There’s No Place Like #KansasCityKS

  When the Kansas Speedway opened in Kansas City, Kansas, in 2001, sports tourism took off. Today, more than 10 million people visit each year to play sports, watch sports or eat barbecue. Oh, and travelers also visit for the history, culture and family-oriented activities. I recently joined a group of travel writers, bloggers, social... Continue Reading →

USA Swimming Hit with Lawsuit Over More Abuse Allegations

Months after Larry Nassar, a doctor convicted of sexually abusing female gymnasts was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for criminal sexual conduct, Ariana Kukors Smith, an Olympic swimmer has filed suit against her former coach, USA Swimming, and others, claiming her coach sexually abused her when she was a minor. She also... Continue Reading →

The Original Portland Is Actually in Maine

I recently had the opportunity to spend a few days in the original Portland. If you’ve never been to Maine or Greater Portland, I suggest you give it a try. It’s a charming city that has retained much of the Colonial-era architecture, cobblestone streets and some lively characters who call the city home.

Favorite Winter Olympic Moments

I enjoy watching almost all sports and the winter Olympic games are at the top of the list. It’s a shame they only happen once every four years. When you live in the deep south there is something mesmerizing about all that white stuff —the snow and even the ice. I also long to wear the beanies, overstuffed jackets, scarves and snow boots. People just seem happier when they are playing in the snow.

How to Create a Media Room

A media room is often the first impression of your organization and reflects heavily on the brand and event. Whether you’ve invited the media to a state high school track & field championship or a national tournament, the space provided for the working journalists, photographers, videographers and broadcasters needs to set the right tone.

Resolution for the New Year: Keep Kids Safe

By Sherri Middleton, Managing Editor As we come to the end of another year I thought it was a good time to reflect on some of the news events that have impacted our lives. This year we have heard about countless allegations of sexual misconduct, assault and rape from both men, women, boys and girls. We’ve... Continue Reading →

11 Sports Photography Tips

If you’ve been assigned the task of capturing stunning images of your upcoming sporting event and photography is not your strong suit, don’t worry. Capturing memorable photos is easier today than ever. Check out these 11 tips.

Haunted Sports Stadiums, Fields and Eerie Stories

Since we’re in the sports business, this seems a good time to talk about some of the sports legends and stories of haunted stadiums and ballparks. Athletes are a superstitious bunch of people in the first place, so it’s not difficult to find stories of ghosts or supposedly haunted places.

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