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TBT

The Basketball Tournament Announces Bracket and Locations for 2019

July 17, 2019

The Basketball Tournament, the $2M summer basketball event televised live on ESPN, announced the bracket for this year’s tournament. more >>


adidas

Adidas Announces Efforts, Events with 1Climb

July 15, 2019

adidas Outdoor announced a new partnership with 1Climb, a non-profit organization co-founded by world-renowned climber Kevin Jorgeson. more >>


USOpen

US Open Wild Card Challenge Kicks Off This Week

July 8, 2019

The US Open Wild Card Challenge, to award an American man and woman a main draw wild card into the US Open, will kick off this week. more >>


WorldSeriesBocce

World Series of Bocce Returns to Rome, NY

July 8, 2019

The 46th Anniversary World Series of Bocce is at the Toccolana Club in Rome, NY, July 18-21, 2019 with over $30,000 in prize money. more >>


TIA

Tennis Industry Announces Dates of Business, Sports Events

July 1, 2019

The Tennis Industry Association, which tracks and covers business matters in the sport, announced its annual Forum and other events. more >>


Troon

Troon Challenge Schedule Set

June 25, 2019

The official schedule has been set for the 2019 Troon Challenge presented by Callaway Golf® more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Announces Full Calendar of Regional Championships for 2019

June 19, 2019

USA Triathlon has announced its full calendar of Regional Championships for 2019, with events for age-group, youth and paratriathletes. more >>


USTAUSOpen

USTA Announces Dates for US Open Qualifying Tournament

June 14, 2019

The USTA announced that the 2019 US Open Qualifying Tournament will begin on Monday, August 19 and run through Friday, August 23. 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 >>


Albancy

Albany Convention Center Authority Shows Increased Economic Impact on Region

October 22, 2018

The Albany Convention Center Authority highlighted increased total economic impacts generated by the Albany Capital Center. more >>


USTAq

USTA Announces Statue of Althea Gibson on US Open Grounds

May 29, 2018

The USTA will commission a statue to commemorate tennis legend and American pioneer Althea Gibson on the grounds of the US Open. more >>


Tagmarshal

Tagmarshal Elevating Player Experiences at Westchester Country Club

April 23, 2018

Tagmarshal is empowering the operation at the exclusive Westchester Country Club, ranked among America’s top-30 private clubs. more >>


Albany

Albany Capital Center Hosts 139 Events in Its Inaugural Year

February 5, 2018

The Albany Capital Center has closed out its opening year with 139 events concluded over 197 event days and 4,285 hotel room nights for the year. more >>


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Articles

FiremanRunning Article | September 7, 2016
A Weekend of Commemorative Sports Events Mark the 15th Anniversary of 9/11

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s not the rowdy shenanigans of the St. Patrick's Day beer races. It's not the optimistic New Year's resolution runs. It's the solemnity and...   More>>


AsheRoof Article | August 10, 2016
US Open: The Nation's Biggest Tennis Tournament by the Numbers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The battle for medals has just settled in Rio, but the Big Apple is bracing for big-name tennis as the US Open comes to Flushing, New York. The...   More>>


RaceBibs Article | June 1, 2016
Street Illegal: Black Market Sales of Race Numbers Plaguing Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The world of sports business is already well aware of the black market and the problems it can cause. In mid-May, however, another problem came to...   More>>


Belmont Article | June 1, 2016
Exaggerator Tripped Up the Crown: Is Belmont the Irrelevant Stakes?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Does Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist’s status as an also-ran at the Preakness mean Belmont has become the Irrelevant Stakes? Yes and no are...   More>>


blank Article | May 23, 2016
Mid-Atlantic Destinations: The Most on the Coast

By: Andrew Cohen

Need a destination that has good access by air, highway and oftentimes, even water? The Mid-Atlantic region has a variety of sites, and those sites...   More>>


CandadianOlympics Article | May 18, 2016
Facing Too Many Obstacles, U.S./Canada Olympics Bid Falls Apart

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The thought of having a U.S./Canadian-hosted winter Olympics is over. The original concept, proposed in early April, called for having Québec,...   More>>


OlympicImage Article | April 6, 2016
A Canada/USA Winter Olympics? It Could Happen

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Could there be a bid to host the Olympics that takes two countries to pull it together? As the Magic 8-Ball likes to say, Signs Point to Yes....   More>>


Chaw Article | April 6, 2016
NYC Passes Legislation Against Tobacco in Sporting Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One day after the State of New York legalized professional MMA bouts, it said no to a far more long-standing tradition: tobacco at sports events....   More>>


MMAbout Article | April 6, 2016
New York MMA Opponents Tap Out, Clear the Way for Professional Bouts

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It was quite a week in New York. The state said yes, at long last, to professional MMA bouts. That’s right: the city with the tough-guy reputation...   More>>


CentralNY Article | March 23, 2016
New Central New York Raceway Park Reaches Out to NASCAR

By: Tracey Schelmetic

While NASACAR fans look forward to a new season, New York State has been quietly developing a new facility outside of the Syracuse area that it hopes...   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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