Team Sports


Mobile

Gulf Coast Challenge Football Game Announced

April 26, 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 >>


Roundrock

Rock Rock Announces Major League Rugby Team

April 25, 2018

The population of the Sports Capital of Texas is growing by one professional sports team. more >>


PalmBeach

Major League Lacrosse Return to Palm Beach for Fifth Season

April 25, 2018

Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier outdoor lacrosse league in the world, will embark on its fifth season in The Palm Beaches. more >>


AtlanticCity

Atlantic City Convention Center to Welcome More Than 200 Teams to Compete in the Hoop Group Atlantic City Jam Fest

April 24, 2018

Hoop Group and the Atlantic City Sports Commission are proud to announce the first annual Atlantic City Jam Fest. more >>



LSSCAerial

Enjoy Peoria Wants to Know... Will Your Event Play in Peoria?

May 2, 2018

Located in the heart of Illinois, the Peoria Area is known as a premier sporting destination in the Midwest. The city carries a rich tradition of... more >>


Plano Convention & Visitors Bureau

We Invite You To Play In Plano

April 2, 2018

Right smack in the middle of the great American Southwest is Plano, Texas. Plano is 75 square miles of sport fields and facilities maintained by... more >>


Ridgeland, Mississippi

Ridgeland, Mississippi...Sporty + Stylish...Inside + Out

March 20, 2018

Ridgeland is Mississippi’s premier cycling mecca and its best waterfront destination, but there’s so much more to discover and savor here.... 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 >>


Beach

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 >>



SFIA

SFIA Announces 2018 Sports, Fitness and Leisure Activities Topline Participation Report

April 2, 2018

Every year, the SFIA releases the participation topline summary tracking activity participation study in the country. more >>


Capelli

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 >>


MarkaSports

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 >>


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

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>>



Print

Articles

Atlanta Article | February 21, 2018
No Rest for Atlanta; City Already Preparing for Super Bowl LIII

By: Michael Popke

Hours after the conclusion of what will go down in history as one of the most memorable Super Bowls ever, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell handed off a...   More>>


SoccerPres Article | February 21, 2018
U.S. Soccer Has Elected a New President - Now What?

By: Michael Popke

Out of an eight-candidate field, U.S. Soccer has elected a new president: Carlos Cordeiro, who ran on a platform of making American soccer more...   More>>


Snowvolleyball Article | February 21, 2018
Snow Volleyball: Get Ready for the Next Big Thing

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Winter Olympics are raging and here's what grabbed some headlines: snow volleyball. The crusade is on to bring the sport to the Winter Games and...   More>>


FIFA Article | February 21, 2018
Responding to IOC Challenge, eSports Ups Games Based on Real Life

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The last time FIFA caught this much attention, it was not for a positive reason. Fortunately for soccer’s governing body, the news that the eWorld...   More>>



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