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What have you covered?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Mizzougrad96, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    JC ragging on me on the Wimbledon thread gave me this idea... And before anyone gets the idea that I might be bragging, remember that my print journalism career ended over a year ago... But I know there are some veterans who have covered a hell of a lot more than I have and I'm curious to see who has covered what at some point during their careers.

    Here's the shell

    Super Bowls -
    Olympics -
    NCAA Tournaments -
    Bowl games -
    Stanley Cup Finals -
    NBA Finals -
    Tour de France -
    World Cup -
    World Series -
    Grand slam golf -
    Grand slam tennis -
    Boxing champiosnhip match -
     
  2. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Super Bowls - Seven
    Olympics - Three
    NCAA Tournaments - 14
    Bowl games - Eight
    Stanley Cup Finals - One
    NBA Finals - Three
    Tour de France - Zero
    World Cup - One
    World Series - Two
    Grand slam golf - Three
    Grand slam tennis - Zero
    Boxing champiosnhip match - Zero
     
  3. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Fuck you for putting that shit on there and not the Daytona 500.
     
  4. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    Local rodeos - Two
    Tractor Pull - Zero
    High school gymnastics championships - One
    Club Volleyball Tournaments - One
    WNBA games - One
    Indianapolis 500 - One
    College Wrestling championships - Zero
    MLS Cups - Two
    State badminton championships - Three
    World Cup - One
    State swimming championships - Two
    NCAA Men's Soccer Final Four - Two
    Mid-major conference basketball tournaments - Three
    High school state volleyball championships - Two
     
  5. Rumpleforeskin

    Rumpleforeskin Active Member

     
  6. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    You are so full of shit. You never covered the rodeo.
     
  7. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Super Bowls - 1
    Olympics - 2 (Atlanta, Sydney)
    NCAA Tournaments - more than I can count
    Bowl games - more than I can count
    Stanley Cup Finals - none
    NBA Finals - none
    Tour de France - none, but several Tour de Trumps and Tour duPonts! Did big features on Lance and LeMond. Counts for something, right?
    World Cup - none
    World Series - one, and a variety of other playoff games.
    Grand slam golf - none
    Grand slam tennis - none. Lots of tennis when both tours stopped here but no grand slams
    Boxing champiosnhip match - Lots with Pernell Whitaker, including the robbery against Julio Cesar Chavez in San Antonio in 1993.

    Two Daytona 500s and more races than I can count. And, no, I'm STILL not the AP Mike Harris.
    One Preakness Stakes. Attended but did not cover a Kentucky Derby

    A career built around college sports but with plenty of variety thrown in there. Zero complaints. My career bucket list includes two things I didn't get to cover: The Masters and the Kentucky Derby. I at least attended the Derby (in 1973, Secretariat's year).
     
  8. Knighthawk

    Knighthawk Member

    Super Bowls - One
    Olympics - None
    NCAA Tournaments - Four
    Bowl games - Several
    Stanley Cup Finals - Three
    NBA Finals - Two
    Tour de France - None
    World Cup - Four games in one tournament
    World Series - One
    Grand slam golf - Two
    Grand slam tennis - None
    Boxing champiosnhip match - Several
     
  9. crimsonace

    crimsonace Active Member

    Super Bowls - none (but a handful of NFL Wild Card & Divisional games)
    NBA Finals - none, but only because my ethically-challenged SE gave what should have been my credential to one of his buddies the one year the local team made it (ton of NBA playoff games, though).
    Grand slam tennis - none, although did hit the now-defunct local ATP stop once
    Indianapolis 500s - 13
    Brickyard 400s - 12
    State basketball championships - 10
    NCAA Tournaments - one Women's Final Four, lots of Big Ten men's & women's tournaments
    State baseball/softball/other championships - too many to count
    County fair demolition derby - 8 times more than I would have liked, so 8
     
  10. MTM

    MTM Well-Known Member

    I guess I've been deprived, but have been at small dailies most of my career.

    Super Bowls - 0, but a few playoff games
    Olympics - 0
    NCAA Tournaments - 0
    Bowl games - Five
    Stanley Cup Finals - Two
    NBA Finals - 0
    Tour de France - 0
    World Cup - 0
    World Series - 0, but one ALCS
    Grand slam golf - 0
    Grand slam tennis - 0
    Boxing championship match - 1
    High school divisional championship games, state meets - dozens
     
  11. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    Does a Pirates game count? :D
     
  12. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Super Bowls - One
    Olympics - none
    NCAA Tournaments - One Final Four
    Bowl games - none
    Stanley Cup Finals - none (does the NHL All-Star Game count?)
    NBA Finals - One
    Tour de France - yeah right.
    World Cup - I wish.
    World Series - none.
    Grand slam golf - none
    Grand slam tennis - none
    Boxing champiosnhip match - none

    I'll add to that ...

    Kentucky Derby -- Five.
    Indianapolis 500 -- Five.
    NASCAR races -- Six.
    Indy Car races -- Seven.
    Formula One races -- Four.
    NFL playoff games -- Six.
    NBA playoff games -- Too many to count.
    College basketball conference tourneys -- Too many to count.
     
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