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Connect Sports spoke with Matthew Payne, the new executive director for the Denver Sports Commission, about why he made the move from Austin, Texas, and what major events he thinks Denver should go after. Read More

Estimates can be as high as $500 million, according to those who benefit the most from such things, but economists tend to poor cold water on many Super Bowl economic impact studies. Read More

With the casino business going backwards, is Atlantic City looking to broaden its horizons with an eye on sports travel as its new bread and butter business? Read More

Connect Sports spoke with Matthew Payne, the new executive director for the Denver Sports Commission, about why he made the move from Austin, Texas, and what major events he thinks Denver should go after. Read More

Dicks Sporting Goods Park will host the MLS All-Star Game for the second time since 2007, MLS announced this week. Read More

In one of the final acts as acting commissioner of Major League Baseball, Bud Selig announced San Diego will host the Mid-Summer Classic for the first time since 1992. Read More

The event, which coincides with MLS Super Draft, is expected to kick in around $17.5 million to the local economy. Read More

We spoke with two of the top rights holders in the country and asked about their thoughts on stay to play as well as what unique needs they have when booking business. Read More

Arlington, Dallas and Ft. Worth expect a big economic impact for tonight’s inaugural college football playoff title game. Read More

Free in-room Wi-Fi is becoming the new industry norm, but Marriott is making a case for disabling personal Wi-Fi hotspots in conference areas. Read More