West-North Central Articles


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>>



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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