Summer Means Return of America's National Pastime

May 28, 2015

Palm Beach County is a nucleus for baseball, America’s national pastime this summer. more >>


U.S. Wins Bid to Host 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens

May 28, 2015

World Rugby announced the United States will host the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens in both San Francisco and San Jose, CA. more >>


Professional Futsal League ready to launch in 2016 in U.S.

May 28, 2015

A five-a-side derivative of soccer, the new Professional Futsal League (PFL) set to begin play in the U.S. in November 2016. more >>


Wilder to Defend Heavyweight World Title in Birmingham, AL

May 28, 2015

Undefeated Heavyweight World Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder defends his title on Saturday, June 13 in Birmingham, AL. more >>


Zippo to Light Up BASSfest as Title Sponsor

May 26, 2015

The new title sponsor! The Zippo BASSfest at Kentucky Lake presented by A.R.E. Truck Caps will be June 3-7 in Paris, Tennessee. more >>


SmartWool to Sponsor Ragnar Events

May 26, 2015

SmartWool has partnered with Ragnar Events and three of the country’s most popular trail race series. more >>


MassMutual Center Announces Facility Upgrades

May 26, 2015

The MassMutual Center has become the seventh AHL arena to install LED lighting from Ephesus Lighting in the past three years. more >>


USL Partners with HOK to Launch Stadium Development Initiative

May 26, 2015

HOK announced that it is entering a groundbreaking multi-year partnership with the United Soccer League (USL) in stadium development. more >>

Wearable Fitness Device Makers Partner with Marathon Sponsors

May 28, 2015

While the global market for wearable devices expands at lightning speed, sports and fitness has been bar far the most lucrative subcategory. No doubt... more >>

One Part Golf, One Part Lacrosse = FlingGolf

May 28, 2015

While the idea of golf may appeal to a lot of would-be players, the time commitment and the serious cultural nature of the sport may prove too... more >>

IL Passes Bill Regulating Kids’ Return to Class Following Concussions

May 27, 2015

In a watershed decision, a bill regulating when students can return to the classroom and to athletics after a suffering a concussion passed the House... more >>

Could FIFA Scandal Could Bring World Cup to the USA Sooner?

May 27, 2015

The sports event planning industry awoke last week to watch the rest of the world find out what it had suspected all along: the FIFA process for... 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 >>


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 >>


The Power of Travel Promotion

March 1, 2015

This report provides information on the value of travel and tourism and how travel promotion strengthens economic vitality. more >>

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Bidding for the Olympics: Fool's Gold?

February 1, 2015

While much is promised to cities who bid on the Olympics, the reality may not live up to the hype. more >>

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Small Town, Big Sports: Conway, Arkansas   

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Those who choose to base their sports events in Conway, Arkansas, enjoy a number of advantages, such as a small town atmosphere with big-town... More>>

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Sports Central: Known For Many Sports, this OKC Suburb Also Embraces the Paralympic Movement   

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Soccer, swimming and golf are popular in Edmond, but this Oklahoma City suburb also is setting a new standard for serving athletes with physical... More>>

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The Great Smoky Mountains Sports Escape   

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Sports traveling families have wish lists, and although every family is unique, those wish lists have a lot in common: exceptional sports facilities... More>>


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