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Each issue of SportsTravel Magazine features extensive coverage of the sports-event industry, with regular columns such as the Press Box, SportsTravel Interview, Governing Body Dossier, Bid Bowl, The Event Doctor, Winners and Losers, and more!

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January 2017

Cover Story: FOOTBALL – The Super Bowl returns to Houston while the NFL revamps the Pro Bowl in Orlando.
Sports Spotlight: STATE GAMES – For amateur athletes across the country, state games are the biggest event of the year.
The Pre & The Post: USA Cycling Cyclocross Championship, Hartford, CT
• USA Field Hockey National Hockey Festival, West Palm Beach, FL
Destination Feature: THE SOUTH-ATLANTIC – Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia
Special Sections: SportsTravel 20th Anniversary

February 2017

Cover Story: WINTER SPORTS – The World Cup of alpine racing and other winter sports make a big presence in the United States.
Sports Spotlight: ON THE WATER – From fishing circuits to powerboat competitions, some of the best action is on the water.
The Pre & The Post: USA Curling National Championships, Snohomish County, WA • AKC Eukanuba Championship, Orlando, FL
Destination Feature: THE GREAT PLAINS – Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota
Special Sections: Insider Guides and Destination Profiles

March 2017

Cover Story: BASEBALL – With baseball back in the Olympics, the World Baseball Classic takes on added importance.
Sports Spotlight: COLLEGE BASKETBALL – Phoenix and Dallas get a taste of the Final Four as the NCAA plots the tournament’s future.
The Pre & The Post: NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship, St. Louis, MO • USA Cycling Cyclocross Championship, Hartford, CT
Destination Feature: THE GREAT LAKES REGION – Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Special Sections: Insider Guides and Destination Profiles

April 2017

Cover Story: TENNIS – The opening of a new tennis center for the USTA is indicative of the sport’s growth.
Sports Spotlight: GOLF – Golf’s major events criss-cross the nation while the Solheim Cup makes its U.S. return.
The Pre & The Post: 2017 IIHF Women’s Worlds, Plymouth, MI • USA Curling National Championships, Snohomish County, WA
Destination Feature: THE MOUNTAIN WEST – Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming
Special Sections: Insider Guides and Destination Profiles

May/June 2017

Cover Story: SOCCER – As MLS continues its expansion, so do other soccer leagues looking for a kick in interest.
Sports Spotlight: SAILING – The America’s Cup sails its high-powered racing action to the shores of Aruba.
The Pre & The Post: National Senior Games, Birmingham, AL • NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship, St. Louis, MO
Destination Feature: NEW ENGLAND – Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
Special Section: NASC: 25 Years and Beyond

July 2017

Cover Story: ACTION SPORTS – The BMX world championships come to the United States at a time of evolution for action sports.
Sports Spotlight: VOLLEYBALL – From the Olympics to the NCAA to youth organizations, volleyball events attract teams.
The Pre & The Post: AJC Peachtree Road Race, Atlanta, GA • 2017 IIHF Women’s Worlds, Plymouth, MI
Destination Feature: GLOBAL DESTINATIONS – Sports Destinations in Canada, the Caribbean and abroad
Special Sections: DMAI SPECIAL SECTION

August 2017

Cover Story: COLLEGE FOOTBALL – The coming of fall means the return of huge crowds to campuses across the nation.
Sports Spotlight: E-SPORTS – The explosive growth of e-sports has destinations looking to get in on the action.
The Pre & The Post: USA Gymnastics P&G Championship, Anaheim, CA • National Senior Games, Birmingham, AL
Destination Feature: THE PACIFIC – Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington
Special Sections: Insider Guides and Destination Profiles

September 2017

Cover Story: REALITY SPORTS – Reality television with a sports kick has cities making the pitch for their destinations to shine.
Sports Spotlight: RUGBY – Fresh off its Olympics return, rugby looks to capitalize on a growing interest in the sport.
The Pre & The Post: World Rowing Championships, Sarasota, FL • AJC Peachtree Road Race, Atlanta, GA
Destination Feature: THE MID-ATLANTIC – Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania
Special Sections: Insider Guides and Destination Profiles

October/November 2017

Cover Story: BASKETBALL – From the NBA to AAU, hoops events have become more complex and numerous.
Sports Spotlight: VETERANS EVENTS – Athletic opportunities for veterans are on the rise with sports playing a role in rehabilitation.
The Pre & The Post: NCAA Cross-Country and Field Hockey Championships, Louisville, KY • USA Gymnastics P&G Championship, Anaheim, CA
Destination Feature: THE SOUTH – Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee
Special Sections: TEAMS ‘17 OFFICIAL CONFERENCE PROGRAM

December 2017

Cover Story: HOCKEY – A new team in Las Vegas and a new arena in Detroit mark the continued growth of the NHL.
Sports Spotlight: LACROSSE – The sport of lacrosse searches for ways to keep its momentum headed west and to new markets.
The Pre & The Post: Medal of Honor Bowl, Myrtle Beach, SC • World Rowing Championships, Sarasota, FL
Destination Feature: THE SOUTHWEST – Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
Special Sections: TEAMS ’17 WRAP UP/ CONVENTION CENTER SPECIAL SECTION