East-North Central Articles


RavensStadium
Article | September 22, 2021
FIFA Begins Visits to Potential 2026 World Cup Host Cities   

It’s not your imagination – you really are seeing more announcements from sports commissions nationwide about their cities’ campaigns to host... More>>



HSFB
Article | September 10, 2021
Why is High School Football Moving Out of State?   

More away games? Most likely. A number of high school football teams have made headlines recently as they shift away from regularly playing others in... More>>



Smaller
Article | September 4, 2021
Where the Diamonds Shine   

In 2021, there were nearly 6.5 million regular slowpitch softball players and nearly 2 million fastpitch. And there are indications that the sport... More>>



SMALLER
Article | September 4, 2021
Gymnastics Bounces Back   

Gymnastics, a staple of the Summer Olympics, has long been one of the biggest recipients of the boost provided by television coverage of the event.... More>>



YouthSports_Smaller
Article | August 24, 2021
Youth Sports Breaking Records as Kids Charge Back Onto Playing Fields   

Here’s some welcome news: Registration numbers for fall youth sports programs are breaking all records. It’s a combination of pent-up demand and... More>>



Louisville
Article | August 12, 2021
Corporate Games Bring Field Day Back to Life   

Remember Field Day in school? It was basically a day-long outdoor recess – with kids engaged in racing, playing and enjoying good-natured... More>>



AthletesUnlimited
Article | July 28, 2021
Athletes Unlimited Applies Fantasy Sports Theory to Create Women’s Teams   

You say fantasy sports like it’s a bad thing. Athletes Unlimited begs to differ. There are no hard-and-fast teams here, just elite women in their... More>>



YouthSoccer
Article | July 1, 2021
Midwest Success: US Youth Soccer’s College Showcase   

When US Youth Soccer announced that a total of 280 boys’ and girls’ teams, mostly from out of state, had competed at its recent college showcase... More>>



OpeningSpread
Article | June 25, 2021
The Right Hook   

Whether contested in a boxing ring, on a wrestling mat or in a martial arts studio – or even in the octagon of MMA or the Olympics – combat... More>>



Run
Article | June 25, 2021
Run to Daylight   

One of the first events to emerge from the pandemic and provide a very welcome boost to cities, thanks to excellent research by event owners, has... More>>



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