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Article | November 20, 2017
2017 CHAMPIONS OF ECONOMIC IMPACT IN SPORTS TOURISM   

Sports Destination Management is proud to announce the 2017 “Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism.” The nominees this year were... More>>



Security
Article | January 10, 2018
Cost of Safeguarding the Super Bowl Estimated at $3.1 Million   

We all know Super Bowls bring an excellent economic impact to their host cities. What we know less about is how much it costs to safeguard that... More>>



SuperBowl
Article | December 13, 2017
Minneapolis Pinning Hopes for Increased Tourism, Jobs on Super Bowl   

Christmas is closer than the Super Bowl, so it’s appropriate that Minneapolis, host of the big game, has a wish list. In addition to the economic... More>>



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Article | November 20, 2017
The Heartland, Home of Wide-Open Spaces and Smiling Faces   

When the Nebraska Golf Association considered hosting a tournament last summer in Kearney — a city in the direct path of the 2017 total solar... More>>



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Article | November 20, 2017
Tennis Facilities that Ace the Competition   

U.S. tennis participation continues to grow, although not by the leaps and bounds the sport experienced during the boom times of the 1970s and ’80s... More>>



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Article | October 18, 2017
Seven Niche Sports, One Common Denominator: The Quest for Recognition   

Seven niche sports that couldn’t be more different just got a common denominator: they took their first steps toward international recognition.... More>>



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Article | September 26, 2017
Your Home-Field Advantage Starts Here   

Much has been written about home base and home-field advantage. What about when you’re looking for all that in a home away from home? If your... More>>



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Article | September 25, 2017
Softball Raises Its Game   

Softball’s popularity continues to grow, not just in the U.S., but worldwide. In 2020, it returns as an Olympic sport at the Tokyo Summer Games.... More>>



2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards
Article | September 1, 2017
LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards   

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders. Help salute events that make sports tourism grow. Our deadline is... More>>



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Article | August 23, 2017
44 North American Cities Vying for 2026 World Cup   

The FIFA fallout hasn’t stopped (in fact, a recent report on criminal activities will probably throw gasoline on the fire, considering FIFA... More>>



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