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Heartland

Heartland Open Cup to be Played August 7-9

July 10, 2020

Heartland Soccer presents the Inaugural Heartland Open Cup, to be played August 7-9, the weekend before the start of the Fall Season. more >>


RACVB

Play Ball, Responsibly! Sports Tourism Returns to Rockford Region With Safety at Top of Mind

July 10, 2020

Stretching through mid-August, eight tournaments are projected to bring $2.1 million of tourism economic impact into the region. more >>


USL

USL Sets Plan for Return to Play

July 10, 2020

The USL Championship's Board of Governors voted in favor of returning to play, with a provisional start date set for July 11. more >>


SportsCorp

Colorado Springs Releases Current Calendar of Events

July 10, 2020

The Colorado Springs Sports Corp. has released its most updated calendar of events. more >>


IWLCA

IWLCA Events to be Hosted by Elite Tournaments from 2021-2024

July 9, 2020

The IWLCA Board of Directors announced that it has partnered with Elite Tournaments to manage and develop the IWLCA Tournament Series. more >>



HP

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

May 6, 2020

Though our “pause” button is on, we want you to know we are here, preparing to bring sports events back to Snohomish County when the time comes.... more >>


Asheville

Find Your Place in the Sun in Asheville!

March 12, 2020

If you haven’t considered Asheville, North Carolina, as your next host site, you’re missing out. In addition to our great weather and warm... more >>


MB

Myrtle Beach: Not Just a City…It’s a Destination!

February 20, 2020

Successful sports tourism made simple means having excellent venues in a great location and plenty of lodging and dining options in all price points.... more >>


LazyE

Seven Reasons You Should Play in Edmond

February 7, 2020

Edmond invites athletes to utilize state-of-the-art sports facilities and enjoy the city’s charm. With the ability to host all types of sports (on... more >>


Cycling

Lehigh Valley, PA Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

January 22, 2020

From wide open fields to state-of-the-art indoor facilities, Lehigh Valley is the perfect destination for your next event. Located just 60 minutes... more >>



BallparksOfAmerica

American’s Baseball Tournament Destination in Branson, MO Signs A New General Manager

June 29, 2020

Ballparks of America has a new manager and is ready to bring in the first wave of teams for an exceptional 2020 summer baseball season. more >>


BallparksOfAmerica

American’s Baseball Tournament Destination in Branson Signs New General Manager

June 15, 2020

Following an ownership shift, Ballparks of America is preparing to bring in the teams for an exceptional 2020 summer baseball season. more >>


Wilson

Wilson To Replace Spalding As Official NBA Ball Maker

June 15, 2020

Wilson Sporting Goods Co. will replace Spalding as the official game ball of the NBA starting the 2021/22 season, the league announced. more >>


USL

United Soccer League Teams Prioritize Recovery with NormaTec

June 15, 2020

Through the USL’s partnership with NormaTec, teams in the USL Championship have accessed the benefits of world-class recovery technology. more >>


US_YouthSoccer

US Youth Soccer Releases Updates to National League Program

June 8, 2020

US Youth Soccer is excited to share its new vision for the USYS National League Program. more >>


Destination Spotlights

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>>


blank Case study | May 21, 2020
The Four Fathers of Ballparks of America   

By: Ashley Whittaker

Ballparks of America is a sports facility with an interesting past and a bright future. The park features five replica fields modeled after Major... 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

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

BubbleSoccer Article | May 22, 2015
No Joke: Parents Really Can Put Kids in a Bubble for Sports

By: Tracey Schelmetic

It used to be something of a joke that parents, seeking to keep their children unhurt, might opt to keep Billy and Suzie (or Liam and Emma, for the...   More>>


Article | May 18, 2015
ESPN Documentary Keeps FIFA Corruption Allegations in the Headlines

By: Tracey Schelmetic

FIFA, no stranger to scandal, is under investigation again, this time over allegations of corruption on the part of its president, Sepp Blatter....   More>>


RedFlag Article | May 18, 2015
Suit Demanding Medical Personnel at All Soccer Games, Practices Thrown Out

By: Tracey Schelmetic

A soccer mom and her lawsuit have been thrown out of the game – or court – after attempting to press a suit against FIFA, U.S. Soccer and four...   More>>


Article | May 6, 2015
Orioles’ Empty-Nest Syndrome Provides Eerie Warning to City

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

What if you held a baseball game and nobody came? It happened in Baltimore last week, but not because people weren’t interested in attending. The...   More>>



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