Starting this week, I launched a new series for Sports Illustrated focusing on college football stadiums. Each Friday I’ll feature a different college football stadium, telling a little of its story before the venue hosts one of the big games of the week. I kicked off the Stadium Spotlight series this week with Georgia’s Sanford Stadium. Learn about that famous hedge via my Sports Illustrated article here.
There is so much love in Pittsburgh for Roberto Clemente, even PNC Park honors the legend. My latest installment in my weekly Sports Illustrated Ballpark Quirks series explores the design of PNC Park, including the way Clemente played in the architecture. Check it out via my SI post here.
Take a look at the adidas effort to use titanium fabric and 3D aluminum spheres to cool athletes via my Sports Illustrated post. The link is here.
With reports flying fast and furious that the NHL may expand by as many as four teams in the coming years. While still a long shot, I explore which arenas may house those teams. Check it out via my Sports Illustrated post here.
Put a little spin into it. The new Easton Mako Torq includes a handle that spins, a new design that the company says improves hitting performance while easing the risk of injury on the hand. Check out the science behind it via my Sports Illustrated post here.
New this season expect to see a heightened sense of technology in the NFL. Check out the five technologies shaping the season via my Popular Mechanics post here.
Levi’s Stadium will try turf number three this weekend. After the original turf was torn out a temporary turf allowed the team to play a second preseason game in its brand-new stadium, the 49ers will hope for a better result with its next turf attempt. Learn more via my Sports Illustrated post here.
For those of us who love stadiums, we want to look at them everywhere, even within EA Sports Madden 15. I spoke with EA Sports to learn more about the stadium creation process. Check out my Sports Illustrated article here.
When the roof started moving in Toronto’s SkyDome it set off a new trend in stadium construction, at least in terms of the roof. I spoke with the stadium designer’s son about the historic design and a few of the other notable elements from what is now Rogers Centre. Check out the story via my weekly Sports Illustrated Ballpark Quirks series here.
Street skateboarder Nyjah Huston has plenty to concentrate on and winning is included in the mix. I chatted with the skater to discuss competition, training and injuries. Check out the article via Sports Illustrated here.