East-North Central Articles


IndustryLeadershipLeadIn
Article | November 1, 2019
Introducing the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism   

The legendary coach, Pat Summitt, said it best: “Teamwork is what makes common people capable of uncommon results.” Meet this year’s award... More>>



ArenaFootball
Article | November 13, 2019
Suspension of Arena Football Leaves Six Cities with the Need to Fill Indoor Space   

Might want to hang a NO VACANCY sign wherever it is people go to talk about creating competitors to the NFL. Six cities that hosted Arena Football... More>>



Regional1
Article | November 1, 2019
In the Heartland, Ready to Host   

The Midwest has long been favored by residents and tourists alike for its diverse geography, affordability and friendly residents. America’s... More>>



FacilitiesPickleball1
Article | November 1, 2019
Swing Shift   

The sport that first became the go-to for players of racquet sports who found the smaller court easier on their joints, pickleball is growing a... More>>



FlagFootball
Article | October 30, 2019
USA Football Announces Inaugural National Flag Football Championship in 2020   

At almost the same time a pubic service announcement was equating youth tackle football with encouraging children to smoke cigarettes, USA Football... More>>



EliudSubTwo
Article | October 16, 2019
Will the Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Change Races on the Hometown Level?   

It finally happened. One man ran a full marathon in less than two hours. No, it wasn’t a major marathon and yes, it was under controlled... More>>



FluShots
Article | October 2, 2019
With a Severe Flu Season Predicted, Should Youth Sports Require Vaccines?   

After a relatively mild flu season last year, health officials are predicting a backlash for 2020; in fact, one child has already died – and the... More>>



TheSecret
Article | October 2, 2019
Can a Sci-Fi Quest Lead to Increased Outdoor Recreation? It Already Has   

In the futuristic book, Ready Player One, a teenager and his friends are scrambling to find three keys hidden in a virtual universe. The individual... More>>



WiffleBall
Article | September 18, 2019
Is Competitive Wiffle Ball the Next Big Travel Phenomenon?   

The game you played as a rambunctious six-year-old is all grown-up – and has a championship of its own. Just ask anyone who recently played in the... More>>



IndustryLeadership
Article | September 4, 2019
New Homes for Away Teams   

The continued evolution of sports venues – updates to surfaces, lighting, security and amenities – all helps to create the best possible... More>>



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