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USTA Announces Details of US Open Fan Week

August 21, 2019

The USTA has announced the details of US Open Fan Week, a week-long tennis and entertainment festival, on the US Open grounds. more >>


WestchesterCountryClub

Westchester Country Club to Host 2021 U.S. Women's Amateur

August 13, 2019

Westchester Country Club in Rye, N.Y., has been selected by the USGA as the host site for the 2021 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship. more >>


IRONMAN

Musselman Triathlon in NY to Become IRONMAN Race as of 2020

August 12, 2019

This year's Musselman Triathlon will be presented in Geneva, New York, today and tomorrow. more >>


AuroraGames

Inaugural Aurora Games to be Hosted in Albany, NY, This Month

August 12, 2019

Albany, NY, is the official host site of the inaugural Aurora Games, an international, world-class, all-women’s multi-sport competition. more >>


WTT

WTT Schedule Announced for 2019

July 23, 2019

When World TeamTennis (WTT) steps on the court for its 44th season it will be serving up a lot of change. more >>


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 >>



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 >>


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 >>


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Chaw Article | April 6, 2016
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By: Mary Helen Sprecher

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

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

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

By: Tracey Schelmetic

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BuffaloNiagra Article | February 24, 2016
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By: Tracey Schelmetic

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Article | February 10, 2016
Inroads for Athletes with Disabilities: Adaptive Winter Games

By: Tracey Schelmetic

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blank Article | December 28, 2015
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Article | December 16, 2015
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By: Tracey Schelmetic

New York’s Pier 40, once the passenger terminal for the Holland America line, has since served as overflow parking and commercial warehouse space,...   More>>


Article | December 16, 2015
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By: Tracey Schelmetic

Remember the old resorts in the Catskills, brought to life in movies like ‘Dirty Dancing?’ One of them may have a second life as a youth sports...   More>>


blank Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Peter Francesconi

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories...   More>>


Article | September 23, 2015
Papal Visit Wreaking Havoc on Sports Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

You’ll occasionally hear that a sports event is on, “come hell or high water.” Make that holy water. The visit of Pope Francis to select...   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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