USOpen

USTA Preparing to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of the US Open

August 14, 2018

The USTA announced Fan Week, taking place at the grounds of the US Open, and at the US Open Experience at Brookfield Place, in Manhattan. more >>


USA_Gymnastics

Medalists Highlighting Field of Gymnasts at TD Garden

August 14, 2018

Some serious star power will compete at the 2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships at Boston’s TD Garden. more >>


MyrtleBeach

World Amateur Handicap Championship Boasting Record Field

August 14, 2018

The 35th annual PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship reports that more than 2,850 players are registered. more >>


FortWorth

NASC Symposium to be Hosted in Fort Worth in 2022

August 14, 2018

The National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) has selected Fort Worth as the host city for the 2022 NASC Sports Event Symposium. more >>



BASC

Bass Anglers for Saltwater Conservation Launches New Advocacy Website

August 13, 2018

B.A.S.S is pleased to announce the launch of a revamped Bass Anglers for Saltwater Conservation (BASC) advocacy website, www.BassForSalt.com. more >>


Oracle

Intercollegiate Tennis Association And Oracle Announce Multi-Year Alliance Extension

August 13, 2018

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association and Oracle announced a multi-year extension to their alliance. more >>


VisitWichita

In Effort to Attract more Sporting Events to Wichita, Visit Wichita Adds Executive Director of Sports Development

August 13, 2018

Brian Hargrove, former general manager of the Wichita Sports Forum, is the organization’s new executive director of sports development. more >>


FortWayne

Turnstone Center Designated as Official Paralympic Training Site by USOC

August 13, 2018

The USOC and Turnstone Center for Children & Adults with Disabilities have designated the agency its seventh U.S. Paralympic Training Site. more >>



Curling

Inside Events: USA Curling

August 8, 2018

It’s the quirky, relatable sport that brought home the men’s gold medal at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, found its way into 45 states... more >>


NASCAR

NASCAR Isn't Dying, But Insiders See A Sport in Transition

August 8, 2018

Down but not out. NASCAR, once declared America’s fastest-growing sport, appears to have fallen out of favor. High ticket costs, the retirement of... more >>


Ref

Social Media Parent-Shaming: The New Weapon to Stop Bad Behavior

August 8, 2018

Parents of youth athletes have long been accused of behaving badly. But when a youth soccer referee from Oklahoma decided to post video clips of some... more >>


Boxing

Could Boxing and Weightlifting Be Next Up on USOC Chopping Block?

August 8, 2018

The international governing bodies for weightlifting and boxing are in wait-and-see mode as the International Olympic Committee determines the fate... more >>



WE ARE GOLF

The U.S. Golf Economy Report

August 1, 2018

This report presented by Golf 20/20 shows spending and income on the golf industry, providing an economic snapshot of the sport more >>


POW

The Economic Contributions of Winter Sports in a Changing Environment

July 1, 2018

This analysis discusses what changes we can expect in the future of the winter sports industry under high and low emissions scenarios. more >>


FIFA

Environmental Impact Study on Artificial Football Turf

June 1, 2018

FIFA recently performed a study on the environmental impact of recycling synthetic fields. The results of this research are here. more >>


RedTorch

#SportOnSocial2018

May 1, 2018

This report ranks the social media performance of 35 international federations of the IOC from March 2017 to February 2018. more >>



RoundRock

Round Rock Is The Sports Capital Of Texas!

August 8, 2018

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and sports are no exception! Round Rock has made a name for itself as the Sports Capital of Texas, playing... more >>


Laredo

Pack Up the Teams and Head on Down to Laredo, Texas!

July 11, 2018

Want a destination for sports but one that also lends itself to a perfect blend of culture, language, culinary influences and ambiance? Look deep... more >>


Odessa

Odessa, Texas: The Home of Friday Night Lights Welcomes New Addition to the Football Family

June 27, 2018

The Permian Basin, an oil-rich area, brings thousands to work in the field. But the community and its passion for sports convinces them to stay. Get... more >>


Athens

Looking for a New Destination for Your Youth Baseball Tournament?

June 13, 2018

Located in the charming town of Athens, known as the “gateway to East Texas,” Coleman Park is the destination for youth baseball in Athens,... more >>


RutherfordMain

Game On in The Sports Capital of Tennessee®

May 29, 2018

This vibrant Southern community, conveniently located just 30 miles southeast of Nashville, Tennessee, includes the cities of Murfreesboro, Smyrna,... more >>


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