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United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee CEO Sarah Hirshland has sent a letter to prospective future Olympians that vaccination will be mandatory. Photo: Evan Vucci/AP Images

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USOPC to Mandate Vaccination for Olympic Athletes

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. 2021 Olympics Updates: The Latest from the Tokyo Games Previous […]

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Ripken Baseball Continues Tournament Expansion

Ripken Baseball is expanding its tournament schedule in 2022, adding five Ripken Select events in destinations throughout the country. The inaugural multi-city tour will combine youth tournament experiences and family vacations in four different states. The opening event is June 5–10 at Panama City Sports Complex in Panama City Beach, Florida, followed by June 12–17 […]

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Seattle Mariners to host 2023 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

The 2023 Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be hosted by the Seattle Mariners and T-Mobile Park, the league announced on Thursday afternoon. The 2023 Midsummer Classic will be the 93rd edition of the All-Star Game, which dates back to 1933. Seattle first hosted the game in 1979 at the Kingdome and then in 2001 […]

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Palm Beach County Sports Commission to Host Youth Baseball Tournament

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission is partnering with Prospect Wire to bring the Florida Fall Classic to the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach from September 25–26,. The Florida Fall Classic is a new addition to the area’s schedule with 20 travel teams competing in four age divisions and guaranteed 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. FOOTBALL: NFL Embarks on Second Virus-Affected Season in a Row Posted: Thursday, September […]

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Renderings For New Caesars Sportsbook in Phoenix Released

Caesars Entertainment has released the renderings of its planned sportsbook, bar and broadcast studio across from Chase Field in downtown Phoenix as part of its sports betting and daily fantasy partnership with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Opening in early 2022, the sportsbook will be located at the former Game 7 Grill space outside of Chase Field. […]

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Former Rangers Ballpark Rebranded in Naming Rights Deal

The Texas Rangers and Choctaw Casinos & Resorts announced a multi-year naming rights partnership for Globe Life Park in Arlington, the former home of the Major League Baseball team that will now be called Choctaw Stadium. The partnership expands a relationship that the two parties have had for more than a decade, and extends a […]

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Inaugural Pac-12 Baseball Tournament Heading to Scottsdale, Arizona

The Pac-12 Conference will hold a tournament championship event for baseball for the first time starting in May 2022 in partnership with the city of Scottsdale, Arizona, and the Arizona Sports & Entertainment Commission. The inaugural Pac-12 Conference Baseball Tournament is scheduled for May 25-29, 2022, at Scottsdale Stadium, the spring training home of the […]

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Chicago White Sox pitcher Lance Lynn warms up in the outfield before a baseball game against the New York Yankees on August 12, 2021 in Dyersville, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

MLB Return to Field of Dreams in 2022 with Reds and Cubs; Orioles, Red Sox off to Williamsport in 2022

The Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox are the next teams up to head to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to play in the 2022 MLB Little League Classic presented by GEICO, as announced by Major League Baseball and Little League International. The game will be held on August 21 and serve as a home game for Baltimore. […]

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StadiumLinks Coming to Globe Life Field in October

Stadiumlinks will transform Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, into a uniquely designed, nine-hole golf course on October 8 and October 9. Various tee times will be available for two-person and four-person groups. The nine-hole course will include unique hole locations positioned on nearly every level of the ballpark, with target greens located on the […]

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