born in San Francisco on 27 November 1940, while his parents toured the US with a Hong Kong theatre company. As a baby, he featured in Esther Eng’s Golden Gate Girl. He then went on to become a major child star in Hong Kong. As an adult, he worked in US TV and film, before gaining international fame via three Hong Kong martial arts films and one US-HK co-production, Enter the Dragon. He died from cerebral oedema on 20 July 1973, at almost exactly the moment Enter the Dragon was rel...
Tags: Hong Kong, Books, Japan, Usa, Hollywood, Featured, Media, China, Russia, Martial Arts, US, San Francisco, Britain, Bruce Lee, Lee, Braithwaite

I’m the Most Extra Soccer Mom Ever and My Kids Love It

I don’t drive a minivan or yell at soccer refs or tell the coaches to put my daughter in the game. I’m not the team parent and I don’t bring orange slices for half-time, but I am the most extra soccer mom you’ve eva seen. How does one achieve such a remarkable title without checking any of the traditional soccer mom boxes? A few months back I was reading the Confessions of a Sports Mama and came across their review of Build a Head. The big heads of Vanessa’s sons were amazing. She had ...
Tags: Fashion, Sports, Sports Games, Vanessa, Athlete, Home Life, Sports Fan, Stay At Home Moms, Build A Head, Extra Soccer Mom, Soccer Mom

John Dewey’s aesthetic philosophy

John Dewey was an American philosopher, psychologist, and social reformer who developed theories that changed philosophical perspectives and contributed extensively to education, democracy, pragmatism, and the philosophy of logic, politics, and aesthetics in the first half of the twentieth-century.Born in Burlington, Vermont, in 1859, Dewey graduated from the University of Vermont in 1879. Following his graduation Dewey taught for a few years until he concluded that teaching at primary and secon...
Tags: Books, Featured, New York City, Harvard University, Philosophy, Philadelphia, Charles, Wikimedia, University Of Michigan, Potm, University Of Vermont, Barnes, John Dewey, Burlington Vermont, Dewey, Barnes Foundation

The best games of 2020 so far

Resident Evil was reanimated, Coffee Talk brewed up a mindful treat and Final Fantasy VII made our dreams come trueThe desert-island alternate-life game that’s spawned a thousand memes, Animal Crossing offers a cute, stress-free and eminently controllable little world to escape into. Compelling and full of character, it gives plenty of reasons to come back every day. Continue reading...
Tags: Games, Xbox One, Pc, Culture, Nintendo, Playstation 4, Role playing games, Simulation games, Platform Games, Sports Games, Final Fantasy, Adventure Games, Shooting Games, Action Games, Nintendo Switch

How Title IX changed American ballet

It has been nearly 50 years since Title IX of the Education Amendments was passed in 1972, prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex by federally funded entities. Title IX proved critical in opening many fields of endeavor to girls and women and is perhaps most famous for its impact on sports. According to Women’s America: Refocusing the Past, before Title IX, women made up only 2% of college varsity athletes, and the scant women’s teams received less than 10% of most campus athletic budget...
Tags: Books, Featured, America, Dance, United States, Ballet, Title IX, Career Change, American Culture, Bolshoi Ballet, Arts & Humanities, Theatre & Dance, Ballet Class, Sports & Games, Athletic Scholarships, Subtopics

Are Sports Getting Too Expensive For Families To Attend Games?

A day out at a sports game is a great option for family fun, although in recent years the rising cost of tickets has made many people question whether it is becoming prohibitively expensive for average households. So is attending the big game with your spouse and kids in tow becoming an unaffordable luxury, or is this issue being blown out of proportion? Game choice matters While there is no doubt that buying tickets for sporting events has increased in pure dollar terms...
Tags: Fashion, Games, Entertainment, Sports, NFL, Sport, Finances, Nba, Mlb, NHL, Entertaining, Sports Games, Family Activities, LA Chargers, Minor League Baseball, Family Fun

MLB The Show 19 review

MLB The Show 19’s major game modes and core gameplay feel very familiar to last year, with the exception of some welcome fielding improvements. However, the new March to October mode shines, offering a fresh way to experience a season. The post MLB The Show 19 review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Mlb, Ps4, Sports Games, MLB The Show 19

Bafta games awards 2019: God of War leads nominations

Epic mythological fighting game picks up 10 nominations, chased by Red Dead Redemption 2, Return of the Obra Dinn and Florence with six nominations each. See the full list belowSony Santa Monica’s God of War has received 10 nominations for this year’s Bafta game awards, leading a diverse pack of nominees.Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption 2 also picked up six nominations, as did Florence – a game about a relationship played from the perspective of a young woman – and Return of the Obra Dinn, a lo-fi...
Tags: Games, Design, Technology, Tetris, Culture, Art and design, Awards and prizes, Pokemon, BAFTA, Mobile Games, Assassin's Creed, Super Mario, Florence, Esports, Role playing games, Strategy games

