2011 Giro d’Italia Preview

94th Edition 07-29 May 2011   Read More  Read More

NTSF 129: Fighting Through Adversity…

Boy, do I really need a new pair of glasses. Constructed as much out of electrical tape and Gorilla Glue as they are the original frames these days, my literal worldview just keeps getting more and more askew as they warp and wind around. Yet despite the fact that I seem to be harder on spectacles than Djokovic on his rackets, I keep on persevering. Perhaps that’s why I always see things a little differently… and that’s not necessarily... Read More

NTSF 106: Storm clouds over Contador, the value of international competition and more…

   I wasn’t planning on having to write this piece, and I wasn’t planning on having to bring this week’s column to you late. What you’ll read deeper into this week’s edition is the direction I’d hoped to go, discussing hour tournaments like the Olympic hockey spectacle and the Davis Cup and the Ryder Cup are essential buttresses for the professional game. I’d been captivated by a book I had picked up at... Read More

NTSF 103: The Vuelta, the U.S. Open and all the trimmings…

Some of the following words were penned over the past week, part of daily coverage of major international sporting events being held both here stateside and over the Atlantic across the length and breadth of España. Some are thoughts I’ve articulated with other writers, grappled with amongst coworkers at the day job, and discussed amongst friends. Others are fast-paced thoughts happening in real time, regurgitated verbatim as they spew from... Read More

2010 Vuelta a España – Stage 10 News and Notes

Stage 10 – Tarragona to Vilanova i la Geltrú – 175.7 km (108.9 mi) Tuesday/07 September 2010 Read More  Read More

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