NJCAA

NJCAA Softball All-Star Team Kicks Off Canadian Open Play July 4

July 2, 2015

As the US celebrates its independence on Saturday, NJCAA begins play in the Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship. more >>


US_Rowing

U.S. Junior, Para-Rowing World Championships Trials Begin Sunday in NJ

July 2, 2015

US Rowing has announced a series of trials to determine high level competition. Trials will run July 5-7 on Mercer Lake, West Windsor, NJ. more >>


Knoxville

Southeast Regional Series Brings Elite Bicycle Races to Knoxville

July 2, 2015

The Southeast Regional Series presented by BikeReg (SRS) returns to Knoxville, Tenn., July 11-12, as a state-points competition. more >>


Eugene

Sandboarding Competition Coming to Oregon

July 2, 2015

The Eugene Cascades and Coast Sports Commission hold the Sand Master Jam, a sand boarding competition, on July 18. more >>



SpringfieldCVB

Gina Gemberling Named Director of the Springfield, IL, CVB

June 29, 2015

The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce that Gina Gemberling has been named as its new executive director. more >>


SuperBowl

Super Bowl XLIX, Related Events Had Economic Impact of $719.4 Million

June 29, 2015

A study completed by Arizona State University showed Super Bowl XLIX, the 2015 Pro Bowl and more resulted in $719.4 million impact. more >>


Rawlings

Rawlings Planning to Exit Football Equipment Categories

June 29, 2015

Rawlings will end production of its football helmets and shoulder pads. Reports say it's unrelated to Riddell's patent infringement lawsuit. more >>


USTA

USTA Launches Free Social Networking App for LGBT Tennis Players

June 29, 2015

The USTA is rolling out a social networking app for the LGBT community to use. It also marched in Pride parades in NYC and San Francisco. more >>



Spokane’s Hoopfest Generates $39 Million and Broadcasts on ESPN

July 1, 2015

In Spokane, Washington, Hoopsfest, a 3-on-3 event originally held as a fundraiser for the Special Olympics, has become the largest of its kind in the... more >>


College World Series Changes Venue and Brings Exponential Growth, Increasing Impact up to $65 million

July 1, 2015

The change of venue for the College World Series of baseball turned out to be a positive shift, in terms of economic impact and attendance. The move... more >>


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United States ProMiniGolf Association

July 1, 2015

Maybe your only experience with minigolf has been trying to putt past a dinosaur during a vacation near the ocean. And maybe you thought that was all... more >>


confederateflag

Rebellion Against the Confederate Flag and the Cost of Flying It

July 1, 2015

The call for the symbolic gesture of lowering the Confederate flag from the South Carolina capitol certainly has not gone unnoticed. And the ripple... more >>



GCSAA

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 >>


sportsnleisureresearchgroup

Sports Travel Marketing and Implications

June 1, 2015

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


US_TravelAssn

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 >>


RunningUSA

2014 State of the Sport - Part III: U.S. Race Trends

April 1, 2015

This report tracks trends for U.S. running events in 2013; includes non-traditional races, half-marathons, women's events and more. more >>


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