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2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 27, 2017

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2017 recipients of its highest honors, the Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


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All U.S. Soccer Presidential Candidates to Participate in Unprecedented Candidate Forum Hosted by US Youth Soccer

January 19, 2018

US Youth Soccer will bring an unprecedented, U.S. Soccer Presidential Candidate Forum to its youth soccer membership. more >>


Soccer

Soccer Coaching Convention on in Philadelphia

January 18, 2018

The 2018 US Youth Soccer Workshop at the United Soccer Coaches Convention is running now through January 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. more >>


US_ClubSoccer

US Club Soccer, LaLiga Unveil Featured Programs for United Soccer Coaches Convention

January 17, 2018

US Club Soccer and LaLiga have unveiled featured programs for the United Soccer Coaches Convention, Jan. 17-21, 2018 in Philadelphia. more >>



VisitPittsburgh

Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center Gains LEED® Platinum Recertification

November 6, 2017

Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center received Platinum® recertification under the LEED® rating system. more >>


USA_Trailthlon

USA Triathlon Announces Three New Varsity College Triathlon Programs

October 30, 2017

USA Triathlon has announced that three colleges in different states will offer women’s triathlon as a varsity sport. more >>


USTA

USTA Announces Innovations for US Open 2017

August 28, 2017

The United States Tennis Association announced in-game innovations across a variety of events at the 2017 US Open in New York City. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

Pittsburgh to Host Major Conference For Hospitality Event Professionals in 2019

August 21, 2017

Pittsburgh has been named the host of the Professional Convention Management Association’s Convening Leaders Conference in 2019. more >>



VintageCars

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Wins Economic Impact Award

November 29, 2017

When the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) took to the streets of Pittsburgh this past July, it marked the 35th consecutive year that the... more >>


Chester

Chester County, Pennsylvania: Charming Scenery, Non-Stop Sports Action

September 4, 2017

Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is just a short drive from the high energy, on-the-go mentality of downtown Philadelphia. And while those... more >>


Destination Spotlights

New Jersey: A State of Cycling Passion Case study | June 30, 2010
New Jersey: A State of Cycling Passion   

By: Andrea Johnson

Anyone who knows competitive cycling knows that no one crosses the finish line first without a supportive, cohesive team behind them. That's why you... More>>


Long Island, New York Case study | December 31, 2009
Long Island, New York - Carrying On a Long Sports Tradition   

By: Jennifer Alten

The name "Long Island" refers to the area's geography, obviously, but it also works well to describe its history of sports. While the region might... More>>


White Papers

AIR Logo Whitepaper | June 25, 2013
Athletic Departments in Most NCAA Division I Public Colleges Spend Three to Six Times More Per Athlete Than Their Institutions Spend to Educate Each Student   

AIR Report: Athletic departments of most public colleges and universities in NCAA Division I sports typically spend three to six times as much per... More>>


US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... More>>


SDM Logo Whitepaper | April 8, 2013
2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact   

2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact, compiled by Jerome Agrusa, Ph.D., Professor, Travel Industry Management,... More>>


Whitepaper | March 7, 2013
Risk Management Plans: Existence and Enforcement at NIAAA Member High School Athletic Departments   

The purpose of this study was to explore the current scenario of interscholastic athletics in terms of the existence and enforcement of risk... More>>



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blank Article | July 21, 2017
Scoring Big With Lacrosse

By: Peter Francesconi

Lacrosse has been played on the North American continent for centuries. Today, it’s one of the fastest-growing team sports in the U.S., spreading...   More>>


eSports Article | June 28, 2017
eSports Now Hosting Regional Qualifiers, Giving More Destinations an Opportunity to Serve this New Market

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The emerging industry of eSports just continues to grow. The announcement of their inclusion in the Asian Games (leading to much speculation about...   More>>


Belmont Article | May 31, 2017
Belmont Stakes Can Miss Out on Triple Crown History, But Still End up in the Winner’s Circle

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With one big surge, a horse with a name born out of the Information Age has killed the chance of a Triple Crown for 2017. But don’t worry, New...   More>>


blank Article | May 30, 2017
Meet the Mentors: Who's Who in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sports tourism has continued to grow exponentially, leading to more events, more athletes and more economic impact. As events proliferate across the...   More>>



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