NHL All-Star Weekend will take place in Los Angeles at the Staples Center on January 28-29.

The successful 3v3 format which debuted in 2016 will return

Deer Valley Resort (Salt Lake City) was home to the 2002 Winter Olympics

The Resort will host the 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup February 1-4

Boston College looks to repeat in the 65th Annual Beanpot played the first two Mondays in February

NHL Stars including 2015 2nd overall pick Jack Eichel have represented BC, BU, Northeastern and Harvard in the Boston tournament

The 59th running of the Daytona 500 will be held February 26th in Daytona Beach, Florida

In 2016, Denny Hamlin (11) barely crossed the finish line ahead of Martin Truex Jr. (78) to win the Daytona 500

On March 4, North Carolina hosts Duke in the 244th meeting between Tobacco Road rivals

The final game on the ACC schedule is sure to have conference and national tournament implications

The largest annual rugby competition in North American will once again take place in Las Vegas this year

16 countries will be represented in the men’s and women’s USA Sevens from March 3-5

After two years in Chicago, the 2017 NFL Draft will be held in Philadelphia April 27-29

The host Eagles acquired Minnesota’s 1st Round Pick in the 2017 Draft after trading theirs for Carson Wentz

On October 2, 2016, the Atlanta Braves played their final game at Turner Field

The Braves new home, SunTrust Park, will host its 1st game on April 14, 2017 vs. the Padres

The “Fastest Two Minutes in Sports” take place each year at Churchill Downs

Rain or shine, the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby will take place May 6th.

The 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 will take place on May 28

2016 champion Alexander Rossi poses on the start:finish line at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

East June, the College World Series is held in Omaha, Nebraska

In 2016, Coastal Carolina defeated Arizona to become NCAA Champs

The French Open held at Roland Garros is the only tennis major played on clay

American men have not won the title in Paris since Andre Agassi in 1999

The 2017 MLB All-Star Game will be held at Marlins Park in Miami

Last year, the American League won the game 4-2 giving Cleveland World Series home field advantage

The Summer XGames will take place in Minneapolis in 2017 and 2018

The world’s best compete in biking and skateboarding events each July

The 2017 P&G Gymnastics Championships will be held in Anaheim next August

High-scoring male and female gymnasts at the national championships will be chosen to compete for the U.S. National Team at the World Championships

Each August, the Pro Football Hall of Fame inducts new members

The NFL Preseason also begins in Canton, Ohio on Hall of Fame Weekend…field conditions pending

In 2016, Rory McIlroy won the Tour Championship in a playoff, which also clinched the FedEx Cup

For the first time since 1994, the World Rowing Championships will take place in the USA

Sarasota, Florida will be home to the 2017 event starting September 24th.

The 31st NHL Franchise will play in Las Vegas at the TMobile Arena

The new Las Vegas franchise will host its first regular season home game in October 2017

The Chicago Marathon take place each October

Runners race over 25 neighborhoods and by all the major sports stadiums

Death, taxes and Thanksgiving football happen each year in Detroit

You can be sure that there will be plenty of turkeys on the tailgate menu, November 23rd

On November 25th, Ohio State travels to Ann Arbor to take on arch rival Michigan

With both programs back in the Top 10, this game will likely have National Championship implications

Seattle’s CenturyLink Field has been home to fan-created earthquakes

With the NFL season winding down, Russell Wilson and the Seahawks will look to improve their playoff seed in December

The annual World Junior Hockey Championship will be played in Buffalo beginning December 26

Team USA hopes to recapture the gold last won in 2013

Where should we go in 2017?

Another great sports year is coming to an end and, with 2017 around the corner, we’ve selected some family friendly sports destinations for next year. Here are some highlights. January - Looking to start the New Year off with a bang? Take the family to Salt Lake City for a ski trip at Deer Valley Resort, home for the 2002 Olympics. And if you are more of a spectator and less of a skier, the resort is hosting the 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup. February - Want to watch future NHL players compete in the best annual hockey tournament? Take a trip to Beantown in February to watch the Beanpot, featuring Boston College, Boston University, Harvard and Northeastern. March - If hockey’s not your thing, how about the greatest rivalry in college sports? North Carolina hosts Duke on March 4th in the 244th meeting between these Tobacco Road rivals. April - There’s nothing like a new ballpark and next April, SunTrust Park opens in Atlanta. With the Braves finishing in last place this past season, this is a great place for opposing fans to watch a win. May - Want to witness the most exciting two minutes in sports? The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby will be held at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in M June - Great sporting events take place all over the world. If you are looking to add a little culture to your sports experience, pack your bags and say “bonjour” to the French Open, where it’s been 18 years since an American has won the men's title. July Do you want a little excitement during summer vacation? Are the kids getting bored with camp after camp? Take a trip to the Summer X Games to see the best in skateboarding and motocross, which takes place in Minneapolis, July 13-16. August - Can’t wait for the NFL season to begin and want to celebrate your heroes of the past? The 2017 Hall of Fame induction and Hall of Fame game will again take place in Canton, OH. in 2017. Don’t worry, we’ve received word that the field issues should be fixed by then. September - Couldn’t make it to Opening Day at SunTrust Park? Don’t worry, there’s always the PGA FedEx Tour Championship played each year at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. October - Vegas, baby! For the first time ever, the NHL will play a home game on the Strip. The 31st NHL franchise plays its first official game in the T-Mobile Arena next October. November - Do you like college? Do you like football? Do you like rivalries? On the Saturday following Thanksgiving, you will be thankful to be in Ann Arbor for Michigan vs. Ohio State. December – What better way to close the year out than to be the 12th man. Visit CenturyLink Field in Seattle where playoff spots may be on the line and you could be part of another man-made Earthquake.