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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

Whitepaper | December 10, 2012
Climate Impacts on the Winter Tourism Economy in the United States   

In the many U.S. states that rely on winter tourism, snow is currency and climate change is expected to contribute to warmer winters, reduced... 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>>


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

blank Article | February 26, 2021
Kick It Up A Notch

By: Peter Francesconi

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, and while it shares the spotlight in the U.S. with football, baseball and basketball, it nonetheless...   More>>


blank Article | February 26, 2021
Back on Course

By: Judy Leand

While many sports were put on hold this past year, golf was one of the few that recorded a surge in participation and retail sales. It also...   More>>


Lido Article | February 26, 2021
Can a Golf Course that Vanished During WWII Increase Sports Tourism?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In Wisconsin, they’re capitalizing on a few things to ride the comeback wave. The first is the golf boom that started during the pandemic and...   More>>


NCAA Article | February 25, 2021
Basketball Welcomes Back Spectators

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The madness is on—with fans. The NCAA has announced its spectator attendance policies for its March Division I basketball tournaments, which will...   More>>



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