Valley Forge Ready to Host the Heavy Lifting

March 16, 2018

UA Weightlifting announced Nike American Open Series 2 powered by Rogue Fitness comes to Valley Forge Casino Resort, July 26-29. more >>


Adidas Gauntlet will Dribble into the Atlantic City Convention Center this April

March 15, 2018

Adidas Gauntlet will dribble into the Atlantic City Convention Center April 19-22 for the Adidas Gauntlet Atlantic City Showcase. more >>


PA State 8-Ball Tournament Ready to Embark on 36th Year

March 7, 2018

The Pennsylvania State 8-Ball Tournament will host its 36th annual event at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pa. March 9-11, 2018. more >>


Find Your Grind Awarding First-Ever eSports Scholarshihp at Gaming Event

March 6, 2018

Find Your Grind awards its first-ever eSports scholarship in Edison, NJ during a stop of the Jostens Renaissance Find Your Grind Tour. more >>


Albany Capital Center Hosts 139 Events in Its Inaugural Year

February 5, 2018

The Albany Capital Center has closed out its opening year with 139 events concluded over 197 event days and 4,285 hotel room nights for the year. more >>


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 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 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 >>


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 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

Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Breaking Down the Barriers for Women on and off the Sports Field   

As the Olympic Games celebrates historic achievements in gender equity, Ernst & Young launches new white paper on enhancing diversity in sports,... More>>

Whitepaper | December 10, 2012
Climate Impacts on the Winter Tourism Economy in the United States   

In the many U.S. states that rely on winter tourism, snow is currency and climate change is expected to contribute to warmer winters, reduced... More>>

Whitepaper | November 20, 2012
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics 2011-12 Research Grants Initiative   

In May 2011, the Knight Commission announced a new initiative to fund research on policy issues in college sports. The program was intended to... More>>

Whitepaper | February 13, 2012
Sports Betting and Corruption   

The glorious uncertainty of sport and the honesty and upright image of athletes are popular and motivational values that risk being undermined unless... 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>>

blank Article | May 30, 2017
The Mid-Atlantic: Vibrant, Growing and Easily Accessible

By: Kathleen A. DeMarco

The Mid-Atlantic’s growth as a sports destination lies in its proactive sports commissions and ‘sports-cation’ destinations that attract teams,...   More>>

Subscribe to SDM