East-South Central Articles


HurricaneBarry
Article | July 24, 2019
Barry Leaves Behind Flooding, Sewage – and Plenty of Cancelled Sports   

As the first major storm of the hurricane season, Barry made a terrible impression. He barged in uninvited, overstayed his welcome and left a mess... More>>



AlienChase
Article | July 24, 2019
Storming Area 51 Won't Bag Aliens But Sports and Travel Skyrocketed   

Shoving aside the toxic headlines of the week was the refreshingly weird news that more than a million people had pledged to raid Area 51 in Roswell,... More>>



SwimmingPool
Article | July 24, 2019
Could Water Contamination Hurt Summer Sports Events?   

Talk about muddying the waters. This summer has brought a wave of concerns over Cryptosporidium in swimming pools, flesh-eating bacteria in open... More>>



Regional1
Article | June 27, 2019
Warm, Welcoming – and Winning   

With its mild, humid climate and famed welcoming southern hospitality, the Southeastern region is uniquely positioned to host athletes and their... More>>



DestPerspectives1
Article | June 26, 2019
Engaging Volunteers: A Case Study from Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission   

While athletes provide the on-field action and spectators provide the cheers, it’s the volunteers who can provide the behind-the-scenes power to... More>>



coach
Article | June 26, 2019
Alabama on the Leading Edge with Coaching Education to Prevent Injuries   

In Alabama, the Alabama’s Coach Safely Act — reportedly is the first law of its kind to require all coaches of youth athletes 14 years and... 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>>



Fortnite
Article | May 15, 2019
NFL, on the Trail of a Younger Audience, Drafts Fortnite   

Fortnite continues its march into mainstream sports. Just last month, it was part of the in-event entertainment at the NFL Draft, where Twitch... More>>



Julep
Article | May 1, 2019
Will Churchill Downs Improvements Mean a Bigger Economic Finish?   

Hats. Horses. Juleps. Some things are iconic at the Kentucky Derby. But some things have also changed – home improvements, as it were, that are... More>>



IndustryLead1
Article | April 25, 2019
The Allure of College Towns   

In college towns across the U.S., great sports venues await, surrounded with storied traditions and filled with potential. Want to visit? Join this... More>>



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