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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>>



Regional1
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>>



MultiSport1
Article | November 20, 2017
Horse Country   

The classic image of rider and horse clearing a fence in a steeplechase. The roar of a Sunday afternoon crowd as a cowboy charges out of the chute... More>>



Facilities1
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>>



Armwrestling
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>>



IndustryLeader1
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>>



Regional1
Article | September 25, 2017
Go West for Sports Opportunities   

The Southwest and Pacific Coast regions of the U.S. have much to offer, including a pleasant mix of seasons, with opportunities for just about every... More>>



Landscape1
Article | September 25, 2017
Popularity Waves   

With water covering 71 percent of the earth’s surface, plenty of cities have built tourism and sports industries in, on and around the natural... More>>



Facilities1
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>>



Hurricane
Article | September 6, 2017
Hurricane Harvey Halts Sports but Spurs Athletes into Action   

Hurricane Harvey's impact on the Texas coast is still being measured. The death toll is the worst part, with homes and businesses also having been... More>>



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