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SEC Football and Basketball Headed to ESPN/ABC

The Southeastern Conference will move its signature events in football and men’s basketball from CBS to ESPN/ABC starting in 2024–2025. The 10-year deal is reportedly worth nearly $300 million per year and will include up to 15 premier football games and the SEC Championship as well as eight top basketball matchups across ABC and ESPN. […]

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Intuit Extends Sponsorship of NFL Playoffs

When you think about the upcoming NFL playoffs, you can now think about your taxes. The National Football League and Intuit Inc, makers of TurboTax, QuickBooks, and Mint, have announced a renewal of the company’s official partnership through 2022.  As a part of the agreement, TurboTax Live will now serve as the presenting sponsor of the AFC and […]

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Clemson's victory in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl sent the team to its fourth national title game in five years. Photo by Jason Gewirtz/SportsTravel

Bowl Season Prepared for Anything

It has already been a rollercoaster fall for any organization that puts together a college football bowl game, or a destination that hosts one. In the summer and early fall, there was fear that the fall season would be severely downsized due to the coronavirus pandemic and it would lead to many bowl games not […]

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NFL, Epic Games Expand Partnership to Fortnite, Rocket League

The National Football League and Epic Games have extended their partnership to deliver unique NFL-themed integration within Fortnite with new NFL-themed outfits to complement new characters joining the Gridiron Gang, as well as new NFL content to Rocket League. Gridiron Gang Outfits will be available for purchase from Fortnite’s in-game shop with new, redesigned uniforms. […]

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NFL Pro Bowl to Be Staged as Video Game

The 2021 NFL Pro Bowl is headed virtual. The NFL and Electronic Arts have announced that instead of an in-person competition scheduled for Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium, the annual all-star showcase will be a competition staged on the Madden NFL 21 video game. EA Sports and the league intend to create a week-long series of […]

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Louisville Indoor Football Team Signs Title Partner

The Louisville Xtreme, a new indoor football league team that will start in the Indoor Football League in 2021, has signed UofL Health as the team’s title partner through the 2023 season at the cost of $100,000. The title partnership is UofL Health’s first entry into professional sports sponsorships. As part of the three-year partnership, […]

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BBVA Sponsoring Auburn vs. Alabama Iron Bowl Matchup

The annual Iron Bowl matchup between Auburn and Alabama, one of the fiercest rivalries in sports let alone college football, will have a naming rights sponsor this year.  BBVA will sponsor the game and community initiatives tied to the November 28 matchup. BBVA USA, whose headquarters are in Birmingham, Alabama, will use a Virtual Iron […]

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Nick Carparelli: What to Expect from the 2020 Bowl Season

 Nick Carparelli was named executive director of the Football Bowl Association in December 2019, which in retrospect is a fascinating time to begin a job overseeing the college football bowl structure. One of his first goals was to launch an effort to rebrand the trade association whose members include the more than 40 bowl […]

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Seats at Fedex Field display the Washington Football Team logo during pregame warmups between Washington Football Team and Philadelphia Eagles in Landover, Maryland. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Long Wait Expected on Washington Football Team’s Stadium Future

While consistently talked about around the Maryland and District of Columbia areas, the fact is that any future stadium project for the Washington Football Team is not going to be determined anytime soon, the team’s president said during a keynote interview at last week’s Association of Luxury Suite Directors virtual meeting. During “Presidents Conversation: The […]

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NFL to Host Madden NFL 21 Tournament for SWAC, MEAC, SIAC and CIAA

The National Football League will host a Madden NFL x HBCU Tournament in partnership with the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and the Southwestern Athletic Conference to connect HBCU communities and encourage competition among Madden NFL players. Tournament participation is open to all registered students at SWAC, MEAC, SIAC, […]

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