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Dome Sports Complex Approved in Connecticut

The Day Hill Dome, a new indoor sports complex for soccer and baseball, has been given final approval from the Windsor, Connecticut Planning and Zoning Commission with the 31-acre project targeting an October 2021 completion. With 100,000 square feet of indoor space and an 82-foot ceiling, the Day Hill Dome will havethe ability to have […]

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Gondola to Dodger Stadium Under Consideration

The environmental review process will begin October 1 for a proposed gondola system that would allow baseball fans in Los Angeles to go between Union Station in downtown to Dodger Stadium within minutes. The environmental review process will be completed by 2022 with a timeline for the system showing construction would begin sometime around 2025. […]

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Episode Five: How an Event Organizer, Venue and Destination View Recovery

In Episode Five: How an Event Organizer, Venue and Destination View Recovery, SportsTravel Editor and Publisher Jason Gewirtz and EventConnect CEO Jason Parker discuss the latest tournament registration statistics and trends they are seeing in the timing of those registrations. This episode also includes an in-depth discussion from three perspectives of the sports-event industry’s recovery. […]

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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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Minor League Baseball President Pat O’Conner Retiring

Minor League Baseball President and Chief Executive Officer Pat O’Connor will retire at the end of 2020 after 28 years with the MiLB office and nearly four decades overall in professional baseball, the organization has announced. O’Conner joined Minor League Baseball in 1993 as chief operating officer and was named vice president, administration, after the […]

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Lansing Lugnuts Field Gets Naming Rights Sponsor

The Midwest League’s Lansing Lugnuts have signed a seven-year stadium naming rights deal with Jackson National Life Insurance, making the team’s home field in Michigan known as Jackson Field through 2027. The announcement covers the entire stadium and playing field. The Lugnuts ballpark opened in 1996 and had been Cooley Law School Stadium since 2010. […]

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Legacy Sports Park Opening in Mesa, Arizona, in 2022

A new 320-acre sports and entertainment complex is planned for Mesa, Arizona, with multiple outdoor and indoor sporting opportunities aimed toward driving the area’s sports tourism market to become even more of a destination beyond Major League Baseball spring training. The Legacy Sports Park is scheduled to open in 2022 and Legacy Sports USA, the […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Mitch Keller, foreground, collects himself on the mound as Chicago Cubs' Jason Heyward rounds third base after hitting a solo home run during the third inning of the Little League Classic baseball game at Bowman Stadium in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, on August 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

Angels and Indians Headed to Williamsport for 2021 MLB Little League Classic

One of the biggest names in Major League Baseball will be on display at the home of Little League Baseball in 2021, as Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels will play the Cleveland Indians in the 2021 MLB Little League Classic at Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The game will be on August 22 […]

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The Pittsburgh Pirates hosted the 2006 Major League Baseball All-Star Game at PNC Park. Photo by Mark Cunningham/Getty Images

Sports & Exhibition Authority in Pittsburgh Sets Up Sports Commission

The Pittsburgh Sports & Exhibition Authority, which owns and operates venues for three professional sports teams, has established a new sports commission with the goal of bringing more sporting events to the city. The SEA Sports Commission will be formed with up to $1.7 million per year from the state thanks to an expanded gambling […]

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