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Empty seats at Levi's Stadium are shown during the second half of an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Arizona Cardinals in Santa Clara, California, on October 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
NFL’s Outbreak Crisis Spreads from
Baltimore to San Francisco, Denver

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. In Depth: Cities Adjust as NCAA Calls For Bubble-Like Basketball Tournament Click here to subscribe to the SportsTravel Newsletter. Sunday, November 29 NFL: Outbreaks Leave […]

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United Premier Soccer League Partners With Mexico’s Liga Premier

The United Premier Soccer League has formed a partnership with a contingency of soccer clubs from Mexico’s Liga Premier and Liga TDP to create UPSL MX, the first time that a league affiliated with the U.S. Soccer Federation has partnered with established clubs in Mexico to create a competitive platform. UPSL MX will provide a […]

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Spartan Organizing International and Collegiate Wrestling Events

Spartan, known for its obstacle racing events across the globe, is now in the business of professional and collegiate wrestling. The Spartan wrestling world championship will involve 10 wrestlers in a two-day event in either January or February with $125,000 in prize money to be allocated. The invite-only event will include Olympic gold medalists Jordan […]

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Yankees vs. White Sox Set as 2021 MLB at Field of Dreams Game

The New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox will play in the Major League Baseball Field of Dreams Presented by GEICO game scheduled for August 12, 2021, in Dyersville, Iowa, where the iconic cornfield stadium from the famous movie is built. It would be the first Major League game held in the state of Iowa. […]

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NFL, Epic Games Expand Partnership to Fortnite, Rocket League

The National Football League and Epic Games have extended their partnership to deliver unique NFL-themed integration within Fortnite with new NFL-themed outfits to complement new characters joining the Gridiron Gang, as well as new NFL content to Rocket League. Gridiron Gang Outfits will be available for purchase from Fortnite’s in-game shop with new, redesigned uniforms. […]

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Arizona State Committee Approves New Multi-Purpose Arena Plan

The Arizona Board of Regents has approved Arizona State University’s plan for a 5,000-seat, $115 million multi-purpose arena that will serve mainly as the home venue for the Sun Devils men’s ice hockey program. The arena will sit right in the area on campus that serves as the site for several other athletic facilities including […]

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Herb Malone Steps Down at Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism, Beth Gendler Named Successor

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism in Alabama has named Beth Gendler as the organization’s future president and chief executive officer to succeed the retiring Herb Malone, who departs the position next year. Gendler currently leads the organization’s sales/meetings and sports commission efforts. She will become the organization’s second president and CEO in the office’s […]

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Houston Dash forward Rachel Daly holds the trophy alongside teammates while celebrating their NWSL soccer Challenge Cup championship win over the Chicago Red Stars, in Sandy, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

NWSL Brings Back Challenge Cup for 2021 Season

The National Women’s Soccer League will bring back the Challenge Cup and integrate the event into its plans for 2021, the league announced this week as part of its overall competition framework for the upcoming season. Players will report to camp on February 1, 2021, with the second annual Challenge Cup starting in mid-April with […]

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Major League Cricket to Place Stadium in Grand Prairie, Texas

Major League Cricket will redevelop a baseball stadium in Grand Prairie, Texas, to become the first major cricket stadium in the United States that will also serve as a high-performance center and training base for the USA Cricket national team. Major League Cricket and the city of Grand Prairie have agreed on a long-term lease […]

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Lake County, Florida, Selected to Host 2021 World Waterski Championships

The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation will hold the 2021 IWWF World Waterski Championships in Lake County, Florida, with more than 200 water skiers from 35 countries competing at the Jack Travers Water Ski School. The biennial event, the first time the world championships will be in the United States for 18 years, will be […]

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