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RockyTop

Rocky Top Sports World Has Full Schedule of Events This Summer

June 26, 2019

Rocky Top Sports World has a deep bench of sports activities this summer, including football, basketball, volleyball and martial arts. more >>


PlayGolfMyrtleBeach

PlayGolfMyrtleBeach Announces New Kids' Golf Program

June 26, 2019

More than 50 Grand Strand courses, including some of the area’s most prominent, are allowing kids to play for free with a paying adult. more >>


Mudder

Tough Mudder Adds Ruff Mudder Course for Man's Best Friend

June 26, 2019

Tough Mudder, the global fitness and active lifestyle brand, is returning to Boston with its 2019 Tough Mudder Boston on June 29-30. more >>


WorldTeamTennis

World TeamTennis Announces Match in Carlsbad, California

June 25, 2019

Rising American tennis star Amanda Anisimova will play World TeamTennis matches for the San Diego Aviators at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. more >>


Erie

Erie Gearing Up for Esports Tournament

June 25, 2019

SmashErie, an Erie-based eSports organization, will host its first Major Smash Ultimate Event, Brawl on the Bay, at the Bel-Aire Clarion Hotel. more >>



Chesterfield

Chesterfield County: A Mecca for Sports Tourism with World-Class Facilities and Fields

June 24, 2019

Located in central Virginia, just south of Richmond, Chesterfield County is becoming the go-to destination for event owners seeking excellent access,... more >>


Harford3

Play Like the Pros in Harford County, Maryland

May 22, 2019

Bring your tournament to Harford County, Maryland, and get the best – the best facilities, the best location and the best team to support it all!... more >>


Surprise

Arizona’s New Top Tournament Destination

May 13, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything planners need in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round sunshine,... more >>


Spartans

Victory Means a Little More Here: Fayetteville, North Carolina

April 15, 2019

Located in the heart of North Carolina, Fayetteville has a historic charm packed with culture, excitement and top-notch sports facilities. Our... more >>


Jaynes

Victory as Sweet as Our Tea

March 6, 2019

Take a vibrant, inviting Southern town like Columbia, Tennessee, paired with top-notch venues like Ridley Park Sports Complex and Chickasaw Trace... more >>



ProjectGolf

Decorated Military Veteran and Golf Industry Professional Gene Augustine Named Director of Project Golf, a Myrtle Beach-Based Grow the Game Initiative

June 17, 2019

Gene Augustine has been named the first director of Project Golf, an ambitious grow the game initiative. more >>


JoeGibbsRacing

B.A.S.S. Agrees To Associate Sponsorship With Joe Gibbs Racing

June 17, 2019

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.) as a sponsor. more >>


WTA

WTA and PTR Sign Partnership Agreement

June 17, 2019

The WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) and PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) have designated PTR as an Official Partner of the WTA Coach Program. more >>


Mobil1

Mobil 1 Named Official Motor Oil of Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

June 17, 2019

ExxonMobil has announced that the Mobil 1 brand has become the Official Motor Oil of Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. more >>


NextGenGolf

PGA of America Announces Acquisition of NextGenGolf

June 10, 2019

The PGA of America has acquired Nextgengolf, to enhance player development programming designed to grow the game across emerging generations. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | June 26, 2019
So Much More Than a Major League City   

By: Michael Popke

Arlington, Texas, might be America’s definitive major league city — with world-class venues that are home to the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and... More>>


blank Case study | April 24, 2019
Sports Options, Venue Flexibility and Southern Hospitality Abound   

By: Michael Popke

In less than two years, this city of about 100,000 residents went from having few indoor or outdoor sports facilities for local youth sports teams to... More>>


blank Case study | April 24, 2019
Stay Ahead of the Game in Lubbock, Texas   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Lubbock’s nickname, the hub city, is for the five major highways through town, creating a hub. That and Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport... More>>


White Papers

Whitepaper | November 20, 2012
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics 2011-12 Research Grants Initiative   

In May 2011, the Knight Commission announced a new initiative to fund research on policy issues in college sports. The program was intended to... More>>


Whitepaper | February 13, 2012
Sports Betting and Corruption   

The glorious uncertainty of sport and the honesty and upright image of athletes are popular and motivational values that risk being undermined unless... More>>


Articles

IceSkates Article | May 1, 2019
Senator: U.S. Figure Skating Needs ‘Immediate Change’

By: Michael Popke

With so much attention focused on USA Gymnastics and the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal, it may have been easy to miss the U.S. Center for...   More>>


Julep Article | May 1, 2019
Will Churchill Downs Improvements Mean a Bigger Economic Finish?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Hats. Horses. Juleps. Some things are iconic at the Kentucky Derby. But some things have also changed – home improvements, as it were, that are...   More>>


CherryBlossom Article | May 1, 2019
What Went Wrong – and How Event Owners Fixed It

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s every running event director’s nightmare: an error leads to an athlete’s performance being taken out of consideration for something bigger...   More>>


GolfIndRpt Article | May 1, 2019
Report: Golf Industry Has a Mixed Bag of News for Event Owners

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Depending on who's talking, golf is either flourishing or failing, with no middle ground. A new report, however, shows a mixed bag, with some cause...   More>>



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