Add a 76ers game to your USA itinerary Australians have been excited about Ben Simmons for years – even before he put together one of the most compelling and accomplished Rookie seasons in NBA history. On the court he has shown that he could progress into being a great NBA player – a few steps beyond the loveable hustle player role most Aussies hold in the league. Simmons also spent more … Continue reading Aussies: Go see Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers
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 and you have yourself an absolute treat of a live … Continue reading You should break the ice on College Ice Hockey
Feeling left out because everyone at work (and on social media) is talking about the Spring Carnival in Melbourne? Don’t have a clue what any of it means? Here’s a short guide to the different horseraces in Melbourne: Caulfield cup The Caulfield Cup is the richest turf handicap in the world. The race spans 2400 metres and Group 1 race is valued at $3.1 million. Although it has been … Continue reading Know enough to be able to talk about the Spring Carnival
The SCG tour is an experience that is matched by no other. After all, the ground hosts a plethora of high profile sporting matches and events. The tour delves into the stories of players, spectators, events as well as covering the architecture behind the stadium and its surroundings which make it so breathtaking. The tour gives attendees the chance to sit in the dressing rooms … Continue reading SCG tour and you!
Indianapolis play host to some of the best attractions the country has to offer. Places like the Indianapolis Motor Speedway which have been around since 1909 has been the place for over 100 races through its time. To complement, the museum begun 50 years after the Speedway and features a theatre showing Indy 500 footage. Typically, the Indy 500 (May) and the Brickyard 400 (July) … Continue reading What to do in Indianapolis
Whatever your heart desires in life, New York has it, and probably three to four times over. The city that never sleeps can cater to the needs of the sport fanatic, the shopaholic, the culture enthusiastic or even those that yearn for the theatre. Madison Square Garden often plays host to a plethora of events throughout the year, whether it be sporting or music, and … Continue reading New York, New York!
Image: Madison Square Garden Everyone knows that New York is arguably one of the best cities in the world for all things great, especially sport, but it’s during the American winter where it really shines it’s brightest. Notably, Madison Square Garden hosts all of the best winter events and you better believe that includes sport. This year, New York hosts St. Johns vs Penn State … Continue reading New York and Madison Square Garden
Image: gridirondownunder.com There’s nothing in the world quite like College football; the fans, the stadiums, the pre-event entertainment and the players. They’re all unique in their own right and all offer different experiences of their respective Colleges. You thought NFL was big in the States? Experience a game of College football and it will change your life. To put it in perspective: imagine getting … Continue reading College Football Tickets
Initially dubbed the “Yankee” Bowl because of the New York Yankee ownership (and hosted at Yankee Stadium), the Pinstripe Bowl received a face lift in 2010 with New Era agreeing to sponsor the event for four years and ESPN taking over the broadcasting rights for six. The Pinstripe Bowl has been a way for College teams to experience post-season game time despite not making the … Continue reading The Pinstripe Bowl
It’s not quite the NBA but the NBL is Australia’s premier basketball league and (at times) boasts some great talent from all across the world. Initially it begun in 1978 and attracted only a few hundred people per game but now, games are played in prime-time television spots and in some of Australia’s biggest sporting arenas. The NBL is increasingly seen as a solid platform … Continue reading The NBL