Rule Resources for Football, Baseball and Basketball
The object of any sport is to be the winner at the end of the game. A critical part of developing a winning strategy is thoroughly understanding the rules. The rules can also tell you what kind of sport is for you, whether it's tennis, golf, hockey, baseball, football or basketball. For those who prefer contact sports, football may be more appealing than basketball; football requires contact whereas in basketball, contact can get a player a foul and six fouls can get them thrown out of the game! Whether you're a player or a fan, a solid working knowledge of the rules enhances your enjoyment and appreciation of the game. If you're a coach, it's your job to not only know the rules but teach them and make sure they're followed. Below are resources providing the rules of the game for various sports, for key sporting organizations and special sites for coaches.
Whether you're coaching, playing or just watching, learning the rules and regulations of a sport enhances appreciation of the game, an athlete's abilities, a coach's leadership and a team's morale. It also makes individuals better players no matter what the level of play.