North Carolina Hosting Surf, SUP Events This Summer

August 18, 2017

Summer brings a palpable surf vibe to Wilmington and the island beaches of Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Wrightsville Beach. more >>


USA BMX NorCal State Finals Ready to Roll into Placer Valley

August 18, 2017

BMX racers from around Northern California are marking down the days until the NorCal State Finals at Oak Creek BMX in Roseville. more >>


Rocklin Quarry Blast to Bring Influx of Youth Soccer Teams

August 18, 2017

More than 80 youth soccer teams hit the fields in Rocklin for the Rocklin Quarry Blast Tournament that is taking place on Aug. 18-19. more >>


Surf-Themed Activities Coming to Virginia Beach

August 17, 2017

Virginia Beach, Virginia, is about to play host to some surfing-themed activities. Get ready to hang ten. more >>


VisitPITTSBURGH Hires Melissa T. Wade as Senior Director of Communications

August 14, 2017

VisitPITTSBURGH has announced that Melissa T. Wade has been hired as its senior director of communications. more >>


Rocky Harris Named USA Triathlon CEO

August 14, 2017

Rocky Harris was announced by USA Triathlon President Barry Siff as the new Chief Executive Officer for the National Governing Body. more >>


Colorado Pays $3.4 Million To Lure Outdoor Retailer

August 14, 2017

Colorado will pay $1.7M to Emerald Expositions to support the relocation of the Outdoor Retailer show from Salt Lake City to Denver. more >>


Vert Adds First Women’s Basketball Program

August 14, 2017

Vert, a wearable athletic technology specialist, signed its first NCAA women’s basketball client with the Mississippi State University Bulldogs. more >>


By the Numbers: High School Sports Skyrocketing in Popularity

August 9, 2017

Travel teams may be bringing in the big money, but high school sports have some big numbers of their own. The 2016-2017 school year bears that out,... more >>


Inside Events: The International Mind Sports Association

August 9, 2017

This is not your high school chess club. With six international federations representing mind sports including Bridge, Go, Mahjong, Draughts, Xiangqi... more >>


U.S., Canada and Mexico Kick Off Campaign to Secure 2026 World Cup

August 9, 2017

Maybe in all the back-and-forth over the 2024 (and 2028) Olympics, you forgot about this one: the 2026 World Cup. But the U.S., Canada and Mexico's... more >>


NCAA Tells Officials to Shorten All In-Game Delays

August 9, 2017

Keep it short. That’s the message NCAA is giving its officials when it comes to games. That means we can expect to see 20-minute football halftimes... more >>


45 Years of Title IX: The Status of Women in Intercollegiate Athletics

August 1, 2017

In conjunction with the 45th anniversary of Title IX, the NCAA office of inclusion has released a new report. more >>


The Economic Impact of the 2015 Preakness Stakes on the Maryland Economy

July 1, 2017

This research report includes visitor spending and job creation as a result of the 2015 Preakness Stakes in Maryland more >>


Engaging Women and Millennials with Golf

June 1, 2017

A report for planners of events, which can be used to leverage golf's popularity with these two demographics. more >>


Rio: The Legacy - A report by the International Olympic Committee

May 1, 2017

The IOC has a released a report, showcasing the ways Rio was "made a better place" by the presence of the 2016 Summer Games. more >>


Watertown, South Dakota: Amazing Sports Facilities, Genuine Hospitality

July 11, 2017

Watertown, South Dakota, stands tall next to any small or medium sports destination. With more multi-purpose space, ball fields and holes of golf... more >>


Odessa, Texas: Friday Night Lights and So Much More

June 28, 2017

Drive through any small town in Texas on a Friday night and you’ll find the local football stadium is a hub of excitement. Odessa is like that... more >>

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