A league they can own: why pro footballers are signing up star video gamers

Soccer stars and clubs are investing millions in esports, as virtual football grows as a spectator sport – and Uefa is launching a virtual Champions League. As the fifth Russian goal struck the Saudi net in the opening game of last summer’s World Cup, the dreams of Saudi Arabian football supporters were crushed before the competition had really started. A few months later, though, fans were glued to screens once again, witnessing a Saudi player do the unthinkable and lift the trophy. This time t...
Tags: Games, Football, Sport, UK News, Culture, Football politics, Arsenal, Fifa, Mesut Ozil, Uefa, Esports, Sports Games, Mossad, Ruud Gullit

Fifa 19 review – triumphant update brings fun and fantasy to the fore

PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch; EAWith new shooting options, the Champions League and a madcap no-rules mode, the era’s defining sports sim tots up another winThe Fifa series has been adhering to one clear philosophy over the past two decades. Let’s call it “Hollywood authenticity”. Matches look and feel realistic, the animation is astonishingly accurate, the presentation has all the swooshing graphic wizardry we’ve come to expect in the Sky TV era. Squint and you can almost imagin...
Tags: Games, Hollywood, Xbox One, Pc, Playstation, Culture, Fifa, Champions League, Xbox, Nintendo, Playstation 4, Roy, Sports Games, Rovers, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One Nintendo

’NBA 2K19’ review

With marked improvements to both offense and defense, NBA 2K19 has a greater emphasis on user skill. Meanwhile, MyCareer has a much more believable story and cohesive progression system. The post ’NBA 2K19’ review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Nba, Sports Games, 2K Games, Visual Concepts, NBA 2K19

Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 review – football runner-up scores on pitch

Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC; Konami Outgunned by FIFA’s club licensing deals and star power, PES starts a new season still on the back foot. But with silky passing and shot repertoire, its matchplay has the edgePro Evolution Soccer (universally known as PES) has come to resemble Blackburn Rovers or Coventry: a once-great team that fell upon hard times as a result of off-field woes. Where it was once it was routinely locked in an annual battle for football-game supremacy with EA Sports’ FIFA, the...
Tags: Games, Football, Culture, Premier League, Manchester City, Fifa, Pes, Blackburn Rovers, Sports Games, Ea Sports, Konami

A league of their own: six of the best football video games

As the new season hits its stride, we look at the best footie games available for 2018/19 on the PS4, Xbox, PC and phonesIt has been a rare old summer of football. England’s heroic – or at least, much better than expected – efforts in the World Cup were followed by three weeks or so of cold turkey, with nothing but the opaque machinations of the transfer window to keep us occupied. But already, the season has resumed, in all its relentless glory. If you want to join in but were born with two lef...
Tags: Mobile, Games, England, Pc, Culture, Harry Kane, Sports Games

Cowboys and superheroes: the most exciting video games of autumn 2018

Pick your battles, from ancient Greece to the second world war, swing like Spider-Man, or choose between teenage America and the postapocalypse kindMore autumn picks: Film | TV | Pop | Classical | Theatre | ArtThis superhero action game is refreshingly colourful and humorous, fittingly for a game starring Marvel’s perennial cheeky chappie. Swinging around New York, slinging webs and beating up criminals is exactly as fun as it sounds. The plot is untethered from any Spider-Man films and comics, ...
Tags: Games, New York, Greece, Marvel, America, Culture, Nintendo, Call Of Duty, Assassin's Creed, Role playing games, Fallout, Battlefield, Sports Games, Adventure Games, Red Dead Redemption, Action Games

F1 2018 review – thrillingly close to the real thing

This year’s official Formula One game is the closest yet to the real racing driver experience. You’ll even need to brush up on your TV interview techniqueXbox One, PlayStation 4, PC; CodemastersTurning the pinnacle of the motorsports world into an annual video game used to be a thankless task: an ever-changing track roster and the need to ensure that every virtual advertising hoarding corresponded to its real-life counterpart used to mean that a given year’s Formula One game would come out only ...
Tags: Games, Sport, Culture, Formula One, Motor sport, Sports Games, Formula One 2018

’NBA 2K19’ hands-on preview

NBA 2K19 makes smart changes that force you to dig deep into your bag of tricks to succeed. This might be the most accurate virtual version of NBA basketball yet. The post ’NBA 2K19’ hands-on preview appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Nba, Sports Games, 2K Games, Visual Concepts, NBA 2K19

Can a great sports game have a great story? Nope. And ‘Madden NFL 19’ proves it

Madden NFL 19 returns with a story mode, but throwing in more on-field action ruins the game's attempt to put gamers in the shoes of a professional football star. It's not the only game making that mistake. The post Can a great sports game have a great story? Nope. And ‘Madden NFL 19’ proves it appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, NFL, Trends, Fifa, Sports Games, Madden NFL, Madden, NBA 2K, MLB The Show, Madden 19

