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University of Maine Reveals $110 Million Athletic Facilities Plan

The University of Maine revealed a $110 million plan for athletic facilities, a mix of new construction and extensive renovations to existing facilities that will touch each of the Black Bears’ 17 varsity programs. The news comes on the heels of an October announcement by the Harold Alfond Foundation investing $240 million over the next […]

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Raleigh-Durham Market Bidding On 2027 Summer World University Games

The United States International University Sports Federation has put forth the Raleigh-Durham market in North Carolina as a host candidate to the International University Sports Federation for the 2027 Summer World University Games. The bid process for the 2027 Games is expected to continue into the spring of 2022. Bid milestones include development and submission […]

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Ferris State's Peter Firlik drives against Northern State's Ian Smith during the first half of the NCAA Division II men's college basketball championship game on March 24, 2018, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. (AP Photo/Dave Eggen)

NCAA Awards Division II Championship Events to New Destinations

The NCAA has announced the predetermined hosts for its Division II Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments as well as the new host for the Division II wrestling championships. The Division II basketball tournaments traditionally have had their regional weekends at the site of the highest seed but due to the health and safety protocols surrounding […]

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Lake County Hosting Big Ten Softball Weekends

Lake County, Florida, will host dozens of NCAA college softball games throughout the rest of February as teams begin their seasons with some warm-weather games at multiple venues throughout the region in conjunction with The Spring Games organization. Action started this past week at Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex in Leesburg with matchups between the University […]

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Erie to Host Entire NCAA Women’s Ice Hockey Championship

Following similar decisions in basketball, the NCAA has announced that it will stage all rounds of the 2021 Collegiate Women’s Ice Hockey Championship in Erie, Pennsylvania, which had been scheduled to host the Frozen Four. Host institution Mercyhurst University, the Erie Sports Commission and Erie Insurance Arena will work in conjunction to host the eight […]

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Northwestern last played at Wrigley Field in 2010. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Northwestern and Purdue to Play at Wrigley Field

Northwestern will play Purdue in football at Wrigley Field in Chicago on November 20, 2021, making up for a game that was lost because of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. It will be Northwestern’s first game at Wrigley since November 20, 2010, when the school hosted the first college game at the historic baseball stadium […]

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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.   Saturday, February 6 NFL: Finally, A Pandemic Season Concludes With Super Bowl […]

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USA Wrestling Seeks to Offer Division III Collegiate Championship

Following the NCAA’s decision to cancel its Division III winter championships, USA Wrestling has announced it will work to produce a championship in the sport. USA Wrestling Executive Director Rich Bender said the national governing body was “extremely disappointed and heartbroken” about the decision that affects hundreds of wrestlers. It is the second consecutive year […]

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Cubano sausage at Hard Rock Stadium. Photo: Courtesy of Hard Rock Stadium

Centerplate CEO: What to Expect from Stadium Concessions

The College Football Playoff National Championship may have looked the same on the field as any other recent year: Alabama won, again — its sixth title under Coach Nick Saban since 2009. But for the 14,926 fans who attended the January 11 game at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, the experience was anything but normal. […]

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A rendering of what the renovated Reser Stadium will look like once finished. Rendering via Oregon State University athletics.

Oregon State Plans $153 Million Reser Stadium Renovation

Oregon State University’s Reser Stadium will undergo a renovation as part of a $153 million project approved by the school’s Board of Trustees as part of an overhaul of the Beavers’ football facility. An anonymous donor has made a $50 million lead gift toward the renovations of the venue in Corvallis, which will include a […]

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