Sports Look Faster In Person – Usually

I am a fan of sports. But not being a fan of crowds I tend to limit myself to television coverage. Recently we were given a pair of “Prestige Passes” to attend the Rogers Cup ATP event in Montreal. Settling in I was pleased that there were several empty seats to my right, affording me plentyContinue reading “Sports Look Faster In Person – Usually”

US Open: Throwing in the Towel

The weather conditions in New York this past week have featured very high temperatures: hot, with periods of scorching, and humid, almost jungle-like. Throw in a few bolts of lightning, some thunder and the odd bit of torrential rain and you have a typical late-August, early September week in the Big Apple. Those who areContinue reading “US Open: Throwing in the Towel”

Wimbledon please..not Wimbleton…..

Today the 2012 Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club start; also know simply as The Championships or, just Wimbledon. However I can only imagine how many times the event will be referred to in the media as Wimbleton – with a T instead of a D. Not Wimbleton butContinue reading “Wimbledon please..not Wimbleton…..”