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ECHL Announces Jacksonville as Host of All-Star Classic

January 20, 2020

The ECHL announced that it has chosen Jacksonville, Florida, to host its 2021 All-Star Classic, in conjunction with its local franchise. more >>


Erie

Erie Hosting First-Ever NCBBA Women's National Championship

January 20, 2020

The National Club Basketball Association (NCBBA) Women’s National Championship will be held at Gannon University’s Hammermill Center. more >>


PA_Sports

MLK Kickoff Classic Serves Up $6 Million to York County Economy

January 17, 2020

The MLK Kickoff Classic Volleyball Tournament returns this weekend, bringing thousands of athletes and spectators to York County. more >>


PalmBeach

Palm Beach County to Host Varied Slate of Sports this Year

January 17, 2020

What does professional tennis, golf, polo and baseball have in common? They are all in Palm Beach County this year. more >>


ChicagoSports

Chicago Sports Commission Lists Activities for 2020

January 17, 2020

The Chicago Sports Commission has listed upcoming events for 2020, including volleyball, basketball, marathons and golf. 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 >>



USLSMA

USL Announces Partnership with Soccer Mindset Academy

January 13, 2020

The United Soccer League has announced a partnership with Soccer Mindset Academy (SMA). more >>


Kittrich

Kittrich Canopy Joins USL’s Preferred Supplier Program

January 6, 2020

The United Soccer League announced a partnership with Kittrich Canopy & Branded Products, as the Preferred Pop Up Tent Supplier. more >>


USA_Baseball

USA Baseball Announces Election of Two New Board Members

December 23, 2019

USA Baseball announced the election of Veronica Alvarez and National Federation of State High School Associations Elliot Hopkins to its Board. more >>


Hendricks

Hendrick Automotive Group Signs as Title Sponsor of the Inaugural Queen City Senior Bowl

December 16, 2019

Hendrick Automotive Group will be the title sponsor of the inaugural Queen City Senior Bowl, a. in Charlotte, N.C. more >>


Loudoun

Loudoun County Sports Venue Receives National Recognition

December 11, 2019

One of Loudoun’s premier sports complexes received national recognition last week from the Senior Softball-USA organization. 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>>


TriCities Case study | December 17, 2019
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Providing Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

There’s a dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest (yes, really). It has plenty of space for water sports, sports fields that stay green... 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>>


White Papers

NFHS Whitepaper | January 1, 2019
National Federation of State High School Associations Sports Participation Survey   

For the 29th straight year, participation in sports at the high school level has increased. This paper has a breakdown of all sports. More>>


FloridaSportFoundation Whitepaper | November 1, 2018
Major League Baseball Florida Spring Training Economic Impact Study   

This study shows overall economic impact, jobs supported, and associated wages for the state of Florida for MLB Florida Spring Training. More>>


CIAA Whitepaper | September 1, 2018
Economic Impact of 2018 CIAA Tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina   

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association made a significant impact during its basketball tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina. More>>


FIFA Whitepaper | June 1, 2018
Environmental Impact Study on Artificial Football Turf   

FIFA recently performed a study on the environmental impact of recycling synthetic fields. The results of this research are here. More>>


Articles

SuerpBowlRings Article | January 17, 2020
Merch Madness: Counterfeiters vs. Customs Agents at the Super Bowl

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Super Bowl fever is in high gear. But playing out in a shadow economy, not far from the Hard Rock Stadium, is another battle: the stealth game of the...   More>>


CNN Article | January 16, 2020
MLB Has Legalized Cannabis Use - Will Other Sports Follow?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In the waning hours of 2019, Major League Baseball reversed its longstanding policy and took cannabis off its list of banned substances. The...   More>>


AthleteKneeling Article | January 15, 2020
Ban on Athlete Protests at the Olympics Could Filter Down to Youth Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

U.S. athletes have long used employed right to free speech when it comes to making political protests. The IOC, however, has ruled that on its...   More>>


USNavy Article | January 15, 2020
The U.S. Military Leaves Super Bowl on the Sidelines

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The game-day lineup for the 2020 Super Bowl includes a squishy green fruit, a ton of beer and several political candidates, as well as lots of cars....   More>>



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