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NCAA

NCAA Championship Bid Portal Has Opened

August 26, 2019

While information has been available, the bid portal for those interested in hosting events in 86 of the NCAA’s 90 championships is now open. more >>


RiMA

New Endurance Race Announced for New England

August 2, 2019

Hey, New England! There's a new endurance race in town, spanning three states. 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 >>


NCAA

NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship Dates, Sites Announced

April 1, 2019

Dates and sites have been released for the upcoming NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship. more >>


ITA

2018 Hall Of Fame ITA Grass Court Invitational To Feature Eight Division III Teams

September 13, 2018

Now in its third year of existence, the Hall of Fame ITA Grass Court Invitational, takes place September 14-16. 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 >>


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Top Sports Facilities Honored

December 8, 2014

The American Sports Builders Association has announced the winners of its annual awards, honoring the best in sports facility construction. more >>


Ashaway

Ashaway Named Official String of Women's Squash Association

May 27, 2014

Ashaway Racket Strings has renewed its partnership program with the Women's Squash Association, as "The Official String of WSA." more >>


ITHOF

US Open to be Showcase for New Exhibit

August 26, 2013

A new museum exhibit will honor the 40-year anniversary of the Billie Jean King/Bobby Riggs 'Battle of the Sexes' Match. more >>


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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 >>


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Articles

BudgetCuts Article | July 10, 2019
Rhode Island School District Dumps All Sports as Part of Drastic Budget Cuts

By: Michael Popke

The concept that a school district would be so desperate to make budget cuts as to dump all its sports programs – well, it sounds like a nightmare....   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>>


blank Article | November 14, 2018
Spiking in Popularity

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The sport that is played on three surfaces, by two genders and by all ages and abilities, even at the Paralympic level, is set for growth, and has...   More>>


USSoccer Article | November 14, 2018
Should U.S. Soccer Diversify Venue Selection for the Men’s National Team?

By: Michael Popke

U.S. Soccer needs to start thinking outside the box – or at least outside its traditional map – if it wants to get more in-person spectators. In...   More>>


blank Article | February 2, 2018
The Northeast: Using Teamwork to Take the Sports World by Storm

By: Michael Popke

If you doubt the allure of the Northeast for sporting events, check out the number of destinations there that the NCAA chose as host cities for...   More>>


blank Article | November 20, 2017
Tennis Facilities that Ace the Competition

By: Peter Francesconi

U.S. tennis participation continues to grow, although not by the leaps and bounds the sport experienced during the boom times of the 1970s and ’80s...   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>>


blank Article | January 30, 2017
The Northeast: Taking the Sports Event World by Storm

By: Kathleen A. DeMarco

Nor’easters are those legendary squalls that everyone attributes to this particular segment of the country, but it’s fair to say sports tourism...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much...   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>>


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