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Gulf Coast Classic A Part of Family’s Fabric

Many claim that sports are in our DNA. Families can be united or divided over team colors. Children grow up wanting to emulate their parents. That’s the case for Carrie Beech, who has lived volleyball for more than 20 years.

Rochester Sports Names Esau as New Executive Director

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Matt Esau, the former director of the Mayo Civic Center sales for Experience Rochester has been named the executive director of Rochester Sports.

In his past position, Esau worked with Rochester Sports to bring multiple sporting events to the Rochester community.

“For the past 15 years, Matt …

Brian Graham Named CEO of Augusta Sports Council

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Brian Graham replaces Stacie Adkins as CEO of the Augusta Sports Council. Adkins led the organization from 2015-2018.

Graham was previously with Morris Communications as corporate director of events and associations and oversaw the National Barrel Horse Association, the Augusta Cutting Horse Futurity and the Hippodrome Events …

2019 Hempel World Cup Series Heads to Miami

Miami — For 30 years, Biscayne Bay and Miami have been an important stop of the Olympic-class circuit. This year 650 athletes from 60 countries are heading to the area for the opening series of the 2019 Hempel World Cup, a crucial milestone to the 2020 Olympic Regatta in Enoshima, …

Kansas City Is In The Big Game Even If Chiefs Aren’t

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KANSAS CITY — The Kansas City Chiefs won’t be playing for the NFL Championship title, but Kansas City architects, engineers and technology firms are. From 2009 to 2019, Kansas City-based firms have created more than 30 projects that are part of the venues …

U.S. Figure Skating Launches Get Up Campaign

FROM US Figure Skating

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – U.S. Figure Skating’s Get Up℠ campaign, a long-term, multi-platform awareness and engagement initiative, launched last week in conjunction with 2016 Progressive Skate America.

Get Up℠ was introduced when campaign spokesperson Scott Hamilton appeared on TODAY, while the Get Up℠ website, www.WeGetUp.com, officially …

SportsEvents Announces the 2019 Readers’ Choice Award Winners for Destinations

GULF SHORES, Ala. (Nov. 13, 2018) —SportsEvents Media Group, the leading industry publication focused exclusively on helping sports event planners produce excellent competitions in the United States, has announced the 2019 Readers’ Choice Award winners. These award-winning destinations and venues for youth and amateur sports will be honored in the January 2019 issue …

X-Over Resistance Bands Designed for Arm Strength

 X-Over Resistance Bands Designed for Arm Strength       Over Resistance Bands are made in America and are designed to develop shoulder strength for throwing motion associated with baseball, softball, tennis, volleyball, swimming or golf. The manufacturer said the bands are used to strengthen shoulder and back stability …

Wilson Introduced New Sports Gear Based on Movie Characters

 Wilson Introduced New Sports Gear Based on Movie Characters        CHICAGO, Ill. – Wilson Sporting Goods Co., recently launched its line of sports gear inspired by the characters found in Disney movies.

The first product collection in the line showcases gear inspired by Solo: A Star Wars …