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USA Climbing Announces Dates and Locations of National Cup Series

October 18, 2019

USA Climbing is excited to announce the dates and locations of the 2019 National Cup Series. more >>


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Civilized Games Coming to Santa Monica Pier This Weekend

October 17, 2019

Organizers are excited to announce that the Civilized Games will be held on October 20, 2019, at the Santa Monica Pier. more >>


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Activision Blizzard Esports Announces New Season for Call of Duty League

October 16, 2019

Activision Blizzard Esports announced that next year’s season of the Call of Duty league will start with a home/away format for events. more >>


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US Quidditch Announces Host Locations for Sanctioned Events in 2019-2020

October 15, 2019

US Quidditch has announced the locations for the 2019-20 season of USQ-Hosted Circuit Events. Events are hosted nationwide. more >>


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Red Bull Heavy Water Returning to Famed City By The Bay

October 14, 2019

Red Bull Heavy Water, a highlight on the pro Standup Paddleboard circuit, is headed back to San Francisco. more >>



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Rugby World Cup Sevens Generates Positive Impact for San Francisco Bay Area

March 4, 2019

Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 generated both a positive economic and community impact on the San Francisco Bay Area. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Expansion, Corporate Move

November 12, 2018

To accommodate regional growth interests and opportunities, Troon® has expanded and opened a corporate office in Irvine, California. more >>


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Headsweats Renews Partnership with US Trail Running Conference

June 11, 2018

Headsweats has renewed its partnership with the 2018 US Trail Running Conference as the Official Headwear Supplier for attendees. 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 >>


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 >>


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The NCAA’s New Recruiting Controls: An In-Depth Analysis Article | December 31, 2012
The NCAA’s New Recruiting Controls: An In-Depth Analysis

By: Dr. Arthur G. Ogden

In January 2012, the NCAA’s Board of Directors voted to ban 7-on-7 football games, leagues, camps or other “non-scholastic” sport enterprises...   More>>


Skateboarding & BMX: Creating An Action Sports Asset Article | December 31, 2012
Skateboarding & BMX: Creating An Action Sports Asset

By: Juli Anne Patty

Whether you ride a skateboard or a bike, whether you ride a plaza, a bowl or a race course, you’re one of a growing family of athletes. You’re an...   More>>


blank Article | August 31, 2012
The Southwest and Pacific: Something for Everyone

By: Amy Henderson

The Southwest and Pacific regions have this in common: both offer great weather and first-class venues. Made up of states including Arizona,...   More>>


blank Article | August 31, 2012
Gymnastics: The Gold (Medal) Standard

By: Juli Anne Patty

In any given year, many of America’s cities could vie for the title of Gymnastics City USA, but in 2012, San Jose, California, owned that banner,...   More>>


blank Article | March 31, 2012
Education Degree Programs

By: Dr. Bonnie Tiell

Sport management curriculum has been offered in colleges since the mid-fifties when a class in Baseball Ticket Sales was offered by Walter O'Malley,...   More>>


blank Article | March 31, 2012
Profiles in Leadership - Behind-the-Scenes

By: Linda Driscoll-Dobel

Although it is used in a variety of contexts, the word 'team' is primarily associated with the sports world. Certainly, there are many non-team-based...   More>>


blank Article | March 31, 2012
Track & Field - The Big Future of Track and Field

By: Juli Anne Patty

As the 2012 London Summer Olympics approach, it’s time for a look at the most-watched Olympic event: track and field.   More>>


blank Article | February 29, 2012
Blue Water, Big Opportunities: Swimming and Diving

By: Jenny Wierschem

For most of the year, swimming and diving are not major spectator sports. The hard work happens day in and day out among a community of athletes and...   More>>


blank Article | December 31, 2011
Emerging Sports Markets

By: Linda Driscoll-Dobel

As we ring in the new year, it’s a great time to expand horizons and explore new sports destinations. Some of the destinations presented here may...   More>>


blank Article | December 31, 2011
Action Sports - Go to the Edge with Skateboarding and BMX

By: Juli Anne Patty

Action sports, extreme sports, x sports: whatever you call them, this is a class of sports with no concrete definition and no limits. Snowboarding...   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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