Editor’s Corner

Returning to Normal Following COVID-19

By Sherri Middleton

As cities and states begin to slowly re-open, many of us will begin to venture out after weeks of staying at home.

            Sports are discussing ways to host events – notably without fans in the early stages and with more stringent policies in place to protect athletes.

How Are You Doing in This Crazy World?

We are now living during times of uncertainty about with concern for our health, family, finances, employment and we are all wondering when life will return to normal.

Sports Events Offering Virtual Experiences

By Sherri Middleton

In this new world of sports events being cancelled from the NCAA March Madness to high school and youth level sports, rights holders are now reaching out to members to assure that sports and life will continue on.

The reminder is that remaining healthy, active and …

Sports Events Will Return; Here Are a Few Things We Can Do in the Meantime

Everything is changing rapidly now where a viral strain is sweeping the world. The sports world is no exception. Sports planners, destinations and park and recreation departments are now working out of an abundance of caution to help curtail the rapid spread of Coronavirus – COVID19.

A Glimpse Inside My Email

All was normal until March 7, 2020, as far as my email warnings and event messages were concerned.

Sports Events and the Coronavirus

An empty ballpark


By Sherri Middleton, Executive Editor

When I was interviewing industry professionals more than a month ago for the annual State of the Industry Report for SportsEvents Magazine, the Coronavirus or COVID19 was on our radar, but still seemingly, a world away in China and a few other locations. …

Sports Events and a Pandemic…Stay Calm

By Sherri Middleton, Executive Editor

There are only a few things that can dampen the spirit of sports events planners and the people who take their kids to events across the U.S. each year. I would say a lack of funds to travel or participate. No events worth attending. Or …

A Preview of 2020 Olympic Sports Events to Watch

By Sherri Middleton, Executive Editor

Competition is heating up as Team USA prepares for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo July 24 and what better time to see some of the country’s Olympic hopefuls than now.

 The road to Tokyo is now in full swing and several events have already …