News Feeds (RSS) 1 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=59e7c4013f36c Asheville lands Haute Route, international 3-day cycling event Haute Route, a prestigious European cycling event, will land in Asheville next spring, cementing Western North Carolina as a world-class cycling destination. Asheville will be the first of three U.S. locations to host a shorter, three-day format of the global cycling series. Scheduled May 18-20, the event will begin and end each day in downtown Asheville. Citizen-Times Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:16:26 -0500 2017-10-19 14:16 -05:00 2017-10-19 15:16 -04:00 2 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=59e7c1d80ab75 Dallas selected as host of 2018 NFL Draft The 2018 NFL Draft is heading to the Lone Star State. Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Wednesday that the Dallas Cowboys will host the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas — the first time the event will take place inside an NFL stadium. The draft will run April 26-28. NFL.com Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:16:26 -0500 2017-10-19 14:16 -05:00 2017-10-19 15:16 -04:00 3 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=59e7c3780d315 Greensboro council OKs $200,000 to support national track event at A&T Greensboro City Council voted recently to financially support a national high school track event at N.C. A&T. The council agreed to spend $200,000 over five years to help sponsor the New Balance Nationals, an outdoor track and field event at N.C. A&T that brings 4,000 athletes and coaches each year. Winston-Salem Journal Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:16:26 -0500 2017-10-19 14:16 -05:00 2017-10-19 15:16 -04:00 4 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=59e8f8a3ef62a NASC Career Center <b>Columbus (IN) Sports Council — Sports Tourism Director</b><Br> The Sports Tourism Director sets the direction and vision for the Great Columbus Area sports tourism program. The scope of work includes planning and budgeting, sales, and event management. <br> To read more, <a href="http://careers.sportscommissions.org/jobs/10382327/columbus-in-sports-council-sports-tourism-director">click here</a>. NASC Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:16:26 -0500 2017-10-19 14:16 -05:00 2017-10-19 15:16 -04:00 5 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=59e7c4ce83e2e $7 million Florence soccer complex near completion Tennis, basketball, and now the city of Florence South Carolina can add a soccer complex to the list of new athletic facilities over the past couple years. The $7 million soccer complex is located at the intersection of I-95 and West Palmetto Street and will be open for games and the public beginning next month. WBTW-TV Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:16:26 -0500 2017-10-19 14:16 -05:00 2017-10-19 15:16 -04:00 6 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=59e7c229ea8a5 Study shows Madison, partners could build profitable regional sports complex Madison, Wisconsin can support a $38.3 million sports complex spread across 74 acres on Madison's southeast side, according to a recent study, but it would be years away from happening and and could alleviate existing pressures on city parks. The city, Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison and the Madison Area Sports Commission have been working for several years on how to develop city and tribal land located at the juncture of the Beltline and Interstate 39-90. Capital Times Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:16:26 -0500 2017-10-19 14:16 -05:00 2017-10-19 15:16 -04:00 7 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=59e7c2f3c5a98 NFL gives Tampa Bay final approval to host Super Bowl LV Finally, it's official. The biggest Super Bowl LV party will be held on the streets of Tampa Bay. NFL owners granted final approval for Tampa Bay to host Super Bowl LV on Feb. 7, 2021 at Raymond James Stadium after determining all the league's requirements had been met. Tampa Bay Times Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:16:26 -0500 2017-10-19 14:16 -05:00 2017-10-19 15:16 -04:00 8 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=59e7c3a3a5a3b 2018 Barbasol Championship moving to Lexington area With new host facility Keene Trace Golf Club serving as the backdrop and Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin heading a delegation of state and local dignitaries who joined PGA Tour executive Andy Pazder, it was announced that the 2018 Barbasol Championship will become Kentucky's first PGA Tour tournament in decades, come next July 16-22. WKYT-TV Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:16:26 -0500 2017-10-19 14:16 -05:00 2017-10-19 15:16 -04:00 9 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=59e7c70cc49a6 Time, money and health: The cost of putting kids in sports Seventy percent of kids will quit playing sports before they turn 13, simply because they're not having fun. This is why most coaches, trainers and parents agree that if you want your son or daughter to stick with it, they get the first decision. WFAA-TV Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:16:26 -0500 2017-10-19 14:16 -05:00 2017-10-19 15:16 -04:00 10 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=59e7c32eb556d Utah takes big step toward bidding for 2026 or 2030 Winter Olympics A group of Utah business, community and elected state leaders announced the formation of an official Olympic/Paralympic Exploratory Committee (OEC), a likely step toward launching a bid for a second Olympics in Utah — in either 2026 or 2030. Over the next few months, the exploratory committee will examine whether the state should submit Salt Lake City's name as a potential bidder. The Salt Lake Tribune Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:16:26 -0500 2017-10-19 14:16 -05:00 2017-10-19 15:16 -04:00 11 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=59e7c2c2395eb Losing Crew would tarnish Columbus area's image, experts say Columbus, Ohio is unlikely to lose out on any business relocations or expansions as a direct result of the Columbus Crew SC leaving town, if that comes to pass. But in an extremely competitive environment for attracting businesses, talent and visitors, it wouldn't help. The Columbus Dispatch Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:16:26 -0500 2017-10-19 14:16 -05:00 2017-10-19 15:16 -04:00 12 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=59e7c5abd84f8 'Changing the Game' of youth sports To Reed Maltbie, Changing the Game Chief Content Officer, winning is important, but its not the actual result that matters most. It's how you get those results that matters in the end. With his and his organization's help they are effectively "changing the game" of youth sports. Bennington Banner Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:16:26 -0500 2017-10-19 14:16 -05:00 2017-10-19 15:16 -04:00 13 http://multibriefs.com/ViewLink.php?i=59e7c5094628f Texas parents assess risks when considering youth football Most days, when 7-year-old Luke Heffington steps onto the football field in Texas, he's the smallest player on either side. His father, Jason, isn’t all that concerned. "This is about as safe as it's going to get, at this age and this speed," dad said. "If you look at them, this is the only sport they’re completely padded from head to toe. So, there's less injury in a sport like this than in soccer or baseball." Fort Worth Star-Telegram Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:16:26 -0500 2017-10-19 14:16 -05:00 2017-10-19 15:16 -04:00