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MLF_Big5

MLF Anglers Go West for Toyota Series Event

May 11, 2021

Hosted by the City of Oakley, the three-day tournament will feature the region’s best bass-fishing pros and Strike King co-anglers. more >>


USTA

USTA Crabel Capital Men's 65 National Hard Court Championship Ready to Roll

May 11, 2021

The United States Tennis Association Crabel Capital Men's 65 National Hard Court Championships runs May 17-May 23, 2021. more >>


RaphaRides

Rapha Prestige Coming to Santa Barbara

May 4, 2021

Santa Barbara, California is among the cities on the Rapha Prestige ride list for 2021. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Unveils National Championship Calendar for 2021

May 4, 2021

USA Triathlon has unveiled the dates and locations for its 2021 National Championships, a robust calendar of events across the country. more >>


NMRA

NMRA Announces Annual Calendar

May 3, 2021

NMRA has announced its annual calendar for 2021. more >>



Troon

Troon Announces Venues Honored with Golfweek Article

March 22, 2021

52 Troon-affiliated courses have been named to Golfweek’s “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Courses Winning International Honors

March 8, 2021

Troon® announced 49 of its brand-affiliated courses were named to Golfweek’s list of “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


Placer

Charlie Gardner Appointed GM for @the Grounds

March 1, 2021

With a vision of establishing a “first-class venue," Charlie Gardner has stepped into the role of general manager of @the Grounds. more >>


PlacerValley

Charlie Gardner to Serve as GM for @The Grounds in Placer Valley

February 8, 2021

With a goal of a “first-class venue” and contributing to the continued success of Placer Valley, Charlie Gardner takes the reins. more >>


CalCoal

Spectrum Sports launches California Coalition of Endurance Sports

December 28, 2020

Endurance sports owner Spectrum Sports Management has announced the formation of the California Coalition of Endurance Sports. more >>



BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>


Articles

CFLXFL Article | April 26, 2021
What Could an XFL/CFL Co-Op Mean for Football Destinations?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Just as March got underway, the rumblings began of the potential for the XFL and the CFL (Canada’s version of the NFL) to work together. The fact...   More>>


Tri Article | April 24, 2021
Triathlon Sellouts Another Sign of Recovery Among Large-Scale Events

By: Michael Popke

Sports tourism’s resurgence could be characterized as more of a marathon than a sprint. That, of course, makes it absolutely fitting that...   More>>


LiveSports Article | March 28, 2021
How Much Have Sports Fans Saved? Find Out Here

By: Michael Popke

Live pro sports, complete with spectators, are returning and in their absence, people have saved a few dollars. Now, they’re about to find out how...   More>>


HSSports Article | March 26, 2021
High School Sports Learning the Hard Way that Student Athletes Won't Wait

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

State high school associations are learning a hard lesson. If they don’t allow kids to play their sports, athletes will move over to travel...   More>>


Cycling Article | March 15, 2021
Wheels Are Turning on Local, Regional and Federal Bicycling Trails

By: Michael Popke

Bicycling is flourishing in the age of social distancing, and renewed interest in the sport also has increased awareness that more (and safer)...   More>>


Modstateline Article | February 25, 2021
California Event Owners Showcase Safety for Lawmakers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A coalition of California’s sports event owners has been working behind the scenes to restore business and recently made a major step toward...   More>>


WorldCup Article | January 30, 2021
FIFA Hoping to Make 2026 World Cup Host Announcements by End of Year

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The wait for the official announcement of U.S. host cities for the 2026 World Cup has certainly seemed interminable and it just got a little longer....   More>>


HSFootball Article | January 29, 2021
Lawsuit Filed to Try to Force Youth Sports to Play

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Youth sports, crucial to the economic vitality of cities, continue to be a casualty of COVID, especially in states where the caseload is so high as...   More>>


blank Article | January 20, 2021
Deep Freeze

By: Michael Popke

Right about now, indoor ice facilities around the country normally would be bursting with activity, including hockey tournaments, figure skating...   More>>


LAOlympics Article | January 18, 2021
Could the USA Lose the 2028 Games? One IOC Member Says It’s Possible

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Could the U.S. lose the 2028 Olympics? One senior member of the IOC says it’s a possibility. For now, the IOC is focused on working with Tokyo to...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 28, 2019
Orange County’s Great Park Continues Epic Evolution   

By: Michael Popke

In the early days of 2019, the new Great Park Ice facility opened in Irvine, California, with a series of public skates that provided a preview of... More>>


blank Case study | September 14, 2018
A Winning Game in Southern California   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to finding a destination to host sporting events, Irvine, California, needs to be at the top of the list. At the center of Orange... More>>


blank Case study | March 23, 2018
Irvine Ups its Sports Destination Game   

By: Michael Popke

Dave Lucey repeats himself a lot these days, but he doesn’t mind. “The new Orange County Great Park Sports Complex is 194 acres — more than... More>>



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