Handicapping the men’s world curling championship

There might be some geoblocking on the YouTube feed. Let’s hope not. This is going to be fun. A look at each team, in order of year-to-date Order of Merit: CANADA: Kevin Koe is the skip after winning a masterful performance at the Brier, his team’s sixth win in 11 events this year. He won the world title in 2010 and was fourth in 2014, but he has a totally new crew now. Order of Merit, total: 4th Order of Merit, year-to-date: 1st Best finish in 2015-16: 1st. Often. SWEDEN: Niklas Edin isn’t just the top non-Canadian curler in the world. He’s the … Continue reading Handicapping the men’s world curling championship

SportsMyriad’s new direction

I’ve been putting off this announcement for a while, but I figure today is the perfect day for it. I started SportsMyriad six years ago. I had just left USA TODAY to spend more time with my family and to pursue my passion of covering undercovered sports. Mission accomplished. Now we all pay greater attention to Olympic sports in non-Olympic years. Everyone’s an expert on all levels of U.S. soccer. So it’s time for me to push onward, moving the SportsMyriad spotlight to a sport that truly deserves more coverage. I’m talking, of course, about professional wrestling. It’s really the … Continue reading SportsMyriad’s new direction