West-North Central Articles


Regional1
Article | November 1, 2019
In the Heartland, Ready to Host   

The Midwest has long been favored by residents and tourists alike for its diverse geography, affordability and friendly residents. America’s... More>>



MultiSportRodeo1
Article | November 1, 2019
Rodeo Roundup   

Is any sport as uniquely American – and as wildly popular – as rodeo? From roping and riding to racing and reining, venues are welcoming in the... 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>>



Scoreboard
Article | October 2, 2019
Rich Team, Poor Team? States Might Level the Economic Playing Field   

We’ve all heard the complaints: kids enrolled in sports teams at schools in lower-income areas don’t have access to the same coaching, staffing... 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>>



Facilities1
Article | September 3, 2019
Playing the Field: Softball's Diamond Destinations   

Returning to the Olympics next year, softball continues its run of popularity. From youth-level rec leagues all the way up to competitive high school... More>>



FieldOfDreams
Article | August 21, 2019
Even One Year Out, 'Field of Dreams' Game is Big Business   

It’s still a year away but the first-ever Major League game to be played at the iconic “field of dreams” in Iowa corn country is already an... More>>



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>>



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>>



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