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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

ACSM Whitepaper | December 1, 2015
Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2016   

The American College of Sports Medicine has released its annual survey detailing the fitness trends for the coming year. More>>


Football Whitepaper | September 1, 2015
Super Bowl or Super (Hyper)bole? Assessing the Economic Impact of America’s Premier Sports Event   

The NFL has used the promise of an economic windfall to entice cities to bid for the Super Bowl. But the result is less than is often estimated. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | March 3, 2014
NFHS Report on High School Sports Participation 2012-2013   

Participation in high school sports rose again, hitting an all-time high and indicating that the student-athlete is alive and well. More>>


SageLogo Whitepaper | January 2, 2014
Effect of the 2011 World Cup on Soccer League Attendance   

The dramatic play of the American team in the 2011 Women’s World Cup tournament brought increased attendance to women’s soccer in the U.S. More>>


Articles

ConfederateFlag Article | June 19, 2020
SEC, NCAA Rebel Against Presence of Confederate Flag in Mississippi

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When NASCAR served notice that the Confederate Flag would no longer be welcome at any aspects of its events, including its tailgate and campground...   More>>


Fans Article | June 5, 2020
Will Sports Be the Same Without Fans in the Stands?

By: Michael Popke

Will having sports on TV with no spectators make a difference in how fans experience the games? Ideas for helping things look more normal include...   More>>


Soccer Article | June 3, 2020
US Soccer, US Youth Soccer Clash on Allowing Travel Tournaments

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Oh, boy. Talk about a buzz kill. US Soccer has released its return-to-play guidelines for youth soccer, recommending a phased-in approach with...   More>>


VirtualTailgate Article | June 2, 2020
Virtual Tailgates Allowing College Traditions to Continue

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If the coronavirus has been successful in shutting down a majority of sports, it’s clear that people are finding ways around it. The college...   More>>



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