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The adage is “The more things change, the more they remain the same.” But in sports, with new technologies in sports equipment and playing surfaces, and athletes who push and expand the limits, we see a continued evolution. This issue reviews both traditional sports (running and lacrosse) as well as those that continue to evolve (combat sports, quidditch and cheer). We also have excellent pieces from industry thought leaders with cutting-edge ideas on volunteer management, hotel negotiations, social media marketing and risk management. Get set to learn something new on every page. Read more...

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Featured Articles
The Growth of Lacrosse
Lacrosse has ditched its niche status, becoming one of the fastest-growing team sports in America. From 2001 to 2017, total participation skyrocketed 226 percent in both genders and across all levels. The sport also presents an excellent opportunity for communities. Here are some where it’s growing. Read more...
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Keeping Pace
Recreational, competitive and endurance runners have no shortage of races to choose from these days, and plenty of settings to enjoy. From urban landscapes to seaside trails and from mountain passes to main street miles, cities are rolling out the red carpet to welcome events. Here are a few examples. Read more...
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Ready to Fight
Combat sports offer both youth and adults a great way to interact in person, focus, gain self-discipline, reduce stress and stay fit. Even better news: these sports are on the grow. And with locations like these to host events in wrestling, boxing, martial arts and MMA, it’s a win-win for everyone. Read more...
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Six Keys to Increasing Your Digital Influence with Crave-Worthy Content
It’s easy to think that organic social media is the silver bullet to promoting your business, but what many have learned is this: it’s not that easy. Quality promotions require strategy and know-how. Think beyond the Like button to develop a successful marketing and publicity campaign for your event. Read more...
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