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
AT&T Stadium is a work of genius… in design, planning and execution It doesn’t matter if you’ve been awed by the MCG or been impressed by Wembley, Lords or Madison Square Garden – nothing can prepare you for the home of the Dallas Cowboys, AT&T Stadium. It’s only when you’re about 20 minutes out of … Read MoreCategories: Fan interaction, NFL, Sports travel guides, Tailgating, tourism, tourist
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 … Read MoreCategories: Sports travel guides
It hasn’t been a good season for the NFL’s NY Giants (1-6 at the time of writing), so you might not think that going to one of their games is a great idea. And if you’re lucky enough to have the option of attending NFL games regularly, that might be true. For a travelling sports fan, though, an underperforming … Read MoreCategories: NFL, Sports travel guides, Tailgating, tourism, tourist
Sarah and Juice managed to get to both a football and a baseball game in the last fortnight, all without venturing far from Manhattan in NYC. Last week, they saw the New York Jets play the New England Patriots at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. A few days later, they went to Yankee Stadium in the … Read MoreCategories: NFL, Sports travel guides, MLB
We’ve compiled five pieces of advice for any sports fan going to a game at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. You don’t need to be up on the LA Dodgers latest news (i.e. that they’re currently competing in the 2017 World Series at the time of writing) to appreciate these local tips from SWIAM users – … Read MoreCategories: Baseball, MLB, Sports travel guides, tourism
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