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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 >>


Midland

The Color Vibe 5K making a splash in Midland March 18th

March 16, 2017

The Color Vibe 5K Family Fun Run will be making its way to Midland Saturday, March 18t at the Scharbauer Sports Complex. more >>


NWSL Player

NWSL to Open Season on April 15

March 15, 2017

The National Women's Soccer League will kick off its fifth season April 15 with four games, including Portland-Orlando in the debut of the NWSL more >>


RoundRock

Round Rock Multipurpose Complex to Host FC Barcelona

March 10, 2017

Round Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau noted that international soccer club FC Barcelona will open a youth soccer school in the area. more >>



Beaumont

Beaumont, Texas, Announces Hall of Fame Event

February 6, 2017

The Beaumont Convention & Visitors Bureau will host its annual Hall of Fame Reception on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. more >>


ExtremeNetworks

Extreme Networks Official Wi-Fi for Super Bowl 2017

January 16, 2017

Extreme Networks is the official Wi-Fi and analytics provider for Super Bowl 51, to be held Feb. 5, 2017 at NRG Stadium in Houston, TX. more >>


Avaya

Mercedes-Benz Superdome Scores with Network Refresh From Avaya

January 3, 2017

The Avaya Network replaced aging network technology at the Mercedez-Benz Superdome that had been installed after Hurricane Katrina. 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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Destination Spotlights

Lincoln Case study | November 17, 2016
Speedway Village Helps Lincoln Diversify   

By: Michael Popke

Lincoln, Nebraska, is no stranger to growth, and with its newest venue, the Speedway Village Sports Complex, it’s once again making people take... More>>


blank Case study | September 26, 2016
Lewisville, Texas - A Growing Sports Experience in Lewisville   

By: Peter Francesconi

Great sports tourism is all about a great experience. And for tournaments and events, it’s hard to beat the experience of playing in Lewisville,... More>>


blank Case study | September 16, 2016
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Capital Improvements Make Oklahoma’s Capitol City a Major Midwest Destination   

By: Michael Popke

Oklahoma City is a capital destination for sports and as such, it has made some capital improvements to increase its already excellent athletic... More>>


White Papers

superbowl Whitepaper | July 1, 2016
2013 Super Bowl Visitor Study and Economic Impact   

During the week prior to the big game in 2013, there was a substantial economic impact in the New Orleans metro area. 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>>


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>>



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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 20, 2017
Golf Gets Its Groove Back

By: Juli Anne Patty

How many sports can say that they regularly contribute to changing the world? Golf is certainly one. Not only does the sport deliver an estimated...   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>>


SuperBowl Article | February 22, 2017
NFL, NBA Take Stance Against Proposed Texas ‘Bathroom Bill’

By: Michael Popke

Super Bowl LI might have been the last time the NFL brings football’s biggest game to Texas, given the fact that 15 Lone Star State senators have...   More>>



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