East-North Central Articles


REGIONAL2
Article | January 20, 2021
Taking the Sports Hosting Game by Storm   

Sports history runs deep win the Northeast region. Dr. James Naismith invented basketball in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1891, and William Morgan... More>>



MULTISPORT2
Article | January 20, 2021
More Than A Game: The Rise of Esports is Helping Destinations Score New Hosting Opportunities   

It is a great time to get into competitive video gaming. Global esports revenues (not counting broadcasting platform revenues) surpassed $1 billion... More>>



SportsFac2
Article | January 20, 2021
Basketball’s Full-Court Press   

Basketball has always been one of the most popular sports for travel teams and rec play, with activity that spans all ages, both male and female. And... More>>



MArch
Article | January 18, 2021
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad March, and Indianapolis is Making it Happen   

Not too many people say no to hosting NCAA championships, particularly when that opportunity is any game in March Madness, much less the entire... More>>



CalHSFB
Article | January 15, 2021
Scoffing Tightened Restrictions, California Youth Football Hits the Field   

The long and winding road of youth sports in California – stretching all the way to Arizona, then Texas and Florida, as event owners scrambled to... More>>



Kobe
Article | January 3, 2021
What Were the Top Non-COVID Developments in Sports from 2020?   

Nobody was sorry to see 2020 leave. But looking beyond the devastation the pandemic wrought on our industry, there were important trends and lessons.... More>>



IRONMAN
Article | December 31, 2020
A Good Omen for 2021: Every IRONMAN Race is Sold Out   

How tired are athletes of quarantine, home training and virtual events, and how much does the racing community want to get back in action? Enough to... More>>



LibertyPark
Article | December 30, 2020
New Sports Complex Developments in Works for Post-COVID Era   

Sports complexes around the country might have hosted fewer events or even remained closed throughout 2020, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. But a... More>>



NFHS
Article | December 17, 2020
NFHS: All States Expected to be Playing High School Sports in 2021   

The headline alone provides a much-needed shot of optimism. The National Federation of State High School Associations has stated, “With 2021 around... More>>



HS Soccer
Article | December 6, 2020
With Phoenix Stopping Tournaments, Event Owners Look to Texas, Florida   

Youth sports are starting to bear an eerie and unpleasant resemblance to a wagon train of settlers trying to find a decent place to live – but... More>>



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