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United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee CEO Sarah Hirshland has sent a letter to prospective future Olympians that vaccination will be mandatory. Photo: Evan Vucci/AP Images

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USOPC to Mandate Vaccination for Olympic Athletes

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. 2021 Olympics Updates: The Latest from the Tokyo Games Previous […]

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Allegiant named Official Airline of the Pac-12 Conference

The Pac-12 Conference has announced a multi-year partnership with Allegiant Airlines,making it the league’s official airline partner in the Pac-12’s debut year at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas for the Pac-12 Football Championship Game. The multi-year partnership establishes Allegiant as the official airline partner of the Pac-12 Football Championship Game on December 3 as well […]

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Durham Sports Commission to Host 2021–2022 NAIA Football National Championships

The 2021 and 2022 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics football national championship games will be held in Durham, North Carolina, for the first time. The NAIA Senior Football Classic will also be part of the week’s events that will be hosted by the Durham Sports Commission. The game will be played at Willie Bradshaw Field […]

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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. FOOTBALL: NFL Embarks on Second Virus-Affected Season in a Row Posted: Thursday, September […]

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Fubo Sportsbook Plans Betting Lounge at MetLife Stadium with Jets Partnership

Fubo Sportsbook has announced right before the 2021 NFL regular season a multi-year partnership with the New York Jets that will include a Fubo Sportsbook Lounge at MetLife Stadium for Jets home games opening this season. The partnership is officially expected to launch in the fourth quarter 2021 subject to all applicable regulatory approvals and […]

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The sun sets behind Allegiant Stadium, new home of the Las Vegas Raiders. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Allegiant Air Offering Raiders Ticket Packages

Allegiant Air is looking to put its naming-right sponsorship to the home of the Las Vegas Raiders to good use now that fans are allowed, offering travel packages for fans who want to go to games at Allegiant Stadium this season. Packages are available for purchase by all passengers booking any Allegiant flight arriving at […]

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Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority to Sponsor National Football Foundation Awards Event

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority will serve as the presenting sponsor of the 2021 National Football Foundation Annual Awards Dinner on December 7 at the Aria Resort & Casino in Nevada, where the 63rd annual dinner will feature the induction of the 2020 and 2021 College Football Hall of Fame Classes. In May, […]

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NFL Announces Agreements with Four Approved Sportsbooks

The National Football League has reached agreements with FOX Bet, BetMGM, PointsBet, and WynnBET to become approved sportsbook operators for the 2021 season, making all four operators eligible to purchase NFL in-game commercial units and other select NFL media inventory. All operators have agreed to adhere to the NFL’s core integrity policies, collaborate with the […]

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Fiesta Bowl, Caesars Entertainment Create Exclusive Sports Betting and Fantasy Gaming Partnership

The Fiesta Bowl Organization has joined forces with Caesars Entertainment, Inc., in a first-of-its-kind sports betting and fantasy gaming partnership for a college football bowl game that will also focus on fan engagement, the organization’s year-round events and expanding sports gaming and education in Arizona. With new legislation permitting legal sports betting in Arizona, Caesars’s […]

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Cal Athletics, FTX Unveil 10-Year Football Field Naming Rights Relationship

Cal Athletics has announced the first collegiate cryptocurrency naming rights sponsorship in which its football field will be known as FTX Field at California Memorial Stadium in a $17.5 million deal that will be paid in full in cryptocurrency. In addition to field-naming rights, the relationship will feature on-field branding and branding on athletics press […]

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