Best of Connect Sports: December 2016

By Connect Sports Staff, December 23, 2016

We strive to bring you the best content about the events industry every day. But we know you are also busy planning so a few stories may fall through the cracks. Here is your second chance. Below is the list of our most-read stories for December 2016.

> Sweet 16: Meet the 2016 Connect Sports Game Changers

> It’s Daniel Rush’s Hour in Las Vegas

16 Sports Tourism Trends for 2016

> 5 Reasons Why Youth Participation Is Down in Sports

> Desmond Mason Proves He’s Got Game in Art

> 2016 Industry Leaders: Trailblazers & Groundbreakers

> Jeff Dyrek Named New USA Badminton CEO

> Derek Parra Comes Full Circle at Utah Olympic Oval

Austin Sports Commission Hosts LGBTQ Task Force

> Nationals Park Drives Waterfront Development

Jennifer Todd, co-founder and executive vice president of strategic partnerships of The Basketball Tournament, explains her unlikely path to TBT.

The NCAA is seeking bids to host the NCAA 2021 Division III Field Hockey Championship, to be held the weekend before Thanksgiving. RFPs are due July 15.

David Siegel, president and CEO of the Los Angeles Sports Council and Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games, talks life after the Dodgers.

Slated to host the NFL’s Raiders starting in the 2020 season, Las Vegas Stadium has also landed another marquee football attraction: the Mitsubishi Motors