A shout out to the Devils New Jersey Devils and the Prudential Center for hosting an American Sign Language (ASL) day on January 19th, 2019 when the Anaheim Ducks come to town.
Tottenham Hotspur’s 3-1 win over Southampton on Wednesday the fifth of December saw their lowest crowd during any time they have been using Wembley as their temporary home. Only 33,012 people made the effort to get to Wembley, which was ten thousand less than their previous smallest crowd.
Prolific author Jeff Pearlman, @jeffpearlman, has written eight books. By his own admission, he had the most fun working on his latest. In Football for a Buck: The Crazy Rise and The Crazier Demise of the USFL, Pearlman chronicles the rise and fall of the USFL, a spring professional football league which existed, often barely, in the 80s.
The Citrus Bowl, one of the biggest and most highly regarded bowl games in America, has a new sponsor in VRBO. VRBO is a travel site with which users can book homes (beach houses, cabins, condos, etc) to stay at during their travels. The agreement with ESPN and Florida Citrus Sports (FCS) now means the game will be called the VRBO Citrus Bowl – the game is slated to kick off at 1 pm on New Year’s Day between Penn State and Kentucky at Camping World Stadium.
FIFA and the Qataris have recently released the latest shots showing the extent of their World Cup preparations in conjunction with FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s visit in the autumn of 2018. Drone footage circling the various stadiums in the tiny Gulf nation state of Qatar show impressive progress of the host venues even though the tournament is still four years away.
College football possesses a pride and nostalgia unrivaled by many other sports featuring venues that have stood the test of time and serve as cathedrals to the game. Stadium Journey’s team of writers have visited all 130 Football Bowl Subdivision Stadiums in the nation, and we rank them here according to our exclusive FANFARE scale.