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XTERRA

XTERRA Series Kicks Off for 2018

April 19, 2018

While there are many reasons to love the beginning of spring, for the U.S. XTERRA Tribe, the best part is that it signifies the start of XTERRA... more >>


Nautique

Nautique Announces Coast-to-Coast Events

April 18, 2018

Nautique is proud to bring a brand-new series of events for 2018 dubbed Nautique Swervin’ Weekends. more >>


TDBeachtoBeacon

TD Beach to Beacon 10K Releases Details of 2018 Event

April 17, 2018

Runners will hit the starting line in Cape Elizabeth for the 21st running of the TD Beach to Beacon 10K on August 4, 2018. more >>


MaineSC

Sunday River to Host World Pro Ski Tour, March 30-31

March 27, 2018

For the second year in a row, the World Pro Ski Tour returns to Sunday River for the final competition of the season, on March 30 and 31, 2018. more >>



USA Waterski

USA Water Ski Announces 2017 Club Growth Challenge Winners

March 19, 2018

USA Water Ski has announced the winners of the 2017 Club Growth Challenge Initiatives Contests, intended to get more people on the water. more >>


LLBean

L.L. Bean To Sponsor PBA Bowling Tournament

March 13, 2017

L.L. Bean reached an agreement to become the title sponsor the Bayside Bowl in Portland, ME. more >>


Vail

Vail Resorts to Purchase Vermont’s Stowe Mountain Resort

March 6, 2017

Vail Resorts has agreed to buy all of the ski-mountain operations at Vermont's Stowe Mountain Resort for $50 million. 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 >>


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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

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>>


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>>


DIVE Article | May 3, 2017
Breaking Down the NCAA Site Selections: Good Breaks, Clean Breaks and Fast Facts

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

And you thought March Madness had drama. The recent announcement of sites for NCAA tournaments spurred many cities into party mode and had pundits...   More>>


NoBostonolympics Article | April 19, 2017
No Boston Olympics Campaigners to Publish Book on How They Torpedoed City's 2024 Bid

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Talk about hitting the sports marketplace like the Mother of All Bombs. The book by #NoBostonOlympics, showing how and why the group torpedoed the...   More>>



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