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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 >>


USRowing

First World Rowing Indoor Championships Announced

January 15, 2018

USRowing is pleased to announce the first World Rowing Indoor Championships will be held in Alexandria on February 17-18, 2018. more >>


bassmasters

Toledo Bend, Clear Lake And Winyah Bay To Host B.A.S.S. Nation Regional Events

January 9, 2018

Bass club anglers qualifying for three B.A.S.S. Nation Regional tournaments in 2018 will have an unusual opportunity at the host fisheries. more >>


BASS

BASS Remarks on Asian Carp Issue are Timely to Sportfishing

December 27, 2017

B.A.S.S has commented on a time-sensitive plan to prevent Asian carp from infesting the Great Lakes and affecting fishing. 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 >>


FD

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission: Field a Winning Tournament

September 20, 2017

Need a tournament host? Here’s one thing to remember: all roads lead to the Midlands of South Carolina and the Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission.... 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 >>


USA_Waterski

USA Water Ski Announces 2018 Club Insurance Program Renewal

December 11, 2017

USA Water Ski and Integro Entertainment & Sport have announced the renewal of the USA Water Ski Club Insurance Program. more >>


ASA

Sportfishing Industry Association President and CEO to Retire in March 2018

October 23, 2017

The American Sportfishing Association’s (ASA) President and CEO, Mike Nussman, has announced that he will retire as of March 31, 2018. more >>


AmericanSportFishing

Report: Increases in Recreational Fishing, Spending on Fishing

September 25, 2017

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released its survey showing fishing participation and spending is up over the last 10 years. 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 | September 25, 2017
SoCal Atmosphere in a Suburban Los Angeles Destination   

By: Michael Popke

Conejo is Spanish for rabbit, and although organizers don’t see many rabbits in the area these days, Southern California’s Conejo Valley is... More>>


blank Case study | September 25, 2017
Play in the Land of Possibilities   

By: Peter Francesconi

The domain name of “www.playportlandtexas.com” says it all. “We want people to Play Portland because we have so much to offer,” says Mona... 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>>



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Articles

blank Article | September 27, 2016
On the Waterfront

By: Michael Popke

Mention the term, ‘water sports,’ and many event planners think of swimming, diving, synchronized swimming and water polo. Not that there’s...   More>>


Jaws Article | September 21, 2016
Rockford Revived a Wacky Tradition and 20,000 People Showed Up

By: Michael Popke

Whatever floats your boat, particularly in Rockford, Illinois, where a homegrown raft race raised $9,000 and brought in nearly 20,000 spectators to...   More>>


CyclingTour Article | September 21, 2016
Adventure Travelers Seeking More Destinations

By: Michael Popke

The next wave of sports travel might be destination hiking, cycling, kayaking and more, according to studies. In other words, the journey is as...   More>>


SUP Article | September 7, 2016
Report: SUP, Adventure Racing, MMA all Growing

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Want to know where the sports industry is growing? See what people buy. Sporting goods manufacturers says purchases are up for equipment for stand-up...   More>>



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