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DroneRacingLeague

Drone Racing Coming to Chase Field in Arizona

August 16, 2019

The Drone Racing League has partnered with the Arizona Diamondbacks to bring live drone racing to Chase Field. more >>


PGA TOUR

Victoria National Golf Club to Host Korn Ferry Tour Championship through 2028

August 14, 2019

An agreement was announced for Victoria National Golf Club to serve as host venue for the Korn Ferry Tour Championship through 2028. more >>


sFASFM

Arkansas to be Site of New Sports Facility

August 8, 2019

Hard Rock Arkansas is responding to the Pope County community needs by partnering with the Bo Jackson's Elite Sports franchise. more >>


Vans

Vans Park Series Tour Announces New Parks

August 6, 2019

The Vans Park Series park terrain skateboarding tour has gifted three new state-of-the-art parks to select cities on the global tour. more >>


AtlantaTrackClub

Atlanta Track Club Unveils Course Map for 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials-Marathon

August 6, 2019

Atlanta Track Club and USA Track & Field has unveiled the course map for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon. more >>



Ruston

Looking for a New Place to Play? Experience Ruston!

August 5, 2019

Bring your next sporting event to one of Louisiana’s emerging sports destinations, Ruston. The new Ruston Sport Complex offers first-class... more >>


BryanCollStn

Bryan College Station: 5 “Cushy” Digs to Host Your Next Event

July 24, 2019

The Bryan College Station sports crew is ready for YOU! With over 30 multi-purpose fields, an abundance of indoor event space and an award-winning... more >>


Brownsville

The Largest Sports Park in the Rio Grande Valley is Ready for You

July 8, 2019

The Brownsville Sports Park is more than a sports facility – it is a place where memories are created, connections are made, and experiences are... 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 >>



ImaginationPark

Erie BayHawks Sign Deal with Imagination Park to Bring Augmented Reality Experiences to Fans

August 19, 2019

The Erie BayHawks have signed a deal to bring augmented reality experiences to the Erie Insurance Arena and the city of Erie, Pennsylvania. more >>


SFASFM

Sports Facilities Management Announces Launch of SFM Network

August 19, 2019

Sports Facilities Management announced the launch of SFM Network, the largest network of sports tourism facilities in the United States. more >>


StemGen

StemGen, Inc. Announces Joint Venture with The Learning Partnership

July 29, 2019

D3esports announced a joint venture with The Learning Partnership and Dawson Racing with the creation of StemGen Connect. more >>


PlaySight

LakePoint Sports and PlaySight Interactive Announce New Technology Partnership

July 22, 2019

LakePoint Sports and PlaySight Interactive are thrilled to announce a significant new technology partnership for live streaming video. more >>


AlbanyCapCenter

Albany Capital Center Announces New Flooring for Added Versatility

July 22, 2019

The Albany Capital Center recently added a wood floor, re-purposed from the NBA All-Star Game, to increase its sports hosting abilities. 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>>


blank Case study | June 27, 2019
Conway, Arkansas, Is Hopping with Sports – Even Toad Racing   

By: Judy Leand

Located just 30 miles north of Little Rock, Arkansas, on I-40, Conway continues to be one of the top five fastest-growing cities in the state and is... More>>


blank Case study | June 27, 2019
AAU Junior Olympic Games Reinforce City’s Status as ‘Tournament Town’   

By: Michael Popke

This summer, Tournament Town will welcome its biggest event yet. The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympic Games are expected to bring as many... 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

LakePointAI Article | August 7, 2019
The Rise of AI in Youth Sports Industry

By: Michael Popke

Who’s one of the most valuable players in youth sports? Artificial intelligence. AI is infiltrating the industry quickly with connected coverage of...   More>>


CrimeScene Article | August 7, 2019
Gang Violence Cited in Pool and Park Closings

By: Michael Popke

It’s a sad state of affairs: sports facilities where people go to have kids escape from danger are still prone to them. Gang violence and shootings...   More>>


OlympicPool Article | August 7, 2019
USOC Pressures Park District to Rename ‘Olympic’ Pool

By: Michael Popke

Bad news: If your sports venue or event uses the name, ‘Olympic’ and you don't have express permission, you could be hearing from the U.S....   More>>


ClearBag Article | August 7, 2019
Clear-Bag Fan Policies Find Their Way to High School Sports

By: Michael Popke

Last fall, high schools in Florida took the unprecedented security step of banning students from bringing backpacks into gymnasiums, into stadiums...   More>>



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