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Little Rock Marathon Joins Series XIII Abbott World Marathon Majors

August 20, 2019

The Little Rock Marathon joins Series XIII Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Championships in 2021 as a qualifying race. more >>


FishersOfMen_HSBassChallenge

Fishers of Men Announces High School Bass Fishing Challenge

August 19, 2019

Fishers of Men will be entering the high school fishing bass tournament arena this fall with the Fishers of Men-UBC High School Angler Series. more >>


USL

USL Announces New Franchise in Omaha

August 19, 2019

The United Soccer League the awarding of a USL League One franchise to Alliance Omaha Soccer Holdings in Omaha, Nebraska. more >>


Paddlesports

Paddlesports Event Announces 2019 Location and Dates

August 16, 2019

Paddlesports Retailer, the official national trade show of the paddlesports industry, remains in Oklahoma City for at least the next two years. more >>


Houston

North Houston Bike Park Announces Grand Opening

August 15, 2019

USA BMX, Harris County Houston Sports Authority and N. Houston Development Corp. announce the opening of the North Houston Bike Park. more >>



HighFive

Austin Gives Miles Surpasses Fundraising Goal

August 5, 2019

Austin Gives Miles, Official Charity Program of the Ascension Seton Austin Marathon® presented by Under Armour, raised $1,187,000. more >>


Arlington

Arlington CVB Launches CGI Animated Destination TV Spot

July 22, 2019

.The Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) has launched a new leisure destination TV spot. more >>


Spectra

Lopez Named GM for KBHCC in Dallas

July 15, 2019

J. Anthony Lopez is the new General Manager for the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center (KBHCC) in Dallas, Texas, according to Spectra. more >>


Go_RoundRock

Go Round Rock to Serve as New Brand for Leisure Tourism

April 29, 2019

The new brand reflects the city’s presence as a destination for sports tourists and as a well-rounded destination for “bleisure” tourism. more >>


USA_Cycling

USA Cycling Announces ODP Training Centers

April 8, 2019

USA Cycling has announced the four velodromes that will be participating in the Olympic Development Program as Training Centers. more >>



Ruston

Looking for a New Place to Play? Experience Ruston!

August 5, 2019

Bring your next sporting event to one of Louisiana’s emerging sports destinations, Ruston. The new Ruston Sport Complex offers first-class... more >>


BryanCollStn

Bryan College Station: 5 “Cushy” Digs to Host Your Next Event

July 24, 2019

The Bryan College Station sports crew is ready for YOU! With over 30 multi-purpose fields, an abundance of indoor event space and an award-winning... more >>


Brownsville

The Largest Sports Park in the Rio Grande Valley is Ready for You

July 8, 2019

The Brownsville Sports Park is more than a sports facility – it is a place where memories are created, connections are made, and experiences are... more >>


Lincoln1

Current, Future Sport Complexes Offer Numerous Options for Lincoln Athletes

March 22, 2019

Lincoln, Nebraska, continues to grow as a sports destination. The new venues proliferating across the city have set a new standard for all other... more >>


Portland

Play in Portland, Texas

March 1, 2019

Youth sports tournaments are increasingly choosing Portland, Texas, to take advantage of the outstanding venues and fabulous ocean scenery, combined... more >>


White Papers

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>>


AIR Logo Whitepaper | June 25, 2013
Athletic Departments in Most NCAA Division I Public Colleges Spend Three to Six Times More Per Athlete Than Their Institutions Spend to Educate Each Student   

AIR Report: Athletic departments of most public colleges and universities in NCAA Division I sports typically spend three to six times as much per... More>>


US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... More>>


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>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | June 27, 2019
Conway, Arkansas, Is Hopping with Sports – Even Toad Racing   

By: Judy Leand

Located just 30 miles north of Little Rock, Arkansas, on I-40, Conway continues to be one of the top five fastest-growing cities in the state and is... More>>


blank Case study | June 26, 2019
So Much More Than a Major League City   

By: Michael Popke

Arlington, Texas, might be America’s definitive major league city — with world-class venues that are home to the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and... More>>


blank Case study | April 24, 2019
Stay Ahead of the Game in Lubbock, Texas   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Lubbock’s nickname, the hub city, is for the five major highways through town, creating a hub. That and Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport... More>>


Articles

HurricaneBarry Article | July 24, 2019
Barry Leaves Behind Flooding, Sewage – and Plenty of Cancelled Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As the first major storm of the hurricane season, Barry made a terrible impression. He barged in uninvited, overstayed his welcome and left a mess...   More>>


AlienChase Article | July 24, 2019
Storming Area 51 Won't Bag Aliens But Sports and Travel Skyrocketed

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Shoving aside the toxic headlines of the week was the refreshingly weird news that more than a million people had pledged to raid Area 51 in Roswell,...   More>>


InsideEvents Article | July 24, 2019
Inside Events: USA Dodgeball

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Dodgeball, the sport everyone remembers from the playground, is being contested in leagues around the U.S., as well as on the national and...   More>>


Ledecky Article | July 10, 2019
International Swimming League Dives into Competitive Swimming Market

By: Michael Popke

Four U.S. cities stand to benefit as the brand-new International Swimming League tests the waters this fall. The ISL, a professional sports league...   More>>



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