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Sports Destination Management Announces 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Learn who they are here. more >>


Adidas

Adidas America To Fund Cycle Track Outside Portland Headquarters

December 5, 2019

Adidas America Inc expects to spend $1 million for the construction of a cycle track outside their headquarters in north Portland. more >>


GenGEsports

Report: Gen.G Opens Los Angeles HQ and Training Facility

November 27, 2019

Gen.G Esports has announced the opening of a Los Angeles headquarters and training facility. more >>


ChallengeDaytona

Youth Event Added to the Challenge Daytona Festival

November 26, 2019

On December 13-15 at the Daytona International Speedway, Challenge Daytona is presenting the Challenge Daytona Festival. more >>


Naples

News Report: $80M Collier County Sports Facility Expected to be Operational in 2020

November 25, 2019

Collier County officials look to a large parcel as the future of multi-use sports stadium hosting national youth sporting events. more >>



BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>


Rockytop

Compete at a Higher Level in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

November 14, 2019

Offering tournament planners, coaches, teams and spectators a one-of-a-kind sporting event, Rocky Top Sports World adds the backdrop of the Great... more >>


FITTEAM

Play Where Champions Play

November 5, 2019

At The Palm Beaches, sports organizers find a welcoming environment and premier sports facilities for all levels of play—from amateurs to... more >>


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

November 4, 2019

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, is where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. more >>


PanamaCityBrach

It’s a Whole New Ball Game in Panama City Beach, Florida

October 28, 2019

With 27 miles of sugar white sand, turquoise waters and a plethora of options on-site and off-site, your players and teams will be able to play their... more >>



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Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2019 ‘Field of the Year’ Winners

December 2, 2019

The STMA announces the 2019 Field of the Year winners, including professional facilities, college and university and schools and parks. more >>


Cary

Cary Tennis Park Given US Tennis Association’s Highest Facility Honor as the 2019 Featured Facility Award Winner

November 18, 2019

The Cary Tennis Park has received one of the highest honors bestowed by the United States Tennis Association (USTA), the national governing body. more >>


Givex

Givex Forms Partnership with Winnipeg Football Club

November 18, 2019

Givex announced a partnership with the Winnipeg Football Club that sees its point-of-sale and loaded ticket technologies deployed. more >>


ASLA

ASLA Publishes Guide to Universal Design

October 28, 2019

The American Society of Landscape Architects has published a Guide to Universal Design in many aspects, including sports venues. more >>


Destination Spotlights

Hawaii Convention Center Case study | August 6, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

Just as appealing as the Hawai‘i Convention Center’s location in a tropical paradise is the fact that events do not have to bring flooring or... More>>


DSCedarPoint Case study | October 31, 2019
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 will be unveiling an... More>>


blank Case study | October 30, 2019
The Future Is Now for Nebraska’s Capital City   

By: Michael Popke

Lincoln has established a reputation for itself as a prime sports destination, boasting Midwestern hospitality, a small-town feel and excellent... 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>>


Whitepaper | January 20, 2010
College Sports 101: A Primer on Money, Athletics, and Higher Education in the 21st Century   

This report offers an overview of the business and economic landscape of intercollegiate athletics, with a particular focus on the Football Bowl... More>>


Articles

blank Article | November 1, 2019
Introducing the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The legendary coach, Pat Summitt, said it best: “Teamwork is what makes common people capable of uncommon results.” Meet this year’s award...   More>>


MikePopke Article | November 27, 2019
Is Anyone Watching the International Swimming League?

By: Michael Popke

The International Swimming League, a series of around-the-world team competitions featuring elite swimmers, has its own TV show, a big payroll –...   More>>


EsportsGamers Article | November 27, 2019
Something the U.S. Should be Thankful for: Esports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

We have a lot to be thankful for – before we ever sit down to turkey, parades or football. And right now, here’s something that showed up as a...   More>>


Cashierless Article | November 27, 2019
Pro Sports Venues Embrace Autonomous Checkout Technology

By: Judy Leand

Cashierless and biometric technology may soon be coming to sports stadiums – at least at the pro level. The ability to eliminate long checkout...   More>>



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