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NFL FLAG Hosting Madden NFL 20 Esports Tournament in June

June 5, 2020

NFL FLAG has announced its first-ever Madden NFL 20 Tournament powered by Metro Esports, to encourage safe competition. more >>


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NFL FLAG Hosting Madden NFL 20 Esports Tournament

June 4, 2020

NFL FLAG has announced its first-ever Madden NFL 20 Tournament powered by Metro Esports. more >>


NHL

NHL Announces Details on New Season

June 3, 2020

The NHL has announced its return-to-play master plan, including a shortened season and a Stanley Cup. more >>


AAU

AAU Announces Rescheduled Junior Volleyball Nationals

June 2, 2020

This year’s 47th AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships in Orlando has been shortened from 12 to eight days from July 14-22, 2020. more >>


NWSL

NWSL Announces Return to Play Day

June 1, 2020

The National Women’s Soccer League returns on June 27 with a 25-game tournament, the first United States sports league to return to play. 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 >>



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 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>>


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

US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... More>>


Whitepaper | January 23, 2013
The Purpose of College Sports: Building a Brand and Providing Pride   

In the realm of college sports, the spectators play a vital role to the overall experience of the sporting event. However are all spectators fans,... More>>


Whitepaper | January 10, 2013
Kids and Sports: New Study to Determine Impact of Contact Sports on Children   

Sports are fun and playing sports can be wonderful for kids: they get a healthy workout, learn to appreciate physical fitness, and they learn other... More>>


Whitepaper | December 20, 2012
Sports Branding is Not for the Faint of Heart   

This paper explores the various challenges marketers and sports teams have to keep fans loyal and active with their brand. It examines the impact of... More>>


Articles

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>>


HSSports Article | May 26, 2020
High School Sports Ready to Take the Field…in Stages

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With many states starting the reopening process, high school sports may be on the way back as well, at least in certain areas. In some cases, that...   More>>



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