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Georgia fans cheer during the second half against Florida on October 30, 2021, in Jacksonville, Florida. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

The Latest in Sports and COVID-19:
New Variant Won’t Slow College Football,
NFL Attendance Numbers

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. NBA 2021–2022 Fan Policies for COVID | NHL 2021–2022 Fan […]

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2023 Men’s Final Four Logo Revealed by NCAA, Local Organizing Committee

Executives from the NCAA and the Houston Local Organizing Committee, along with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and the head men’s basketball coaches from four local schools, unveiled the logo for the 2023 Men’s Final Four logo for the event scheduled from March 31–April 3, 2023, at NRG Stadium. The city is hosting the event for […]

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NCAA Unveils 2023 Women’s Final Four Logo for Dallas

The 2023 NCAA Women’s Final Four logo has been unveiled highlighting many of the iconic features of the host city, Dallas. Dallas will play host in 2023 to all three NCAA women’s basketball national championships during a 48-hour span at the American Airlines Center in downtown. The NCAA will also be celebrating the 50th anniversary […]

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Oregon Selected to Host 2022 NCATA National Championships

The University of Oregon will host the 2022 National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association National Championships scheduled for April 28–30 at Matthew Knight Arena, the second time that the Ducks have hosted the national championship. Oregon last hosted in 2011, the association’s inaugural event. Oregon was slated to host the 2020 meet before the event […]

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Peach Belt Conference Utilizes Mobile App

The Peach Belt Conference has started utilizing a new mobile app in an attempt to streamline communication and championship event coordination throughout the league. Moxtra is the league’s client collaboration platform starting this fall. Conference coaches and administrators are connected via a custom mobile app that allows for communications when it comes to fan sections, […]

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Expansion of NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament to 68 Teams Approved

The field for the 2022 NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Tournament will expand to 68 teams from 64 after a proposal was approved Wednesday by the Division I Council. The approval follows a recommendation from the much-discussed external gender equity review of NCAA championships that examined historical inequities in college basketball after the publicized issues […]

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NCAA to Expand Beach Volleyball, Women’s Hockey Brackets

The NCAA intends to expand the bracket sizes for its National Collegiate Beach Volleyball and Women’s Ice Hockey championships. The move came after a decision by the Division I Competition Oversight Committee that will be forwarded for a formal vote. The move for the Beach Volleyball Committee to double in size — to 16 teams from […]

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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.   COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Cal and USC Postpone Game Over COVID-19 Outbreak Posted: November […]

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Greg Sankey: Expanding the SEC, the College Football Playoff and NCAA Gender Equity

Greg Sankey has been the commissioner of the Southeastern Conference since 2015 and is generally regarded as one of the more powerful people in collegiate athletics, given the SEC’s dominance over college football. But Sankey’s career spans multiple regions and divisions across the NCAA, from working in Central New York as the director of intramural […]

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Love’s Travel Stops Contributes Lead Gift for New Oklahoma Softball Stadium

The University of Oklahoma has received the biggest single gift toward a women’s program in its history to give the Sooners softball program a new venue that will overhaul the stadium and training facilities. Love’s Travel Stops has provided the lead and naming gift for the University of Oklahoma’s new softball stadium. The company has […]

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