West-North Central Articles


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Article | October 5, 2016
Women’s Roller Derby International Playoffs Skate Through U.S. Cities   

The longtime grassroots sport of women’s roller derby has quietly been building a new generation of fans. Now, it’s gathering even more momentum... More>>



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Article | September 26, 2016
Making the Pitch for Softball   

From the Olympics to the church picnic, the sport of softball has permeated America and continues to grow in popularity. Learn about some of the best... More>>



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Article | July 21, 2016
Peak Competition for Combat Sports   

One of civilization’s oldest forms of competition, combat sports, come in a variety of forms. Martial arts, wrestling and boxing offer some general... More>>



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Article | July 21, 2016
Long Distance Travelers   

From benefit 5Ks to marathons (and even to duathlons and triathlons, as well as cycling events), athletes are taking to America’s roads for... More>>



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Article | May 23, 2016
On the Fast Track   

Track and field is one of the oldest sports known to mankind and its popularity remains strong from the high school levels all the way up to the... More>>



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Article | May 20, 2016
America's Anglers: Following the Current   

Whether it’s bass fishing, deep sea angling, fly casting or anything else, fishing is big business with great potential for economic impact. The... More>>



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Article | May 4, 2016
Iowa Legislature Approves Watered-Down Sports Tax Incentive Bill   

The state of Iowa would like to see more baseball take place within its borders; however, the fight to create more facilities is something of a... More>>



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Article | March 2, 2016
Kick It Up!   

Whether it’s the U.S. Women’s National Team charging onto the field to face international competition, regional tournaments for teenagers or kids... More>>



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Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here   

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much... More>>



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Article | December 28, 2015
The Thrill of It All: Skateboarding and BMX   

Once only known as counter-culture pastimes, skateboard and BMX have moved into the mainstream. Count on that growth to continue in years to come,... More>>



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