Winter Sports Articles


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Article | January 6, 2014
Winter and Ice Sports: Winter Sports In An Olympic Year   

In a series of preludes to the XXII Olympic Winter Games, which run February 7 to 23, 2014, in Russia, U.S. communities large and small hosted... More>>



Engaging Community Volunteers – The Secret to a Successful Sporting Event
Article | June 25, 2013
Engaging Community Volunteers – The Secret to a Successful Sporting Event   

When it comes to running a successful sporting event, one planning element cannot be overlooked, no matter the sport – volunteer recruitment. In... More>>



The Age of Sports: Planning Events for Senior Athletes: An Interview with Marc T. Riker
Article | April 25, 2013
Planning Events for Senior Athletes: An Interview with Marc T. Riker   

Getting older and slowing down? Not unless you're talking about the laptops these athletes are carrying as they travel from event to event. More>>



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Article | March 1, 2013
Mountain High: Great States for Sports   

The Mountain States are defined by the dramatic terrain and beauty of the Rocky Mountains, so it’s perhaps no surprise that sports in these states... More>>



Emerging Markets: Get Out of Your Venue Rut
Article | December 31, 2012
Emerging Markets: Get Out of Your Venue Rut   

Repetition has long been known to be beneficial to athletes in practice sessions. When it comes to the location of sports events, though, for... More>>



Northeast: Abundance of Riches
Article | December 31, 2012
Northeast: Abundance of Riches   

When it comes to sports destinations, the Northeast has a lot to offer. The geographic region encompasses the nine states from Maine to Pennsylvania,... More>>



The NCAA’s New Recruiting Controls: An In-Depth Analysis
Article | December 31, 2012
The NCAA’s New Recruiting Controls: An In-Depth Analysis   

In January 2012, the NCAA’s Board of Directors voted to ban 7-on-7 football games, leagues, camps or other “non-scholastic” sport enterprises... More>>



Ice Rinks & Winter Sports: Hot Places for Winter Sports Action
Article | December 31, 2012
Ice Rinks & Winter Sports: Hot Places for Winter Sports Action   

The NHL was benched in the fall due to a lockout, but plenty of other skaters were getting ice time around the nation. And finding that ice time in... More>>



Midwest:  Playing in the Heartland
Article | October 31, 2012
Midwest: Playing in the Heartland   

Sports, and sports travel, are huge in the heartland. The Midwest consists of 12 states—from Ohio on the east side, northwest to North Dakota, and... More>>



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Article | August 31, 2012
The Southwest and Pacific: Something for Everyone   

The Southwest and Pacific regions have this in common: both offer great weather and first-class venues. Made up of states including Arizona,... More>>



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