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Northwestern Women’s Soccer Game Preview

When: September 21st, 2012 What: Northwestern University Women’s Soccer game vs. Penn State University Where: Lakeside Field, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL Why: After a team hazing scandal rocked the Wildcats’ women’s soccer team back in 2006, the program has regrouped to become competitive again in the Big Ten Conference. Illinois itself is one of the [...]

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New Haven Open Preview

When: August 17th-25th, 2012 What: New Haven Open at Yale Where: Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale University, New Haven, CT Why: The New Haven Open at Yale is a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. A Premier tournament on the WTA Tour, it is the last American tournament before the fourth and last Grand [...]

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Zap Amateur World Championships of Skimboarding – Dewey Beach, DE

Does your beach have smaller waves that are not quite suitable for surfing? No need for despair, it’s just time for a smaller board, then. That’s especially the case for the the Delaware coast, where waves are typically between 2-4 feet and where skimboarding reigns supreme. What is skimboarding?  A skimboard looks like a surfboard, just [...]

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Little League World Series Preview

When: August 16th-26th, 2012 What: The 2012 Little League World Series Where: Howard J. Lamade Stadium, South Williamsport, PA Why: Each year, teams from eight US regions and eight International regions come to the middle of Pennsylvania to play in two separate double elimination tournaments. After the US and International champions are crowned, the winners [...]

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Great Meadow Twilight Polo Preview

When: Saturday August 18th, 2012 What: Twilight Polo at Great Meadow Where: Great Meadow, The Plains, VA Why: Great Meadow, host to the Virginia Gold Cup steeplechase races, is a world class international polo field. During the summer more than 20,000 fans gather at Great Meadow to watch the Twilight Polo program with two matches every [...]

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White Marlin Open – Ocean City, MD

Sometimes bigger really is better. In the case of fishing at the White Marlin Open, bigger means a better payday. 253 boats set out in the Atlantic Ocean over 4 days with dreams of catching fish much larger than your average “thiiiiiis big” anecdote. Anglers cast their lines into the deep blue sea looking to [...]

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Zap Amateur World Championships of Skimboarding Preview

When: August 11-12, 2012 What: 2012 Zap Amateur World Championships of Skimboarding Where: Dewey Beach, DE Why: Now in its 31st year, this deeply rooted event went through the roof last year as it celebrated a new all amateur format. After setting a high bar for skim events by bringing in top riders from other countries [...]

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Jersey Jumps Beach Vault – Seaside Heights, NJ

If people aren’t coming to watch your sport wherever it’s being played, maybe it’s time to bring it to the people. And that’s exactly what Mike Pascuzzo did 4 years ago when he started the Jersey Jumps Beach Vault competition at New Jersey’s famous Jersey Shore in Seaside Heights. “No one goes to track and [...]

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Providence Roller Derby – Warwick, RI

Providence, Rhode Island is a hard town. The town was settled by Roger Williams in 1663, and soon became a place for religious dissenters. Providence grew slowly, as settlers had  difficulties farming the land. Early citizens had differing local traditions and conflicted over land often, which kept many away from this small original US Colony. Providence [...]

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White Marlin Open Preview

When: August 6th-10th, 2012 What: The White Marlin Open, a 4 day long billfish fishing tournament. Where: Ocean City, MD Why: Known as “The “World’s Largest Billfish Tournament”, the White Marlin Open is now in its 39th year, and attracts some of the world’s best large fish fisherman, as well as thousands of spectators clamoring to see these [...]

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