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LA84 Event Looks Forward to Continuing Legacy Work

As major events come to Southern California, foundation will drive youth engagement

Opening the Gridiron Gates

For the first time, United and American add direct flights for the college football season

USA Basketball Draws Up Play With Twitch

The online platform will serve as the NGB’s streaming partner for several events

Aurora in Albany in August

A new multisport event celebrates women’s sports

U.S. Women’s Soccer Victory Tour Brings Champions to Fans

Five-city tour begins in California as NWSL already capitalizes on Women's World Cup fever

Dodger Stadium to Undergo $100 Million Renovation

Two acres of fan-friendly entertainment areas will be constructed outside ballpark

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NBA Launches Global 2K Championship

NBA Launches Global 2K Championship

The NBA will launch the inaugural NBA 2K20 Global Championship, a championship event for the popular NBA 2K game, in...

Fenway Park to Host College Football Bowl Game

Fenway Park to Host College Football Bowl Game

The Boston Red Sox have made going to Fenway Park a destination beyond baseball, with the Red Bull Crashed Ice winter...

David Levy Named CEO of Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center

David Levy Named CEO of Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center

Veteran sports media executive David Levy has been named chief executive officer of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center. The...

2022 Dragon Boat World Championships Awarded to Sarasota

2022 Dragon Boat World Championships Awarded to Sarasota

Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida, will be the site for the 2022 International Dragon Boat Federation Club Crew World...

Paradise Sports Complex to Open in 2020

Paradise Sports Complex to Open in 2020

The Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau is planning on opening a 60-acre sports complex in 2020 that...

Sports ETA and Northstar Announce Content Partnership

Sports ETA and Northstar Announce Content Partnership

Sports ETA has announced a multiyear partnership with Northstar Meetings Group, the publisher of SportsTravel and organizers of the TEAMS...

NWHL’s Boston Franchise Sold to Private Investor

NWHL’s Boston Franchise Sold to Private Investor

The Boston Pride, one of the founding four franchises in the National Women’s Hockey League, has been bought by a...

Scott Beck Named President and CEO of Tourism Toronto

Scott Beck Named President and CEO of Tourism Toronto

Tourism Toronto has named industry veteran Scott Beck as its new president and CEO after an international search. Beck has...

Rowan University Developing Esports Program and Venue

Rowan University Developing Esports Program and Venue

A 7,500-square-foot facility dedicated to esports will be built in Glassboro, New Jersey, as part of a partnership between Rowan...

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SportsTravel Podcast

Alex Hertel: The Future of the Spectator Experience

Sports fans expect more today from the live-event experience than they did in years past. And companies like Xperiel are leading the new wave of spectator engagement, creating predictive games for fans in the arena and stadium and using augmented reality to help them play their own games within a game using the venue’s scoreboard. In this episode of the SportsTravel Podcast, Xperiel Co-Founder and CEO Alex Hertel explains how his company is changing the landscape for fans, what the future holds for the live-event experience and how you can catch a virtual T-shirt shot from a virtual cannon on the scoreboard—and get a real shirt delivered to you for your accomplishment.

Alex Hertel: The Future of the Spectator Experience

 
 
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Virginia Beach: A New Sports Facility Enhances This Team-Driven Destination

Virginia Beach: A New Sports Facility Enhances This Team-Driven Destination

Where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, Virginia Beach may be all about soft sands and ocean waves but planning your sporting events here will put you right on solid ground. You will have the support of the best team in the business with the track record to prove...

Technology in Sports

HomeCourt App Brings New AI to the NBA

HomeCourt App Brings New AI to the NBA

Whether it’s social issues, fashion or branding, the NBA has been at the forefront of much of what’s new, innovative...

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Karate Steps Into the Spotlight

Karate Steps Into the Spotlight

At a time when MMA-style fighting dominates the martial arts landscape, karate is working to expand its own patch of...

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Guide to Hosting Esports Tournaments & Events

Guide to Hosting Esports Tournaments & Events

Esports is booming worldwide. It’s the fastest growing sector in the live-events industry in the U.S. right now, growing at double-digit year-over-year rates, at destinations and venues of all sizes and types. Download this handbook to learn all you...

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Green Your Game

Green Your Game

Sporting events in the United States bring more than 200 million people together every year. Unfortunately, they also produce huge amounts of waste. But there are steps that sports organizations, venues and destinations can take to ensure a more sustainable...