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Michigan, Prairie View A&M to Play in Coaches vs. Racism Game

Coaches Vs. Racism, a national non-profit created to end systemic racism in sports, will host the HBCU Roundball Experience in November in Washington, D.C., highlighted by a game between the University of Michigan and Prairie View A&M at the Entertainment and Sports Arena. The game will be played November 13 with tickets available starting October […]

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Home of the Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever Renamed Gainbridge Fieldhouse

The home of the NBA’s Indiana Pacers and WNBA’s Indiana Fever has a new name after Pacers Sports & Entertainment announced its partnership with Indianapolis-based Gainbridge. “Just as the Fieldhouse is so much more than simply a basketball arena, the chance to partner with a bold, forward-thinking company like Gainbridge means so much more than […]

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Village of Bedford Park Announces Naming Rights Partnership with Wintrust

The Village of Bedford Park, Illinois, has reached a multi-year naming rights and marketing agreement with Wintrust, with the financial corporation getting the naming rights to the new Wintrust Sports Complex at Bedford Park, which is scheduled to open later this fall. The Wintrust Sports Complex will feature 100,000 square feet of indoor volleyball and […]

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Clippers Unveil Plans for Intuit Dome

The Los Angeles Clippers and Intuit Inc. have entered a 23-year strategic partnership giving Intuit exclusive naming rights partner of the Intuit Dome, the future home of the Clippers that broke ground on Friday morning and is scheduled to open in Inglewood, California, for the 2024–2025 NBA season. Intuit Dome will feature “The Wall,” 51 […]

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No Room For Racism Classic Scheduled for Rock Hill Sports Center

Rock Hill Sports & Event Center will host the inaugural No Room for Racism Classic, featuring four college basketball games highlighted by a nationally televised game between the University of South Carolina and Florida State University on December 12. The event starts December 10 and will also feature teams from High Point University, South Carolina […]

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2021–2022 NBA G League Season Includes Innovative Format

The NBA G League 2021–2022 season will include a 14-game tournament called the Showcase Cup starting November 5 before the 36-game regular season starts on December 27, allowing each team to play a minimum of 50 games. The Showcase Cup will include 30 teams separated into four regional pods, where they will play 12 games […]

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First Bank & Trust Buys Naming Rights to South Dakota State Arena

South Dakota State University’s Frost Arena, home for the basketball, wrestling and volleyball teams of the Jackrabbits, will be rebranded as First Bank & Trust Arena after the local banking institution committed $20 million to the venue’s renovations. The $20 million is the largest single gift in the history of South Dakota State. The project, […]

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Baylor players and coaches celebrate after winning the championship game against Gonzaga in the men's Final Four on April 5, 2021, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Baylor won 86-70. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NCAA Review Recommends Men’s, Women’s Final Four at Same Site By 2023

The highly-anticipated gender equity review by Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP of how the NCAA conducts its championship events has included one recommendation that would raise eyebrows among those in the sports travel industry: Combining the Division I Men’s and Women’s Final Fours into one single location by no later than the 2022–2023 season. The […]

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United States' A'Ja Wilson, center, grabs a rebound between Nigeria's Adaora Elonu, left, and Atonye Nyingifa during women's basketball preliminary round play at the 2020 Olympic Summer Games on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

At the 2021 Olympic Games, Women Rule

If you asked 100 people interested in this year’s Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo which athlete they want to see the most, it’s a safe bet the first name mentioned would be Simone Biles. Several may say Katie Ledecky. Others would say Allyson Felix, A’ja Wilson or Alex Morgan. As the 50th anniversary of Title […]

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Thunder, Paycom Announce 15-Year Arena Naming Rights Agreement

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s downtown arena has a new name after a 15-year naming rights partnership was agreed to with Paycom, one of the largest companies in the state of Oklahoma. The name change takes effect immediately, with exterior signage to be completed in time for the start of the 2021-22 season. For the new […]

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