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  • The Open: Where is it in 2012?

    The Open: Where is it in 2012?

    First let me just welcome the golf community to the month of May.  Feels great!  To those of you residing in the warmer areas of the country it may not seem like a big deal, but it is a blessing for those of us who truly...
    May 2, 2012More
  • Do you have tickets to the Championships, Wimbledon?

    Do you have tickets to the Championships, Wimbledon?

    This year marks a special and very rare occasion for the sport of tennis and all of its patrons.  Not only will the All England Club host the Championships, but the most historic tennis and croquet club in the world will...
    April 26, 2012More
  • The torture of finding my Kentucky Derby Hat

    The torture of finding my Kentucky Derby Hat

    With less than one month before the 2012 Kentucky Derby, I answered the phone at Sports Traveler last week to hear this on the other line: “Um, I’m attending the Kentucky Derby with your company and um… I have a silly...
    April 19, 2012More
  • 2012 Chicago Baseball: Outlook, Schedules, Tickets, & Suites

    2012 Chicago Baseball: Outlook, Schedules, Tickets, & Suites

    The MLB season is officially now in full swing.  See what I did there? Silly puns aside, teams around the league are beginning to hit their early stride as players start to get a feel for the 2012 season. Every year the...
    April 17, 2012More
  • A ticket to the Masters is bliss

    A ticket to the Masters is bliss

    The Masters at Amen Corner - Augusta National It’s tough to avoid Augusta National, especially when you are here every year working the event. A lot of the people that work with me in this industry camp out at our hospitality...
    April 8, 2012More
  • 2014 World Cup Alert!

    2014 World Cup Alert!

    The World Cup moves to Brazil in 2014 and the football/soccer fanatics are already gearing up for what should be an amazing event.  Many consider soccer to be the most popular sport on the planet and in 2014 Brazil will...
    April 4, 2012More
  • 2012 Kentucky Derby Qualifiers

    2012 Kentucky Derby Qualifiers

    Well March is already on the way out and with April only a few days away Sports Traveler is gearing up the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby.  The Kentucky Derby is clearly a major sporting event in this country and has...
    March 28, 2012More
  • Final Four: It Is Time

    Final Four: It Is Time

    Well every year I get sad when the Final Four arrives.  I know that sounds crazy but when the Final Four is decided it means that the madness is coming to a close.  And usually by this time my bracket has been torn up...
    March 27, 2012More
  • The Return of Sunday Tiger

    The Return of Sunday Tiger

    Three years ago, a victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational would just have just been another notch on Tiger Woods' belt.  Today it marks the first win on the PGA Tour for Tiger Woods in 26 tour events.  According to...
    March 26, 2012More
  • World Figure Skating Championships features big Team USA hopes

    World Figure Skating Championships features big Team USA hopes

    US National Champion Ashley Wagner This week in Nice, France, the best skaters on the planet will compete in the 2012 ISU World Figure Skating Championships. With only two years until the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, both...
    March 25, 2012More
  • 2012 U.S. Open: A Gentleman's Game By The Bay

    2012 U.S. Open: A Gentleman's Game By The Bay

    Most of the country has been experiencing surprisingly in-climate for the last week or so and no one is complaining.  With the weather getting warm early this year I can't help but think about cutting work early and squeezing...
    March 20, 2012More
  • March Freakin' Madness: In Like A Lion

    March Freakin' Madness: In Like A Lion

    Holy cow folks!  The First Four games last night provided the sports world with the best possible start to the NCAA tournament.  When they first added the play-in game, I found it somewhat meaningless and never cared to...
    March 14, 2012More
  • Project Omaha:  2012 College World Series

    Project Omaha: 2012 College World Series

    Well its that time of year again.  MLB spring training is running rampant through Florida and Arizona, and the college kids are just hitting their stride in the young season.  The 2012 season is only a few weeks old but...
    March 9, 2012More
  • Peyton Manning: Greatest Ever?

    Peyton Manning: Greatest Ever?

    Today marks the beginning of a new era in the NFL.  Number 18 for the Colts will no longer be future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning. Guess Roger Goodell and the people in the NFL scheduling department have to find...
    March 7, 2012More
  • 2012 NASCAR Update: Aaron's 499 - Talladega

    2012 NASCAR Update: Aaron's 499 - Talladega

    The Aaron's 499 will return to Talladega Superspeedway on May 6, 2012! NASCAR still has the new season smell to it as we go into the third race of 2012 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  At the moment Denny Hamlin leads all...
    March 6, 2012More
  • 2012 Indianapolis 500:  IndyCar Preview & Predictions

    2012 Indianapolis 500: IndyCar Preview & Predictions

    In just over a month the IZOD IndyCar series will kick off their 2012 season at Barber Motorsports Park in Atlanta, GA.  This will mark the second season that IndyCar will race under that trade name. As the cart based racing...
    February 23, 2012More

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