East-South Central Articles


Good Grounds for a Fight:  Winning with Wrestling, Boxing and Martial Arts
Article | June 25, 2013
Good Grounds for a Fight: Winning with Wrestling, Boxing and Martial Arts   

Some of the oldest sports in history don’t involve equipment or even teammates. Like all sports, they require precision, practice and patience to... More>>



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Article | June 24, 2013
Fast Break: Lacrosse, America’s First Sport, is Enjoying Unprecedented Growth   

Lacrosse is the oldest sport in the U.S., played centuries ago by Native Americans. Now, America’s first sport is one of this country’s... More>>



Fast-Track Your Meet for Success
Article | May 2, 2013
Fast-Track Your Meet for Success   

Every four years, people focus their attention on the track and field events at the summer Olympics to see who will be the fastest runners, the... More>>



Today's Industry Leaders: Follow the Stars to Some of the Fastest-Growing Destinations on the Horizon
Article | May 1, 2013
Today's Industry Leaders: Follow the Stars to Some of the Fastest-Growing Destinations on the Horizon   

The growth of the sports tourism business is nothing short of phenomenal. Everywhere we turn, catchphrases like 'recession-proof industry' and... More>>



Popular Culture
Article | April 28, 2013
Soccer: Popular Culture   

How popular is soccer in the U.S.? Here’s an interesting stat: An ESPN Sports Poll says there’s at least one soccer player in 30 percent of all... More>>



Getting Kids to
Article | April 26, 2013
Getting Kids to "Tri": An Interview with Brian D'Amico, Youth Event and Program Manager for USA Triathlon   

Keeping kids active has a new secret weapon: the wow factor. While many sports have been talking about new player initiatives and making fitness fun,... More>>



Go to the Head of the Class: Educational Programs for a Smoother Career Path: An Interview with Robin Ammon, Ph.D.
Article | April 25, 2013
Educational Programs for a Smoother Career Path: An Interview with Robin Ammon, Ph.D.   

Fueled by the proliferation of events offered, the ever-exploding numbers of athletes participating and the competition to host travel teams and... More>>



The Age of Sports: Planning Events for Senior Athletes: An Interview with Marc T. Riker
Article | April 25, 2013
Planning Events for Senior Athletes: An Interview with Marc T. Riker   

Getting older and slowing down? Not unless you're talking about the laptops these athletes are carrying as they travel from event to event. More>>



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Article | March 4, 2013
Swimming and Diving: The Meaning of Speed   

You hear it a lot: “one of the fastest pools in the country.” But what does it mean? What makes a pool 'fast' and, when planning a sports event,... More>>



Travel Options: Hotels and Lodging
Article | February 28, 2013
Travel Options: Hotels and Lodging   

Starting the search for out of town accommodations always includes an element of the unknown. In fact, it can be a little like a blind date: you... More>>



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