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by Mike Hopper Having been involved in hosting many large events, this challenge is especially difficult - can hosting an event be financially viable for a city? Many a rightsholder, such as FIFA, believe the additional room nights, food and beverage...
by Mike Hopper The first question to ask regarding ESports is, why does your city want to host these events? Early research on these events does not show them to be tremendous drivers of local economic impact, with perhaps their...
by David S. Abrams, January 19, 2018 For elected officials, when big-time sports comes to town and asks the question: What can you do for us; it usually means help build us a sports facility. Not any sports facility, but...
by Lee Igel, January 1, 2018 New Documentary Shows Artificial Turf Plays Important Role in Concussion Crisis The Brett Favre-produced "Shocked" sheds light on how hard artificial turf fields can become when built without shock pads or not maintained. http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/3627567 The question...