Team Sports


Adidas Gauntlet will Dribble into the Atlantic City Convention Center this April

March 15, 2018

Adidas Gauntlet will dribble into the Atlantic City Convention Center April 19-22 for the Adidas Gauntlet Atlantic City Showcase. more >>


Heartland Soccer Announces Spring Tournaments

March 14, 2018

Heartland spring tournaments typically host 300+ teams, with competition traveling from 10+ states. more >>


GSOBSC Springs Forward with Sports Events

March 12, 2018

Sports tourism starts with local athletics, and in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, there is a full calendar of events, plus some facility updates. more >>


Gulf Coast Challenge Football Game Announced

March 12, 2018

The inaugural “Gulf Coast Challenge Powered by the Mobile Sports Authority” football game will be held on September 22 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. more >>

San Marcos Sports

San Marcos, Texas: Where Sports Just Come Naturally

March 7, 2018

Nestled in the center of Texas between Austin and San Antonio, San Marcos is a sweet spot for sports, with both vibrant natural beauty and plentiful... more >>


Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades: Your Sports Paradise

February 16, 2018

Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades is known as the Paradise Coast for its sun, sand, luxury resorts and more, but this don’t-miss destination... more >>


Huntsville, Alabama: We've Got the Space

February 2, 2018

Huntsville is known as the Rocket City, being the home to Space Camp (the movie, too) at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (also Alabama’s #1 top paid... more >>


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 >>


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 >>


USL Announces Partnership with Capelli Sport

March 5, 2018

The United Soccer Leagues, LLC, announced it has established a wide-ranging partnership with Capelli Sport, as Official Apparel Supplier. more >>

US ClubSoccer

US Club Soccer Appoints Mike Cullina as New Chairman of Board of Directors

February 19, 2018

US Club Soccer announces Mike Cullina has been appointed Chairman of its Board of Directors, replacing Phil Wright. more >>


Marka Sports Joins USL Preferred Supplier Program

January 29, 2018

The United Soccer Leagues, LLC, has announced it has named Marka Sports as the organization’s Official In-Stadium Signage Supplier. more >>


ASBA Releases Free Sports Facility Design App

January 22, 2018

The American Sports Builders Association has announced its new free mobile app, with updated diagrams for popular sports venues. 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>>

Rome Case study | February 13, 2018
Make Yourself the Home Team in Rome   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It is often said that even the visiting team feels at home in Rome, Georgia. Renowned Southern hospitality is only exceeded by the quality and... More>>

blank Case study | February 2, 2018
True Grit   

By: Michael Popke

Locals of Ogden, Utah, boast of the city's "grit," embracing its heritage and history. These days, though, it's also a center for sports. More>>

White Papers

ACSM Whitepaper | November 1, 2017
Worldwide Forecast of Fitness Trends for 2018   

Which exercise programs are going to be big, and how will they feed into sports events? A new survey from ACSM provides clues. More>>

NFHS Whitepaper | September 1, 2017
2016-2017 High School Athletics Participation Survey   

For the 28th year, participation in high school sports increased, as tracked by the National Federation of State High School Associations. More>>

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>>



Spartan Article | January 24, 2018
Outstanding in their Field: Minor League Stadiums Find Ways to Keep Busy During Winter Months

By: Michael Popke

Finding uses for baseball and softball parks between seasons isn’t always easy. After all, a purpose-built facility may not lend itself to much...   More>>

VolcanoBomb Article | January 10, 2018
Snowed Under: The Toll of the ‘Bomb Cyclone’ on Sports Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Snowmageddon. Bombogenesis. Bomb Cyclone. Whatever handle or hashtag you choose to hang on it, the weather is brutally cold and the precipitation has...   More>>

NHL Article | December 13, 2017
USA Hockey Facing Challenge of Assembling Olympic Roster Without NHL Players

By: Michael Popke

We know NHL players won’t be in PyeongChang. The real question is how USA Hockey will build a roster to compete with traditional powerhouse teams...   More>>

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

By: Michael Popke

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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