With the NBA & NHL seasons concluded recently, US sports fans may be wondering what else they can watch to fill the sports void. As well as the current MLB season well and truly underway, the 2021 MLS season is also ongoing – it’s extremely exciting so far! Now, the majority of MLS teams have played 13/14 league games, with the fixtures coming thick and fast. Therefore, … [Read more...] about MLS | The Latest Round-Up Of The 2021 Season
I’ve missed this guy | Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports Xavier’s alums begin their TBT journey with an all-Ohio matchup. Zip ‘Em Up’s journey begins (and perhaps ends) with a showdown against the alumni team representing THE Ohio University, Ohio 1804. 1804 was the year the university was founded and also the year during which the Aaron Burr/Alexander Hamilton … [Read more...] about Zip ‘Em Up vs. Ohio 1804: Preview
After waiting for over a year for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan – it’s finally here! The rescheduled 2020 Olympic Games will commence with the opening ceremony on Friday, with over two weeks of sporting action taking place! We think you should be as excited as we are! Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the wait for the delayed Olympic Games is coming to an end, as the Tokyo … [Read more...] about Tokyo 2020 Olympics | Opening Ceremony Is Almost Here!
Remy Abell has already been in action in TBT. | Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images TBT isn’t like a normal tournament, which means that some teams are approaching the quarterfinals while others have yet to play. If you have been reading Xavier Twitter in the summer months you could be forgiven for thinking that The Basketball Tournament was about to get underway. … [Read more...] about The Basketball Tournament so far
We’re now a week removed from the Euro 2020 Final at Wembley, and yet the events of last Sunday are still a major talking point in the British news media. Unfortunately, it’s not the game itself that’s being discussed. Instead more tales of hooliganism, violence, fans breaking into the stadium and social media racism are forming the main discussion points. As more people come … [Read more...] about Hooliganism Still Alive and Well in British Fan Culture