My voice is still hoarse five days after the fact. Saturday saw the eyes of the nation turn toward Eugene, and I had the pleasure of being amongst a crowd that numbered just under 60,000 to witness the Oregon Ducks take on Stanford in a matchup with more than just Pac-10 implications. Perched 14 rows [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
1. Roy Nelson vs. Junior Dos Santos officially for #1 contender spot: On Thursday’s episode of ESPN 2′s MMA Live (you can catch them right here at SportsNickel.com), UFC President Dana White stated that the winner of the fight between Nelson and Dos Santos will take on the winner of October’s Brock Lesnar vs. Cain [...]
Before the World Cup kicks off, the “Final Four” of European Soccer is going to happen by the end of the current month. I am talking about the UEFA Champions League semi-finals, the biggest soccer club competition in the world. Four very different squads grace these semi-finals — they are Bayern Munich (Germany), Lyon (France), [...]