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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 >>


Montgomery

Montgomery Lays Out Schedule of Sports Events for 2018

January 22, 2018

With more exciting events planned for 2018 than ever before, Montgomery lives up to its reputation as Capital Cool. 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 >>



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 >>



ASBA

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 >>


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 >>


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 | 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>>



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Articles

NHL_IOC Article | September 20, 2017
Don’t Expect Another Olympic ‘Miracle’ on Ice

By: Michael Popke

As the 2018 Olympics move closer, it seems the relationship between the NHL and the IOC is more distant than ever, meaning the USOC may well have to...   More>>


FIFA Article | September 20, 2017
Soccer Official: Only ‘Crazy Action’ By Trump Could Thwart U.S. World Cup Bid

By: Michael Popke

How secure do the organizers of the Canada/Mexico/USA World Cup bid feel? Confident enough to go out on a limb and say that only a “crazy action”...   More>>


NFLDraft Article | September 20, 2017
Report from Philadelphia: NFL Draft Brings $94.9M Economic Impact

By: Michael Popke

A quarter-million people. Nearly a billion-dollar impact. Football always had great numbers but the impact on Philly during the 2017 NFL draft were...   More>>


CantonOH Article | September 20, 2017
NFL Hall of Fame CEO: We Want to Be Like Disney World

By: Michael Popke

Disney might be the Happiest Place on Earth but the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, wants to be the Most Inspiring Place on Earth. Learn...   More>>



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