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Monthly Archives: July 2011

  • Saddle Up

    Saddle Up

    You could almost hear a collective sigh of relief from millions of people and businesses across the country this week when the NFL officially ended the lockout. Players may now enter practice facilities and coaches can...
    July 27, 2011More
  • Planning your trip to the Olympics 101

    Planning your trip to the Olympics 101

    I can’t believe it’s time to start talking about planning trips to the 2012 Summer Olympics. Wasn’t it just 2010 and we were talking about Vancouver and what type of winter boots to pack when I go watch bobsleigh? Now,...
    July 27, 2011More
  • A Future Olympic Sport?

    A Future Olympic Sport?

    Whoa! This was my first reaction when I first saw this video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ljb6Mne8Mfc&feature=player The sport being played in the above video is called Sepak Takraw. Since the mid-late 19th century,...
    July 27, 2011More
  • The NFL Lockout is Over!

    The NFL Lockout is Over!

    After many long months of talks, rumors, hesitation, and excitement, the owners and the NFLPA have agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement, formally ending the NFL Lockout. Starting the week of July 25, teams can...
    July 25, 2011More
  • 2011 College Football Preview

    2011 College Football Preview

    As the hottest days of summer creep through the midwest this week, the smell of football begins to tickle the nose. August is just around the corner and with it comes double and triple sessions for college football athletes...
    July 21, 2011More
  • The British Open: The Elite Championship

    The British Open: The Elite Championship

    The British Open is the oldest tournament of the four major golf championships. Established in 1860 at Prestwick Golf Club, the Open Championship (more commonly called), has become a fan favorite for years. The design of...
    July 19, 2011More
  • The Pirates are in..Wait, What? First Place?

    The Pirates are in..Wait, What? First Place?

    Don't change the resolution on your monitor. You just read that correctly. The Pittsburgh Pirates are in first place! This is not the first week of the season. It's the morning of July 19. After 18 consecutive seasons...
    July 19, 2011More
  • Did Someone Say World Cup?

    Did Someone Say World Cup?

    Are you ready for some futball? Yes we mean soccer! And no, Hank Williams Jr. will not be singing introductory songs before any futball matches so soccer fans rest easy. Over the last several weeks we have had an opportunity...
    July 15, 2011More
  • New Marlins Ballpark Suppose to Create New Fans?

    New Marlins Ballpark Suppose to Create New Fans?

    30, 30, 29, 28, and 30. These numbers represent where the Florida Marlins rank in attendance amongst all the teams in Major League Baseball from 2007 to current. There are 30 teams in MLB, which means the Marlins finished...
    July 14, 2011More
  • Derek Jeter: A Story of Legitmate Milestones and Loyalty

    Derek Jeter: A Story of Legitmate Milestones and Loyalty

    In baseball the phrase "sure thing" is reserved for a select few. Many baseball players are drafted out of high school and are often praised for their skills from a very young age. The translation is not easy for scouts...
    July 13, 2011More
  • Security Check: 2012 London Summer Games

    Security Check: 2012 London Summer Games

    This past Tuesday police officials in London began conducting security tests for the 2012 Summer Olympics. In order to prepare for every situation the London police have teamed up with the Met, UK Border Agency, and other...
    July 13, 2011More
  • Notre Dame to make Ireland Trip in September 2012

    Notre Dame to make Ireland Trip in September 2012

    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are set to travel to Dublin, Ireland for a September 1, 2012 game versus the Navy Midshipmen. This will be the first time that Notre Dame will be making this trip to the Emerald Island. Sports...
    July 12, 2011More
  • Bristol Nights: The Legend of the Half Mile Coliseum

    Bristol Nights: The Legend of the Half Mile Coliseum

    Summer is in full force and so is the NASCAR regular season. After 17 races the Chase picture is beginning to take shape. Kevin Harvick established a lead early on in the season and has held on to the top spot for the...
    July 8, 2011More
  • Walk on Wrigley Field with Our New Cubs Packages

    Walk on Wrigley Field with Our New Cubs Packages

    Sports Traveler has improved our Cubs Baseball Travel Packages! We have now included guided tours of Wrigley Field & roundtrip transfers from your hotel to the airport. The Wrigley Field Tours include stops in the press...
    July 6, 2011More
  • NBA Lockout: The end for the Heat?

    NBA Lockout: The end for the Heat?

    On June 30 the NBA decided to follow suit with the NFL and locked out their players. Since the NFL is the most lucrative and popular of the four major sports, the media has been all over the NFL Lockout announcing even...
    July 5, 2011More
  • Experience the Daytona 500 in February

    Experience the Daytona 500 in February

    The green flag will be waved in a few hours for tonight's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. In only 7 months, the 2012 NASCAR season will begin with the running of the Daytona 500. Have you ever imagined about...
    July 2, 2011More

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