West-North Central Articles


IndustryLead
Article | December 20, 2019
New Decade, New Destinations   

The holidays are behind us and the new year (a whole new decade, in fact) is underway. Gyms are crowded, shopping malls are empty and it’s time for... More>>



Multi1
Article | December 19, 2019
The Brave New World of Esports   

Although esports is digitally based, physical space is needed to house in-person events, prompting a growing number of destinations to build... More>>



Landscape1
Article | December 18, 2019
Frozen Assets   

Winter sports organizers can find ice sheets everywhere these days, from venues near the frozen communities on the North Dakota-Minnesota border to... More>>


Article | December 11, 2019
“Assault on Hometown Baseball” Panicking Cities   

Spring training for baseball starts soon but there may be fewer players at the Minor League level in years to come, thanks (or no thanks) to a... More>>


Article | December 11, 2019
Iowa City Closes Parks So Sharpshooters Can Target High Deer Population   

Well, this is a new one. Eight public parks in Iowa City are closed most of December while sharpshooters work to reduce an enormously overburdened... More>>



IndustryLeadershipLeadIn
Article | November 1, 2019
Introducing the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism   

The legendary coach, Pat Summitt, said it best: “Teamwork is what makes common people capable of uncommon results.” Meet this year’s award... More>>



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>>


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>>


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>>



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