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USABA

USABA Announces Sports Events for Months Ahead

May 1, 2019

The USABA (United States Association of Blind Athletes) has provided a listing of events on their calendar for the coming months. more >>


IRONMAN

IRONMAN Whittles Down Finalists to Host World Championship

April 29, 2019

Chattanooga, Tennessee, and St George, Utah, have been named finalists to host the 2021 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship. more >>


USOpen_Golf

USGA Announces U.S. Open Qualifying Sites

April 22, 2019

The USGA has announced its list of local qualifying venues for the 2019 U.S. Open to be played at Pebble Beach (California) Golf Links. more >>


Wichita

Wichita to Host The Basketball Tournament (TBT) Action for First Time

April 8, 2019

The Basketball Tournament, a $2M, winner-take-all summer event broadcast live on ESPN, comes to Wichita, Kansas for the first time. more >>


USOC

Salt Lake City in the Spotlight as USOC Taps it as Potential Host of 2030 Winter Games

February 28, 2019

The USOC selected Salt Lake City to represent the USA in a potential 2030 bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. more >>


Spartan

2019 Spartan US National Series Unfolding Across Five Cities

February 22, 2019

The region’s best endurance athletes will vie for more than $110,000 in prize money during the 2019 Spartan US National Series, more >>


Pac-12

Pac-12 and Maverik Center Announce Multi-Year Partnership to Host Conference Women's Gymnastics Championships

February 7, 2019

The Pac-12 and West Valley City’s Maverik Center announced a multi-year partnership for the next three seasons. more >>


Pickleball

LEVEL UP Pickleball Camps Announce Nationwide Schedule of Events

January 8, 2019

LEVEL UP Pickleball Camp is being presented nationwide in 2019. more >>



YouthOnCourse

Youth on Course Announces Four New Partnerships to Expand Junior Golf Access in 22 States

March 26, 2018

Youth on Course has expanded its national affordable golf program to four new associations. more >>


ASBA

ASBA Honors Distinguished Sports Facilities for 2016

December 12, 2016

The American Sports Builders Association has announced the winners of its annual awards, which best exemplify construction excellence. more >>


Utah_OfficeOutdoorRec

Utah's First Outdoor Recreation Director Stepping Down

December 14, 2015

Brad Petersen, director of Utah's Office of Outdoor Recreation, is resigning to work in the private sector. more >>


UtahState

Utah State to Offer Degree in Outdoor Apparel and Product Design

August 17, 2015

Utah State University will be the home of the nation’s first undergrad degree in designing and constructing outdoor apparel and products. more >>


USOC

USOC Kicks Off "Road to Sochi" Tour

October 28, 2013

Events designed to fan the Olympic flame and build the buzz for the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, are underway. more >>


USOC  Logo

USOC Statement on Suggested Boycott of the Winter Olympics in Russia

July 17, 2013

The USOC has released the following statement about suggestions to boycott the Winter Olympics in Russia. more >>


AVP Logo

AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Signs Agreement with CBS Sports Network, CBS Interactive

May 2, 2013

The AVP has reached a multi-media agreement with CBS Sports Network and CBS Interactive to showcase the 2013 AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour. more >>


USA Triathlon

USA Triathlon Announces Partnerships with Raceday Transport, SelfGrip and Virtual Race Bags

February 13, 2013

USA Triathlon today announced supplier-level sponsorship agreements with endurance sports industry leaders Raceday Transport, SelfGrip Athletic Tape... more >>


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Articles

BaseballInGrass Article | May 1, 2019
Sports Turf Expert: Don’t Burn Your Fields to Dry Them

By: Michael Popke

It certainly made headlines: the high school coach who tried to dry his wet field by dousing parts of it with gasoline and dropping a match. Other...   More>>


AAF Article | March 6, 2019
What’s Going on With the Alliance of American Football?

By: Michael Popke

The Alliance of American Football’s regular season kicked off in early February and is expected to continue until mid-April. So far, so good. The...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
Purple Mountain Majesties

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The mountain region of the U.S. has much of its sporting infrastructure courtesy of nature, including the Rocky Mountains and other ranges such as...   More>>


SLC Article | January 9, 2019
Salt Lake City Suddenly Emerges as Serious Contender to Host 2030 Winter Olympics

By: Michael Popke

Calgary may have taken itself off the list of cities vying to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, but another North American winter sports destination —...   More>>


blank Article | March 29, 2018
Big Skies and High Hopes

By: Michael Popke

The mountain region of the United States covers a wide swath of land — some of it arid, some of it snowy and all of it ideal for hosting a variety...   More>>


blank Article | February 2, 2018
USA Bobsled Skeleton

By: Amanda Bird

The United States Bobsled & Skeleton Federation (USBSF) is the official national governing body for bobsled and skeleton in the United States. It...   More>>


SrAth Article | September 20, 2017
Inside Events: Huntsman World Senior Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Huntsman World Senior Games, an international multi-sport event for athletes age 50 and up, is held in St. George, Utah, next month. It includes...   More>>


2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Article | September 1, 2017
LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders. Help salute events that make sports tourism grow. Our deadline is...   More>>


WorldCup_FIFA Article | August 23, 2017
44 North American Cities Vying for 2026 World Cup

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The FIFA fallout hasn’t stopped (in fact, a recent report on criminal activities will probably throw gasoline on the fire, considering FIFA...   More>>


NoGames Article | July 12, 2017
A History Lesson: Why Denver Snubbed the 1976 Olympics

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Cities used to rush the Olympic bargaining table. Today, they don’t. But the roots of refusal actually stretch back nearly 50 years, to the time...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 2, 2018
True Grit   

By: Michael Popke

Locals of Ogden, Utah, boast of the city's "grit," embracing its heritage and history. These days, though, it's also a center for sports. More>>



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