Sports Facilities


MLS Expansion: Who Stands Where in the Stadium Race

March 20, 2017

An article in Soccer America Daily did an excellent job of breaking down the issue of the 12 cities seeking MLS's four expansion spots. more >>


Kansas City Soccer Project Reports Construction Moving Ahead of Schedule

March 20, 2017

In Kansas City, Missouri, construction of a sports complex is ahead of schedule and projected to be completed before the end of the year. more >>


Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Slated for June 25

March 9, 2017

The 2017 Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo, is set for June 25. Start your engines. more >>


Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack Event Returning in June

March 8, 2017

Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack is returning to the Colorado Springs Airport and it's going to be bigger, louder and faster than ever before. more >>

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Monster Energy Drink to Sponsor NASCAR Cup Series

March 6, 2017

Monster Energy is beginning its first season as title sponsor of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR’s Official Energy Drink. more >>


Vail Resorts to Purchase Vermont’s Stowe Mountain Resort

March 6, 2017

Vail Resorts has agreed to buy all of the ski-mountain operations at Vermont's Stowe Mountain Resort for $50 million. more >>


Thistle Golf Club Ranked 14th Best Course in U.S. By

February 20, 2017

Golf Advisor compiled its list of the Top 50 Courses in the United States in 2016, and Thistle Golf Club in Myrtle Beach was ranked 14th. more >>


Reminder to Event Owners: Save Those Tennis Balls for a New Surface

February 9, 2017

A new partnership between two companies has resulted in the ability to recycle tennis balls and turn them into sports surfacing. more >>

Destination Spotlights

SiouxCity Case study | February 1, 2017
Sioux Falls: Bringing the Athletes (and Spectators)   

By: Michael Popke

If you bring a soccer, basketball, softball or volleyball tournament to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, your event won’t just be something to fill a... More>>

Lincoln Case study | November 17, 2016
Speedway Village Helps Lincoln Diversify   

By: Michael Popke

Lincoln, Nebraska, is no stranger to growth, and with its newest venue, the Speedway Village Sports Complex, it’s once again making people take... More>>

blank Case study | September 27, 2016
Tri-Cities, Washington: A Desert Region in the Pacific Northwest   

By: Michael Popke

A dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest? Get ready for the Tri-Cities region of Washington State to shift your paradigm. The cities of... More>>

White Papers

US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... More>>

Whitepaper | December 20, 2012
Sports Branding is Not for the Faint of Heart   

This paper explores the various challenges marketers and sports teams have to keep fans loyal and active with their brand. It examines the impact of... More>>

Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Make Your Sports Marketing Pay Off   

Best practices to make sports marketing pay off More>>

Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Breaking Down the Barriers for Women on and off the Sports Field   

As the Olympic Games celebrates historic achievements in gender equity, Ernst & Young launches new white paper on enhancing diversity in sports,... More>>



Katowice Article | March 22, 2017
Small Polish City Suddenly an eSports Giant

By: Michael Popke

When a new 15,000-square-foot eSports facility opened March 3 in Las Vegas by hosting a Halo World Championship qualifier with $50,000 in prizes, it...   More>>

EcoFriendly Article | March 22, 2017
New Report Looks at Energy and Water Performance in Sports Venues

By: Michael Popke

Green is the word. With eco-friendly and sustainable sports venues becoming a marketing ploy for cities, a new report, Taking the Field: Advancing...   More>>

infill Article | March 22, 2017
Report: Synthetic Fields Remain Safe

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you’ve been waiting for answers on the safety of synthetic turf, there’s good news and bad news, and the bad news has nothing to do with turf...   More>>

US_BankStadium Article | March 22, 2017
Lessons Learned: When Officials Don’t Set an Example

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

File this one under “an illustration of irony.” An arena official in charge of oversight was found to have skipped the line in order to get the...   More>>

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