Let me tell y'all, it's 40C out there, and there's nowhere I'd rather be than at an ice rink. The lucky people of Iowa (as you know, fellow Curling fans!) are getting to spend their dog days at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena for day two of the USA Curling Arena National Championships, and lots of news is coming out of this event, so we're in luck!
Hlas: Curling is precision, passion, finesse, fun | The Gazette
For curlers, Iowa ice is Iowa nice | The Gazette
Curling traditions steeped in mystery | Otago Daily Times
Do you miss Kevin Palmer's Curling With Math as much as I do? Hopefully we'll return to avidly following his advanced stats exploration once the season starts again. But in the meantime, the World Curling Federation is teasing us with news about the future of mixed doubles, now that it's been added to the 2018 Olympics!
And from our favorite Curling Humor tumblr:
Ah, I think some of you are also hockey fans, but there's not much going on right now. Here's my Google News search if anybody's curious.