San Francisco Rugby

Poster For those who enjoy enjoy international competitions, next week is the seventh edition of the Rugby World Cup Sevens, the  premier stand-alone international rugby sevens competition outside the Olympic Games. Hashtag: #Rugby7s Key Links https://www.rwcsevens.com https://www.rwcsevens.com/where-to-watch https://www.rwcsevens.com/tickets https://www.youtube.com/worldrugby http://www.facebook.com/worldrugby7s http://www.twitter.com/worldrugby7s Wikipedia: The 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens will be the seventh edition of the Rugby …

Home Run

Buzzwords Home Run = a fair hit that allows the batter to make a complete circuit of the bases without stopping and score a run in baseball Also see: Home Run Derby, annual home run hitting contest in Major League Baseball (MLB) customarily held the day before the MLB All-Star Game. Key Links https://www.mlb.com/news/home-run-derby-history/c-283844278 Planeta.com …

FIFA World Cup 2018

Poster A billion eyes are on this year’s FIFA World Cup. Hashtag: #WorldCup Questions How are you watching and listening to the matches? – Fox, Telemundo … Where are you watching?  – Home, work, bar, casino Favorite Tweeters? For locals – What would locals like visitors to know about their city? Country? Official Website FIFA …

AFL Links

Links related to AFL presented in a somewhat random order Headlines http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-09/nrl-indigenous-round-brings-players-stories-to-the-surface/8510166 http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/the-only-thing-tasmania-has-over-the-gold-coast-is-unemployment–suns-chairman-tony-cochrane-bites-back-20170410-gvhsan.html http://www.afl.com.au/news/2016-04-29/a-game-for-all-sizes-and-shapes Meat Loaf apologises to AFL, Australian fans for ‘angry words’ over 2011 grand final welcome-to-footy-heaven-of-cheap-entry-hot-pies-and-hard-contests AFLW http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-27/will-the-passion-for-the-aflw-inaugural-season-live-on/8389488 Adam Goodes’ Indigenous Celebration (2015) https://newmatilda.com/2015/05/30/adam-goodes-displays-his-culture-during-indigenous-round-australia-implodes http://www.triplem.com.au/melbourne/sport/afl/news/2015/5/the-afl-backs-adam-goodes-indigenous-celebration http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2015/may/31/afl-gives-backing-to-adam-goodes-goal-celebration http://www.theroar.com.au/2015/05/30/heres-another-controversial-article-about-adam-goodes http://www.smh.com.au/comment/adam-goodes-war-cry-wasnt-an-outrage-it-was-a-heartfelt-show-of-his-proud-heritage-20150531-ghdcfz.html buzzword bingo afl – banana – barrel – baulk – behind posts – biffo …

Rugby World Cup 2019

Japan hosts the 2019 Rugby World Cup September 20 – November 2. The final will take place in Yokohama. Hashtag: #RWC2019 Key Links https://www.rugbyworldcup.com https://www.rugbyworldcup.com/qualifying http://www.worldrugby.org/news/245438 http://www.worldrugby.org/news/206713 Headlines how-can-world-rugby-make-the-2019-rugby-world-cup-even-more-exciting http://www.rugbyworldcup.com/news/119391 No plan B for RWC2019 Background The Rugby World Cup is widely acknowledged as the 3rd largest sporting fixture in the world behind the Olympics …

Rugby Sevens

Hashtags For those who enjoy enjoy international competitions, next week are the seventh edition of the Rugby World Cup Sevens, the  premier stand-alone international rugby sevens competition outside the Olympic Games. Hashtag: #Rugby7s Wikipedia: The 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens will be the seventh edition of the Rugby World Cup Sevens. Organised by World Rugby, it …

Sports Betting

Buzzwords Sports betting = the activity of predicting sports results and placing a wager on the outcome. Headlines https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-supreme-court-made-it-easier-for-more-people-to-place-bad-sports-bets nytimes https://www.si.com/more-sports/2018/05/14/supreme-court-sports-betting-decision-analysis-lawmakers Wikipedia Sports_betting Planeta.com Sportsbook Gaming Sports

College World Series

Photo: FanFest Omaha, Nebraska – The 2018 NCAA Men’s College World Series (CWS) takes place this week TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, June 16-26/27, 2018. The eight winners advancing from the Super Regional competitions will compete in two four-team double elimination brackets to determine the bracket champions. The two bracket champions will then play a best …

Baseball Links

Photo: Fort Wayne Links related to baseball in somewhat random order: Little League World Series (LLWS) http://www.littleleague.org – http://www.littleleague.org/series/2011divisions/llbb/series.htm http://twitter.com/#!/LittleLeague https://www.facebook.com/LittleLeagueBaseballAndSoftball?ref=ts http://www.littleleague.baseball.com.au http://espn.go.com/sports/llws15/story/_/page/LittleLeagueWorldSeries/little-league-world-series-espn NCAA Baseball Tournament / College World Series http://espn.go.com/ncaa/baseball/cws/scoreboard Omaha, Nebraska Big 10 Tournament http://ww.bigten.org/sports/m-basebl/big10-m-basebl-body.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/College_baseball Headlines http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/24049347/mlb-hitters-explain-why-just-beat-shift yankees-are-the-worst Here’s what’s behind each PCL team nickname https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/mexican-baseball-is-finally-eliminating-one-of-the-worst-unwritten-rules-in-sports https://sports.vice.com/en_us/highlight/the-associated-press-originally-reported-that-yogi-bear-died-at-age-90 http://www.mensjournal.com/style/collection/meet-the-tailor-who-sizes-up-every-player-in-baseball-20150714 minorleague_lawsuit_claims_mlb_fails_to_pay_minimum_wage offense-learn-sabermetrics baseball-explained-by-an-aussie-who-has-never-seen-baseball australian-baseball-a-brief-history …