Sports Traveler Blog

  • Travel to the Inaugural Big 10 Championship

    Travel to the Inaugural Big 10 Championship

    With the addition of the Nebraska Cornhuskers early this spring, the Big 10 will now have a conference championship game for the first time.   On December 3, the winner of each division will play in Indianapolis at Lucas...
    August 22, 2011More
  • Horse Racing At It's Finest

    Horse Racing At It's Finest

    We are now in the middle of August and our attention in the sports world is either on a pennant race in baseball or the start of good 'ol fashioned tackle football.  Soon the leaves will change color and the cool nights...
    August 18, 2011More
  • Travel to Miami with your fellow Eagles Fans

    Travel to Miami with your fellow Eagles Fans

    On December 11, the Philadelphia Eagles will be traveling south for the weekend to play the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium.  Michael Vick and the rest of the the Eagles "Dream Team" will be playing a late year matchup...
    August 18, 2011More
  • Rule Of Thome

    Rule Of Thome

    For the second time this year we get to celebrate a "clean" MLB milestone.  Last night Minnesota Twins DH Jim Thome became the 8th member of the 600 home run club when he belted his second homer in as many innings.  For...
    August 16, 2011More
  • The Master Plan

    The Master Plan

    This Thursday the PGA will host the fourth and final major of the 2011 season at the Atlanta Athletic Club-Highlands Course.  The 93rd running of this annual event is full of excitement and intrigue.  All the buzz around...
    August 10, 2011More
  • Fan's Guide to the US Open Tennis Tournament

    Fan's Guide to the US Open Tennis Tournament

    The month of August has begun, the hot summer has arrived, and three Grand Slam Tennis events have already been played.  At this time of year, residents of New York and tennis fans around the globe prepare for the US Open...
    August 8, 2011More
  • ESPN Creates A Revolutionary Stat For NFL QB's

    ESPN Creates A Revolutionary Stat For NFL QB's

    Last week the NFL ended the lockout by signing a new CBA (Collective Bargaining Agreement) with the NFLPA.  This week ESPN will introduce their new "Total Quarterback Rating" to the NFL world.  CAUTION:  This is a Public...
    August 3, 2011More
  • Durantula Feasts In The "Big Apple"

    Durantula Feasts In The "Big Apple"

    On Monday night the NBA's 2 time and reigning scoring champion did a number on his a opponents in a Entertainers Basketball Classic game.  That number was 66 to be exact.  Kevin Durant fulfilled one of his childhood dreams...
    August 2, 2011More
  • 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.The sport being played in the above video is called Sepak Takraw.  Since the mid-late 19th century, it's been one of the most popular games in Asia.  At...
    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

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