‘Madden NFL 19’ review

Madden NFL 19 feels much like last year’s iteration of the popular franchise. NFL 19’s Ultimate Team mode and custom draft classes are improvements, but the story mode stops short of a first down. The post ‘Madden NFL 19’ review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, NFL, Trends, Sports Games, Ea Sports, Madden NFL, Madden

‘Madden NFL 19’ kicks off early on August 10 for PS4 and Xbox One

Madden is arriving a little early this year. Madden NFL 19 launches August 10 on PS4 and Xbox One. Terrell Owens is the cover athlete for the special edition, and changes are coming to franchise mode and Ultimate Team. The post ‘Madden NFL 19’ kicks off early on August 10 for PS4 and Xbox One appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Football, Trends, Ps4, Sports Games, Ea Sports, Madden NFL, Terrell Owens, Madden, Madden NFL 19

So long, EA Sports: ‘The Golf Club’ developer secures PGA Tour license

HB Studios, the developer of The Golf Club series, has secured PGA Tour licensing for the third entry in the franchise, The Golf Club 2019. The game will feature six real tournament courses at launch and an authentic career mode. The post So long, EA Sports: ‘The Golf Club’ developer secures PGA Tour license appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Pga Tour, Sports Games, Golf Club, The Golf Club, HB Studios

Games reviews roundup: Ashes Cricket; Call of Duty: WW2; Rogue Trooper Redux

A great leap forward for the virtual leather on willow, another charge around the battlefields of the second world war and a revival for a 2000AD stalwartPS4, Xbox One, Koch International, cert: 3★★★★ Continue reading...
Tags: Games, Technology, Culture, Call Of Duty, Shoot 'em Ups, Sports Games

Games reviews roundup: Super Mario Odyssey; Golf Story; Gran Turismo 6

Nintendo’s Switch gets an instant-classic Mario instalment and a quirky golf-adventure oddity, while Sony’s venerable racing series slims down and revs upSwitch, Nintendo, cert: 7★★★★★ Continue reading...
Tags: Games, Technology, Playstation, Culture, Sony, Nintendo, Playstation 4, Mario, Gran Turismo, Super Mario, Racing games, Platform Games, Sports Games, Nintendo Switch

Games reviews roundup: Fifa 18; Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES; Metroid: Samus Returns

The latest iteration of the football gaming behemoth doesn’t disappoint, but the big hits of the season surely come in a pair of blasts from the pastEA, Xbox One/PS4/PC, cert 3 ★★★★ Continue reading...
Tags: Games, Technology, Xbox One, Football, Sport, Pc, Culture, Playstation 4, Games consoles, 3DS, Shoot 'em Ups, Sports Games, SNES

Games reviews roundup: Sparc VR; Forma.8; Everybody’s Golf

A cutting-edge VR workout, a platformer with hidden depths and an old favourite spruced up for the present dayPSVR, CCP Games, cert: 3★★★★ Continue reading...
Tags: Games, Technology, Culture, Virtual Reality, Platform Games, Sports Games

Games reviews roundup: Behold the Kickmen; Aporia – Beyond the Valley; Aven Colony

A hilarious sport simulation parodies football culture, while enigmatic puzzles and city building turn players into strangers in a strange landMac, PC, Size Five Games; cert: NA Continue reading...
Tags: Games, Technology, Culture, Simulation games, Puzzle games, Platform Games, Sports Games, Valley, Aven Colony

‘Madden NFL 18’ review

Madden NFL 18 excels on multiple fronts, thanks to its fantastic new story mode, and a dedication to increased realism on the field. The post ‘Madden NFL 18’ review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Football, NFL, Trends, Sports Games, Ea Sports, Madden NFL, Madden NFL 18, Longshot

Games reviews roundup: Miitopia; Pyre; That’s You!

Nintendo’s cartoon avatars offer a gateway to role-play, Supergiant Games score a winner and PlayStation’s PlayLink refreshes the quiz experience3DS, Nintendo, cert: 7★★★★ Continue reading...
Tags: Games, Technology, Playstation, Culture, Sony, Nintendo, Playstation 4, 3DS, Role playing games, Quiz and trivia games, Sports Games, Miitopia

Games reviews roundup: Nex Machina; Tour de France 2017; Micro Machines: World Series

An old-school shooter offers demanding delights, a cycling game is a bit flat, while a retro racer can’t recapture the magicPC, PS4, Housemarque, cert: 12★★★★ Continue reading...
Tags: Games, Technology, Xbox One, Pc, Playstation, Culture, Xbox, Playstation 4, Racing games, Shoot 'em Ups, Sports Games