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BAA

Boston Marathon Postponed Until Fall

March 19, 2020

The Boston Marathon has announced that out of COVID-19 concerns, it will run in the fall. more >>


Synchroknit

SynchroKnit™ Powered by Wigwam Announces Series of 29 Running Races for 2020

March 6, 2020

SynchroKnit™ is sponsoring a lineup of 29 running races over the coming nine months, in locations across the US. more >>


USA_TT

USA Table Tennis Announces 2020 Hopes Tour

February 7, 2020

USA Table Tennis, the national governing body of the sport, has announced its 2020 Hopes Tour, to identify and cultivate young talent. more >>


Kraft

New England Patriots Owner to Open Esports Training Facility for OWL Team

January 28, 2020

Kraft Sports and Entertainment has unveiled plans for a new dedicated esports training facility near Gillette Stadium, home of the Patriots. more >>


US_Rowing

USRowing Partners with C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints for 2020 Indoor National Championships

December 27, 2019

Following the successful indoor championship, USRowing will again partner with the C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints World Indoor Rowing Championships. more >>



US_ClubSoccer

US Club Soccer Announces Eight New Clubs in Six States

November 25, 2019

US Club Soccer announced eight clubs have been approved as new Players First-licensed clubs, bringing the total to 82 clubs in 25 states. more >>


Strackaline

StrackaLine Scans Historic Framingham Country Club

July 30, 2018

StrackaLine, maker of golf’s premier greens guides, has scanned Framingham Country Club, a Boston-area private club with a rich history. more >>


USA Waterski

USA Water Ski Announces 2017 Club Growth Challenge Winners

March 19, 2018

USA Water Ski has announced the winners of the 2017 Club Growth Challenge Initiatives Contests, intended to get more people on the water. 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 >>


MLL

Major League Lacrosse Partners with Concussion Legacy Foundation

April 25, 2016

Major League Lacrosse will partner with the Concussion Legacy Foundation for MLL Concussion Awareness Week June 5-11. more >>


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Articles

ToughMudder Article | January 8, 2020
Tough Times for Tough Mudder Show Dark Future for Obstacle Racing

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

What happens when a giant in the industry falls? It reverberates through those left standing. Tough Mudder might not have hit the ground (yet) but it...   More>>


MiLB Article | December 11, 2019
“Assault on Hometown Baseball” Panicking Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Spring training for baseball starts soon but there may be fewer players at the Minor League level in years to come, thanks (or no thanks) to a...   More>>


Cashierless Article | November 27, 2019
Pro Sports Venues Embrace Autonomous Checkout Technology

By: Judy Leand

Cashierless and biometric technology may soon be coming to sports stadiums – at least at the pro level. The ability to eliminate long checkout...   More>>


Skeeter Article | September 18, 2019
Mosquito-Borne Illness Forces Race Postponement: Should Event Owners Worry?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Mosquitoes are hungry, and despite the season, they’re not craving pumpkin spice. In fact, they’re still causing big concerns for sports event...   More>>


WiffleBall Article | September 18, 2019
Is Competitive Wiffle Ball the Next Big Travel Phenomenon?

By: Michael Popke

The game you played as a rambunctious six-year-old is all grown-up – and has a championship of its own. Just ask anyone who recently played in the...   More>>


IndyCar Article | June 12, 2019
Motorsports Events: Economic Engine or Source of Contention?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Motorsports events can generate revenue, excitement and crowds. Unfortunately, they can cause controversy when they’re not being held at a facility...   More>>


YouthFBallPlayer Article | March 20, 2019
Massachusetts Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Ban Youth Tackle Football

By: Michael Popke

We’ve reached a point where it’s no longer a shock when public officials propose banning youth football. The latest state to do so is...   More>>


Rower Article | February 6, 2019
C.R.A.S.H.-B Sprints: The World Indoor Rowing Championship

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Look up “home-grown event” in Webster’s and you’ll find a definition, but the C.R.A.S.H.-B. World Indoor Rowing Championship could be an...   More>>


BAseball Article | January 23, 2019
Massachusetts Youth Sports Facility Ready to Open, 20 Years Later

By: Michael Popke

Better late than never? A long-delayed youth sports venue (two decades in the making, in fact) could open in New England this spring – although it...   More>>


blank Article | December 27, 2018
The Great Northeast

By: Michael Popke

Sports event organizers are increasingly recognizing the Northeast region’s charm, including breathtaking four-season scenery and local residents...   More>>


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