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A Green Bay Packers fan cheers on his team during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams on January 16, 2021, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
NFL Caps Super Bowl Attendance at 22,000
Including 7,500 Health Care Workers

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. Full Coverage of Super Bowl Planning | Podcast: Organizing a Super Bowl in Tampa Bay How Indianapolis Landed the NCAA Tournament Bubble | What NBA […]

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Williamsport Ballpark Project Receives State Grant

The city of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, will be receiving a $2 million state grant toward creating a youth baseball and softball complex as part of the Williamsport Ballpark project, a seven-field athletic complex that would have construction starting in 2021. Plans for the complex have been in the works for most of 2020 after a different […]

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Little League International Promotes Nina Johnson-Pitt, Dan Velte

Little League International has made two executive promotions focused on supporting local programs, elevating Dan Velte to Senior Operations Executive and Nina Johnson-Pitt to Senior Strategy Executive. The moves were made as part of November’s plan by the board of directors to strengthen the organizational structure of Little League International with a new operational and […]

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2020*

On December 2, the No. 8-ranked Michigan State basketball team traveled to Durham, North Carolina, to play No. 6-ranked Duke at fan-less Cameron Indoor. Winless in his previous three games at Duke while coaching Michigan State, Tom Izzo and the Spartans came away with a 75-69 victory. Even though the venue was devoid of the […]

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Baseball Players Association Launches 2021 Wisconsin Youth Tournament

The Baseball Players Association will launch the BPA Dairyland Series, which will consist of six youth baseball tournaments starting in 2021 in six Wisconsin communities. BPA is organizing the series, which is designed as an annual showcase for Midwest athletes, in conjunction with communities, organizations and venues across Wisconsin. The areas hosting legs of the […]

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World Baseball Softball Confederation Adds Esports as Discipline

The World Baseball Softball Confederation has decided to embrace esports, approving the inclusion of esports as a discipline and setting the stage for future official e-baseball and e-softball international competitions, world cups and championships. The international federation’s executive board approved the move along with the inclusion of Baseball5, a new five-on-five street version of the […]

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New Colorado Multisport Complex Selects Levy as Food and Hospitality Provider

Future Legends Complex in Windsor, Colorado, has announced a partnership with Levy to provide food, beverage and hospitality experiences for visitors to the new 118-acre complex expected to open in spring 2022. Levy intends to work with the venue under construction to provide services including concessions, catering, restaurants and suites. The venue is co-founded by […]

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Major League Baseball Continues Overhaul of Minor League System

Eight baseball teams will become part of the Pioneer League, which has been designated as the fourth “Partner League” of Major League Baseball. Some of the teams, which previously had major-league affiliations, now will become part of an independent league for free agents and unsigned professionals looking to be added to a MLB team’s farm […]

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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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Brave New World Series

I love sports, I enjoy travel and I enjoy traveling for sports. While I and other inveterate sports travelers endure this pandemic, I have been looking forward to a day when sports-related travel would again dot my calendar. However, in a serendipitous and mountain-coming-to-Muhammad moment, sports-related travel came to me. The announcement by Major League […]

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