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2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 27, 2017

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2017 recipients of its highest honors, the Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


USA_Wrestling

18th Annual Colorado Springs Metro Wrestling Championships Begin Today

January 19, 2018

The 18th Colorado Springs Metro Wrestling Championships will see up to 26 high schools from Jan. 19-20 at Doherty High School. more >>


Outdoor

Outdoor Industry Event Lists Education Offerings

January 18, 2018

The Outdoor University education schedule, to be presented at the latest event, has been posted. more >>


USTA

USTA National Campus Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

January 17, 2018

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has commemorated the one-year anniversary of the USTA National Campus. more >>



SnoCo

Open Up to Adventure: Snohomish County

January 19, 2018

Open yourself up to adventure in Snohomish County, Washington. It’s the perfect backdrop for any sports event, and it’s perfectly accessible as... more >>


Harford

Visit Harford County, Maryland, and Create Your Memories

January 10, 2018

Welcome to Harford County, Maryland, a great place to live, visit, shop, play and dine. And whether you’re looking to create memories that have to... more >>


LER1

Coast In For the Win

November 20, 2017

With top-notch sports facilities, roomy accommodations and a central location, the Alabama Gulf Coast is a sports destination like none other. more >>


OKC1

Oklahoma City: A Whole New Landscape to Experience

October 16, 2017

Oklahoma City is a comfortably smaller market that’s big on sports. With quality venues, affordable rates and a friendly atmosphere, OKC is one of... more >>


Yuma

Yuma, Arizona: The World’s Sunniest Sports Destination

October 4, 2017

If you dread planning an event around the weather, let us to introduce you to the city that holds the Guinness World Record for the sunniest place on... more >>



GoogleCloud

Google Cloud Named Official Cloud of the NCAA

January 15, 2018

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has announced Google Cloud as its official cloud provider. more >>


HarrisTeeter

Cooper River Bridge Run Announces Harris Teeter as Sponsor

January 8, 2018

The Cooper River Bridge Run, the annual 10K race over the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, announced that Harris Teeter as its 2018 Presenting Sponsor. more >>


TROON

Indian Wells Golf Resort Wins California Golf Course Owners Association’s “Community Environmental Award”

January 8, 2018

Indian Wells Golf Resort recently received the “Community Environmental Award” from the California Golf Course Owners Association. more >>


TheFirstTee

New CEO Appointed to Lead The First Tee as it Reaches 20-year Milestone

January 2, 2018

Keith Dawkins will become The First Tee’s next CEO, it was announced by the World Golf Foundation Board of Directors. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 25, 2017
America’s 50th State Opens Its Sporting Doors to the World   

By: Michael Popke

Once renowned for hosting the Pro Bowl (the National Football League’s annual all-star game at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu for more than 30 years)... More>>


blank Case study | November 20, 2017
Big Dreams and Big Ten Teams   

By: Michael Popke

Big Ten university cities boast plenty of sports venues, high-profile events and friendly people. Champaign County, home of the University of... More>>


blank Case study | November 20, 2017
A SoCal Destination with Small-Town Hospitality   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you thought Los Angeles, site of the 2028 Olympics, had the lock on California’s best sports facilities, prepare to have your paradigm shifted.... More>>


White Papers

Whitepaper | February 13, 2012
Sports Betting and Corruption   

The glorious uncertainty of sport and the honesty and upright image of athletes are popular and motivational values that risk being undermined unless... More>>



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Articles

NCAA Article | October 18, 2017
Could the NCAA Scandal Affect Travel Teams? An Industry Ponders the Question

By: Michael Popke

The details of the NCAA scandal are still unfolding, but it’s safe to say there’s extensive coverage on an up-to-the-minute basis. What’s less...   More>>


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

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

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


PoleSports Article | October 4, 2017
Pole Sports: ‘We Will Not Become Part of Gymnastics’

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Pole sports (that would be pole dancing, not pole vaulting) is continuing in its quest for acceptance and respect among its fellow international...   More>>


Knife Article | October 4, 2017
Knife-Throwing: The Sport of the Ages, is Alive and Well (and Flourishing)

By: Michael Popke

Sometimes, sandwiched between the traditional sports, planners can stumble across something unique. In this case, it’s knife-throwing...   More>>



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