Perhaps more than any sport, hockey benefits from seeing the game live. Frankly, some of the nuances of baseball and football are best seen from the sofa, and half a basketball court is a tidy fit for your average flat screen. But hockey benefits from an eye free to wander outside of the camera’s gaze. … Read MoreCategories: NHL, Sports travel guides
Hey team SWIAM, I’m sure you enjoyed the NFL Playoffs as much as I did… hopefully the Super Bowl lives up to the amazing games that have led to it! We’ve made some upgrades to the Sports Where I Am service that I want to share with you. So you already know that we offer tickets … Read MoreCategories: Sports travel guides
As NFL fans gear up for Super Bowl Monday, we decided to apply some of the least scientific methods available to figure out who casual Australian sports fans should be rooting for. Disclaimer: If you’re looking for thoughtful, in-depth NFL analysis, you’re not going to find it in this post. So who should you be going for if you … Read MoreCategories: NFL, Tailgating
Although the focus might be on major February sports events like the NFL’s Super Bowl this month, there is plenty happening worldwide. We pulled up our sports calendars for Australia, Europe and the USA and ran our eye across February. So which sports should you be attending in February 2018? Here’s our quick summary of some … Read MoreCategories: Sports travel guides
New Year, New Desktop Image To kick off your 2018, we’ve created these desktop calendars showing when the top sporting codes around the world will be running. We were surprised that we couldn’t find something like this already. Of course, Sports Where I Am was created under the same circumstances: Why hasn’t someone combined the world’s sports event information into … Read MoreCategories: Sports travel guides
The NFL Playoffs are upon us, so between now and the Super Bowl in February, you’re probably going to hear a lot about American Football. And, let’s be honest… The first weeks of January aren’t your most productive weeks in the office. So why not spice things up a bit by setting up an NFL Playoffs sweep? … Read MoreCategories: NFL
Other winter sports in NY It’s no secret that both New York football teams aren’t going well – at the time of writing, the New York Jets are 5-8 and New York Giants 2-11. There wasn’t much hope for the Jets this year anyway, with many analysts thinking that they might struggle to win a game… but the … Read MoreCategories: Sports travel guides, tourism
We’ve spoken about it before at SWIAM but we’ll say it again; Ice Hockey is one of the most underrated spectator sports going around. What other sport requires finesse skills like ice-skating and controlling a tiny black puck as well as bearing the brunt of intense physicality? There aren’t many. Throw in the varying paces of the sport … Read MoreCategories: NCAA, Sports travel guides
For the better part of a decade, I’d told myself I’d get to Death Valley – home of Louisiana State University (LSU) Tigers football – on a Saturday night to watch a game. It’s one of the most quintessential college football experiences one could have. Earlier this year, when I started planning my US roadtrip, I included … Read MoreCategories: Fan interaction, NCAA, Sports travel guides, Tailgating, tourism
One of the best cultural experiences you can have in New York is attending NYC sports bars on a Sunday. There is a sports bar culture here that does not exist in Australia. During the NFL season, there can be 12 games staggered throughout the day, starting at 1pm, going all the way up until Sunday … Read MoreCategories: Fan interaction, Sports travel guides, tourism, tourist
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