- A game played by two teams on a rectangular court divided by a high net, in which both teams use up to three hits to ground the ball on the opposing team's side of the net.
- The inflated, spherical ball used in this game.
1870 – President Ulysses S. Grant signs a joint resolution of Congress establishing the U.S. Weather Bureau. 1895 – William G. Morgan creates a game called Mintonette, which soon comes to be referred to as volleyball. 1900 – The Davis Cup competition is established. 1964 – The Beatles make their first appearance on The Ed [...]
Filippo Callipo sometimes wonders why he is still alive. That is the question he is left asking himself after refusing to play the mob in the small Italian town where he runs his businesses. But it also means he makes the sign of the cross when he leaves home. It is a silent prayer that [...]
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Evan Savar has been inventing for as long as he can remember. At the age of 21, he has already found some success with a trophy picture stand, a talking gift wrap bow and a silicone flat-screen TV effect, reports Las Vegas Review-Journal. Inventions, he said, just come to him. Take his latest one — [...]
Do you have access to empty space on a golf course, bowling alley, tennis club, or some other sport related location? You may have just enough space to set up your own franchise. Tim McCormack had always wanted to be an entrepreneur. After spending 12 years in the education industry, he felt it was time [...]