SDMReadersChoice

SDM Readers’ Choice Awards: Nominations Now Open

January 30, 2018

The Oscars. The Grammies. The Emmies. It's awards season, and SDM's new program helps the sports tourism industry to be a part of it all. more >>


MondayAfterMasters

Masters Celebrity Pro-Am Announces Post-Event Details

February 19, 2018

The Monday After the Masters will be played at Barefoot Resort’s Dye Club on April 9. Entertainment tickets go on sale today. more >>


LaJolla

Pacific Coast Men's Doubles to be Held in San Diego

February 19, 2018

129th Annual Pacific Coast Men’s Doubles Championship, the second-oldest tennis event in the USA, is to be held March 1-4, 2018. more >>


Ocala

In Ocala, Cycle Action is Spinning

February 19, 2018

From gran fondos to triathlons to cycle tourism, Ocala/Marion County, Florida, is quickly establishing a reputation as a cycling center. more >>



TIA

Tennis Industry Rallies For 'Play Tennis Month' in May

March 19, 2018

Tennis industry partners are working together to promote May as “Play Tennis Month” to help showcase the sport of tennis and its health benefits. more >>


ExploreFairbanks

Explore Fairbanks Alaska Announces Aurora and Midnight Sun Tracker

February 19, 2018

During the Fairbanks Interior Tourism Conference, Explore Fairbanks unveiled its new Aurora and Midnight Sun Tracker. more >>


WICenter

Marty Brooks to Lead Wisconsin Center District

February 19, 2018

The Wisconsin Center District (WCD) Board of Directors, has named Marty Brooks as the new CEO for the Wisconsin Center District. more >>


US ClubSoccer

US Club Soccer Appoints Mike Cullina as New Chairman of Board of Directors

February 19, 2018

US Club Soccer announces Mike Cullina has been appointed Chairman of its Board of Directors, replacing Phil Wright. more >>



SDMReadersChoice

SDM Readers’ Choice Awards: Nominations Are Open

February 1, 2018

The Oscars. The Grammies. The Emmies. It's awards season , and SDM's new program lets the sports tourism industry be a part of it all. more >>


CIAA

Inside Events: The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association

February 7, 2018

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association this year celebrates the 125th anniversary of black college football in the U.S. The CIAA conducts... more >>


Election

New Era Set to Begin for U.S. Soccer on the Eve of Its Presidential Election

February 7, 2018

In just a few days, U.S. Soccer will elect a new president. That person, who will take the reins from Sunil Gulati, will have an impact on the course... more >>


Lympics

By the Numbers: The Winter Olympics in PyeongChang

February 7, 2018

In two days, the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, will begin, bringing not just outstanding athletic performances but all the drama... more >>



OutdoorRecAssn

2017 Outdoor Participation Report

February 1, 2018

The Outdoor Foundation’s Outdoor Recreation Participation Report tracks American participation trends with a focus on youth and diversity. more >>


Berkman_Harvard

Bringing Mindsports into the Classroom and Beyond

January 1, 2018

Researchers at Harvard University's Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society compiled a research paper on the effects of mind sports. more >>


Florida

The Economic Impact of the Florida Sports Industry

December 1, 2017

This 2017 research report provides a detailed description of the economic impact of various sports upon the State of Florida. more >>


ACSM

Worldwide Forecast of Fitness Trends for 2018

November 1, 2017

Which exercise programs are going to be big, and how will they feed into sports events? A new survey from ACSM provides clues. more >>



Beach

Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades: Your Sports Paradise

February 16, 2018

Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades is known as the Paradise Coast for its sun, sand, luxury resorts and more, but this don’t-miss destination... more >>


Havoc

Huntsville, Alabama: We've Got the Space

February 2, 2018

Huntsville is known as the Rocket City, being the home to Space Camp (the movie, too) at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (also Alabama’s #1 top paid... more >>


SnoCo

Open Up to Adventure: Snohomish County

January 19, 2018

Open yourself up to adventure in Snohomish County, Washington. It’s the perfect backdrop for any sports event, and it’s perfectly accessible as... more >>


Harford

Visit Harford County, Maryland, and Create Your Memories

January 10, 2018

Welcome to Harford County, Maryland, a great place to live, visit, shop, play and dine. And whether you’re looking to create memories that have to... more >>


Quidditch

Make This Your 2018 Sports Event Destination

December 13, 2017

Our predictably sunny days and hardworking Experience Columbia SC Sports team pair perfectly to provide an ideal planning experience for anything... more >>


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True Grit   

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