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3v3 National Championships Coming to Alabama This Weekend

November 25, 2020

All teams are invited to play in the 3v3 National Championships, to be held in Alabama on November 28 and 29. more >>


FLW

MLF Announces Lake Chickamauga as Location of 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI Open

November 23, 2020

MLF announced that Dayton, Tennessee will host the 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI Open on March 30-31. more >>


GulfShores

Modified Vacasa Coastal Half Marathon & 5K Kicks Off Run the Beach Series Thanksgiving Weekend

November 23, 2020

The Vacasa Coastal Half Marathon & 5K will step off on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, beginning and ending at the Orange Beach Sportsplex. more >>


Foley

Foley Welcomes Sun Belt Volleyball Championship

November 18, 2020

FST welcomes the Sun Belt Conference Women’s Volleyball Championship, to be held November 18-22 at the Foley Event Center. more >>


Mobile

Mobile Continues Fall Season with Soccer, Turkey Day Tennis

November 18, 2020

Mobile continues its fall season of sports with 3v3 LIVE soccer as well as with a special Thanksgiving-themed tennis tournament. more >>



Renasant

Renasant Convention Center Receives Safe Facilities Accreditation

November 2, 2020

The Renasant Convention Center and Memphis Management Group have been awarded the GBAC STAR accreditation. more >>


WBHOF

WBHOF Announces New AAU Exhibit Area

October 12, 2020

A new exhibit in the WBHOF will recognize the AAU’s vital role in advancing the development of women’s and girls’ basketball in the United... more >>


WorldGames

The World Games Announces Addition of Football to Line-Up of Sports

September 28, 2020

The first edition of The World Games on American soil since 1981 has added a familiar sport to its lineup, and in a college football town. 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 >>


SFASFM

City of Morristown Selects Sports Facilities Management (SFM) as Outsourced Community Center Operator

August 17, 2020

The City of Morristown has selected SFM as the outsourced operator for their $36 million Community Fitness and Aquatics Center. more >>



Rockytop

Compete at a Higher Level in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

November 14, 2019

Offering tournament planners, coaches, teams and spectators a one-of-a-kind sporting event, Rocky Top Sports World adds the backdrop of the Great... more >>


PrimImage

Game On In The Sports Capital of Tennessee®

September 13, 2019

Rutherford County is a vibrant Southern community. Conveniently located and boasting first-rate facilities and award-winning services, Rutherford... more >>


Jaynes

Victory as Sweet as Our Tea

March 6, 2019

Take a vibrant, inviting Southern town like Columbia, Tennessee, paired with top-notch venues like Ridley Park Sports Complex and Chickasaw Trace... 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 >>


Ridgeland, Mississippi

Ridgeland, Mississippi...Sporty + Stylish...Inside + Out

March 20, 2018

Ridgeland is Mississippi’s premier cycling mecca and its best waterfront destination, but there’s so much more to discover and savor here.... more >>


White Papers

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>>


Whitepaper | January 10, 2013
Kids and Sports: New Study to Determine Impact of Contact Sports on Children   

Sports are fun and playing sports can be wonderful for kids: they get a healthy workout, learn to appreciate physical fitness, and they learn other... More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | March 5, 2020
Sand Mountain Park and Amphitheater Ready to Provide ‘The Whole Experience’   

By: Michael Popke

City officials in Albertville, Alabama, knew a change was needed. That’s why, back in 2012, they began strategizing about ways to replace the... More>>


blank Case study | April 24, 2019
Sports Options, Venue Flexibility and Southern Hospitality Abound   

By: Michael Popke

In less than two years, this city of about 100,000 residents went from having few indoor or outdoor sports facilities for local youth sports teams to... More>>


blank Case study | May 30, 2018
A Winning Experience in the Smokies   

By: Peter Francesconi

Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, the Sevierville, Tennessee, area is one of America’s favorite places to visit. In fact,... More>>


Articles

Racetrack Article | July 3, 2020
Preakness to Stay in Baltimore, Pimlico May Also Host Field Sports Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The races are reordered, and Belmont ran without spectators but the pursuit of horse racing’s fabled Triple Crown is underway. After Tiz The Law...   More>>


blank Article | July 1, 2020
Teeming with Variety, Ready for Teams

By: Cindy Cantrell

The Southeastern region is a sports mecca, with teams and fans alike drawn to its year-round sunshine and mild winters. Proximity to both sandy...   More>>


blank Article | July 1, 2020
Net Interest

By: Michael Popke

Lacrosse is a growing sport with a bright future and enthusiastic players at all levels, from youth to international. And in many areas, its...   More>>


ClubTennis Article | July 1, 2020
Can College Club Programs Help Boost the Sports Economy?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

First came the news that a few colleges here and there were dropping sports programs because of COVID-19-related shortfalls. Then a few became dozens...   More>>



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