Bowl Season is always bittersweet. It provides us with non-traditional matchups in non-traditional venues. At the same time, it signals the end of the College Football Season. This year, I was able to attend three games – including the “Granddaddy of them All.” Continue reading One Week. Three Bowl Games!
Heading to Phoenix and the Valley of the Sun for Bowl Season? You’re Guaranteed a Fiesta! Here’s a traveler’s guide to the area. Continue reading A Guaranteed Fiesta in the Valley of the Sun!
After being “grounded” from games last year, we capped off 2021 with a stretch of three bowl games in five days! What a way to end the year! Continue reading Five days. Three Bowl Games!
My sister and brother-in-law, Steeler fans from Northeastern PA, planned a trip out to visit while their team was in town to play the Cardinals. They’ve been out to visit on several occasions and even had the opportunity to see the 49ers, Eagles, and Steelers play here in the past. With the Cardinals in a rebuilding year led by a new coach and rookie QB, … Continue reading Heinz Field West!
Soccer, Football, Futbol? No matter what you call it, it really is a beautiful game. I’ve come to appreciate it more in recent years. You can complain that there’s not enough scoring and not enough action. But you can also call out quite a few negatives of our beloved American games. Baseball? Too slow. Too long. Too many controversial balls and strikes. Football? Too many … Continue reading The Beautiful Game
The Nittany Lions capped off an impressive year by dominating the Washington Huskies in the Fiesta Bowl. They backed up last years’ Rose Bowl shootout with USC with a trip to the desert and another New Years Six Bowl Game. The downside is that it’s the last time we’ll see several of their key players in a Penn State uniform. Mike Gesicki, Marcus Allen, Grant Haley, … Continue reading Lions in the Sun! The 2017 Fiesta Bowl!
Just a few short years ago, the Penn State Men’s Hockey team was essentially a traveling club team – competing against lower-level competition in aging facilities around the northeast. They were one of the elite teams at their level, winning multiple championships in the ACHA League under Coach Joe Battista, aka JoeBa. Even so, they were considered to be the equivalent of a … Continue reading Penn State Hockey comes to the desert!