East-South Central


Knoxville

Cycle Race Information Finalized in Knoxville

March 21, 2017

The 2017 USA Cycling Professional Road & Time Trial National Championships, will be in Knoxville, Tennessee, June 24-25. more >>


Knoxville

USA Cycling Announces Info on Knoxville Event

March 20, 2017

The 2017 USA Cycling Professional Road & Time Trial National Championships will be in Knoxville, Tenn., June 24-25. more >>


COMCACAF

Dallas Announces Schedule for CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017 Action

March 20, 2017

Dallas Sports Commission has announced the schedule for CONCACAF action this summer. more >>


USA_Cycling

USA Cycling Announces 2018 and 2019 Cyclocross National Championships

March 17, 2017

Louisville, Kentucky, and Tacoma, Washington, will host the 2018 and 2019 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships. 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>>



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Articles

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

By: Michael Popke

Often, the key to a city’s success as a regional and national destination is an effective local organization that can help attract high-profile...   More>>


blank Article | March 19, 2017
Home Field Advantages

By: Peter Francesconi

Whether it’s international athletes charging onto the field at the foot of a packed stadium during Copa America Centenario or youth athletes...   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>>


Fires Article | December 14, 2016
Please Come Back…We’re Still Here! Smoky Mountain Destinations Join to Promote Tourism and Sustain Businesses & Jobs

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sports destinations in the eastern part of Tennessee are staggering to their feet and rebuilding following the fires that tore through in late...   More>>



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