USA Round of 16 stadium primer Arena Fonte Nova

Salvador’s Arena Fonte Nova will host the USA when it plays Belgium in the World Cup’s Round of 16 on July 1. I explore the details and images of the new stadium for Sports Illustrated. Check it out here.

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Going trail running? You’ll want to check out this gear

Trail running has its own distinct needs, especially when it comes to gear. I explored the different areas of gear for true trail runners and created a primer on what makes gear trail ready and what you’ll want to have for your next adventure. Check it all out at my Popular Mechanics article here.

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Ballpark Quirks goes to Yankee Stadium

My Sports Illustrated Ballpark Quirks series makes a stop in New York at the new Yankee Stadium. I explore the history and movement of Monument Park to the new stadium. Check out the details via my article here.

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Why the Recife stadium could hold up amidst all that rain

While Recife suffered through floods, the World Cup stadium about an hour outside of town held up just fine. I explained why for Sports Illustrated. Check it out here.

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Mayo Clinic expands sports medicine focus

The Mayo Clinic knows medicine. All kinds. And now they are making their presence known in the world of sports medicine. Take a look at their expansion and work with major sports teams in my Sports Illustrated article here.

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Oklahoma announces $370 million football renovation

Oklahoma has plenty of plans for its football stadium, including enclosing the south end with stands and expanding its fan amenities in a $370 million renovation. Check out the visuals of the plan in the Sports Illustrated post I contributed on here.

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New padded baseball hat adds protection

Check out the technology behind Major League Baseball’s new padded hat for pitchers via my Sports Illustrated post here.

Preparing the grass at the All England Club (Wimbledon)

Getting the grass ready at the All England Club ahead of Wimbledon proves an all-year endeavor. From completely rebuilding the courts to the watering regime during the tournament, the crews at The Championship have plenty to keep an eye. Learn more about the process via my Sports Illustrated post here.

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Wilson Spin Effect uses missile-tracking tech

Wilson wanted to add more spin to its line of rackets. Using missile-tracking technology as part of the research process helped them with their cause, eventually leading them to Wilson Spin Effect. Read about the research and development and the end result via my Sports Illustrated post here.

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World Cup uniforms have high-tech flair

The companies behind the majority of the World Cup uniforms went high-tech with this summer’s options. Check out some of the features via my Sports Illustrated article here.

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