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| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rugby Readies for its Moment By Neal Read The buzz is building for a different breed of contact sport in America. Rugby, a sport that dates back more than 150 years, is riding a wave of momentum and will soon have an even bigger presence in the United States, thanks in part to the addition […]

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| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

National Stage By Rachel Carter Although the Mid-Atlantic region is home to some of the nation’s most famous cities and largest urban centers, the area has as many venues crafted by Mother Nature as it does facilities built by man. Organizers and athletes alike will appreciate pristine beaches perfect for water sports and pastoral farmland […]

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| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ready for a Close-Up By Vanessa Hughes Reality shows with sports themes have taken the TV world by storm in recent years, and their popularity suggests that even more will emerge in the near future. Such shows travel to some truly iconic destinations—and also create exciting opportunities for host cities to showcase all they have […]

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| August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pacific States Leave Lasting Impression By Rachel Carter Los Angeles. Fairbanks, Alaska. Tacoma, Washington. Portland, Oregon. These cities may seem to have little in common. But they all hug the shore of the Pacific Ocean, offering terrific venues in spectacular natural settings. Sports events in these destinations often draw higher registrations and bigger crowds simply […]

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| August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

College Football Forges Ahead By Greg Echlin From season openers to the climactic games of the College Football Playoff, college football always generates plenty of interest. And this season, several new venues and a new site for the national championship game stand to create even more buzz around the sport. The excitement around the 2017-2018 […]

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| July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Volleyball Sets Up Events for Success By Greg Echlin Long after her retirement from competitive beach volleyball, Misty May-Treanor is still heard nationally over the airwaves through public service announcements about fitness. Five years after teaming up with Kerri Walsh Jennings to win the third of their three Olympic gold medals, May-Treanor’s name still has […]

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| July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Stretching Out for Global Events By Rachel Carter The types of sports people play say as much about a country as its food, music or art. It’s no surprise that ice hockey is a staple in the Canadian capital of Ottawa or that sailing regattas cut through the turquoise waters around the U.S. Virgin Islands. […]

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| July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Riding High By Rachel Carter When it comes to action sports, “97 percent of the consumers that watch don’t know the difference between the kickflip and heelflip, and they don’t care,” said Rick Bratman, CEO of ASA Entertainment, which stages action sports events all over the United States. “They want to see big tricks. They […]

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| May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sailing Events Set a Course Along the Shore By Rachel Carter As the America’s Cup, Volvo Ocean Race, Extreme Sailing Series and Sailing World Cup hit the water, the eyes of the world will be watching elite athletes crew the most sophisticated boats in existence. But even as organizers prepare for these international sailing spectacles, […]

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| May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Off and Running in New England By Rachel Carter New England is steeped in American history, and that’s no less true in sports than it is in politics. Both basketball and volleyball were invented in Massachusetts, the world’s oldest annual marathon still runs the streets of Boston, and the first game of hockey in America […]

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