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Boise State quarterback Jaylon Hendersondives to the end zone for a touchdown against Hawaii during the second half of the Mountain West Championship game on December 7, 2019, in Boise, Idaho. Boise State won 31-10. The league has canceled the 2020 season. (AP Photo/Steve Conner)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
Mountain West Officially Cancels Football, All Fall Sports

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. Monday, August 10 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Mountain West Cancels Football in Fall, May Play in Spring The Mountain West Conference has canceled its football season, becoming Continue Reading

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Report: U.S. Plans 2027 World University Games Bid

The United States International University Sports Federation may lead a future bid to bring the World University Games back to the United States in 2027, one year ahead of the Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles. The SportsExaminer website reported that new USIUSF President Dan Guerrero raised the idea during a recent interview. The last Continue Reading

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Ruston, Louisiana, Complex Continues Construction

The city of Ruston, Louisiana, broke ground on the second phase of its sports complex with an indoor facility that will have six courts for basketball and volleyball anchoring spaces for office use and more. “From the first I said, we advertise ourselves as the ‘Sports Capital of the South,’ and we really believe that Continue Reading

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Eight Finalist Cities Move On In 2026 Gay Games XII Bid Process

San Diego, California, and Toronto are the North American cities among eight overall in the world that are finalists to host the 2026 Gay Games, the Federation of Gay Games has announced. The organization will choose among those two cities plus Auckland, New Zealand; Brisbane, Australia; Guadalajara, Mexico; Munich; Taipei, Taiwan and Valencia, Spain. The Continue Reading

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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)

Life in a Bubble: Leagues Working on Responsible Return to Play

Whether it is a bubble or not, there is no guarantee that risk is eliminated by health and return to play protocols, sports figures reiterated during a recent Marist College online webinar “COVID-19 and the Responsible Return to Sports.” Between the successes of the National Women’s Soccer League and — so far — Major League Continue Reading

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AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships

Case Study: How AAU Hosted an Indoor
Tournament for 10,000 People

In a typical year, the AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships will attract more than 45,000 athletes to two of the largest venues in Orlando, Florida — the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and the Orange County Convention Center — making it one of the largest youth sports events in the country. But 2020 is Continue Reading

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Seminole County, Perfect Game Expand Partnership

Perfect Game, Inc., an amateur baseball scouting and event service, will be one of the anchor event organizers at the Boombah Sports Complex in Seminole County, Florida, after the county’s Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve and finalize a partnership agreement between the complex and the event organizer. The five-year agreement will start Continue Reading

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Area Code Games Moves to LakePoint Sports Complex

The Area Code Games, one of the biggest summer baseball tournaments of the summer that traditionally bringing hundreds of prospects to Long Beach, California, will be held at the LakePoint Baseball Complex in Atlanta this year from August 7–10. The Area Code Games started in 1987 and traditionally has been held at Long Beach State Continue Reading

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2022 Transplant Games Heading to San Diego

The 2022 Donate Life Transplant Games will be held in San Diego, officials from the Transplant Life Foundation announced. The event will be held from July 29 through August 3 with thousands of transplant recipients, living donors, donor families, those awaiting transplant, transplant professionals, supporters and spectators coming to the Southern California destination. The Transplant Continue Reading

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U.S. Soccer Announces Complete Return-to-Play Guidelines

U.S. Soccer has released the final phase of its five-step return-to-play guidelines for coaches, players, parents, referees and administrators, spelling out how soccer teams can return to competition. The latest phase comes with the caution that organizers should follow local health and safety rules before starting competition. In addition, it encourages social distancing when possible Continue Reading

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