In Landon’s Honor

With the help of more clubs, worldwide player attention, and the rebranding, the MLS is getting a facelift. Amidst the changes the LA Galaxy has astonished its fans with a 5th MLS cup win, making it the first soccer franchise to reach this feat. In addition, Landon Donovan, LA Galaxy's #10 will be retiring this year. Landon's soccer career has spanned far and national, always with great esteem . Cheers to 5 Landon, and the LA Galaxy!

“How To” muay thai fighting stance with world champion & mother: Julie Kitchen

It's always good to be prepared. The no. 1 ladies Muay Thai Boxing Champion from Cornwall, UK Julie Kitchen holds 14x World titles. She is a fighter, trainer, ambassador for Muay Thai Womens Boxing and mother of twin daughters Amber and Allaya aged 13 yrs. Who by the way are both british no1. As an ambassador for Muay Thai Boxing, Jule is especially encouraging women to get involved and achieve their goals even when facing adversity. Butterflies also have a special meaning to her. To read more visithttp://bit.ly/JKMuayThai or to get an Inside Look from her husband and trainer

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Gabrielle Union Video Bombs Dwayne Wade. Ouch!

If you ever thought having your parents cheering you on at your high school or college games was embarrassing try being an NBA player with a wife that sits court side and can be heard a mile away. Some would say that the spousal support court side is great and encouraging while others would say it’s severely annoying. NBA player Dwayne Wade from the Miami Heat banded his celebrity wife Gabriel Union from sitting court side after her one to many times of coaching on the side lines got out of hand. Fans reported that she would yell at the referees, heckle the opposing team, and

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Metal Mulisha’s Larry Linkogle has a family business about beer & wine. Cheers!

Metal Mulisha co-founder Larry Linkogle, professional motocross rider has grown up around dirt, bikes and you guessed it....wine. The Briar Rose Winery where Larry grew up and Metal Mulisha started, is where you can enjoy award winning wine while you watch Larry and friends rip backflips off 30ft high jumps in the backyard. Kid's don't drink and ride. Learn a bit more as to what makes up the Linkogle family business as they launch a never before seen wine that acts like a beer called Talking Frog. For more info on the Briar Rose Winery tours and tastings: www.briarrosewinery.com/  

Tobin Heath Scarfs Lamar Hunt Statue for the 4th of July Celebration

Wondering what others are doing for the 4th of July? Better yet, what some of our professional athletes will be doing? Well today as many Americans are celebrating the birth of our nation, two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women’s World Cup silver medalist Tobin Heath will be scarfing the Lamar Hunt Statue at the FC Dallas Stadium in Texas. There is great significance in the scarfing of the Lamar Hunt Statue in the sports community as it pays tribute to a man that made a profound impact in the sports world. Lamar Hunt was a huge sports promoter as he

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A Sport of Royalty: Mark Hunter Rowing

Historical evidence has supported the claim that the sport of rowing appeared as early as the 13th century in Europe. A sport of prestige, rowing, became noticed by royalty and the upper class. Henley, England, is considered the mecca of rowing after Prince Albert became the patron of the Henley Regatta in 1851.  Ever since then, the Henley Regatta has been considered a traditionally "royal" event. AlthetesLiveHere was able to chat with 2x British Olympic Rowing Medalist and 3x World Champion Rowing Medalist,  who has also won three Henley Royal Regatta titles.   ALH: How did you get into rowing?

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Powerful Partnerships Equal Successful Foundations

Marketing campaigns can either be a win or a loss for numerous brands, however, when a company has a strong branding experience for its customers and has a professional athlete as a partner, it's obvious that the partnership is building a solid foundation for success. Jamba Juice and world-renowned tennis star Venus Williams are that dynamic duo that have strategically used their own knowledge and expertise to create the ultimate customer experience with ever sip of any Jamba Juice Smoothie. By aligning their influential personalities, Venus Williams and Jamba Juice are driving a push toward educating its consumers on living a healthy

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Big Air + Big Clients = Big Projects: Andrew Mutty’s East Coast Living

After years of being a professional snowboarder Andrew Mutty has decided to stay close to the sport that he loves so much. ALH was able to catch up with Mutty and find out a little bit more about what he projects he is involved in. ALH: Was there a moment or event that first got you into filming? There was… I was 14 or 15 snowboarding with some friends in a local park. “The good old days.” I had green hair, we hit kickers with flat landings. Anything we could do at the time to capture our adventures was worth it. My

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Louis Vuitton Endorses Athletes

Going to the gym in fresh kicks is one thing, but attending practice or the gym with a Louis Vuitton bag around your shoulder is on another playing field. Lets go back to the basics. For the common health nuts or gym rats, the one “athletic” necessity would definitely have to start with shoes. Once you got your clean pair of Nike Quick Free XTs on or perhaps a pair of Adidas Adipure Trainers on your pretty much covered. Endorsements are a very lucrative business for all athletes especially when a company like Louis Vuitton comes a knocking and asks

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Robbie Rogers Rips Past Homosexual Remarks, Reactions

One of the biggest achievements in sports is being the first to accomplish what has never been done before. When soccer players like former Blackburn, Chelsea, and England left-back Graeme Le Saux and former Swedish international and Seattle Sounder Freddie Ljundberg—both admittedly straight—found themselves persecuted by the media and other players for being considered ‘gay’ due to trivial parts of their personal life that didn’t even have sexual bearing, it’s understood why nobody on the pitch would want to risk being the first to ‘come out’ completely. Leave it to a blond-haired, blue-eyed kid out of Mater Dei High School to set

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Mental Illness No Longer Getting Best of West

Each momentum-changing hustle play he commits himself to, Delonte West’s mind is forced to trudge through a daily life fraught with emotions, situations, and fears his teammates will never have to face. Within this troubled mind, where basketball serves as a rare sanctuary, the six-foot, three-inch point guard out of Saint Joseph’s can take solace that-- as diminutive as he may be on the basketball court-- he has so far proven to be much bigger than his mental illness. Diagnosed with bipolar disorder as a youngster, West has had the worst of the worst and the best of the best, and

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Matt Hamill: Fighting in Silence

In the UFC, and mixed martial arts in general, fighters are consistently faced with challenges; from competing injured, being away from their family for long periods of time, and having strict dieting plans. One fighter, however, has the same challenges faced by every fighter, along with one of his own. Matt “The Hammer” Hamill is to this day one of the only deaf fighters to fight in the octagon.Hamill was born on October 5, 1976 in Loveland, Ohio. He was born deaf, but his family initially refused to believe the doctor’s diagnosis that he was deaf and dumb. After Matt’s

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