South Atlantic


Fed Cup By BNP Paribas to be Played in Tampa Bay

April 21, 2017

The 2017 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Semifinal will be played at Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa Bay, April 22-23. more >>


Epic Games Heads to East Coast Game Conference

April 21, 2017

The majority of Epic’s presentations will take place in the Unreal Theater on Wednesday, April 19 and Thursday, April 20 in North Carolina. more >>


NCAA Announces Site Selections for Championship Sites Through 2022

April 19, 2017

The NCAA has selected more than 600 host sites for preliminary rounds and finals of predetermined championships. more >>


Nautique Introduces Swervin' Weekend Events Throughout the U.S.

April 19, 2017

Nautique is proud to announce a brand-new series of events for 2017 dubbed Nautique Swervin’ Weekends nationwide. more >>


M&T Bank Expands Support of DE Turf; Announces Sponsorship of M&T Bank Field

April 17, 2017

M&T Bank announced sponsorship of DE Turf Sports Complex, a 12-field state-of-the-art multi-purpose facility. more >>


PHIT Act Re-introduced to Congress

April 10, 2017

The Personal Health Investment Today Act was re-introduced to both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. more >>


PGA TOUR’s Billy Hurley III to Attend National Golf Day 2017

March 13, 2017

WE ARE GOLF notes the PGA TOUR’s Billy Hurley III will attend National Golf Day's 10th anniversary on Wednesday, April 26 on Capitol Hill. more >>


2017 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Gains Gold Level Inspire Status

March 13, 2017

The 2017 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run on April 2 has Gold Level Inspire Certification from the Council for Responsible Sport. more >>

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Destination Spotlights

Rowing Case study | March 19, 2017
Columbia’s Winning Combination of Surprising Sports   

By: Michael Popke

Three rivers flow through Columbia, South Carolina, helping the city earn its status among the top 10 paddlesports destinations in the country. One... More>>

blank Case study | July 22, 2016
Beauty of the Beach   

By: Andrew Cohen

Let’s make one thing perfectly clear. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, isn’t built on sand. Don’t get us wrong: 60 miles of beach is a huge asset... More>>

blank Case study | July 21, 2016
Staying at the Top of the Game in Greensboro   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Greensboro, North Carolina, is the chosen home of a vast array of sports events, from established high-profile events like Division I Men’s... More>>

White Papers

BlueRidgeMarathon Whitepaper | November 1, 2016
Blue Ridge Marathon Economic Impact Analysis   

This white paper is a detailed summary of the economic impact of the 2016 Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon on the surrounding area. More>>

TowsonULogo Whitepaper | February 3, 2014
Baltimore Running Festival 2013 economic impact study   

An in-depth analysis of the economic impact of the Baltimore Running Festival. More>>

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>>



PCB Article | April 19, 2017
Panama City Beach Finds Success in Rebranding as a Family and Sports Destination

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When Panama City Beach rebranded itself as a family and sports destination, and in the process, put up a detour sign to its longtime spring break...   More>>

HB2Protest Article | April 5, 2017
North Carolina Repeals HB2 - NCAA Grudgingly Allows State to Bid

By: Michael Popke

The decision by North Carolina lawmakers to repeal House Bill 2, the state’s infamous so-called “bathroom bill,”comes just weeks before the...   More>>

MAstersPic Article | April 5, 2017
2017 Masters by the Numbers: Green Jackets, Pink Azaleas and More

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The tickets don’t cost less than $1,400. The concessions don't cost more than $3 (a whopping $5 for an import beer.) The Masters returns, bringing...   More>>

ACC Article | March 22, 2017
ACC Will Need to Look for Alternate Conference Tournament Destinations Soon

By: Michael Popke

While it appears North Carolina’s House Bill 2 is going nowhere (at least for now), Atlantic Coast Conference officials are now at the point where...   More>>

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