About Tim Newcomb

Tim Newcomb is a journalist based in the Pacific Northwest covering sports design and technology, culture, infrastructure and entertainment. He writes for Sports Illustrated, Popular Mechanics, Wired, Tennis and more. You can follow him on Twitter at @tdnewcomb.

A ‘venue within a venue’ for esports

As esports takes on the title as the next big wave in sports, Sacramento’s Golden1 Center becomes the first to create a “venue within a venue” for the team. Learn more via my Venues Today article here.

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How to build train tracks on a floating bridge

When the bridge floats and moves, building rail across that bridge proves tricky. They found a solution in Seattle. Learn more about the engineering via my Popular Mechanics article here.

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Routine Baseball x Adidas Baseball sneakers

Routine Baseball teamed with Adidas Baseball for the lifestyle brand’s first-ever sneaker collaboration. Take a look via my Baseball America post here.

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Get to know the new Spring Training cap design

New Era has debuted a new cap style—and materials—for MLB teams to use during spring training. Some teams have really embraced the changes with fresh logos. Learn more via my Baseball America story here.

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The latest on Oakland’s new ballpark

Movement forward for the Oakland A’s new ballpark has the team selecting a preferred site. Learn more via my Baseball America post here.

A gift guide for surviving the outdoors

The gifts for outdoor survival come as handy as possible. From the best utility tools to flashlights that double as first aid kits, explore my gift guide for Popular Mechanics that looks at some of the best available.

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After Sandy Hook, designing schools for safety

After the Sandy Hook tragedy, architects took on the challenge of designing schools for safety. And it starts with the new Sandy Hook. Explore the process via my The 74 feature.

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Customize the classics of New Balance tennis

New Balance has turned customization into a personal experience and has added tennis to the mix, allowing customers the full personalization of the Court 300. Learn about the design, history and process via my Tennis Magazine feature. 

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