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Ask any race fan and they will be sure to site many benefits to having a race track in their city, the most important one being quick and easy access to the races.  While that is definitely true, that may not be enough to impress city leadership.  Race fan or not, there are a lot advantages to cities with race tracks.

NHRA Auburn, WashingtonFinancially it costs cities a lot of money to put in a race track of any kind, especially the larger tracks needed for the highly popular NASCAR Sprint Cup … [Read the rest]

If you have friends or family who love tennis, they are likely living in anticipation of the upcoming french open 2011 to be followed shortly by the Wimbledon championships. Anyone who loves tennis is going to be obsessed with following their favorite stars, watching matches on television or online, and keeping up with scores and rankings throughout the event.

Depending on how close a relationship you have with said friend, you may find yourself sitting in front of a screen watching matches along with them. At the very least, … [Read the rest]

Golf is a multi-billion industy in the US and is enjoying a world-wide expansion in countries all around the globe. High profile professionals earn millions on the PGA tour, but millions of others are employed in regular golf-related jobs in over a hundred unique career fields. If you love the sport and always wondered about ways to earn a living from your passion, you would do well to consider a golf career .

There are actually degrees offered in golf management for those who want to systematically prepare for their … [Read the rest]

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As if the sex scandal and estrangement from his soon-to-be-ex- wife weren’t enough; Tiger Woods is facing problems once again.  This time the pain is physical.  He is believed to be suffering from a bulging disk in his neck, although a CAT scan performed in the early part of the week should be able to confirm it.  The injury, common among golfers, forced him to withdraw from The Players Tournament last week.  With the proper treatment he should be able to return to golf within a few months.  More details … [Read the rest]

Baseball is the great American pastime.  Most of us grew up watching, playing, and loving the game.  However, with 9 long innings even the most avid fans can become weary of the often slow paced game.  But as the teams continue to show us, there is a reason to come out to the ballpark.  The Rockies just experienced their first no-hitter in franchise history and the Cardinals and the Mets faced off in a whopping 20 inning game.  Visit SportsIllustrated.com for more on what’s been happening in baseball.… [Read the rest]

The US Open is America’s Grand Slam tennis championship. And any tennis fan would certainly love to be a part of the US Open tennis experience. Getting tickets to the Open is easy enough, and there are many packages available depending on your budget and what kind of experience you want to have at the open as well.

The US Open takes place from August 31st to September 13th and is home to the world famous Arthur Ashe stadium. Depending on how you wish to experience the tennis at the … [Read the rest]