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 rugbyworldcup.com qualifying news news Headlines Stadium Guide – Guardian Rugby World Cup: Streaming ‘lag’ means action will appear first on conventional channels – Stuff (New Zealand) Greens labelled ‘wowsers’ after opposing venues …

Australian Football League (AFL)

Photo: Brad, Ben Cousins Farwell Match Welcome to the world of bouncy restarts, the Australian Football League (AFL). Key Links http://www.afl.com.au http://play.afl @AFL Headlines http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-05-04/afl-is-supposedly-in-crisis-but-crowds-keep-turning-up/9723818 YouTube Twitter Tweets by AFL Planeta.com AFL Links Australia Sports Football

Tennis

Postcard: Boston Public Library Tennis = racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent or between two teams of two players each. Each player uses a tennis racket that is strung with cord to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over or around a net and into the opponent’s court. …

Tennis Links

Photo: Golden Retrievers Links related to tennis presented in somewhat random fashion: US Open https://www.usopen.org Live from New York City, four show courts! The United States Open Tennis Championships is a hard court tennis tournament. The tournament is the modern version of one of the oldest tennis championships in the world, the U.S. National Championship, …

Baseball Links

Photo: Fort Wayne Links related to baseball in somewhat random order: Headlines https://deadspin.com/whats-the-matter-with-baseball-1837585854 Why No One Watches Baseball Anymore – The Nation – @EdgeofSports Are there only 18 minutes of action in a baseball game? https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/take-this-cheat-sheet-to-the-ballpark-to-decide-when-to-leave http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/24049347/mlb-hitters-explain-why-just-beat-shift yankees-are-the-worst https://www.thenation.com/article/viva-baseball-the-latino-pageantry-of-the-mlbs-2017-all-star-game 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 This college …

Little League

Buzzwords Little League = youth baseball or softball under the auspices of an organization founded in 1939, for children up to age 12 Key Links littleleague.org world series 2019 Schedule @LittleLeague Little League World Series (LLWS) Highlights from all of this year’s televised games will be available at LittleLeague.org/Videos, along with video features, historic moments, …

The Las Vegas Sportsline

Logo Elsewhere on the Web For those keen on sports, sports betting, and/or Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Sportsline is a recommended listen. The Monday-Friday hour-long show is local, commercial radio at its finest. Commercials and sponsored bits are a hoot and lead to cool tips for locals and visitors. Show Line: (702) 364-1100 Slogans: …

Las Vegas Raiders

Modified Logo Coming to Las Vegas … the NFL team Raiders Videos Live Web Cam 2019 https://www.raiders.com/news/raiders-to-announce-nfl-draft-day-3-selections-from-las-vegas-stadium-constructi The @FOX5Vegas drone is giving you a look from this morning at the @LasVegasStadium..home of the Las Vegas Raiders, @unlvfootball, & many major events. Beautiful weather today..light breezes with some 103º heat in the afternoon. The Stadium is …