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| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sports Enter the Digital World By John Conroy With its distinctive island green, the 17th hole of the Players Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass “is probably the most iconic of our holes through all of our events throughout the year,” said Scott Gutterman, vice-president of digital operations for the PGA Tour. So it wasn’t surprising […]

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| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Warriors on the Field By Karen Robes Meeks In 2008, an explosion left U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Chris D’Angelo with nerve damage to the left side of his body. Previously a happy go-lucky jokester, he became dark and angry. “Normal family life was really tough, because no one understood what I was going through,” […]

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| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Events with a Kick in the South By Rachel Carter The South is fiercely proud of its traditions, whether it’s sweet tea, Sunday school or sports. College towns like Knoxville, Tennessee, revel in school pride. Elizabethtown, Kentucky, has a sprawling sports complex that draws major youth tournaments. Tuscaloosa, Alabama, though famous for college football, also […]

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| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Global Game By Greg Echlin During last year’s NBA off-season, the Kevin Durant free-agent sweepstakes and Team USA’s Olympic gold medal created plenty of buzz. But this year’s developments—with trades, signings and all the hype around Los Angeles Lakers draft pick Lonzo Ball—have raised the decibel level even higher. The start of play should bring […]

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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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