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USL

USL Announces League One Schedule

February 17, 2020

The 2020 regular season will open on Friday, March 27 and conclude on Saturday, October 3 with four matches on the final day of the season. more >>


BigShots

BigShots Golf to Break Ground in Aggieland in April

February 13, 2020

ClubCorp announces BigShots Golf™ will break ground on BigShots Golf Aggieland, a dining, golf and entertainment venue, in April 2020. more >>


HighFive

Ascension Seton Austin Marathon Returning This Weekend

February 13, 2020

The 29th annual Austin Marathon will take place on Sunday, February 16, 2020, in Austin, Texas. more >>


HighFive

Ascension Seton Austin Marathon Ready to Roll with One of Its Largest Events in 29 Years

February 11, 2020

The Ascension Seton Austin Marathon presented by Under Armour is on final approach to one of the largest event weekends in 29 years. more >>


XTERRA

2020 XTERRA America Tour Announces 15 Events Nationwide

February 11, 2020

The 2020 XTERRA America Tour features 15 events across the US, leading up to the XTERRA World Championship off-road triathlon in Maui. more >>



US_YouthSoccer

Skip Gilbert Named CEO of US Youth Soccer

February 17, 2020

US Youth Soccer is pleased to announce the selection of Skip Gilbert as its new Chief Executive Officer. more >>


USA_Triathlon

USA Triathlon Announces New Elected Officials

January 27, 2020

USA Triathlon announced that private equity specialist Henry J. Brandon III and Monica Paul (Dallas Sports Commission) as new elected directors. more >>


SPIbelt

High Five Events Announces Partnership with SPIbelt for 2020 3M Half Marathon Presented by Under Armour

January 20, 2020

High Five Events has named SPIbelt as the Official Race Belt of the 2020 3M Half Marathon presented by Under Armour. more >>


AustinMarathon

Austin Gives Miles Introduces The Moody Foundation as Presenting Sponsor

December 30, 2019

Austin Gives Miles, the philanthropic program of the Ascension Seton Austin Marathon, introduces The Moody Foundation as its presenting sponsor. more >>


Bentonville

Visit Bentonville Announces New Sports Sales Manager

December 11, 2019

Chad Musteen, a University of Arkansas graduate and former college baseball player, has joined the Bentonville team as Sports Sales Manager. more >>



LazyE

Seven Reasons You Should Play in Edmond

February 7, 2020

Edmond invites athletes to utilize state-of-the-art sports facilities and enjoy the city’s charm. With the ability to host all types of sports (on... more >>


OKC

Oklahoma City: The Most Accommodating Destination for Your Next Event

August 30, 2019

Whether your athletes swing for the fences or churn up the water, it’s hard to find a better destination than Oklahoma City. With quality venues,... more >>


Ruston

Looking for a New Place to Play? Experience Ruston!

August 5, 2019

Bring your next sporting event to Louisiana’s emerging sports destination, Ruston. The new Ruston Sport Complex offers first-class facilities and... 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 >>


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 | October 30, 2019
The Future Is Now for Nebraska’s Capital City   

By: Michael Popke

Lincoln has established its reputation as a prime sports destination, boasting great Midwestern hospitality, a small-town feel and excellent sports... More>>


blank Case study | September 3, 2019
With a Renovated Athletic Complex, Lubbock Kicks It into High Gear   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There are sports destinations. There are popular sports destinations. And there are sports destinations that get so popular their venues need some... More>>


blank Case study | September 2, 2019
Sports Events Shine Bright In El Paso, Texas   

By: Judy Leand

Situated in West Texas in the foothills of the majestic Franklin Mountains, El Paso is also known as “Sun City” due to its 300-plus days of... More>>


Articles

TouchFootball Article | September 4, 2019
Texas Organization First in Country to Require Helmets for Touch Football

By: Michael Popke

Touch football is gaining favor among parents for its comparative safety – but even so, organizers are taking no chances. The Texas State 7on7...   More>>


blank Article | September 3, 2019
The Perfect Landing

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Heading into the 2020 Games in Tokyo, the U.S. is seeing the expected uptick in interest in gymnastics. And from beginner and recreational level to...   More>>


blank Article | September 3, 2019
On the Waterfront

By: Judy Leand

From canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddling to sailing, surfing, water skiing and even dragon boat and Hawaiian outrigger racing, water sports are...   More>>


blank Article | September 3, 2019
Playing the Field: Softball's Diamond Destinations

By: Michael Popke

Returning to the Olympics next year, softball continues its run of popularity. From youth-level rec leagues all the way up to competitive high school...   More>>



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