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Lake Erie Speedway to Host a Stop on the 2021 Formula DRIFT Championship Schedule

April 9, 2021

Lake Erie Speedway has been added to the 2021 Formula DRIFT Championship Schedule. more >>


Decatur

The Open Cup Comes to Decatur for Two Weekends

April 9, 2021

The Open Cup, a USSSA sanctioned tournament, makes it way to Decatur for the tenth year, and is expected to draw in 140 teams nationwide. more >>


SnoCoGymn

Snohomish is Back on the Scene with USA Gymnastics Event

April 9, 2021

USA Gymnastics Washington 2021 XCEL Gold/Platinum/ Diamond State Championship is at Angel Of The Winds Arena on April 10-11. more >>


USL

USL Announces Dates, Locations of 2021 Kick Offs

April 9, 2021

The 168-game regular season will kick off on Saturday, April 10, making it the first professional men’s league in the US to do so. more >>


Rockford

Rockford Continues as Championship Bowling Host Site

April 9, 2021

Rockford continues its weekend bowling tournament hosting streak. more >>



Wicomico

Play Between The Beach And The Bay in Wicomico County, Maryland

March 8, 2021

Located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay, Wicomico County is ideal for athletes and families. This is not just a beautiful area,... more >>


Spartan

Play PNW Sports-Snohomish County, Washington

February 16, 2021

Snohomish County is in northwest Washington State, nestled between the sparkling blue waters of Puget Sound and the rugged, snow-capped peaks of the... more >>


PerryOK

Perry, Oklahoma: Youth Baseball’s Home Base

January 27, 2021

What’s the very best way to design the very best youth baseball complex? Visit a host of venues. Take note of what works and what could be improved... more >>


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Experience Foley, Alabama: The Lights, the Action, the Sports Venues!

January 12, 2021

Deep in the heart of the south, there’s a city that unites the community with visitors. Where warm smiles and friendly people are abundant. Where... more >>


Snohomish

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington

December 15, 2020

Though our “pause” button is on with holding sports events, we would like to let you know that we are here, preparing to bring sports events back... more >>



Hoover

Hoover Met Complex Promotes Dr. E.J. Brophy to General Manager

March 29, 2021

John Sparks was promoted to full-time Account Executive with Sports Facilities Companies and Dr. E.J. Brophy is GM of the Hoover Met Complex. more >>


Aurora

Aurora Area CVB Wins Community Service Award

March 29, 2021

Two Illinois parks and rec organizations gave the Aurora Area CVB a Community Service Award from the Fox Valley Park District. more >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2021 Board of Directors

March 22, 2021

Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) has announced the election of its 2021 Board of Directors. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Venues Honored with Golfweek Article

March 22, 2021

52 Troon-affiliated courses have been named to Golfweek’s “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


PGATOUR_TruGreen

PGA TOUR Welcomes TruGreen as Official Marketing Partner

March 15, 2021

TruGreen is the Official Lawn Care Treatment Provider of the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions and TPC Network. more >>


Destination Spotlights

BPOA Case study | March 31, 2021
Giant Bats & Solar Panels: Big Vision Drives Innovation at Ballparks of America   

By: Ashley Whittaker

The iconic red roofs of the Ballparks of America complex in Branson, Missouri aren’t just for show; they provide the setting for a massive solar... More>>


blank Case study | July 1, 2020
Top Sports Venues Highlight the City of Colleges   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to sports, Conway, Arkansas has a lot to offer. From youth leagues to college athletics to adult tournaments, this city of 66,000 has... More>>


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>>


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

DiscGolf Article | April 11, 2021
Outdoors and Uber-Competitive, Disc Golf is Flying High

By: Michael Popke

The pro disc golf circuit is off and running but even at the local level, the sport is exploding in popularity, fueled by a wish to get outdoors and...   More>>


CleaningHVAC Article | April 11, 2021
HVAC Issues Could Sideline Sports Venues, Even as Restrictions Loosen

By: Karl Stefan

Many states are beginning to loosen restrictions on sports and other types of indoor events, and facilities are more than ready. However, re-opening...   More>>


WBSC Article | April 10, 2021
Up for Bid: WBSC World Cups in Baseball, Softball, Baseball5

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Fans are back. Baseball is back. Softball is back. You know who else is back? Any destination that gets to host one of the World Baseball Softball...   More>>


LiveSports Article | March 28, 2021
How Much Have Sports Fans Saved? Find Out Here

By: Michael Popke

Live pro sports, complete with spectators, are returning and in their absence, people have saved a few dollars. Now, they’re about to find out how...   More>>



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