The US is NOT a militarist nation. The US loves sports! Such as golf, car racing, water skiing, music, bowling, football, baseball, etc.
Obviously full contact sports such as Football and Hockey always rank highly, Basketball and Baseball are also highly popular. In general the least popular sports are ones which originate outside of the US such as soccer
all sports that involve lasagna
William Eaton was a soldier with the US Continental Army and then with the United States Army, reaching the rank of General. He participated in the First Barbary War as well as the Battle of Derne.
The United States Bowling Congress (USBC), the santioning body over US bowling, is located in Arlington, TX.