East-South Central


Chaco

Chaco Announces Destinations for Summer Tour

April 28, 2017

Chaco, an outdoor lifestyle footwear brand, is heading out for its fourth annual summer road tour and has listed the stops in the U.S. more >>


USL

USL: LouCity Looking at Butchertown Site for stadium

April 26, 2017

Louisville City FC is looking to build a 10,000-seat, soccer-specific stadium in Butchertown, with space for offices, hotels and retail. more >>


MontgomeryCool

Montgomery, Alabama, to Host Triathlon and More This Weekend

April 25, 2017

The City of Montgomery welcomes back the Capital of Dreams Triathlon and Taco Libre, as well as a hot dog celebration. more >>


RockyTop

Rocky Top Sports World Lists Upcoming Sports Events

April 25, 2017

Rocky Top Sports World in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, has listed its upcoming sports events, as well as the number of teams and spectators. more >>



ASBA

ASBA Honors Distinguished Sports Facilities for 2016

December 12, 2016

The American Sports Builders Association has announced the winners of its annual awards, which best exemplify construction excellence. more >>


MobileSportsAuthority

MSA is Breaking Records While Boosting Economy, Community

November 14, 2016

The Mobile Sports Authority noted it has attracted, supported and/or hosted a record number of sporting events for the Mobile area. more >>


DeepSouth

Biloxi, Mississippi, Event to Address Managers of Athletic Venues

September 19, 2016

Those who manage sports compexes will want to know the Deep South Turf Expo is moving confidently into its second year in 2016. more >>


Ripken_PF

Pigeon Forge Has Record Economic Impact from Ripken Experience

August 1, 2016

The first three months of youth baseball tournaments at the Ripken Experience Pigeon Forge have been even better than expected. more >>


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Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | May 20, 2016
Sevierville, TN: Where Sports Events Reach Their Peak   

By: Juli Anne Patty

When planning a sports event, organizers have a lot of, but one thing encompasses all the rest: satisfaction. When a destination can make not just... More>>


blank Case study | March 3, 2016
Elizabethtown, Kentucky - (Visitor) Experience Matters!   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to consistently satisfying athletes, families and organizers, it’s hard to beat the on- and off-field experiences offered by... More>>


blank Case study | April 28, 2015
The Great Smoky Mountains Sports Escape   

By: Juli Anne Patty

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


White Papers

SageLogo Whitepaper | January 2, 2014
Effect of the 2011 World Cup on Soccer League Attendance   

The dramatic play of the American team in the 2011 Women’s World Cup tournament brought increased attendance to women’s soccer in the U.S. More>>


NCAABall Whitepaper | November 1, 2013
NCAA Sports Participation Trending Up   

Participation rates continue to rise as the number of student-athletes competing in NCAA sports reaches more than 463,000. More>>


SFIA Whitepaper | October 1, 2013
SFIA Report: The Journey of Sports Participation in America   

A report from the Sports Fitness Industry Association detailing sports participation in the U.S. and the resulting economic impact. More>>


LA Sports Whitepaper | August 2, 2013
Economic Impact Study of Sports in Los Angeles   

Economic impact report on sports in the Los Angeles area, compiled by LA Sports and the LA Chamber of Commerce. More>>



Print

Articles

Gun Article | April 19, 2017
Arkansas and Tennessee Grapple with Concept of Guns in Sports Facilities

By: Michael Popke

Here’s an issue with guaranteed controversy potential. Off-duty police officers and sheriff’s deputies in Tennessee would be allowed to carry...   More>>


blank Article | March 20, 2017
The Wetter, The Better

By: Michael Popke

Competitive swimming and diving events – both indoors and outdoors, as well as water polo and synchronized swimming, all require good facilities to...   More>>


blank Article | March 19, 2017
Home Field Advantages

By: Peter Francesconi

Whether it’s World Cup athletes charging onto the field of play or kids hopping out of the minivan and ambling toward the municipal fields, soccer...   More>>


blank Article | January 30, 2017
Basketball’s Fast Break

By: Peter Francesconi

March Madness (and its brackets, and its spectatorship and, of course, its resounding economic impact, not to mention its visibility) is ready to...   More>>



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