PDL: Seattle To Host 2015 Championship

July 31, 2015

The PDL has announced that Seattle, Washington, will host the 2015 PDL Championship presented by Nike this weekend. more >>

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Beijing to Host 2022 Winter Olympics

July 31, 2015

An AP News story notes that Beijing was selected today (Friday, July 31) to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. more >>


USAR Lists Location for National Doubles Championships

July 31, 2015

USA Racquetball has noted that 2016 USA Racquetball National Doubles Championships will take place February 10-14. more >>


North Washington Rodeo Coming to Pennsylvania

July 31, 2015

Grab your cowboy hat and boots. Butler County, Pennsylvania, will host North Washington Rodeo from Aug. 18-22. more >>


New NFHS Officers, Board Members Elected for 2015-2016

July 27, 2015

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has elected new officers and directors for 2015-16. more >>


White House, NIH Focus on Keeping 50-Plus Active

July 27, 2015

In collaboration with the White House Conference on Aging, the NIH is encouraging older adults to stay active. more >>


NSGA Commits Support to Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act

July 27, 2015

The National Sporting Goods Association has contributed $100,000 to the Personal Health Investment Today Act lobbying coalition. more >>


USPTA Extends Agreement with 10-S Tennis Supply and Aer-Flo to 2018

July 27, 2015

The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) extended its partnership with 10-S Tennis Supply through June 2018. more >>

Girls Soccer on the Rise Following World Cup Moment

July 29, 2015

Maybe it’s a no-brainer. Maybe it’s a natural conclusion. Whatever it is, it’s good news. Girls' soccer is on the rise since the spectacular... more >>


The American Footgolf League (AFGL)

July 29, 2015

FootGolf is a combination of the sports of soccer and golf. The game is played with a regulation soccer ball at a golf course on shortened holes with... more >>

Possible Public/Private Partnership with Canada on New Sports Venue

July 29, 2015

Cities and regions that wish to attract sports venues are becoming more creative in how they are financed. One example is a proposed partnership... more >>

Airbnb for Business Travel: Can Sports Tourism Options be Far Behind?

July 29, 2015

It was only a matter of time before Airbnb brought out a product to address the business travel market. It's here now (at least in beta version) and... more >>


State of the Sport: U.S. Race Trends

August 1, 2015

After experiencing 300% growth from 1990-2013, running event finishers in 2014 remains nearly consistent with the all-time record set in 2013. more >>


The Drought in California: Its Effect on Golf Courses

July 1, 2015

The drought in California has affected golf courses, as well as the golf economy as a whole. This paper shows an interesting breakdown. more >>


Sports Travel Marketing and Implications

June 1, 2015

The importance of the non-affluent sports traveler to the economy of the leisure market. more >>


Economic Report: Travel Means Jobs

May 1, 2015

Travel plays a critical role in the US economy. From sports and business that bring income to cities, to jobs created, travel is an economic driver. more >>

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