Bill Littlefield reports on the game played between the American and Spanish national soccer teams in Foxboro, Massachusetts last week.
At the Ferrari World theme park in Abu Dhabi, automobile lovers can experience the life of a Formula One racer and ride the world’s fastest roller coaster. Only A Game’s Ken Shulman reports from the United Arab Emirates about the fast times at Ferrari World.
The Nashville Predators have advanced to the NHL Eastern Conference Semifinals for the first time in their 13 year existence. Now they are up against the NHL best Vancouver Canucks. The Preds are down 3-1, but their fans remain optimistic. Only A Game’s Kim Green reports from Smashville, Tennessee about a small market team making big waves in the NHL.
On Monday, Ernst Van Dyk will try for his tenth mens’ elite wheelchair win in the Boston Marathon. Van Dyk has already won more championships in the historic race than any other athlete in any division. But, as Only A Game’s Karen Given reports, winning races is only one of the South African’s many achievements.
The group College For Every Student and the America East Conference have developed a mentoring partnership. Athletes from the conference’s member schools work with children to help guide them toward a college education. Last weekend, the partnership hosted a service day. Bill Littlefield reports.
In December, Qatar was selected to host the 2022 World Cup. Hosting soccer games in the summer heat of the Middle East is one concern. Another is the small nation’s ability to mesh its own cultural standards with those of the global fans. Ken Shulman traveled to Qatar to report on the country’s preparations for the tournament.
Franklin Pierce University is located in southern New Hampshire, which is not exactly the type of place you would expect to find a beach volleyball tournament in February. But add a couple of tons of sand, some inflatable palm trees and a volleyball net and anything can happen! Only A Game’s Karen Given reports fromthe “Bubble” about how Franklin Pierce brought summer to campus a few months early.
This week, 53 of the nation’s best young ski jumpers convened in Salisbury, Conn. Only A Game’s Karen Given went to the 2011 Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Junior Olympics to watch the competition and to learn about one small town’s success at preserving and enriching its place in the history of the sport.
Twice a month the Thursday Night Fishing Club celebrates fishing, food and music. Only A Game’s Kim Green reports from Tennessee on this unusual combination.
Kite skiing is like parasailing, except on snow. Reporter David Sommerstein traveled to the Adirondack Mountains in Tug Hill, New York to watch a group of Massachusetts extreme sports enthusiasts take on the wind and the cold in their own unique way. Check out David’s pictures below and watch the action in this kite skiing video.