East-South Central Articles


Gun
Article | April 19, 2017
Arkansas and Tennessee Grapple with Concept of Guns in Sports Facilities   

Here’s an issue with guaranteed controversy potential. Off-duty police officers and sheriff’s deputies in Tennessee would be allowed to carry... More>>



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Article | March 20, 2017
The Wetter, The Better   

Competitive swimming and diving events – both indoors and outdoors, as well as water polo and synchronized swimming, all require good facilities to... More>>



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Article | March 19, 2017
Home Field Advantages   

Whether it’s World Cup athletes charging onto the field of play or kids hopping out of the minivan and ambling toward the municipal fields, soccer... More>>



Basketball
Article | January 30, 2017
Basketball’s Fast Break   

March Madness (and its brackets, and its spectatorship and, of course, its resounding economic impact, not to mention its visibility) is ready to... More>>



Fires
Article | December 14, 2016
Please Come Back…We’re Still Here! Smoky Mountain Destinations Join to Promote Tourism and Sustain Businesses & Jobs   

Sports destinations in the eastern part of Tennessee are staggering to their feet and rebuilding following the fires that tore through in late... More>>



Champions
Article | November 18, 2016
2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism   

In each issue of SDM, we examine the unique relationship between event organizer and host city. In this issue, we celebrate it. Our Champions of... More>>



Rodeo
Article | November 17, 2016
Saddle Up   

The summer Games in Rio showcased equestrian sports, with the FEI’s “two hearts” social media campaign celebrating the relationship between... More>>



BeachVolleyball
Article | November 17, 2016
Playing All the Angles on the Volleyball Court   

In the wake of the Olympics in Rio, volleyball’s popularity is spiking. It’s a versatile sport, able to play out on the beach, indoors or even on... More>>



Tennis
Article | November 17, 2016
Serving Up Tennis for Everyone   

In 2017, the U.S. Tennis Association’s “New Home of American Tennis” at Lake Nona in Orlando, Florida, is expected to be fully operational and... More>>



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Article | September 27, 2016
Scoring Big With Gymnastics   

Aly Raisman’s floor routine in Rio wasn’t the only way gymnastics leaped to new heights. USA Gymnastics, the sport’s national governing body,... More>>



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