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Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach to Be Renamed Jackie Robinson Training Complex

Major League Baseball has announced that the former spring training site of the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers in Vero Beach, Florida—previously called Historic Dodgertown—will be renamed the Jackie Robinson Training Complex in honor of the late Hall of Famer and baseball legend. The dedication of the complex is part of a year-long schedule commemorating Robinson’s legacy […]

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PGA of America Acquires Nextgengolf to Reach Younger Generation of Golfers

In an effort to grow the game among the next generation of golfers, the PGA of America has acquired Nextgengolf, a Boston-based organization that hosts golf tournaments and experiences aimed at young adults across the country. Nextgengolf provides opportunities for both the elite and everyday golfer, while focusing on high school, college and urban markets. “Nextgengolf provides authentic […]

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Lake Tye Park to Host 2019 Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships

The World Wake Association has selected Lake Tye Park in Monroe, Washington, to host the 2019 Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships presented by Rockstar Energy. The event serves as the fourth stop of the WWA Wakeboard World Series and the third stop of the Nautique Wake Series. “Each year the Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships […]

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Kilroy Realty Signs on as Sponsor of U.S. Sailing Team

Kilroy Realty Corporation has partnered with U.S. Sailing to serve as a primary sponsor of the U.S. Sailing Team. The commercial real estate company will support the team at major international events, including selection events, world championships and the World Cup Series in the lead-up to the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. “The U.S. Sailing […]

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The NFL and Verizon Announce New Two-Year Partnership

The National Football League and Verizon have announced a partnership to jointly develop new products and services that will utilize 5G—the fifth generation of wireless technology—and other technologies to enhance NFL games and the overall fan experience. The deal, which is an expansion of Verizon and the NFL’s long-standing relationship, makes Verizon the official 5G innovation partner […]

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New $50 Million Esports Arena to Be Built in Philadelphia

Comcast Spectacor and the Cordish Companies have unveiled plans for Fusion Arena, a new $50 million esports and entertainment venue that will be located adjacent to Xfinity Live! in the Philadelphia Sports Complex. Fusion Arena, which will be home to the Overwatch League’s Philadelphia Fusion, will be the largest, purpose-built esports arena in the Western Hemisphere. […]

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NASCAR Names Geico as Official Insurance Partner

NASCAR and Geico have entered a multiyear agreement, making the auto insurer the official insurance partner of NASCAR. Geico’s involvement with the sport spans more than a decade through a partnership with International Speedway Corporation (ICS) and its sponsorship of the No. 13 Geico Chevrolet driven by Ty Dillon in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup […]

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Keith Gill Appointed Sun Belt Conference Commissioner

Keith Gill has been named commissioner of the Sun Belt Conference. His appointment makes him the sixth commissioner of the league and the first African-American commissioner of an NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision conference. “On behalf of the Sun Belt Conference’s presidents and chancellors, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Keith Gill as the […]

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Greater Fort Lauderdale to Host 2021 National Senior Games

The 2021 National Senior Games Presented by Humana has been awarded to Greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Key supporters, senior athletes and media gathered for the announcement, which was made at the Greater Fort Lauderdale & Broward County Convention Center. “Fort Lauderdale impressed our selection committee on every level of the bid evaluation,” said Marc Riker, […]

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Ken Weinaug Named General Manager of Fox Cities Champion Center

Ken Weinaug has been appointed general manager of Fox Cities Champion Center, an indoor sports venue scheduled to open this fall in Grand Chute, Wisconsin. A Wisconsin native, Weinaug has served in leadership roles with various federal, tribal and local government recreation organizations after retiring with 21 years of active duty with the United States Navy. In […]

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