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

Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Breaking Down the Barriers for Women on and off the Sports Field   

As the Olympic Games celebrates historic achievements in gender equity, Ernst & Young launches new white paper on enhancing diversity in sports,... More>>

Whitepaper | November 20, 2012
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics 2011-12 Research Grants Initiative   

In May 2011, the Knight Commission announced a new initiative to fund research on policy issues in college sports. The program was intended to... More>>

Whitepaper | February 13, 2012
Sports Betting and Corruption   

The glorious uncertainty of sport and the honesty and upright image of athletes are popular and motivational values that risk being undermined unless... More>>

Whitepaper | January 20, 2010
College Sports 101: A Primer on Money, Athletics, and Higher Education in the 21st Century   

This report offers an overview of the business and economic landscape of intercollegiate athletics, with a particular focus on the Football Bowl... 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>>

blank Article | November 20, 2017
Played on Three Surfaces, Played by All Ages

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Thanks to the Olympics, interest in volleyball remains strong. That it can played anywhere, from a grassy backyard to a gymnasium to a sandy beach,...   More>>

blank Article | November 20, 2017
Leading the Way for Youth and High School Football

By: Beth Porreca

The sport of football continues its evolution, and USA Football, a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee and the sport’s national governing body, is...   More>>

PopWarner Article | November 15, 2017
Pop Warner CTE Lawsuit Could Hit Youth Sports Hard

By: Michael Popke

Here’s something that hits close to home. A U.S. District Court judge says a lawsuit filed by two mothers against Pop Warner Little Scholars can...   More>>

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