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Hockey Tournament Action Skating into Erie, Starting this Weekend

September 13, 2019

The Erie Sports Commission will host and support 10 hockey tournaments in the 2019-2020 season, including five new events. more >>


Pittsbugh10Miler

Pittsburgh 10 Miler Announced for this Fall

September 12, 2019

The Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. has announced its 2019 EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler on Saturday, November 2. more >>


Overwatch

Overwatch League Grand Finals Announced for Philadelphia

September 10, 2019

The Overwatch League (OWL) Grand Finals will be held in Philadelphia at the Wells Fargo Center on September 29. more >>


Bowlero

Bowlero Elite Series Coming to New Jersey

September 3, 2019

The Bowlero Elite Series is excited to announce its September tournament at Bowlero North Brunswick in New Jersey. more >>


NCAA

NCAA Championship Bid Portal Has Opened

August 26, 2019

While information has been available, the bid portal for those interested in hosting events in 86 of the NCAA’s 90 championships is now open. more >>



PHLSports

Don Smolenski Appointed Advisory Board Chair of PHL Sports

September 9, 2019

The Philadelphia Eagles executive, known for his fan inclusion and community outreach efforts, succeeds the late David Montgomery. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH Names Derek Dawson Senior Director, Partnership Development

September 9, 2019

VisitPITTSBURGH announced the promotion of Derek Dawson to the position of Senior Director, Partnership Development. more >>


ErieSports

Erie Times-News to Honor Ron Sertz with Legacy Award

August 19, 2019

Ron Sertz has been named the winner of the Legacy Award, presented annually by the Erie Times-News and GoErie.com. more >>


ImaginationPark

Erie BayHawks Sign Deal with Imagination Park to Bring Augmented Reality Experiences to Fans

August 19, 2019

The Erie BayHawks have signed a deal to bring augmented reality experiences to the Erie Insurance Arena and the city of Erie, Pennsylvania. more >>


AlbanyCapCenter

Albany Capital Center Announces New Flooring for Added Versatility

July 22, 2019

The Albany Capital Center recently added a wood floor, re-purposed from the NBA All-Star Game, to increase its sports hosting abilities. more >>



Cycing

Lehigh Valley, PA, Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

February 18, 2019

From wide-open fields to state-of-the-art indoor facilities, Lehigh Valley is the perfect destination for your next event. Located just 60 minutes... more >>


Lackawanna

Lackawanna County: The Sweet Spot for Sports

October 1, 2018

At Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, we’re outstanding in our field – and our fields are equally outstanding. In fact, in Northeastern... more >>


VintageCars

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Wins Economic Impact Award

November 29, 2017

When the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) took to the streets of Pittsburgh this past July, it marked the 35th consecutive year that the... more >>


Chester

Chester County, Pennsylvania: Charming Scenery, Non-Stop Sports Action

September 4, 2017

Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is just a short drive from the high energy, on-the-go mentality of downtown Philadelphia. And while those... more >>


White Papers

SageLogo Whitepaper | January 2, 2014
Effect of the 2011 World Cup on Soccer League Attendance   

The dramatic play of the American team in the 2011 Women’s World Cup tournament brought increased attendance to women’s soccer in the U.S. More>>


NCAABall Whitepaper | November 1, 2013
NCAA Sports Participation Trending Up   

Participation rates continue to rise as the number of student-athletes competing in NCAA sports reaches more than 463,000. More>>


SFIA Whitepaper | October 1, 2013
SFIA Report: The Journey of Sports Participation in America   

A report from the Sports Fitness Industry Association detailing sports participation in the U.S. and the resulting economic impact. More>>


LA Sports Whitepaper | August 2, 2013
Economic Impact Study of Sports in Los Angeles   

Economic impact report on sports in the Los Angeles area, compiled by LA Sports and the LA Chamber of Commerce. More>>


Destination Spotlights

New Jersey: A State of Cycling Passion Case study | June 30, 2010
New Jersey: A State of Cycling Passion   

By: Andrea Johnson

Anyone who knows competitive cycling knows that no one crosses the finish line first without a supportive, cohesive team behind them. That's why you... More>>


Long Island, New York Case study | December 31, 2009
Long Island, New York - Carrying On a Long Sports Tradition   

By: Jennifer Alten

The name "Long Island" refers to the area's geography, obviously, but it also works well to describe its history of sports. While the region might... More>>


Articles

CrimeScene Article | August 7, 2019
Gang Violence Cited in Pool and Park Closings

By: Michael Popke

It’s a sad state of affairs: sports facilities where people go to have kids escape from danger are still prone to them. Gang violence and shootings...   More>>


VictoryRoyale Article | August 7, 2019
In Fortnite World Cup, Esports Puts Money Where its Mouse Is

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Esports is a force to be reckoned with. At the end of July, the fledgling sport put its money where its mouth (mouse?) was and proved doubters wrong....   More>>


Heat Article | July 24, 2019
Extreme Heat Cancels, Reschedules Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you can’t stand the heat…well, it’s pretty obvious many people, even athletes, can’t. And after plenty of news stories last summer in...   More>>


CyclistInNYC Article | July 24, 2019
Cycling Deaths Spark Declaration of Emergency in NYC, Could Impact Events

By: Michael Popke

New York City has been lethal for cyclists with 15 killed in 2019 (and three in a one-week period). What steps is the city taking and how can it help...   More>>



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