East-North Central Articles


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>>



Multi1
Article | September 3, 2019
The Perfect Landing   

Heading into the 2020 Games in Tokyo, the U.S. is seeing the expected uptick in interest in gymnastics. And from beginner and recreational level to... More>>



Landscape1
Article | September 3, 2019
On the Waterfront   

From canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddling to sailing, surfing, water skiing and even dragon boat and Hawaiian outrigger racing, water sports are... More>>



InsideEvents
Article | August 21, 2019
Inside Events: National Club Basketball Association   

The National Club Basketball Association has been serving up men's college basketball (without controversy) for eight years now and is on the verge... More>>



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