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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 >>


Soccer

Soccer Coaching Convention on in Philadelphia

January 18, 2018

The 2018 US Youth Soccer Workshop at the United Soccer Coaches Convention is running now through January 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. more >>


US_ClubSoccer

US Club Soccer, LaLiga Unveil Featured Programs for United Soccer Coaches Convention

January 17, 2018

US Club Soccer and LaLiga have unveiled featured programs for the United Soccer Coaches Convention, Jan. 17-21, 2018 in Philadelphia. more >>


NBA

Windy City Will Host NBA All-Star Game in 2020

January 16, 2018

It has been officially announced: Chicago will host the 69th annual NBA All-Star Game, to be held in 2020. 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 >>


Quidditch

Make This Your 2018 Sports Event Destination

December 13, 2017

Our predictably sunny days and hardworking Experience Columbia SC Sports team pair perfectly to provide an ideal planning experience for anything... 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 >>


USL

USL Surpasses 2 Million in Attendance for 2017

January 2, 2018

The United Soccer League has surpassed the two million-mark in total attendance for the 2017 season, part of a record-setting year. more >>


Bison

Bison, Inc., Announced as NFHS Corporate Partner for Basketball

January 2, 2018

Bison, Inc., is a new corporate partner of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). more >>


USL_BlockParty

Blockparty Joins USL's Thriving Preferred Supplier Program

December 26, 2017

Blockparty, a fan-focused hospitality and entertainment company, has entered into an agreement with the United Soccer Leagues, LLC. 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

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>>


SageLogo Whitepaper | January 2, 2014
Effect of the 2011 World Cup on Soccer League Attendance   

The dramatic play of the American team in the 2011 Women’s World Cup tournament brought increased attendance to women’s soccer in the U.S. More>>


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>>



Print

Articles

Baseball Article | October 18, 2017
Will Lawsuits Unravel the Safety Net the 'Baseball Rule' Has Enjoyed?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It didn’t take long for Major League Baseball’s netting issue to start unravelling. It has long hidden behind a century-old line on tickets...   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>>


JumpRope1 Article | October 18, 2017
Inside Events: USA Jump Rope

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If fast, powerful and athletic weren't terms you previously associated with jump rope, get ready to have your paradigm shifted. Meet USA Jump Rope,...   More>>


Concussion Article | October 18, 2017
Concussion Insurance: What Event Organizers Need to Know

By: Michael Popke

In the wake of new research showing participation in youth football increases the risk of brain injury, it’s not surprising that the Wyoming High...   More>>



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