East-North Central Articles


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

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>>



Multi1
Article | June 27, 2019
Ready to Fight   

Combat sports offer both youth and adults a great way to interact in person, focus, gain self-discipline, reduce stress and stay fit. Even better... More>>



Landscape1
Article | June 27, 2019
Keeping Pace   

Recreational, competitive and endurance runners have no shortage of races to choose from these days, and plenty of settings to enjoy. From urban... More>>



Facilities1
Article | June 27, 2019
The Growth of Lacrosse   

Lacrosse has ditched its niche status, becoming one of the fastest-growing team sports in America. From 2001 to 2017, total participation skyrocketed... More>>



Ref
Article | June 26, 2019
Louisiana Law Gives Jail Time for Yelling at Youth Sports Officials   

A brand-new Louisiana law makes harassing a ref on the scholastic or rec level a crime punishable by up to 90 days in jail. And the offender has to... More>>



IndyCar
Article | June 12, 2019
Motorsports Events: Economic Engine or Source of Contention?   

Motorsports events can generate revenue, excitement and crowds. Unfortunately, they can cause controversy when they’re not being held at a facility... More>>



Referee
Article | May 29, 2019
Illinois Implementing Background Checks for High School Officials   

Finding enough referees and umpires for high school sporting events is a challenging task for athletics administrators and in Illinois, it just got... More>>



MLSBall
Article | May 15, 2019
Amid Enthusiasm From Cities, Major League Soccer Will Expand to 30 Teams   

Feeding on the building World Cup frenzy, Major League Soccer will be expanding to 30 teams. Nashville SC and Inter Miami CF begin play in 2020, and... More>>



Ref
Article | May 15, 2019
Ohio Bill Would Make Assaulting Umpires, Referees a Felony   

In an ideal world, this development would not be necessary. Ohio lawmakers want to put an end to assaults on sports officials at all levels once and... More>>



MSUBand
Article | May 15, 2019
March Madness: Kicking Cheerleaders and Band off the Plane while VIPs Ride Free   

March Madness has a new meaning. Public outrage followed a newspaper report that Michigan State took its cheer squad and band off a flight to Final... More>>



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