Establish Your Home Field Advantage

This weekend the final four teams in the National Football League (NFL) will play to see who makes it to the Super Bowl. Two of those teams share an advantage over their opponents that many times is the difference maker – Home Field Advantage. In team sports the term home field advantage describes the advantage that the home team is said to have over the visiting team as a result of playing in familiar facilities and in front of supportive fans. Think about it – the home team doesn’t get an extra player, or extra points, or any real measurable advantage. So why is it such an advantage? It’s an advantage because they get to play in front of, and for their home fans. If you’ve ever played team sports or been to a major sporting event before, you know the difference the fans can make on the momentum of
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