New England Articles


Skeeter
Article | September 18, 2019
Mosquito-Borne Illness Forces Race Postponement: Should Event Owners Worry?   

Mosquitoes are hungry, and despite the season, they’re not craving pumpkin spice. In fact, they’re still causing big concerns for sports event... 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>>



Bleachers
Article | August 21, 2019
Unsafe Bleachers Creating Problems for Event Owners   

As high schools around the country prepare to kick off a new football season, some school districts are facing challenges posed by unsafe bleachers... More>>



EmptySeats
Article | July 10, 2019
UConn Grads Create Nonprofit Organization to Help Fill Empty Seats   

We all know how demoralizing it can be to see empty seats at sporting events. But three University of Connecticut graduates living in New York City... More>>



BudgetCuts
Article | July 10, 2019
Rhode Island School District Dumps All Sports as Part of Drastic Budget Cuts   

The concept that a school district would be so desperate to make budget cuts as to dump all its sports programs – well, it sounds like a nightmare.... 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>>



BaseballInGrass
Article | May 1, 2019
Sports Turf Expert: Don’t Burn Your Fields to Dry Them   

It certainly made headlines: the high school coach who tried to dry his wet field by dousing parts of it with gasoline and dropping a match. Other... More>>



Scam
Article | April 3, 2019
How Event Owners Can Combat Scammers   

Between stolen frequent flyer miles and identity theft happening on airport hotspots, youth sports event owners might think they have the risks all... More>>



YouthFBallPlayer
Article | March 20, 2019
Massachusetts Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Ban Youth Tackle Football   

We’ve reached a point where it’s no longer a shock when public officials propose banning youth football. The latest state to do so is... More>>



Peanuts
Article | March 6, 2019
Hartford Yard Goats Are First Pro Sports Team to Ban Peanuts   

"Buy me some kale chips and dried fruit snacks…?" Nope, sorry, it just doesn’t have the same ring. Dunkin’ Donuts Park (home of the MiLB... More>>



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