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VisitSaltLake

Salt Lake City Ready to Host a Variety of Sports This Summer

July 1, 2020

Basketball, lacrosse, soccer, rugby and sports camps are all on the schedule as Salt Lake City, Utah, re-enters the sports economy. more >>


VisitSaltLake

Visit Salt Lake Releases Calendar of Sports Events

June 26, 2020

At least six July sports events are slated for Salt Lake, generating more than $9 million directly impacting Salt Lake’s visitor economy. more >>


SportsCorp

Colorado Spring Sports Corp. Releases Revised Calendar of Events for Summer 2020

June 26, 2020

Colorado Springs Sports Corp. has created its revised calendar of events for the summer of 2020. more >>


ColoradoSprings

Colorado Springs Announces Calendar of Events for Summer, Fall

June 24, 2020

The Colorado Springs Sports Corp. has announced a number of events taking place this summer and through the fall. more >>


USA_Baseball

USA Baseball Ready to Play Ball Again

June 24, 2020

USA Baseball has published a revised schedule of events as the organization attempts to adapt its calendar to the COVID-19 pandemic. more >>



USA_Tri

Operation CO>COVID Raises More than $20,000

June 22, 2020

Elite triathletes raised $21,568 for those impacted by COVID-19, USA Triathlon announced. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. more >>


PikesPeak

Joe Garone Named Pikes Peak International Raceway COO

February 4, 2020

Motorsports executive Joe Garone has accepted the chief operating officer position at Pikes Peak International Raceway, in Fountain, CO more >>


PGATOUR

PGA Tour Presents "Best Of" Awards for Events

January 27, 2020

The Waste Management Phoenix Open was one of 10 tournaments recognized with “Best Of” awards by the PGA TOUR. more >>


US_BC

Survey of USBC Open Championships Shows Positive Response

January 20, 2020

Satisfaction with the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships continued its upward trend, according to survey results. more >>



BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>


Surprise

Arizona’s New Top Tournament Destination

May 13, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything planners need in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round sunshine,... more >>


Surprise

Surprise, AZ: Your #1 Destination for Sporting Events on the West Coast

January 9, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything you are looking for in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round... more >>


Yuma

Yuma, Arizona: The World’s Sunniest Sports Destination

October 4, 2017

If you dread planning an event around the weather, let us to introduce you to the city that holds the Guinness World Record for the sunniest place on... more >>


White Papers

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>>


Whitepaper | December 20, 2012
Sports Branding is Not for the Faint of Heart   

This paper explores the various challenges marketers and sports teams have to keep fans loyal and active with their brand. It examines the impact of... More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 4, 2019
‘City for Champions’ Project Taking Olympic City USA to New Levels   

By: Michael Popke

No other destination in the U.S. is as deserving of the nickname “Olympic City USA” as Colorado Springs, Colorado. Want proof? It is home of the... More>>


blank Case study | September 4, 2019
Tucson Emerges as Major Destination for Sports and Fun in the Sun   

By: Michael Popke

Tucson, a city of about 530,000 residents in Southern Arizona and located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, was expected to host 50 sporting events... More>>


blank Case study | February 2, 2018
True Grit   

By: Michael Popke

Locals of Ogden, Utah, boast of the city's "grit," embracing its heritage and history. These days, though, it's also a center for sports. More>>


Articles

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>>


CaryNC Article | June 29, 2020
Spiking COVID-19 Cases Cause the Cancellation of Some Early Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Hurry up and wait. The first states in the U.S. to adopt aggressive reopening protocols are seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases that is forcing...   More>>


SkiResort Article | June 20, 2020
Ski Resort Business Trying to Stay Relevant in a COVID-19 World

By: Michael Popke

The headline for an outdoors magazine article said it all: “The Pandemic Is Forcing Ski Towns to Rethink Tourism.” After having to completely...   More>>


HSSports Article | May 26, 2020
High School Sports Ready to Take the Field…in Stages

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With many states starting the reopening process, high school sports may be on the way back as well, at least in certain areas. In some cases, that...   More>>



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