NCAA Football: CFP National Championship Game-Alabama vs Georgia
Jan 8, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; View of the confetti falling as Alabama Crimson Tide wins the game in overtime against the Georgia Bulldogs in the 2018 CFP national championship college football game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
CFP Considers Expanding
To 12 Teams, No Automatic Bids

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. As events come back online and as destinations, venues and event organizers determine capacity limits for fans along with health and safety protocols for their events, here is a look at where things stand. Attendance Limits at NBA Arenas | Attendance Limits at MLB […]

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New Cyclocross Series Inks Broadcast Deal with GCN

The USCX Cyclocross Series and Global Cycling Network have announced a global partnership to broadcast all races in the new series live and ad-free. As part of a multi-year agreement, each of the four rounds of the series will be streamed across the GCN+ subscription platform. The coverage will include eight races from four separate […]

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USL Reviving W League Starting in 2022

The United Soccer League is reviving the W League as a pre-professional women’s soccer league that will begin play in 2022 with eight teams paired in USL destinations. The W League founding members will be in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Greenville, South Carolina; Hartford, Connecticut; Kaw Valley FC in Topeka, Kansas; Minneapolis, Minnesota; South Georgia; Queensboro FC […]

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Venues Planning for Summer of Recovery

Venues that regularly host youth and amateur sports events have had a hard time in the past year-plus of the pandemic, trying to keep expenses down with no revenue coming in and knowing that there were still things that could not be ignored. But when there is little activity at a venue, looking at things […]

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FieldhouseUSA Opens Columbus Location

FieldhouseUSA has opened its latest complex, a state-of-the-art 90,000 square foot facility at Polaris Fashion Place in Columbus, Ohio, that will offer a variety of sporting activities. The new complex includes eight hardwood volleyball courts that can be converted to five basketball courts as well as year-round play for both basketball and volleyball. It will also […]

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The Armory Announces Record Number of Track Events

The Armory Foundation will host a record number of track-and-field meets at the Armory New Balance Track & Field Center during the 2021–2022 indoor season. The foundation has 117 events scheduled as indoor track returns after the pandemic. The schedule at the famed venue in New York begins October 10 and November 7 with The […]

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Unbound Gravel in Emporia, Kansas, has become the premier event in the world of gravel racing, which has taken the cycling world by storm. Photo: Life Time

Roots in the Dirt: How Gravel Racing
Has Thrived in Smaller Destinations

For years, the claim to fame for Emporia, Kansas — a city of 25,000 between Wichita and Topeka — was that William Allen White, the famed Kansas newspaperman from the early 1900s, called the area home. “I love that we have that history,” said LeLan Dains, director of Visit Emporia. “But no one is pulling […]

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USA Cheer Signs Concussion Education Agreement with TeachAids

USA Cheer, the national governing body for sport cheering and the sport of stunt, has reached an agreement with TeachAids to provide the company’s CrashCourse concussion education technology to its members. CrashCourse is a suite of interactive products focused on the prevention and treatment of concussions and related mental health issues, and is designed to […]

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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

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. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. Friday, May 21 Olympics: IOC Organizers Continue Olympic Planning in Face of Intense […]

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UAB to Host Sports and Athlete Housing for The World Games 2022

The University of Alabama at Birmingham will participate in The World Games 2022, reaching an agreement to host several competitions across its campus and partner with the global multisport event on several initiatives. Under terms of the deal, competitions for The World Games 2022 will take place throughout UAB’s campus, including BBVA Field, the home […]

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