More than 17,000 high schools and 1,500 colleges will field athletic teams this fall, so it will be tough to keep tabs on your alma mater and its rivals. In the spirit of the season here are some sites—two to help you be true to your school, one where you might actually learn something—to scan when you should be doing homework.
The College Sports News Daily has feature stories, game summaries and schedules for every NCAA division and sport, as well as links to athletic departments and student newspapers at hundreds of schools.
The on-line version of All-Stater Sports, a national scholastic sports magazine, has All-America listings, rankings and state-by-state championship results in every sport. Check out the recruiting section for news on tomorrow's college stars and tips on how to get noticed by big-time schools.
Find out what's really happening on the field at this San Francisco museum's sports science site (above), where you'll learn the physics behind curving baseballs and sliding skates, and why your muscles are so achy after yesterday's workout.
sites we'd like to see
Chat room dedicated to the army of pro football backup quarterbacks suddenly pressed into service.
On-line forum for Veterans Committee voters who want Maris enshrined in the Hall.