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Rockford Lanes Hosting Bowling Championships

March 5, 2021

The RACVB continues to be the epicenter of bowling, now through May. more >>


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PWHPA Announces Sites for Chicago Showcase

March 5, 2021

The 2021 Secret® Dream Gap Tour comes to the United Center on Saturday, March 6, and Fifth Third Arena on Sunday, March 7. more >>


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MLF Announces 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing Schedule, Rules and Entry Dates

March 2, 2021

Major League Fishing (MLF) announced the 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing season. more >>


AAU

AAU Announces Events for Spring, Summer 2021

March 1, 2021

AAU has released its spring and summer calendar of events, with a variety of events in locations nationwide. more >>


Rockford

Rockford to Host DI Basketball Postseason Play

February 25, 2021

The 2021 Postseason WNIT will feature 32 NCAA Division I women’s basketball teams, including eight that will travel to the Forest City. more >>



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Workday Joins PGA TOUR as Sponsor in 2022

February 22, 2021

Workday, Inc. will become the new presenting sponsor of the Memorial Tournament, with a 10-year agreement beginning in 2022. more >>


Milwaukee

Wisconsin Center District Governance Committee Approves Resolution for Convention Center Expansion Financing

February 22, 2021

The Wisconsin Center District Governance Committee approved financing a $420 million convention center expansion project. more >>


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Midway Central Station Hires General Manager

February 1, 2021

Wade Welsh has been announced as the individual chosen to lead the team at the Bedford Park, Illinois, sports and recreation venue. more >>


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Elk Grove Village Honored with USA Triathlon Partnership

January 11, 2021

Elk Grove Village is USA Triathlon's Exclusive Entrepreneur Community and Exclusive Making Dreams Come True Partner. more >>


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Baltimore Black Sox Satchel Paige Bobblehead Unveiled

December 28, 2020

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled a limited-edition Satchel Paige in a Baltimore Black Sox uniform. more >>



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Enjoy Peoria Wants to Know... Will Your Event Play in Peoria?

August 21, 2019

Located in the heart of Illinois, the Peoria Area is known as a premier sporting destination in the Midwest. The city carries a rich tradition of... more >>


White Papers

US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... More>>


SDM Logo Whitepaper | April 8, 2013
2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact   

2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact, compiled by Jerome Agrusa, Ph.D., Professor, Travel Industry Management,... More>>


Whitepaper | March 7, 2013
Risk Management Plans: Existence and Enforcement at NIAAA Member High School Athletic Departments   

The purpose of this study was to explore the current scenario of interscholastic athletics in terms of the existence and enforcement of risk... More>>


Whitepaper | January 23, 2013
The Purpose of College Sports: Building a Brand and Providing Pride   

In the realm of college sports, the spectators play a vital role to the overall experience of the sporting event. However are all spectators fans,... More>>


Destination Spotlights

DSCedarPoint Case study | March 1, 2020
At Cedar Point Sports Center, it’s All About Sports Like No Other   

By: Judy Leand

Over the years, Cedar Point has thrilled visitors as “The Roller Coaster Capital of the World.” And in December 2019, it unveiled an attraction... More>>


DSImage Case study | February 2, 2018
Welcome to America’s Sports & Family Fun Capital®   

By: Peter Francesconi

A sports planner’s wish list might include excellent venues, from green fields to fishing lakes to state-of-the-art indoor facilities. Then, of... 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>>


Articles

blank Article | November 2, 2020
In the Heartland, Sports Thrive

By: Cindy Cantrell

Sports loyalty runs deep in the Midwest, where professional and college teams are considered family. The Heartland is also known for friendliness,...   More>>


blank Article | November 2, 2020
Pickleball Continues Its Rally

By: Peter Francesconi

The sport of pickleball continues to expand throughout the country, and the world. The latest research from the Sports & Fitness Industry Association...   More>>


blank Article | November 2, 2020
The Big Dig: Volleyball Continues its Spike

By: Michael Popke

On hardwood, in the sand and on the grass, volleyball has continued its upward curve, resonating particularly with female players. The sport showed...   More>>


WIFootball Article | October 25, 2020
Latest Study Shows High School Student Athletes are Safe from COVID

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Hard on the heels of studies that showed youth soccer participants showed low (or no) cases of COVID from play, reports out of Wisconsin are...   More>>



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