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PLL

PLL Ready to Embark on Truncated Season

May 27, 2020

Following COVID-19 disruption, the Premier Lacrosse League will launch the PLL Championship Series, a two-week fanless tournament. more >>


ErieFinal4

2021 NCAA Women’s Frozen Four® Logo Unveiled

May 26, 2020

Mercyhurst University and Mercyhurst University Athletics and Erie Sports Commission unveiled the 2021 NCAA Women’s Frozen Four® logo. more >>


Aurora

Large Youth Soccer Tournament Heading to Chicagoland in 2021

May 26, 2020

The newest, and potentially largest, youth soccer tournament slated for Chicagoland will be hosted starting in 2021, thanks to a partnership. more >>


NBA

Report: NBA to Return to Play ...in Orlando

May 22, 2020

Orlando’s Walt Disney World is reportedly a front-runner to host NBA games if the 2019-20 season resumes this summer. more >>


USA_Volleyball

Columbus, Kansas City to Host 2021 National Events for USA Volleyball

May 22, 2020

Columbus, Ohio, and Kansas City, Missouri will host national events in 2021, USA Volleyball has confirmed. more >>



HP

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

May 6, 2020

Though our “pause” button is on with holding sports events, we want you to know we are here, preparing to bring sports events back to Snohomish... 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 >>



USA_Football

SportsEngine, Inc. Partners with USA Football for Background Checks and Abuse Prevention Training

May 18, 2020

SportsEngine, Inc. is the official provider of abuse prevention training for USA Football. more >>


USA_Cheer

USA Cheer Releases New Safety Data

May 11, 2020

Recently released cheerleading specific safety data shows cheerleading, when done correctly, can be considered a safe sport. more >>


NFHS

NFHS Renews Corporate Partnership with Sports Imports

May 4, 2020

The NFHS has renewed its corporate partnership with Sports Imports, a volleyball net system manufacturing company based in Columbus, Ohio. more >>


Mobile

Coca Cola Bottling Company United and Mobile Sports & Entertainment Group Form New Partnership at Hank Aaron Stadium

April 20, 2020

Mobile Sports & Entertainment Group (MSEG) announced they have partnered with Coca Cola Bottling Company United. more >>


SFASFM

Ballparks of America Selects Sports Facilities Management (SFM) as Facility Operator

April 6, 2020

Thousands of baseball players and their families will flock to Branson, MO in 2020 to play baseball at the Ballparks of America sports complex. more >>


Destination Spotlights

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 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>>


blank Case study | March 5, 2020
Sand Mountain Park and Amphitheater Ready to Provide ‘The Whole Experience’   

By: Michael Popke

City officials in Albertville, Alabama, knew a change was needed. That’s why, back in 2012, they began strategizing about ways to replace the... 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

MiLB Article | April 29, 2020
Sources: "Assault on Hometown Baseball" a Done Deal

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Last year, the country learned of what became known as “the assault on hometown baseball,” or MLB’s proposal to cut 40 teams from the minors....   More>>


USA_Rugby Article | April 29, 2020
USA Rugby Files for Bankruptcy; Will Other NGBs Follow?

By: Michael Popke

The first domino to fall? USA Rugby has become the first NGB to file filed for bankruptcy. The organization has, like many, suspended all...   More>>


OnllineAuditions Article | April 28, 2020
Virtual Tryouts Allowing Teams to Gather Athletes for Next Season

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Rah-rah for COVID-19? That’s a no-no. But cheer squads in the NFL, whose auditions were halted by the virus, have been instituting virtual tryouts,...   More>>


WorldCup Article | April 28, 2020
Waiting Game: FIFA World Cup Site Decision Another Casualty of COVID-19

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The FIFA World Cup in 2026 is further out than most sports commissions are looking at the moment, but they will have to wait to find out whether...   More>>



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