Kids Sports Sites (safe for kids)
The facts, photos, history, and trivia behind well-known baseball, basketball, football, and hockey stadiums.
Baseball: The Game and Beyond
Grab a bag of peanuts and take a virtual stroll around a ballpark. Go behind the plate or visit the announcer's booth and learn about the jobs of the announcer and umpire. See why curveballs curve and learn how to improve your own pitching. Or visit the batting cage to learn about the physics behind hitting a baseball.
Major League Baseball
The official site of Major League Baseball. Look up stats, standings, schedules, and more for your favorite team. Even listen to a live game!
National Baseball Hall of Fame
The world-renowned sports shrine to the history of baseball and the great athletes who played it. Includes biographies of all 244 Hall of Famers, online exhibits, activities, and more.
Check out stats on your favorite team or player, or review the game schedule for play dates and times. Also includes news, team standings, and RealVideo film highlights.
See what it's like to be an NFL player, learn about the positions in football and how to play them, read some fun facts (fans at the SuperBowl eat 5,000 lbs. of hot dogs!), play cool Shockwave games, get advice, tips, and more at this official NFL site made especially for kids.
The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games
How closely do we recreate the atmosphere of the original Olympic games in our Olympics today? Were the ancient games better than ours? More about sports and less about money? More fair and square? Visit this site and decide for yourself!
The Science of Hockey
Join the Exploratorium and San Jose Sharks as they explain the science behind the equipment used in the game, how to slap a puck 100 miles per hour, how players stay in shape, and more.
See how skateboards are made and learn about the science behind how tricks like the ollie are done. Includes videos plus a skateboarding glossary.
Learn the science behind sports like baseball, hockey, and cycling. Find out why balls bounce, the challenges mountain climbers face, and more.
Sports Illustrated for Kids
This kids' edition of Sports Illustrated features sports trivia, online games (requires Shockwave), and articles from the magazine.
For football fans, the SuperBowl is always an exciting event. At this official site, you'll find lots of articles and videos that explore the history of the game and the teams who have met to play it.