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Sports Destination Management Announces 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Learn who they are here. more >>


HVGamerCon

HV Gamer Con Announces Details of 2020 Event

November 15, 2019

The largest collegiate esports event in the Northeast is once again coming to Albany April 4 and 5. more >>


SUNY

SUNY Cortland Announces Record DIII Football Game

November 11, 2019

The 2019 Cortaca Jug game between SUNY Cortland and Ithaca College has set a new all-time record for a Division III football game. more >>


LeagueApps

LeagueApps Launches Youth Sports Industry Conference

November 4, 2019

LeagueApps, a sports-tech company focused on youth sports, will launch NextUp: The Youth Sports Industry Conference this fall. more >>


ActivisionBlizzard

Activision Blizzard Esports Announces New Season for Call of Duty League

October 16, 2019

Activision Blizzard Esports announced that next year’s season of the Call of Duty league will start with a home/away format for events. more >>



SDM_2019

Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


AlbanyCapCenter

Albany Capital Center Announces New Flooring for Added Versatility

July 22, 2019

The Albany Capital Center recently added a wood floor, re-purposed from the NBA All-Star Game, to increase its sports hosting abilities. more >>


IGHG

IHG® Hotels & Resorts Named Official Hotel and Hotel Loyalty Partner of the US Open Tennis Championships

April 22, 2019

IHG® Hotels & Resorts has been named the official hotel and hotel loyalty partner for the US Open Tennis Championships. more >>


USTA

USTA Donates to Ronald McDonald House

January 28, 2019

The USTA Employee Green Committee visited the Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley in Valhalla, NY. more >>


NFHS

NFHS Network, New York State Association Reach Agreement to Stream State Championships

December 3, 2018

The NFHS Network will stream championship events of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. more >>


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Articles

blank Article | November 1, 2019
Introducing the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The legendary coach, Pat Summitt, said it best: “Teamwork is what makes common people capable of uncommon results.” Meet this year’s award...   More>>


ArenaFootball Article | November 13, 2019
Suspension of Arena Football Leaves Six Cities with the Need to Fill Indoor Space

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Might want to hang a NO VACANCY sign wherever it is people go to talk about creating competitors to the NFL. Six cities that hosted Arena Football...   More>>


FlagFootball Article | October 30, 2019
USA Football Announces Inaugural National Flag Football Championship in 2020

By: Michael Popke

At almost the same time a pubic service announcement was equating youth tackle football with encouraging children to smoke cigarettes, USA Football...   More>>


Beachvolleyball Article | October 30, 2019
U.S. Back at the Bidding Table for Another Global Multi-Sport Event

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Long before the lights go on in L.A. to host the Olympics, the U.S. is hoping it’ll have another big international event under its belt. The World...   More>>


FluShots Article | October 2, 2019
With a Severe Flu Season Predicted, Should Youth Sports Require Vaccines?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

After a relatively mild flu season last year, health officials are predicting a backlash for 2020; in fact, one child has already died – and the...   More>>


VictoryRoyale Article | August 7, 2019
In Fortnite World Cup, Esports Puts Money Where its Mouse Is

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Esports is a force to be reckoned with. At the end of July, the fledgling sport put its money where its mouth (mouse?) was and proved doubters wrong....   More>>


Heat Article | July 24, 2019
Extreme Heat Cancels, Reschedules Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you can’t stand the heat…well, it’s pretty obvious many people, even athletes, can’t. And after plenty of news stories last summer in...   More>>


CyclistInNYC Article | July 24, 2019
Cycling Deaths Spark Declaration of Emergency in NYC, Could Impact Events

By: Michael Popke

New York City has been lethal for cyclists with 15 killed in 2019 (and three in a one-week period). What steps is the city taking and how can it help...   More>>


PortlandWorldSoccer Article | July 10, 2019
Immigrants, Holocaust and Refugee Causes Find Footing with Sports Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In June, the world reeled in shock at the image of the father and daughter who drowned trying to flee across the Rio Grande. Sports organizations...   More>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
Keeping Pace

By: Michael Popke

Recreational, competitive and endurance runners have no shortage of races to choose from these days, and plenty of settings to enjoy. From urban...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

Long Island, New York Case study | December 31, 2009
Long Island, New York - Carrying On a Long Sports Tradition   

By: Jennifer Alten

The name "Long Island" refers to the area's geography, obviously, but it also works well to describe its history of sports. While the region might... More>>



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