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NCAA Announces Sites for Future Men’s Final Fours

The Men’s Final Four will be heading to Las Vegas for the first time in 2028 as the NCAA announced the host cities for the Final Four for the next bid cycle of 2027 through 2030. Also awarded Final Fours were Detroit (2027), Indianapolis (2029) and Dallas/Arlington (2030). Atlanta, Dallas, Detroit, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Minneapolis […]

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The 2022 NCAA Women's Championship Game in Minneapolis was played in front of a sellout crowd as South Carolina beat UConn for its second national title. Photo by Matt Traub / SportsTravel

NCAA Announces Sites for Future Women’s Final Fours

Four past hosts and one new location will host the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Final Four from 2027 through 2031, the NCAA announced on Monday morning. Columbus, Ohio, will host in 2027 followed by Indianapolis in 2028. San Antonio will host in 2029 with first-time host Portland, Oregon, in 2030. Dallas will host in […]

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Milwaukee Embraces History, Improves its Future

Milwaukee is a city with a storied sports history. There’s a blend of professional and college sports that keep fans engaged year-round and you can bet they’ll be enjoying a cold beverage and cheering loudly for their teams. The crown jewel of the Milwaukee sports scene is the Bucks, the 2021 NBA champions that feature […]

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The 2022 SportsTravel Award winners are recognized by Jason Gewirtz, left, vice president of the Sports Division of Northstar Travel Group, which publishes SportsTravel magazine and organizes the TEAMS Conference & Expo. With Gewirtz from left is Ryan Allen Hall, senior director of public events and partnerships for the College Football Playoff; USA Volleyball Chief Executive Officer Jamie Davis; Run4Roses Executive Director Tucker Neale; Vice President of Spokane Sports Ashley Blake and Spokane Sports Director of Events and Community Cherie Gwinn; World Athletics Council Member Willie Banks; and Denny Edwards, president and chief executive officer of the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau. Photo by Jared Wickerham

2022 SportsTravel Award Winners Announced

SportsTravel Magazine announced the winners of the 2022 SportsTravel Awards during the TEAMS ’22 Conference & Expo in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, honoring the best events, venue and host city in the sports-event industry. TEAMS: Travel, Events And Management in Sports, is the world’s largest gathering of event organizers and travel planners from the sports industry. […]

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Athletes Unlimited Basketball Heads to Dallas for 2023 Season

The second season of Athletes Unlimited Basketball will take place from February 22 to March 26, 2023, with games at Fair Park Coliseum in Dallas. “We are excited to have Athletes Unlimited bring its thrilling brand of women’s pro basketball to our incredible fans in Dallas,” said Monica Paul, executive director of the Dallas Sports […]

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Big East Women’s Basketball Inks Extension With Mohegan Sun Arena

The Big East Conference has announced a three-year extension with Mohegan Sun Arena, which serves as host of the Big East Women’s Basketball Tournament presented by Jeep. The conference is entering the third year of its current three-year deal and the extension guarantees the event will remain in Uncasville, Connecticut, through 2026. “Over the last […]

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MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred (right) sat down with SBJ Staff Writer John Ourland at the CAA World Congress of Sports on October 11.

Las Vegas on the Radar for Both MLB and NBA Teams in Near Future

Having already secured an NHL and NFL team in the past five years, Las Vegas has been on a heater when it comes to bringing professional sports to the desert. There has been no shortage of rumors and rumblings in the past year about the city adding both an MLB and NBA team in the […]

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Coaches Versus Racism to Host HBCU Roundball Classic in Houston

Coaches vs. Racism, a national non-profit, will host its second annual HBCU Roundball Classic on December 13 and December 17 in Houston, highlighted by a series of HBCU programs going up against teams including the University of Houston and Texas Tech University. “Coaches Vs. Racism was built to shine a spotlight on systemic racism and […]

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Johnna Pointer Hired as Primary Director for Preseason and Postseason WNIT

Triple Crown Sports and the Women’s National Invitation Tournament have announced the hiring of Johnna Pointer as primary director of the Preseason and Postseason WNIT. Pointer’s basketball experience includes time as a player and coach. She played for legendary coach Jody Conradt at the University of Texas, earning all-Southwest Conference honors for two seasons, before […]

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Tennessee, Gonzaga Set to Meet at Legends of Basketball Classic

The Tennessee and Gonzaga men’s basketball programs, both of which project as preseason top-10 teams heading into the 2022-2023 season, will play in the inaugural Legends of Basketball Classic charity exhibition game on October 28, at the Comerica Center in Frisco, Texas. The game is set for 9 p.m. ET. Proceeds will benefit the McLendon […]

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