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People watch from the stands during a game between TCU and Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma, on November 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Oklahoma Football Planning on Full Stadium … For Now

University of Oklahoma football is planning on a full stadium and working backward from there when it comes to planning for fall sports to get underway, Sooners Athletic Director Joe Castiglione said during a college sports webinar this week. “I’m staying very optimistic about fans and fans of some number,” Castiglione said during the webinar Continue Reading

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The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
South Dakota World Archery Event Moved to 2022

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed and the question that is on every fan’s mind is: When will they return? While the exact answer is still to be determined for many leagues, some have started the process of returning Continue Reading

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NFL Extends Partnership with EA Sports

The National Football League has extended its agreement with Electronic Arts and the NFL Players Association that will allow EA Sports’ Madden NFL to have exclusive rights to create authentic NFL simulation games. In addition, the entities will partner to develop games in new genres, expanded esports programs and additional experiences for fans across other platforms. Continue Reading

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The inside of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during game action between the New York Giants and the New Orleans Saints.

Superdome Naming Rights Deal To Expire in New Orleans

The home of the New Orleans Saints and host to many of the biggest sporting events in the United States will have a new name in the near future after the NFL team confirmed that the Superdome‘s naming rights agreement with Mercedes-Benz will end after 2021. Greg Bensel, the Saints’ senior vice president of communications, Continue Reading

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Las Vegas Raiders Ready for Allegiant Stadium Opening

The Las Vegas Raiders are on schedule to inherit the keys to Allegiant Stadium on July 31, a team executive revealed during the webinar “Why Flexibility in Venues is More Important than Ever” organized by SportTechie. Matt Pasco, vice president for information technology at the Raiders, says the stadium is structurally complete and the ongoing Continue Reading

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San Diego State Football Stadium Closer to Approval

San Diego State University’s plans for a new football stadium on campus has been approved both in the design and financing stage by the California State University Board of Trustees, setting up the next step in the Aztecs’ plans to create a 35,000-seat stadium on campus. Aztec Stadium, estimated to cost $310 million, will be Continue Reading

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NFL, NAIA Team Up for Women’s Flag Football League

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics will start women’s flag football as an official sport by 2021 thanks to a two-year partnership between the NAIA, the National Football League and Reigning Champs Experiences. The agreement will give the NAIA the ability to develop league infrastructure and operations for the first women’s flag football competition governed by Continue Reading

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The Bellagio and Caesars were scheduled to be used as locations for the 2020 NFL Draft. Photo: John Locher/AP Images

Las Vegas Gets Second Chance at NFL Draft in 2022

Unable to host a public version of the 2020 NFL Draft because of the coronavirus pandemic, Las Vegas has been awarded the 2022 event, which will be staged in similar fashion to what was originally planned. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made the announcement during the remotely held draft on April 23 before the Las Vegas Continue Reading

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