Nightshift Sports: US Open 8 September 2018

Day 13 Context and Background  The U.S. Open, which started August 27th and runs through September 9th,  is the last tennis major of the year. There was a week of qualifying (the qualifying started on 21 August) and now the real heavy lifting begins with the last week of the tournament now in progress. Results  […]

Nightshift Sports: US Open, 2 September 2018

Day 7 Context and Background  The U.S. Open, which started August 27th and runs through September 9th,  is the last tennis major of the year. There was a week of qualifying (the qualifying started on 21 August) and now the real heavy lifting begins with the last week of the tournament now in progress. Results  […]

Nightshift Sports: U.S. Open

Embed from Getty Images   Context The U.S. Open, which starts August 27th and runs through September 9th,  is the last tennis major of the year. There was a week of qualifying (the qualifying started on 21 August) and now the real heavy lifting begins, starting on Monday, the 27th. The U.S. Open and the […]

Nightshift Sports: PGA Championship, Final Round

Final Round Coverage and News/Information Links Embed from Getty Images Context There are four “major” championships in golf (The Masters, The U.S. Open, The (British) Open, and the PGA Championship) and the last one of 2018–The PGA– is going to be played this weekend at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, Missouri. Each of these […]

Nightshift Sports: Tour de France, The Final Stage

29 July 2018 Context The Tour de France, the world’s greatest long-distance bicycle race, goes on at the same time France is playing in the world’s largest single sports event. What a year and maybe, just maybe, the Franco rise to the top of the sports world is one of the reason’s why this year’s […]

Nightshift Sports: Tour de France, Stage 20

28 July 2018 Context The Tour de France, the world’s greatest long-distance bicycle race, goes on at the same time France is playing in the world’s largest single sports event. What a year and maybe, just maybe, the Franco rise to the top of the sports world is one of the reason’s why this year’s […]

Nightshift Sports: Tour de France, Stage 19

27 July 2018 Context The Tour de France, the world’s greatest long-distance bicycle race, goes on at the same time France is playing in the world’s largest single sports event. What a year and maybe, just maybe, the Franco rise to the top of the sports world is one of the reason’s why this year’s […]

Nightshift Sports: Tour de France, Stage 17

25 July 2018 Context The Tour de France, the world’s greatest long-distance bicycle race, goes on at the same time France is playing in the world’s largest single sports event. What a year and maybe, just maybe, the Franco rise to the top of the sports world is one of the reason’s why this year’s […]

Nightshift Sports: Tour De France, Stage 11

18 July 2018 (Note: The Stage 11 coverage of the Tour did not go up as scheduled on the 18th. These things happen. But we’re back. Stage 12 coverage has been posted) Context The Tour de France, the world’s greatest long-distance bicycle race, goes on at the same time France is playing in the world’s […]

Nightshift Sports: Tour de France, Stage 9

15 July 2018 Context Things don’t get much better than today in France: France won the World Cup with a 4-2 victory over Croatia and the Tour de France hit Stage 9, to be noted–forever–by the cobblestone section of the route the riders have to negotiate. See the video above, courtesy of NBC and the […]