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How Sports Betting is Changing the
Game for Destinations and Venues

The U.S. Supreme Court has had more than a passing influence in the world of sports. Whether it was the 1972 Curt Flood case that upheld Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, a 1984 antitrust case involving the NCAA that allowed conferences to sell their own TV rights and paved the way for gigantic media rights […]

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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to Tampa Bay Rays' Joey Wendle during the second inning in Game 1 of the 2020 World Series in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

One Year Later: How COVID has Changed Sports Forever

Remember what it like to go to a sold-out game? Waiting in line with others for seemingly forever before getting your ticket scanned, walking into the concourse and trying to avoid bumping into other people while finding a hot dog and soda, then going to your seats to check out the early scene. Maybe you […]

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North Dakota State wide receiver Phoenix Sproles (11) smiles after scoring a touchdown during the first half of the FCS championship game against James Madison on January 20, 2020 in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Hodde)

FCS Playoff Predetermined Sites Announced

The NCAA Division I Football Championship committee has revealed the 14 predetermined preliminary round sites for this year’s Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. The designation of predetermined sites will have no bearing on the teams selected to participate in the playoff field. Due to the health and safety protocols surrounding the pandemic, it was […]

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Pittsburgh Prepares to Host NCAA Men’s Frozen Four

Pittsburgh is preparing to host the NCAA Men’s Frozen Four with PPG Paints Arena at 25 percent capacity. The teams competing will be Minnesota State, St. Cloud State University, University of Massachusetts and University of Minnesota Duluth. The event, which is a near sellout, is estimated to produce $3.49 million in economic impact on the […]

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NECC Esports Signs Media Deal With Collegiate Sports Management Group

NECC Esports, a collegiate esports organization that includes more than 90 institutions, has signed a multi-media rights and sponsorship representation agreement with Collegiate Sports Management Group. The National Esports Collegiate Conference began play in fall 2020 and has seen rapid growth. Participating teams compete in a range of titles that include Hearthstone, Overwatch, Rainbow Six […]

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North Dakota State wide receiver Phoenix Sproles (11) smiles after scoring a touchdown during the first half of the FCS championship game against James Madison on January 20, 2020 in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Hodde)

NCAA Opens Spring Bidding for Lacrosse, Tennis and FCS Football

The NCAA has opened up for bidding additional spring championship events that were rescheduled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, including preliminary rounds for the 2021 Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. The Division I Football Oversight Committee will identify up to 16 potential hosts and then select eight first-round hosts from those preapproved sites. The quarterfinal and […]

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USTA, ITA Agree on College Tennis Strategic Alliance

The United States Tennis Association and Intercollegiate Tennis Association will embark on a strategic alliance that formalizes the two organizations’ collaboration to strengthen and elevate collegiate tennis. One of the partnership’s highlights is a new local and regional competition model that will connect American juniors, college and entry-level professional players. These new tournaments will be […]

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NJCAA, NFL and Reigning Champs Experiences Announce Women’s Flag Football Effort

The National Junior College Athletic Association has officially announced women’s flag football as an emerging sport in a joint effort with the National Football League and Reigning Champs Experiences, with the NFL providing a $150,000 grant to the NJCAA Foundation for distribution to member colleges that declare their intent to participate in the sport over […]

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Florida State celebrates their victory over North Carolina in the NCAA women's soccer championship game in Cary, North Carolina, on December 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)

NCAA Division I Men’s, Women’s Soccer Championships Heading to Cary, North Carolina

The Division I Men’s and Women’s Soccer Championships will have both of its tournaments in the Cary, North Carolina, area this spring after the fall season was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision will bring 48 women’s teams and 36 men’s teams to the region and allows the tournaments to be held with minimal […]

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Events DC Launches Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference

Events DC will launch its own collegiate esports conference in partnership with Game Gym that will host competitions and other esports programs for colleges and universities in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. The Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference will be designed to create local rivalries and foster friendly competition among the participating universities and support the development […]

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