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Old 04-18-2017, 09:08 AM
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Old 04-18-2017, 05:43 PM
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Old 04-18-2017, 05:44 PM
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Plus a Canadian came up with the idea for basketball
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Old 04-18-2017, 05:46 PM
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Then he also came up with volleyball, because the two sports were created at the same time by the same people.
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Old 04-18-2017, 05:47 PM
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The roots of basketball are firmly embedded in Canada. In 1891 the game was invented by Dr. James Naismith, a Canadian who hailed from Almonte, Ontario.
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Old 04-18-2017, 05:52 PM
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Well, maybe not exactly the same.

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On February 9, 1895, in Holyoke, Massachusetts (USA), William G. Morgan, a YMCA physical education director, created a new game called Mintonette as a pastime to be played (preferably) indoors and by any number of players. The game took some of its characteristics from tennis and handball. Another indoor sport, basketball, was catching on in the area, having been invented just ten miles (sixteen kilometers) away in the city of Springfield, Massachusetts, only four years before. Mintonette was designed to be an indoor sport, less rough than basketball, for older members of the YMCA, while still requiring a bit of athletic effort.

The first rules, written down by William G Morgan, called for a net 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) high, a 25 ft × 50 ft (7.6 m × 15.2 m) court, and any number of players. A match was composed of nine innings with three serves for each team in each inning, and no limit to the number of ball contacts for each team before sending the ball to the opponents' court. In case of a serving error, a second try was allowed. Hitting the ball into the net was considered a foul (with loss of the point or a side-out)—except in the case of the first-try serve.

After an observer, Alfred Halstead, noticed the volleying nature of the game at its first exhibition match in 1896, played at the International YMCA Training School (now called Springfield College), the game quickly became known as volleyball (it was originally spelled as two words: "volley ball"). Volleyball rules were slightly modified by the International YMCA Training School and the game spread around the country to various YMCAs.
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Old 04-18-2017, 06:16 PM
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Old 04-19-2017, 05:39 AM
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Basketball and volleyball are both lame.
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Old 04-19-2017, 10:24 AM
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Using the afternoon to make some icons from last night's episode than hockey
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Old 04-19-2017, 10:26 AM
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AoS...I put it in SPs in case people didn't watch it yet....

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Been a day of art from last night's PB batch of the last scene - episode icons and may try some desktop wallpapers
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Old 04-20-2017, 12:12 AM
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What's happy about it?
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What's happy about it?
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