The Rise of Atlanta Explained With a Sports Lean | Q&A Style

The Rise of Atlanta Explained With a Sports Lean | Q&A Style

The Rise of Atlanta: From Southern Charm to Major Metropolis Why do cities become major players? Ask Atlanta! As one of America’s premier cities, Atlanta seamlessly blends its heritage with modern culture. From its pivotal role in the civil rights movement to hosting international sporting events, from being home to global corporate giants to nurturing … Read more

Hockey Goes South

Hockey Goes South | The Sports Backdrop Podcast

In this episode of The Sports Backdrop podcast, we chat with Chris Heivly, a successful entrepreneur (co-founder of MapQuest), and an ardent lover of hockey. Chris resides in the Raleigh, North Carolina area — after spending 10 years in the bustling city of Chicago (and before that, the northeast). This hockey goes south episode is … Read more

Charlotte Developments: The River District, Ballantyne, and SouthPark

Charlotte Developments: The River District, Ballantyne, and SouthPark | SportsEpreneur

In the vibrant tapestry of American cities, few have experienced the remarkable transformation that Charlotte, North Carolina, has undergone in recent years. Once a modest regional hub, the Queen City has blossomed into a thriving metropolis, its skyline punctuated by gleaming towers and its streets abuzz with energy and opportunity. As the city continues to … Read more