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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 >>


US_YouthSoccer

All U.S. Soccer Presidential Candidates to Participate in Unprecedented Candidate Forum Hosted by US Youth Soccer

January 19, 2018

US Youth Soccer will bring an unprecedented, U.S. Soccer Presidential Candidate Forum to its youth soccer membership. 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 >>



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 >>


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 >>



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

Whitepaper | January 23, 2013
The Purpose of College Sports: Building a Brand and Providing Pride   

In the realm of college sports, the spectators play a vital role to the overall experience of the sporting event. However are all spectators fans,... More>>


Whitepaper | January 10, 2013
Kids and Sports: New Study to Determine Impact of Contact Sports on Children   

Sports are fun and playing sports can be wonderful for kids: they get a healthy workout, learn to appreciate physical fitness, and they learn other... 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>>



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Articles

Cheer Article | December 13, 2017
Cheer Vaults into the International Spotlight via Winter Olympics

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When Team USA competes this winter in PyeongChang, expect there to be some additional some new vocal support outside of the parents, friends and the...   More>>


AlanShearer Article | November 29, 2017
With a Retired Soccer Pro’s Admission of Memory Loss, Heading Takes Another Hit

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The issue of heading in soccer, which divided youth sports last year, just took another hit and it’s a hard one. Retired English soccer star Alan...   More>>


Soccermom Article | November 29, 2017
South Carolina Youth Soccer Association’s 'Silent September' Still Echoes True

By: Michael Popke

Did ‘Silent September,’ an initiative in South Carolina to get soccer parents to pipe down, resonate? Yes, it did, and it remains the non-shout...   More>>


blank Article | November 20, 2017
The Heartland, Home of Wide-Open Spaces and Smiling Faces

By: Michael Popke

When the Nebraska Golf Association considered hosting a tournament last summer in Kearney — a city in the direct path of the 2017 total solar...   More>>



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