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Davis Cup Making a Return to Hawaii

January 22, 2020

Davis Cup tennis will return to Hawaii for the first time in 28 years at the Blaisdell Center March 6-7 in Honolulu, according to the USTA. more >>


Snohomish

Serena Williams to Play Fed Cup for U.S. vs. Latvia in Everett, Washington

January 22, 2020

Angel of the Winds Arena will play host to international-level tennis as the Fed Cup comes to Everett, Washington. more >>


NHL

Four NHL Teams Will Host Regional Esports Tournaments

January 21, 2020

NHL teams—the Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings, Vegas Golden Knights, and Florida Panthers—will host scholastic esports tournaments. more >>


Oracle

Oracle Challenger Series Bringing Top-Tier Talent to Newport Beach

January 16, 2020

The Oracle Challenger Series will be held January 27 – February 2, 2020 at the Newport Beach Tennis Club in Newport Beach, CA. more >>


Snohomish

US Club Soccer selects Snohomish, WA as home of National Cup Northwest Regional

January 15, 2020

US Club Soccer is proud to announce a four-year partnership with Snohomish Youth Soccer Club and Snohomish County. more >>



Pepsi

Pepsi Furthers Affiliation with Sports Industry in California

January 20, 2020

Pepsi and Frito-Lay are now the exclusive soft drink and salty snacks partners across SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park. more >>


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US Club Soccer Announces Eight New Clubs in Six States

November 25, 2019

US Club Soccer announced eight clubs have been approved as new Players First-licensed clubs, bringing the total to 82 clubs in 25 states. more >>


EnergyBars

Quantum Energy Squares Named Official Energy Bar For The 2019 Vega IRONMAN World Championship

September 30, 2019

Quantum Energy Squares will be the exclusive energy bar served to athletes on-course throughout the IRONMAN World Championship®. more >>


GoGolfKuai

Go Golf Kaua‘i Launches New Website

September 23, 2019

Go Golf Kaua‘i, a collection of Kaua‘i’s daily-fee and resort golf courses, has launched a new and improved website at www.gogolfkauai.com. more >>


49_DegreeNorth

Washington Ski Area 49° North Mountain Resort Sold

May 20, 2019

CMR Lands LLC has announced the acquisition of 49° North Mountain Resort, a ski area located on Chewelah Mountain in Northeast Washington. more >>



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Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 21, 2020

Welcome to PNW Sports! In Snohomish County, Washington, dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Located in northwest Washington... 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 >>


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

November 4, 2019

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, is where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. more >>


Image

Burlington, Washington: Where the Grass is Greener

October 28, 2019

Burlington, Washington, situated between islands, mountains – and even Canada – is the greener side of the PNW, where tulips and daffodils bloom... more >>


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 23, 2019

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, is where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. 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

Hawaii Convention Center Case study | August 6, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

Just as appealing as the Hawai‘i Convention Center’s location in a tropical paradise is the fact that events do not have to bring flooring or... More>>


TriCities Case study | December 17, 2019
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Providing Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

There’s a dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest (yes, really). It has plenty of space for water sports, sports fields that stay green... More>>


blank Case study | September 2, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

When the Hawai’i Convention Center’s management decided to help sports event owners find their way to the island, they knew they had to offer... More>>


Articles

ToughMudder Article | January 8, 2020
Tough Times for Tough Mudder Show Dark Future for Obstacle Racing

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

What happens when a giant in the industry falls? It reverberates through those left standing. Tough Mudder might not have hit the ground (yet) but it...   More>>


blank Article | December 20, 2019
New Decade, New Destinations

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The holidays are behind us and the new year (a whole new decade, in fact) is underway. Gyms are crowded, shopping malls are empty and it’s time for...   More>>


blank Article | December 18, 2019
Courting the Game

By: Tracey Schelmetic

March Madness is around the corner, high school basketball is peaking and with the 3-on-3 game making headway on the global stage, the sport is...   More>>


MiLB Article | December 11, 2019
“Assault on Hometown Baseball” Panicking Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Spring training for baseball starts soon but there may be fewer players at the Minor League level in years to come, thanks (or no thanks) to a...   More>>



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