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Sacramento Sports Center Gets Naming Rights Deal

A new sports complex at the Placer Valley Event Center, the centerpiece of a $47 million reimagining of @the Grounds fairgrounds in Roseville, California, will have a local construction firm as its naming rights sponsor. Roebbelen Contracting has purchased the naming rights sponsorship for the complex, although financial terms were not released. The business was […]

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Fans watch the game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Atlanta Falcons in Arlington, Texas on September 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
Fans Start Being Allowed Back at NFL Games

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 many fans will be at college football games this season? Click here for in-depth case studies on how organizations are returning to play. Click […]

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Fans wait for Notre Dame and Navy to play on November 16, 2019, in South Bend, Indiana. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

How Many Fans Will Be At College Football Games This Year?

Playing sports during the COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be tough when not in a bubble environment. It may be even more so for college football given the amount of traditional game-day experiences such as tailgating and team walks into the stadium. But the coronavirus has disrupted things significantly. Not only are nearly half of […]

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Tech Companies Focused on Contactless Fan Experience

However and whenever sports fans are allowed back into venues, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated many of the new technologies that were already in planning and development to make the experience more frictionless than ever before. Gone — at least for now and perhaps for good — are the days when paper tickets were exchanged […]

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USA Boxing 2020 Championships Heading to Shreveport

The 2020 USA Boxing National Championships will take place at the Shreveport Convention Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. The announcement was made by the national governing body earlier this month. Registration for the event will open October 1 with competition scheduled for December 5–12. Due to COVID-19 and being the sole USA Boxing tournament in 2020, […]

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Georgetown celebrates after winning the NCAA college soccer championship against Virginia in Cary, North Carolina, on December 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)

NCAA Bid-Cycle Hosts Coming October 14

It may not have the drama of Selection Sunday, but Selection Wednesday is coming on October 14 as the NCAA will release future hosts for 86 championship events, including hundreds of regional competitions, for the 2022–2023 through 2025–2026 seasons. The announcement will be posted on the NCAA’s home page at 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time […]

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Baseball Stadium to Anchor New South Carolina Sports Complex

A new $15 million sports complex in Florence, South Carolina, will be anchored by a 1,600-seat stadium that will be the future home of the Florence RedWolves, which play in summer college baseball’s Coastal Plain League. The complex’s announcement was made by the city and team this week. The RedWolves have signed a lease with […]

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Competitors enter the water at the International Swimming League competition at Indiana University natatorium on October 5 in Indianapolis. (Alfredo Falcone/LaPresse via AP Images)

International Swimming League Reaches Broadcast Deal With CBS Sports

The International Swimming League’s five-week season that starts in October will be aired on various CBS Sports platforms as part of a multi-year agreement announced this week. The ISL, which finished its inaugural season last December in Las Vegas, will begin its 2020 season in Budapest, Hungary, with a condensed five-week schedule due to the […]

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Nerd Street Gamers Planning Massive Philadelphia Headquarters

The esports infrastructure company Nerd Street Gamers will be opening its own industry campus in Philadelphia called ‘The Block” with global broadcast studios, training centers for professional teams and schools and potentially a Localhost facility for community and pro-level events as well as programming. The center will be located at 401 North Broad Street and […]

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