Team Sports


Elite Volleyball Tournament Brings Economic Boost to York County

March 22, 2017

The Mid-Atlantic Power League Volleyball Tournament returns to York, PA, bringing more than 100 teams from as many as seven states. more >>


USA Field Hockey to Host 2017 Pan American Cups

March 22, 2017

There's international action from Friday, August 4 – Sunday, August 13 when USA Field Hockey hosts the 2017 Pan American Cups. more >>


Greensboro, NC, to Host 27th Annual MJBL Inner City Classic

March 22, 2017

The 27th Annual Metropolitan Junior Baseball League, Inc. (MJBL) Inner City Classic will be held in Greensboro, NC. more >>


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 >>

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Billie Jean King Sells Majority Stake of Historic League To Mark Ein And Fred Luddy

March 20, 2017

Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) announced that Billie Jean King has sold her majority ownership of the sports organization. more >>


New Blocking, Kicking Rules Address Risk Minimization in High School Football

March 6, 2017

New rules on blindside blocking are the most recent steps taken by the NFHS Football Rules Committee in minimizing the risks of the sport. more >>


U.S. Soccer Names High Performance Director

February 20, 2017

The U.S. Soccer Federation has hired as High Performance Director James Bunce, who previously served as the Head of Performance for the English... more >>


USL Expands, Strengthens League Office

February 13, 2017

The United Soccer League announced the expansion and strengthening of its league office through appointments and new hires. 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

FIFA Whitepaper | December 1, 2016
FIFA 2.0: The Vision for the Future   

FIFA outlines its intentions for the beautiful game on a forward-going basis in this white paper. More>>

ACSM Whitepaper | December 1, 2015
Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2016   

The American College of Sports Medicine has released its annual survey detailing the fitness trends for the coming year. More>>

Football Whitepaper | September 1, 2015
Super Bowl or Super (Hyper)bole? Assessing the Economic Impact of America’s Premier Sports Event   

The NFL has used the promise of an economic windfall to entice cities to bid for the Super Bowl. But the result is less than is often estimated. More>>

NFHS Whitepaper | March 3, 2014
NFHS Report on High School Sports Participation 2012-2013   

Participation in high school sports rose again, hitting an all-time high and indicating that the student-athlete is alive and well. More>>



Football Article | March 22, 2017
Repealing Obamacare Could Have Repercussions in the Sports World

By: Michael Popke

It appears head injuries could become a significant factor in the GOP’s plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act. In fact, many NFL players rely on...   More>>

ACC Article | March 22, 2017
ACC Will Need to Look for Alternate Conference Tournament Destinations Soon

By: Michael Popke

While it appears North Carolina’s House Bill 2 is going nowhere (at least for now), Atlantic Coast Conference officials are now at the point where...   More>>

FIFAWorldCup Article | March 22, 2017
Travel Ban Could Kill USA’s Chances of Hosting 2026 World Cup

By: Michael Popke

When Gianni Infantino says he needs an open-door policy in countries that want to host the FIFA World Cup, he’s looking at you, Donald Trump. The...   More>>

Baseball Article | March 22, 2017
Out or Safe? MLB Athletes May Not Be in the Olympics

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Who’s on first in Tokyo? It may not be anyone from Major League Baseball. The 2020 summer Olympics are edging closer, but MLB Commissioner Rob...   More>>

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