I wasn’t planning on having to write this piece, and I wasn’t planning on having to bring this week’s column to you late. What you’ll read deeper into this week’s edition is the direction I’d hoped to go, discussing hour tournaments like the Olympic hockey spectacle and the Davis Cup and the Ryder Cup are [...]
What is the greatest benefit in having as diverse a range of sporting interests as possible from a fan’s standpoint? There is never an offseason… something is always right in line to take the place of a departing season with a fresh dose of varied live action. It is often said that there really [...]
Some of the following words were penned over the past week, part of daily coverage of major international sporting events being held both here stateside and over the Atlantic across the length and breadth of España. Some are thoughts I’ve articulated with other writers, grappled with amongst coworkers at the day job, and discussed amongst [...]
NTSF 102: Final majors of 2010 in cycling and tennis, soccer’s tournament cycle begins anew and more…
Wow… seems that the beer my wife bought me last night really did a number on me. As I sat in front of the computer on Wednesday, digesting the 22 ounces of Bourbon County Brand Stout by Goose Island Brewery (13.0% alcohol by volume) and trying to finish up stage recaps from the Vuelta and [...]
NTSF 100: Celebrating a century with cycling news, a non-traditional take on college football and more…
So it’s been a crazy journey over the past couple years. When I sat down at FanNation in March 2008 — prodded by a friend on the site to write a weekly article for one of his groups — and penned the first edition of A Non-Traditional Sports Fan in America, I was simply setting [...]
The PGA’s use of replay to enforce rules is absurdly inconsistent. That lack of standardization damages the game.
Dustin Johnson was an unlucky victim of circumstance and rules interpretation on Sunday. As a result, he was left out of a playoff that would determine the PGA Championship.
Sports reporter Jim Gray has a long history of unimpressive behavior; his latest stunt only adds to his dubious resume.