NCAA Football: CFP National Championship Game-Alabama vs Georgia
Jan 8, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; View of the confetti falling as Alabama Crimson Tide wins the game in overtime against the Georgia Bulldogs in the 2018 CFP national championship college football game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
CFP Considers Expanding
To 12 Teams, No Automatic Bids

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. Attendance Limits at NBA Arenas | Attendance Limits at MLB […]

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Utah Jazz fans watch during the second half of the team's game against the Phoenix Suns on December 31, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

How Many Fans Will Be At NBA Playoff Games?

After a regular season in which only the Oklahoma City Thunder did not have fans at home games for the entire year, here are the playoff attendance plans for the NBA teams that remain in the postseason. [What MLB Teams Will Allow Fans This Season?] Eastern Conference Fan Policies (by seed) 1. Philadelphia 76ers (Wells […]

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Fans wait in line to enter the stadium prior to an Opening Day game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Chicago White Sox on April 1, 2021, in Anaheim, California. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

How Many Fans Will Be Allowed at
Major League Baseball Games This Season?

Major League Baseball, which played all of last year’s regular season without fans in attendance, will have fans in every ballpark this season — with the Atlanta Braves announcing that it will be selling for 100 percent capacity in early May and many more scheduled to follow in June and early July. Here is the […]

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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. Friday, May 21 Olympics: IOC Organizers Continue Olympic Planning in Face of Intense […]

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Pfizer Donates Vaccines to IOC for Olympic and Paralympic Delegations

While vaccines will not be required for athletes or any of the delegations planning to be in Tokyo for the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games, the International Olympic Committee has nonetheless been encouraging everyone involved to get their shots. But in an effort to vaccinate as many people as are willing before the events, the […]

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NHL and Clorox Clean Up with New Partnership

The Clorox Company and the National Hockey League have announced a new multiyear North American partnership that will see Clorox become the official cleaning and disinfecting product partner of the league. The multiyear agreement, which starts with the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, includes marketing and product integrations to support the league’s COVID protocols during the playoffs […]

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A vaccinated doctor from Florida holds up a sign outside of Raymond James Stadium before the NFL Super Bowl LV. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Vaccinations Could Earn Fans Super Bowl Tickets

Getting a COVID-19 vaccination may pay off in more ways than one for 50 lucky football fans. The National Football League has announced that it will give out 50 free tickets to Super Bowl LVI in February 2022 at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles to vaccinated Americans in an effort to help the national vaccination […]

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USATF Partners with BD for COVID-19 Testing

USA Track & Field has partnered with BD, a global medical technology company, to provide rapid COVID-19 testing for USATF athletes at select meets. The goal is to help USATF professional athletes return to competition safely through the use of the BD Veritor Plus system, a rapid result antigen test that can detect the coronavirus […]

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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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