Rugby World Cup 2019

Japan hosts the 2019 Rugby World Cup September 20 – November 2. South Africa won the championship after beating England in the final, with this being their third title since 1995. Hashtag: #RWC2019 Key Links rugbyworldcup.com qualifying news news Headlines Stadium Guide – Guardian Rugby World Cup: Streaming ‘lag’ means action will appear first on …

Baseball Links

Photo: Wizards Links related to baseball in somewhat random order: Wikipedia Watch Walk-off home run Walk-up Song https://medium.com/all-things-picardy/a-brief-history-of-the-baseball-walk-up-song-f05d82b541fc Headlines Don’t Make Me Root For These Creatures To Be Happy 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 …

National Football League (NFL)

Poster: 2019-2020 Schedule Key Links https://nfl.com scores auction @NFL Tweets by NFL Quotes “NFL football is the closest thing we have in this country to a national language and a national religion. So even if you’re not a fan of the sports world, the NFL needs to be reckoned with as a cultural force. It …

Sports in Latin America

Photo: Chapultepec Park Whether it is a national title or a neighborhood pick-up game of soccer, sports (deportes) are obsessively popular forms of entertainment and the front door to cities, countries, and cultures. Travelers who want to gain a better understanding of local culture owe it to themselves to check out the venues that go …

The Las Vegas Sportsline

Logo For those keen on sports, sports betting, and/or Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Sportsline is a cross-genre recommended listen. The Monday-Friday hour-long show is local, commercial radio at its finest. Commercials and sponsored bits lead to cool tips for locals and visitors. Show Line: (702) 364-1100 Key Links lvsportsnetwork.com/show/the-las-vegas-sportsline lvsportsnetwork.com podcast @TheLVSportsline Listen Live …

Vegas Golden Knights

Photo Las Vegas – Everything is hyped from the start, but Vegas Golden Knights aka VGK – nhl.com/goldenknights – exceeded everyone’s expectations in its debut year. Now back for season #2. Hashtag: #VegasBorn The team has Home Ice Advantage in the Mojave Desert. Key Links nhl.com/goldenknights @GoldenKnights Also Toshiba Plaza The Park Summerlin City National …

Football

Graphic: freepngimg Features Rugby Australian Football League (AFL) National Football League (NFL) College Football Soccer FIFA World Cup 2018 Headlines ‘A labor of love’ keeps NCAA Football video game alive The Game – The Sun – @mdt1960 @TheSunMagazine Embedded Tweets #TexasBowl pic.twitter.com/iRTUG9e1NV — Ron Mader (@ronmader) December 28, 2017 Planeta.com Sports Sports Links

Dodgers

Key Links mlb.com/dodgers @Dodgers Twitter @Dodgers @DodgerInsider @DodgersDigest @Sammy_Roth Headlines The Dodgers Are Baseball’s Most Versatile Team – 538 Cody Bellinger Was Already Good. Then He Changed His Swing. Chavez Ravine Chavez_Ravine – Wikipedia YouTube Long before Sandy Koufax threw Dodger Stadium’s first pitch, and even before the first residents moved into Chavez Ravine, there …

Walk-Off

Buzzwords Walk-off home run = a run scored by the home team to gain the lead at the bottom of the final inning, thereby ending the game Wikipedia Walk-off home run Planeta Baseball Baseball Links https://planeta.com/walking