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US Youth Soccer Shares News of National League Schedules

September 23, 2020

US Youth Soccer has announced a line-up of events for fall 2020. more >>


PGATOUR

PGA TOUR Shares Updates on Presidents Cup, Ruder Cup

September 23, 2020

The Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup have been rescheduled and will now be played in 2021, one year later than originally planned. more >>


IRONMAN

IRONMAN Confirms Changes to Previously Scheduled Events

September 21, 2020

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, IRONMAN has confirmed changes to the status of its events in Ohio and Santa Rosa, California. more >>


MI

Great Lakes Relaxed Bike Tour Ready to Roll

September 17, 2020

Pure Michigan has news of a week-long road cycling trip through the east end of the Upper Peninsula. more >>


Toyota

Toyota Series Northern Division Continues

September 15, 2020

The Toyota Series Northern Division will continue with a tournament in Trenton, MI, Sept. 17-19, with the Toyota Series at Detroit River. more >>



Rockford

RACVB Founding President/CEO, Wendy Perks Fisher, Inducted in to Industry Hall of Fame

September 21, 2020

Wendy Perks Fisher, the RACVB’s retired president/CEO, has been inducted into to the Hall of Fame for Destinations International. more >>


Bassmaster

Clear Lake Named Best Bass Fishery Of The Past Decade

August 31, 2020

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>


AkronSummit

Jim Mahon Recognized by Crain's Business Cleveland

August 28, 2020

Jim Mahon of the Akron/Summit CVB has been honored by Crain's Cleveland Business. more >>


CommunityFirst

Community First Champion Center Announces Mary Beth Nienhaus Fieldhouse

August 24, 2020

The fieldhouse at the Community First Champion Center is named for local philanthropist, and golf pro Mary Beth Nienhaus. more >>


VisITMilwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee launches virtual tour of Milwaukee in advance of DNC

August 13, 2020

Today VISIT Milwaukee unveiled a virtual showcase of the city and the thoughtful, resilient people who make it come together. more >>



LSSCAerial

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

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>>


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

Bulldogs Article | September 14, 2020
From Coast to Coast, #LetThemPlay is Gaining Traction – and Volume

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Right now, there’s no telling whether the #LetThemPlay campaign will be enough to convince the powers-that-be to allow youth sports to resume....   More>>


HSFB Article | September 12, 2020
Gains Made by High School Football, Volleyball Could Lead the Comeback of Youth Sports

By: Michael Popke

While this is typically when the National Federation of State High School Associations releases its annual sports participation survey, listing all...   More>>


blank Article | September 1, 2020
Perfect Landings for Gymnastics Events

By: Judy Leand

Highly competitive and entertaining, and with a unique blend of athleticism, strength and grace, gymnastics draws legions of participants and fans....   More>>


Twirler Article | August 16, 2020
Inside Events: United States Twirling Association

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Those who remember seeing baton twirling in parades or on football fields already know the sport combines the athleticism of rhythmic gymnastics with...   More>>



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