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Cincinnati Reds pitcher Cionel Perez warms up in the bullpen as fans sit in their COVID-19 restricted pods during a spring training baseball game against the Cleveland Indians on February 28, 2021, in Goodyear, Arizona. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
Baseball Brings Out Fans in Arizona and Florida

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. How Indianapolis Landed the NCAA Tournament Bubble | What NBA Teams Will Have Fans This Season? Jenny Carnes and Lynn Holzman: How the NCAA Will […]

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USA Hockey Announces 2021 National Championship Sites

USA Hockey has adjusted all of the dates and four sites for its 2021 national championships, which overall will be in eight cities in eight states. The national governing body has organized the country’s ice hockey national championship tournaments since 1938 as more than 4,000 players compete for American hockey top honors in youth, girls, […]

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2022 Women’s Final Four Logo Revealed

The 2022 NCAA Women’s Final Four logo has been unveiled as Minneapolis prepares to host the event for the first time since 1995. Games will be staged April 1 and April 3 at the Target Center. The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and Minnesota Sports and Events will serve as co-hosts. “Our women’s basketball community […]

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Sparta Science Focusing on Injury Prevention Through Technology

Injuries have been a prevelant topic for any sports league during the coronavirus pandemic. Between shortened offseasons in the NBA and teams at all levels having to start and stop because of contact tracing issues, many teams have seen a spate of muscle injuries and assorted other issues that come with not having a regular […]

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Regional sites selected for 2021 Postseason WNIT

Four sites have been named as regional hosts for the Postseason WNIT, which will be modified into a 32-team tournament for 2021 with participants announced on March 15 after the bracket for the NCAA Women’s Division I Tournament is released. The four hosts are Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina; Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center in Fort […]

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Jenny Carnes and Lynn Holzman: How the NCAA Will Host the Women’s Basketball Tournament in San Antonio

Women’s basketball is one of the biggest growth markets in the sports event industry. The NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Tournament has been one of the best showcases for women’s sports each year and this March’s event will be no different. Held in a controlled environment in San Antonio, the tournament — in addition to […]

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Catcher Taylor Edwards, center, high-fives potential teammates during the USA Softball Women's Olympic Team Selection Trials on October 2, 2019, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Visit St. Pete/Clearwater Sponsoring USA Softball

USA Softball has agreed to a one-year partnership with Visit St. Pete/Clearwater Sports & Events, which will host the U.S. women’s national team for a training camp in March as the team continues preparing for the rescheduled 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. The training camp will be March 3–18 at the Eddie C. Moore […]

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Guaranteed Rate Sponsors Four Bassmaster Elite Series Events

Guaranteed Rate has expanded its relationship with B.A.S.S. and will serve as the title sponsor for four Bassmaster Elite Series events in 2021 starting with the season-opening Bassmaster Elite at Tennessee River, February 25–28. The three other events are the Bassmaster Elite Series at Pickwick Lake, Alabama, March 18–21; Bassmaster Elite at Lake Fork, Texas, […]

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Utah Jazz fans watch during the second half of the team's game against the Phoenix Suns on December 31, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Which NBA Teams Allow Fans At Games This Season?

More than a dozen teams in the NBA are currently allowing fans at home games this season, with some of them allowing up to 4,000 to attend. Four teams — the Indiana Pacers, Milwaukee Bucks, Orlando Magic and Utah Jazz — have approximately 4,000 fans at games with several others allowing in the range of […]

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The Local Organizing Committee for the 2021 EsportsTravel Summit includes the Pittsburgh Knights, the professional esports team based in the "City of Champions."
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EsportsTravel Summit Reschedules to December 14–16

Northstar Meetings Group has announced that the 2021 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—has been rescheduled to December 14–16 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Concurrent with the date change, the EsportsTravel Summit announced a new multiyear partnership agreement with CSL, the leading advisory and planning firm specializing in providing consulting services to the sports, entertainment, […]

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