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Deadline Coming Up for SDM’s Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Program

September 4, 2019

The deadline is coming up quickly for SDM's awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Enter now! more >>


US_PTR

USPTA World Conference Coming to Vegas

September 19, 2019

The 2019 USPTA World Conference runs from Sunday, Sept. 22 to Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. more >>


Decathlon

First-Ever Citywide Plogging Event Coming to Emeryville This Weekend

September 17, 2019

The first-ever citywide plogging event, which combines running and picking up litter, will be hosted this weekend in Northern California. more >>


AirForceMArathon

Air Force Marathon Announces Guest Speakers, Event Details

September 17, 2019

The Air Force Marathon is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 in Dayton, Ohio, with a Sport & Fitness Expo beginning Sept. 19. more >>


Hype

HYPE Sports Innovation Reveals Its 2019 Sports-Blockchain Demo-Day Startup Cohort

September 16, 2019

HYPE Sports Innovation announced the exclusive group of 10 startups pitching in front of blockchain and sports industry investors and VCs in NYC. more >>



Rockford

Rockford Tourism’s Economic Impact Up in 2018

September 16, 2019

In 2018, travel provided $392 million in economic impact to Rockford and Winnebago County communities. more >>


CastingForRecovery

Casting for Recovery Receives Grant Funding From the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund Connecting Women with Breast Cancer to the Outdoors

September 16, 2019

Casting for Recovery® (CfR) has announced that it has received a grant from the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Debuts Roku Channel Featuring Tournament Coverage And Tips From Top Anglers

September 16, 2019

B.A.S.S. has debuted a free Roku channel with content of interest to anglers of all skill levels and interests. more >>


Minneapolis

Council for Responsible Sport Bestows Silver Level Sustainability Award to NCAA Final Four Event in Minneapolis

September 16, 2019

The Minneapolis Local Organizing Committee was awarded silver level sustainability certification from the Council for Responsible Sport. more >>


Varsity

Varsity Spirit Announces Multiyear Partnership With Memphis Grizzlies

September 16, 2019

Varsity Spirit announced a partnership with the Memphis Grizzlies, to be the Official Outfitter of the Grizzlies Dance Team, the Grizz Girls. more >>


Spotlights

blank Case study | September 4, 2019
‘City for Champions’ Project Taking Olympic City USA to New Levels   

By: Michael Popke

No other destination in the U.S. is as deserving of the nickname “Olympic City USA” as Colorado Springs, Colorado. Want proof? It is home of the... More>>


blank Case study | September 4, 2019
Tucson Emerges as Major Destination for Sports and Fun in the Sun   

By: Michael Popke

Tucson, a city of about 530,000 residents in Southern Arizona and located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, was expected to host 50 sporting events... More>>


blank Case study | September 3, 2019
With a Renovated Athletic Complex, Lubbock Kicks It into High Gear   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There are sports destinations. There are popular sports destinations. And there are sports destinations that get so popular their venues need some... More>>


blank Case study | June 27, 2019
Conway, Arkansas, Is Hopping with Sports – Even Toad Racing   

By: Judy Leand

Located just 30 miles north of Little Rock, Arkansas, on I-40, Conway continues to be one of the top five fastest-growing cities in the state and is... More>>


Articles

SelfieStick Article | August 21, 2019
Social Media, Geotagging Spark Attendance Surges at National Parks

By: Michael Popke

One of the most traditional of recreation destinations — national parks — is receiving a boost from social media and geotagging. To handle the...   More>>


Pac12 Article | August 21, 2019
Does the Early Bird Kickoff Get the Ratings? PAC-12 Hopes So

By: Michael Popke

In an effort to maximize television exposure to East Coast college football fans — as well as alleviate a slate of games starting as late as 7:30...   More>>


Eliud Article | August 21, 2019
Can New Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Attempt Revive Interest in Distance Running?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sub-two-hour marathon – an attempt that came thisclose to succeeding two years ago, is back for another try this October. Can world marathon...   More>>


ConcussionReport Article | August 7, 2019
The Concussion Report: A Roundup of the Latest Headlines

By: Michael Popke

Following several head-to-head collisions in the Women’s World Cup, the issue of concussions hit the spotlight again. Other developments in the TBI...   More>>


LittleLeague Article | August 7, 2019
Travel Ball at Fault for Little League's Decline?

By: Michael Popke

Worldwide participation in Little League has been dropping steadily for at least 25 years, and many are casting travel ball as the villain of the...   More>>



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