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TennisChannel

Tennis Channel All-Star Fantasy Showdown Starts Monday

June 5, 2020

Beginning June 8, the Tennis Channel All-Star Fantasy Showdown is a first-of-its kind simulated, virtual tournament. more >>


GranFondo

Granfondo Stelvio Santini Headed for ROUVY

June 5, 2020

The final climb in the Granfondo Stelvio Santini mass participation cycling event is landing on ROUVY. more >>


WestMichigan

Jack Nicklaus to be Keynote Speaker at WMSC Annual Event

June 5, 2020

Legendary golf champion Jack Nicklaus will be the featured speaker at the West Michigan Sports Commission’s annual event September 28. more >>


NAtlTrailsDay

National Trails Day to Draw Enthusiasts to Cycle, Hike, Bike and Ride Outdoors

June 4, 2020

This Saturday—June 6—people in every US state will celebrate American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®. more >>


USA_Tri

Details Announced for Inaugural Endurance Conference

June 4, 2020

The USA Triathlon Foundation is the charity of the Endurance Conference, a new virtual conference for athletes that is set for June 5-7. more >>



HP

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

May 6, 2020

Though our “pause” button is on, we want you to know we are here, preparing to bring sports events back to Snohomish County when the time comes.... more >>


Asheville

Find Your Place in the Sun in Asheville!

March 12, 2020

If you haven’t considered Asheville, North Carolina, as your next host site, you’re missing out. In addition to our great weather and warm... more >>


MB

Myrtle Beach: Not Just a City…It’s a Destination!

February 20, 2020

Successful sports tourism made simple means having excellent venues in a great location and plenty of lodging and dining options in all price points.... more >>


LazyE

Seven Reasons You Should Play in Edmond

February 7, 2020

Edmond invites athletes to utilize state-of-the-art sports facilities and enjoy the city’s charm. With the ability to host all types of sports (on... more >>


Cycling

Lehigh Valley, PA Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

January 22, 2020

From wide open fields to state-of-the-art indoor facilities, Lehigh Valley is the perfect destination for your next event. Located just 60 minutes... more >>



PGATOUR

Morgan Hoffmann awarded 2020 PGA TOUR Courage Award

June 1, 2020

The PGA TOUR announced that Morgan Hoffmann has been named the recipient of the PGA TOUR Courage Award more >>


FIG

VTB extends its partnership with the FIG for 2020

June 1, 2020

VTB has renewed its sponsorship agreement with the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) for 2020. more >>


US_Open

USTA Announces Laykold as New Surface for US Open and BJKNTC

May 11, 2020

USTA announced that Laykold was selected as the court surface for the US Open and the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. more >>


USA_Archery

USA Archery Strengthens Partnership with Vortex Optics

May 11, 2020

After years of strong partnership with Vortex Optics, USA Archery has taken a step forward with increased benefits for USA Archery members. more >>


PTR

Corey Gauff Named PTR Touring Coach of the Year

April 20, 2020

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its awards during the PTR International Tennis Symposium on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. more >>


Destination Spotlights

Lubbock1 Case study | May 21, 2020
Lubbock’s Newly Renovated Athletic Complex Is Ready for Action   

By: Judy Leand

Set to become the sports hub of Texas, Lubbock has upped its game with the newly renovated, world-class and highly versatile Berl Huffman Athletic... More>>


blank Case study | March 5, 2020
Sand Mountain Park and Amphitheater Ready to Provide ‘The Whole Experience’   

By: Michael Popke

City officials in Albertville, Alabama, knew a change was needed. That’s why, back in 2012, they began strategizing about ways to replace the... More>>


DSCedarPoint Case study | March 1, 2020
At Cedar Point Sports Center, it’s All About Sports Like No Other   

By: Judy Leand

Over the years, Cedar Point has thrilled visitors as “The Roller Coaster Capital of the World.” And in December 2019, it unveiled an attraction... More>>


White Papers

US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... More>>


SDM Logo Whitepaper | April 8, 2013
2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact   

2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact, compiled by Jerome Agrusa, Ph.D., Professor, Travel Industry Management,... More>>


Whitepaper | January 10, 2013
Kids and Sports: New Study to Determine Impact of Contact Sports on Children   

Sports are fun and playing sports can be wonderful for kids: they get a healthy workout, learn to appreciate physical fitness, and they learn other... More>>


Whitepaper | December 20, 2012
Sports Branding is Not for the Faint of Heart   

This paper explores the various challenges marketers and sports teams have to keep fans loyal and active with their brand. It examines the impact of... More>>


Articles

TripleCrownShowdown Article | May 13, 2020
Organizers Scrambling to Avoid a Year Without a Triple Crown

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With the Kentucky Derby moving to the end of the summer (and increasingly being nicknamed the “Labor Derby"), the question is when or even whether...   More>>


BeachSoccer Article | May 13, 2020
Late Summer/Early Fall Being Targeted as Restart Date

By: Michael Popke

Is late summer when the industry will hit the restart button? While it’s impossible to say exactly when COVID-19 will cease to be a threat (and...   More>>


USA_Tri Article | May 13, 2020
Open for Business and Up for Bid: USA Triathlon’s National Championships

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Need more proof the sports tourism industry is moving forward? USA Triathlon has it. The organization’s 2022 and 2023 Youth and Junior Nationals,...   More>>


USTA Article | April 27, 2020
Facing COVID-19 Across the Net, Tennis Has a New Game Plan

By: Michael Popke

Tennis, like all sports, has faced cancellation or suspension of many of its events. But after first advising all players to “take a collective...   More>>



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