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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 >>


NYMarathon

New York Marathon Returns on November 3

October 16, 2019

Teaser details have been released on the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 3. more >>


NCAA

NCAA Announces Sites for Ice Hockey Regionals

September 25, 2019

NCAA D-I Men’s Ice Hockey Committee has announced hosts for the 2020 and 2021 D-I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship regionals. more >>


NYCycle

18th Annual Twin Lights Ride Rolls This Weekend

September 20, 2019

The 18th Annual Twin Lights Ride will roll out from Huddy Park in Highlands, New Jersey on the morning of Sunday, September 22nd. more >>


USA_Bobsled

USA Bobsled Push Championships Kick Off Tomorrow in Lake Placid

September 18, 2019

The 2019 USA Bobsled Push Championships will kick off the competitive season on the wheeled push track in Lake Placid, N.Y. on Thursday. 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 >>


NYRR

NYRR Releases Impact Report

November 19, 2018

New York Road Runners (NYRR) released its annual Impact Report for Fiscal Year 2018 (April 2017-March 2018), more >>


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Articles

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>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
The Growth of Lacrosse

By: Judy Leand

Lacrosse has ditched its niche status, becoming one of the fastest-growing team sports in America. From 2001 to 2017, total participation skyrocketed...   More>>


Airbnb Article | May 15, 2019
No Suit for You, Says Judge in NYC Airbnb Case

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

No suit for you! Planners encouraging athletes and teams to use Airbnb for events in New York City can breathe easy now that a judge has tossed a...   More>>


blank Article | May 1, 2019
The Coast with the Most

By: Cindy Cantrell

A coastal area can lend itself to water sports but the Mid-Atlantic region refuses to be pigeonholed. Yes, it has facilities for surfing, fishing and...   More>>


blank Article | April 25, 2019
The Allure of College Towns

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In college towns across the U.S., great sports venues await, surrounded with storied traditions and filled with potential. Want to visit? Join this...   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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