Sports Traveler Blog

  • What is the Gold Cup?  When & Where is it played?

    What is the Gold Cup? When & Where is it played?

    Are you a soccer fan?  Well I guess most soccer fans around the world refer to it as football but to save confusion I'll just stick with calling it soccer.  Besides, its pretty clear that there is only one sport of football...
    May 10, 2013More
  • 2013 Kentucky Derby Odds, Winning History, & Fun!

    2013 Kentucky Derby Odds, Winning History, & Fun!

    It seems like just last week we were anxiously waiting for the Belmont Stakes in hopes that I'll Have Another could complete the first Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978.  As fate would have it the Triple Crown was not...
    May 3, 2013More
  • Woman to Host Indy 500 on TV for First Time

    Woman to Host Indy 500 on TV for First Time

    According to USA Today, Lindsay Czarniak will be the first on-air television host for the Indianapolis 500.  This is big news for the racing world but also for our culture in this country.  We are far from where we need...
    April 24, 2013More
  • Sports Update: Masters, MLB, NASCAR, Final Four, NBA, NHL

    Sports Update: Masters, MLB, NASCAR, Final Four, NBA, NHL

    Whoa!  The sports world is going crazy right now!  So much going on and it is all too exciting to miss.  To catch up with the sports world I have harnessed all the major news/results from the recent events.  I am going...
    April 10, 2013More
  • Tiger To The Top

    Tiger To The Top

    It has been quite some time since you could say Tiger is the best golfer in the world and be accurate.  Whether or not he is the best is up in the air right now but his world ranking indicates that he is currently the top...
    March 26, 2013More
  • Top 10: NCAA Tournament Moments (2000 - Present)

    Top 10: NCAA Tournament Moments (2000 - Present)

    This current century is still relatively young but I think it is time to look back on the NCAA Tournament since the millennium changed over.  It was hard to narrow the list down to 10 so the Top 10 essentially becomes the...
    March 19, 2013More
  • The Final Four: An Experience to Remember

    The Final Four: An Experience to Remember

    Seriously, is there anything better than the NCAA Tournament?  Throughout the world there are sporting events that capture excitement and majesty in the performance of excellence.  Some say the Super Bowl is the greatest...
    March 8, 2013More
  • Chicago Blackhawks Start Season on Historic Run

    Chicago Blackhawks Start Season on Historic Run

    The Chicago Blackhawks have started off the 2013 NHL season like a house of fire.  Going into a lockout shortened season, I'm sure every team has a lot of questions as to what level the team could perform at.  Many of...
    February 26, 2013More
  • Daytona 500: Danica Patrick Wins the Pole

    Daytona 500: Danica Patrick Wins the Pole

    History was made this weekend when Danica Patrick became the first woman to qualify on the pole position for the Daytona 500 or any other NASCAR Sprint Cup race.  Her first full Sprint Cup season could not be starting out...
    February 18, 2013More
  • The Road to Augusta National: 2013 Masters Tournament

    The Road to Augusta National: 2013 Masters Tournament

    It has been a hot minute since we checked in with the world of golf so this week we are going to reconnect with that pesky little white ball.  There has been some early excitement thus far in the PGA season.  Tiger has...
    February 11, 2013More
  • Destination NOLA: Super Bowl wait is over!

    Destination NOLA: Super Bowl wait is over!

    Super Bowl Sidebar What a week folks.  As if there aren't enough headlines for the Super Bowl, we get slapped in the face with allegations from SI that Ray Lewis used a banned substance.  It seems no sport, including golf,...
    February 1, 2013More
  • Super Bowl XLVII:  The Harbowl

    Super Bowl XLVII: The Harbowl

    San Francisco 49ers vs. Baltimore Ravens Jim vs. John Harbaugh vs. Harbaugh Brother vs. Brother Brah vs. Brah Unless you have been living under a rock, you should be quite aware that this year's Super Bowl will feature a...
    January 25, 2013More
  • AFC & NFC Championship Weekend

    AFC & NFC Championship Weekend

    I was really hoping that my predictions would hold on last weekend but I ended up at .500 after going 2 out of 4.  The good news I am still 6-2 in the 2013 playoffs so I can at least hang my hat on that for another day...
    January 18, 2013More
  • 2013 NFL Divisional Playoffs Pick 'em

    2013 NFL Divisional Playoffs Pick 'em

    The opening weekend of the NFL playoffs ended up about how I expected.  I felt pretty good about going 4 out of 4 with my picks last week but I will also admit that the choices seemed pretty easy.  The major disappointment...
    January 11, 2013More
  • When is the 2013 Kentucky Derby?

    When is the 2013 Kentucky Derby?

    Louisville, KY has been the home to the premiere North-American horse race for well over a century and the tradition continues in 2013.  This year the Kentucky Derby will be held on Saturday, May 4th.  It is also important...
    January 8, 2013More
  • 2013 NFL Playoffs: Weekend Preview

    2013 NFL Playoffs: Weekend Preview

    The grind of the NFL regular season has come to an end.  The slates have been cleared and nothing from the regular season matters any more.  This is what is known as "crunch time".  We are now in the 2 minute drill of...
    January 4, 2013More

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