Proposed Sports & Recreation Category: Tell Us What You Think

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  1. larryfreeman profile image85
    larryfreemanposted 9 years ago

    As I mentioned in a previous announcement, categories are coming to HubPages.

    Here is the planned breakdown of the Sports & Recreation Category:

    Sports & Recreation (Top Level)

    * Equestrian Sports & Animal Sports
    * Fantasy Sports
    * Hiking & Camping
    * Hunting, Fishing, & Shooting
    * Olympics
    * Sports
    * Theme Parks
    * Youth Organizations

    Here is the proposed breakdown for each of the above Sports & Recreation subcategories:

    (1) Equestrian & Animal Sports (2nd Level Category)

    * Accessories & Apparel
    * Dog Sports
    * Dressage
    * Endurance Riding
    * Events & Major Races
    * History
    * Horse Care Equipment
    * Horse Driving Equipment
    * Horse Racing
    * Horse & Animal Shows
    * Protective Gear
    * Rodeo
    * Saddles & Tack
    * Show jumping

    (2) Fantasy Sports (2nd Level Category)

    * Auto Racing
    * Baseball
    * Basketball
    * Congress
    * Cricket
    * Football
    * Golf
    * Hockey
    * New to Fantasy Sports
    * Professional Wrestling
    * Soccer
    * Sports Stock Simulations
    * Tips & Advice

    (3) Hiking & Camping (2nd Level Category)

    * Apparel & Accessories
    * Camp Sites & Hiking Trails
    * Camping
    * Cookware & Cooking Equipment
    * First Aid & Safety
    * Footwear
    * Freeze-Dried Foods
    * Furniture
    * Hammocks & Bedding
    * Insect Repellant
    * Knives & Tools
    * Lights & Lanterns
    * Orienteering
    * Packs
    * Personal Care
    * RV Equipment
    * Survival Guides
    * Telescopes & Binoculars
    * Tents & Shelters
    * Tips & Advice
    * Walking Sticks & Poles
    * Water Bottles & Containers

    (4) Hunting, Fishing, & Shooting (2nd Level Category)

    * Apparel
    * Baits & Scents
    * Calls & Lures
    * Fishing
    * Footwear
    * Hunting
    * Knives & Cleaning
    * Optics
    * Rods & Reels
    * Shooting & Shooting Accessories

    (5) Olympics (2nd Level Category)

    * Ceremonies
    * Controversies
    * Famous Athletes & World Records
    * History of the Olympics
    * Host Cities
    * Specific Events (See Sports Subcategory)
    * Summer Games
    * Winter Games

    (6) Sports (2nd Level Category)

    * American Football
    * Aquatics
    * Archery
    * Auto Racing
    * Baseball
    * Basketball
    * Bodybuilding
    * Bowling
    * Boxing
    * Caving
    * Cheerleading
    * Climbing
    * Cricket
    * Curling
    * Cycling
    * Extreme Sports
    * Fencing
    * Field Hockey
    * Flying Sports
    * Football
    * Golf
    * Gymnastics
    * Handball
    * History of Sports
    * Hockey
    * Horse Racing (See Horse Racing in Equestrian & Animal Sports)
    * Jai Alai
    * Kite Sports
    * Lacrosse
    * Laser Tag
    * Martial Arts
    * Motorboat Racing
    * Paddle Sports
    * Paintball
    * Parachuting
    * Polo
    * Racquetball
    * Rock Climbing
    * Rodeo (See Rodeo in Equestrian & Animal Sports)
    * Rugby
    * Running
    * Sailing
    * Skateboarding
    * Skiing
    * Sled Sports
    * Soccer
    * Softball
    * Squash
    * Table Tennis
    * Tennis
    * Track & Field
    * Volleyball
    * Walking
    * Water Sports
    * Weightlifting
    * Wind Sports
    * Wrestling

    (7) Theme Parks (2nd Level Category)

    * Corporate Theme Parks
    * Deals & Bargains
    * Family Owned Theme Parks
    * History of Theme Parks & Famous Accidents
    * Planning & Preparations
    * Roller Coasters
    * Special Needs Visitors
    * Theme Park Experiences
    * Thrill Rides
    * Water Rides

    (8) Youth Organizations (2nd Level Category)

    * Academic Based
    * Big Brothers & Sisters
    * Boy Scouts
    * Boys & Girls Clubs
    * Girl Scouts
    * Junior Achievement
    * Religious
    * Sporting Leagues

  2. gamergirl profile image59
    gamergirlposted 9 years ago

    Looks AWESOME!

  3. Patty Inglish, MS profile image94
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 9 years ago

    Wonderful lists, all of them. How about Jai Alai under individual sports and Orienteering under Hiking and Camping?

    1. larryfreeman profile image85
      larryfreemanposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Patty,

      Thanks for the feedback.  Sounds good to me.

      -Larry

  4. wavegirl22 profile image41
    wavegirl22posted 6 years ago

    Considering the fact the NFL championship game otherwise known as the Superbowl is played on Super Bowl Sunday. This is a fact that is known throughout the world
    I think this makes the NFL deserving of top tier status. American Football is not exactly a fit enough 'category' for I think that a game that is the second-largest day for U.S. food consumption, after Thanksgiving Day deserves its own place.
    It is one of the most watched American television broadcast of the year. Super Bowl XLV played in 2011 became the most watched American television program in history, drawing an average audience of 111 million viewers.
    Fact is the NFL's  Super Bowl is among the most watched sporting events in the world making this one topic that deserves its own category.

    1. Pearldiver profile image81
      Pearldiverposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Randy has sorted it out! smile

      Besides... I thought Larry had left HP after he put this in place?

      Apparently Randy has sold the Listing Rights to firm called Alien NFL LLC - they hail from some place called Arctus or something where they expect a viewing total of over 400 million!

      He wrote a hub about these guys, but neglected to say how much he earned or what the real deal is!  Are you invited to his BBQ later next year? yikes

      1. wavegirl22 profile image41
        wavegirl22posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I havent received my invite (well at least not yet) . . oooh how I love a good BBQ!

        any chance I can go with you wink

  5. CyclingFitness profile image93
    CyclingFitnessposted 6 years ago

    If you're requesting for NFL to have 1st Tier status- Why shouldn't Soccer/ Association Football have the same staus as it has a bigger wouldwide popularity than the NFL?

    1. hhunterr profile image60
      hhunterrposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      This has been sorely needed.

 
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