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Sailing Goes Extreme in San Diego

For years, the inherent challenge for spectators at a sailing event was the field of play itself. Boats would go out to sea and hours later they would return, with few ways for fans to see any of the action. That has been changing in recent years, as the sport’s pinnacle event, the America’s Cup

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UFC Delivers Ultimate Experience

Las Vegas is once again set to host Ultimate Fighting Championship’s grandest multiday event. As part of its 25th anniversary celebration, UFC’s 7th Annual International Fight Week is expected to attract tens of thousands of mixed martial arts fans fans from around the world. “UFC International Fight Week

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Rugby Event Makes U.S. Debut

The Major League Baseball season may be in full swing, but executives with Giants Enterprises in San Francisco are getting excited for a different kind of sport. In July, AT&T Park will host the Rugby World Cup Sevens, the premier international competition for the sport. It will be the first time the event will take Continue Reading

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Iowa Builds on Wrestling Tradition

One of the country’s top wrestling venues is set to host eight of the sport’s best teams when the Freestyle World Cup comes to Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa, this month. “It’s a very unique opportunity to see the best wrestlers on the planet participate in an event that means a lot for their countries,” said Rich

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NFL Plans for Bold and Cold

Much has changed in the Twin Cities since 1992, the last time the NFL ventured to Minnesota for a Super Bowl. But one thing remains the same: cold winters. Super Bowl LII, scheduled for February 4, will be only the sixth to be played in a cold-weather city, and the event will embrace the chill. “We know that it’s going to be cold,” said Matthew Shapiro, NFL director of event strategy and integration

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Rowing Worlds Survive the Storm

Construction crews had just completed the $6 million finish tower at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida, when Hurricane Irma drew a bead on the gleaming glass structure. The tower had been a key piece of infrastructure at the park’s worldclass rowing course, helping to persuade the World Rowing Federation, FISA, to bring the World Rowing Championships to the U.S. for the first time since

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Anaheim Raises the Bar

USA Gymnastics had a lot riding on the 2017 P&G Gymnastics Championships, the organization’s signature event. Typically, in the year after the Olympic Summer Games, the championships are something of a reboot, a sneak peek at the next four years, and this year’s event at Honda Center in Anaheim was no

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Peachtree Survives the Heat

The 48th running of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race hosted by the Atlanta Track Club lived up to its hype with heated competition and warm temperatures. With an estimated 55,320 finishers and about 200,000 spectators, the event known as the “World’s Largest Running Party” certainly shined in Georgia’s capital city

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