Individual Sports


USA Water Polo Women's Team Returns to Action in California, Facing Australia

August 17, 2018

The USA Women's National Team returns to action this weekend when they host Australia in a three-game series in California. more >>


Super League Triathlon Headed for Canada this Weekend

August 16, 2018

The second and final Qualifier event for Super League Triathlon’s (SLT) Championship Series takes place this weekend in Canada. more >>


USA Roller Sports Moves Championships to Spokane

August 16, 2018

After a competitive bid process, a national search and an extensive review, the 2019 National Championships be in Spokane, Washington. more >>


2018 US Trail Running Conference Announces Updates

August 16, 2018

Active at Altitude, organizers of the 2018 US Trail Running Conference, announced the theme for this year’s edition is Creating Opportunities. more >>


Round Rock Is The Sports Capital Of Texas!

August 8, 2018

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and sports are no exception! Round Rock has made a name for itself as the Sports Capital of Texas, playing... more >>


Pack Up the Teams and Head on Down to Laredo, Texas!

July 11, 2018

Want a destination for sports but one that also lends itself to a perfect blend of culture, language, culinary influences and ambiance? Look deep... more >>


Odessa, Texas: The Home of Friday Night Lights Welcomes New Addition to the Football Family

June 27, 2018

The Permian Basin, an oil-rich area, brings thousands to work in the field. But the community and its passion for sports convinces them to stay. Get... more >>


Game On in The Sports Capital of Tennessee®

May 29, 2018

This vibrant Southern community, conveniently located just 30 miles southeast of Nashville, Tennessee, includes the cities of Murfreesboro, Smyrna,... more >>


Enjoy Peoria Wants to Know... Will Your Event Play in Peoria?

May 2, 2018

Located in the heart of Illinois, the Peoria Area is known as a premier sporting destination in the Midwest. The city carries a rich tradition of... more >>


Intercollegiate Tennis Association And Oracle Announce Multi-Year Alliance Extension

August 13, 2018

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association and Oracle announced a multi-year extension to their alliance. more >>


Omni Hotels & Resorts to Become PGA TOUR Official Marketing Partner Through 2022

August 6, 2018

The PGA TOUR and Omni Hotels & Resorts announced a sponsorship agreement through 2022 designating Omni as the official hotel partner. more >>


Discovery and PGA TOUR to Create First-of-its-Kind International Golf Service

August 6, 2018

Discovery and the PGA TOUR announced a pioneering strategic alliance to create a new international multi-platform home for golf. more >>


IRONMAN Announces Continued International Expansion with Event in Greece

July 30, 2018

Greece’s first ever IRONMAN® 70.3® triathlon will take place in Costa Navarino of the Messinia region. more >>

Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 25, 2017
America’s 50th State Opens Its Sporting Doors to the World   

By: Michael Popke

Once renowned for hosting the Pro Bowl (the National Football League’s annual all-star game at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu for more than 30 years)... More>>

blank Case study | July 17, 2018
Conway, Arkansas: Sports at Its Heart   

By: Peter Francesconi

More than 125 years ago, business leaders in Conway, Arkansas, wanted to grow the local economy, so they created a strategy to attract institutions... More>>

blank Case study | July 17, 2018
Winning With a ‘Very Valdosta’ Sports Culture   

By: Peter Francesconi

In the 1980s, Valdosta, Georgia, surged in prosperity and, with the renewed economic impact came a renewed downtown area, business relationships and... More>>

White Papers

WE ARE GOLF Whitepaper | August 1, 2018
The U.S. Golf Economy Report   

This report presented by Golf 20/20 shows spending and income on the golf industry, providing an economic snapshot of the sport More>>

RedTorch Whitepaper | May 1, 2018

This report ranks the social media performance of 35 international federations of the IOC from March 2017 to February 2018. More>>

OutdoorRecAssn Whitepaper | February 1, 2018
2017 Outdoor Participation Report   

The Outdoor Foundation’s Outdoor Recreation Participation Report tracks American participation trends with a focus on youth and diversity. More>>

Berkman_Harvard Whitepaper | January 1, 2018
Bringing Mindsports into the Classroom and Beyond   

Researchers at Harvard University's Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society compiled a research paper on the effects of mind sports. More>>



NASCAR Article | August 8, 2018
NASCAR Isn't Dying, But Insiders See A Sport in Transition

By: Michael Popke

Down but not out. NASCAR, once declared America’s fastest-growing sport, appears to have fallen out of favor. High ticket costs, the retirement of...   More>>

WWE Article | August 8, 2018
First WWE Women’s-Only Event Potential Game Changer for Organizers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

What was once an anomaly – girls on high school wrestling team – has become commonplace. The question is, however, whether a women’s-only...   More>>

WorldBeach Article | August 8, 2018
World Beach Games Coming to San Diego, Despite Rough Start

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It certainly hasn’t been smooth sailing, but the tide is turning on the World Beach Games. The event, now expected to take place in October of...   More>>

911 Article | August 8, 2018
With September 11 Only a Month Away, Planners Preparing to Mark the Occasion

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A month from now, America again observes Patriots’ Day, the commemoration of September 11. This year has an eerie sense of familiarity since the...   More>>

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