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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

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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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Jacksonville Jaguars Reveal Plans for Hotel, Football Complex in Downtown Development

The Jacksonville Jaguars have released plans for a two-phase development that would renovate large sections of the downtown area in the city in which the team plays, including a football performance center and a new luxury hotel. The first phase is estimated to cost $441 million. It would include a Four Seasons Hotel and Residents […]

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Fireworks go off over Beaver Stadium as Penn State hosts against Michigan in State College, Pennsylvania, in October 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penn State, Populous Working on Beaver Stadium Future Plans

One of the biggest stadiums in college football may undergo future changes after Penn State University and Populous will be working on future plans for Beaver Stadium as part of a study to review and evaluate current and upcoming required major maintenance projects. The study will also investigate renovation options to improve fan comfort and […]

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USA Wheelchair Football League Expands to Nine Cities

The USA Wheelchair Football League will more than double its reach for the 2021 season, expanding from four to nine cities. The league, organized by the Move United adaptive sports organization, will add teams in Birmingham, Alabama; Buffalo, New York; Cleveland; Tampa, Florida; and New Orleans. The league was founded in 2019 with teams in […]

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Future of Sports Venues: Where Hospitality Meets the Fan Experience

The sports industry has undergone a major transformation and with the increased desire and development of sports venues in the United States, there is a strong need for owners and operators to diversify and elevate offerings. A key differentiator in venue design has been to integrate hospitality design strategies that attract new audiences and enable […]

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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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Baltimore Ravens Name BetMGM as First Official Gaming Partner

The Baltimore Ravens and BetMGM have announced a multi-year partnership that will see BetMGM becoming the Ravens’ first official gaming partner, the latest in a string of NFL teams to capitalize on the spread of legalized sports betting throughout the United States. The parties will collaborate to create co-branded promotions for Ravens fans and BetMGM […]

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Valley Forge to Host Female Flag Football Tournament

The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board and Flag Football Life will host an all-female flag football tournament in August at The Proving Grounds sports complex in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. The We Run the World Flag Football Tournament will be staged August 14–15 and will feature more than 45 youth female teams in 8U, 10U, 12U, […]

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Wynn Field Club at Allegiant Stadium Photo Credit: Anthony Mair

Wynn Field Club to Debut Nightlife Experience in the End Zone at Allegiant Stadium

Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium will have a new club concept created by Wynn Resorts at field level spanning the length of one of the end zones for Las Vegas Raiders games starting this fall. As the Official Nightlife Partner of the Las Vegas Raiders and Allegiant Stadium and an Official Gaming Partner of the Raiders, […]

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