He has won several awards while covering almost every major sporting event, including the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals, Final Four, World Cup and Olympics.
His focus now is on writing Philly.com's Sports Tonight columns.
International Olympic Committee, IOC, president Thomas Bach (center) raises arms of mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti and Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris after announcing the two cities will host either the 2024 or 2028 Summer Games. He began as the beat writer for Villanova University basketball and was promoted to columnist in 1995.Ty Dolla $ign & Wiz Khalifa)” Mura Masa “All Around The World (feat.Desiigner)” Vance & Suzzanne “I Can’t Get Along With You” “Ho ho ho! A handful of xmas jams including a rare Slum Village commercial (if you need more check my Very Mayery Christmas mix on Sound Cloud).Tracklist: Connie Laverne “Can’t Live Without You” Lenny O’Henry “Across The Street” Joe Cruz & The Cruzettes “Love Song” Darondo “Didn’t I” Esther Phillips “That’s Alright With Me” The Marvelettes “Fovever” Samantha Sang “Emotion (feat.The Bee Gees)” Prince & The Revolution “The Beautiful Ones” LCD Soundsystem “oh baby” SZA “Prom” Little Dragon “Paris (Jaded Inc.Tracklist: The Dynamics “What A Shame” Betty Padgett “It Would Be A Shame” The Sylvers “I’ll Never Be Ashamed” Delroy Wilson “It’s A Shame” Freddie Gibbs (feat.BJ The Chicago Kid) “Shame” Gang Starr “No Shame In My Game” Wu-Tang Clan “Shame On A N***a” Major Lance “Ain’t It a Shame” Kenny Wells “Isn’t It Just A Shame” Shirley & Co “Shame Shame Shame” The Rolling Stones “What a Shame” The Kinks “Such a Shame” The B-52’s “Ain’t It a Shame” Smashing Pumpkins “Shame” Beastie Boys “Putting Shame In Your Game” The Cryin Shames “Please Stay” The new Hawthorne Radio Hour hosted by Mayer is available now on i Tunes, Google Play, and Sound Cloud. Hit Mayer on instagram / twitter and tell him what you think.Tokyo was awarded the Games of the XXXII Olympiad on Sept. The IOC likes to give the host city a seven-year window to prepare for the largest athletic competition in the world.The only other time successive games were awarded simultaneously was in 1921 when the 1924 Games were award to Paris and the 1928 Games to Amsterdam.Rather than pick one city for the 2024 Games and leave the other disappointed and frustrated, the International Olympic Committee empowered itself to simultaneously award both the 20 games to both cities.They’ll figure which city will host which Olympics by the time the official announcement is made in September.