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How two Ga. teams won home field advantage for state semifinals, then immediately had to give it up

Each state’s governing body for high school sports has its own rules and regulations for the postseason, including how home field/court advantage is determined. For football in the state of Georgia, once the playoffs reach the final four in each class, playoff regional seeding is used to determine which squad will gain an edge by hosting the game. 270 more words

Football

Tennis in a Tent

This past week I had an opportunity to take in the ATP Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London. I’m old enough to remember the furore around the building of the Millennium Dome and the interest in the Governments difficulties in up keeping it (reportedly £1million a month) and selling it off. 464 more words

Exciting times at the Singapore Sports Hub next year

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

While 2016 will go down as a modest year for the National Stadium, the Singapore Sports Hub is bullish that the next 12 months will be anything but. 1,207 more words

Current Affairs

Liberty, San Diego and Football

Liberty triumphs, or does it?

San Diego county residents rejected a publicly financed football stadium. Good.

Why should taxpayers pay for a sports stadium? They shouldn’t. 232 more words

The NFL put Chargers fans in a lose-lose situation. They deserved better

The NFL and the San Diego Chargers put the fans of the team and the people of San Diego in a lose-lose situation, but in the end, they did the best they could. 615 more words

NFL

Another Serious Injury to a Fan-This Time at the World Series 

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ll know I’m an advocate for additional netting at baseball stadiums. I advocated this even before the little girl was severely injured by Freddie Galvis this season at Citizens Bank Park. 448 more words

Stadiums

Industrial Football May Have Soured Turkish Fans On the Eve of Eskisehirspor’s Unveiling of New Stadium

Ahead of this weekend’s fixtures, Turkish media published a story on 28 October 2016 about a man going out of his way to make home feel like “home” for his team. 887 more words

Politics