NCAA Football: CFP National Championship Game-Alabama vs Georgia
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

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
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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Mollie Marcoux Samaan Named LPGA Commissioner

The LPGA’s board of directors have selected Mollie Marcoux Samaan as the professional golf tour’s next commissioner, becoming the ninth leader of the LPGA Tour since its formation in 1950. Marcoux Samaan is currently the Ford Family Director of Athletics at Princeton University. She will succeed Mike Whan, who was recently announced as the next […]

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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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Palm Beach to Host Its First NCAA Men’s Golf National Championship

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission will host the NCAA Division II Men’s Golf National Championship at PGA National Resort & Spa’s Champion Course. The event, May 17–21, will mark the first NCAA men’s golf championship to take place in The Palm Beaches, although the region has been awarded more in the years to come. […]

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LPGA Tour Names BetMGM as First Official Betting Operator

The LPGA has announced a multi-year agreement with BetMGM to become the first Official Betting Operator and Partner of the LPGA Tour. As part of the agreement, BetMGM will feature LPGA odds in BetMGM’s betting menu alongside the PGA Tour, the European Tour and other global leagues and sporting events. Additionally, BetMGM will have rights […]

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Greater Lansing to host NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Championships

The Greater Lansing Sports Authority will be the focal point of the women’s college golf world as it hosts the NCAA Division III National Championships. The event will bring 25 schools with 131 student-athletes from across the country to Forest Akers West Golf Course from May 11–14 at East Lansing’s Michigan State University. Olivet College […]

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How Sports Betting is Changing the
Game for Destinations and Venues

The U.S. Supreme Court has had more than a passing influence in the world of sports. Whether it was the 1972 Curt Flood case that upheld Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, a 1984 antitrust case involving the NCAA that allowed conferences to sell their own TV rights and paved the way for gigantic media rights […]

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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to Tampa Bay Rays' Joey Wendle during the second inning in Game 1 of the 2020 World Series in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

One Year Later: How COVID has Changed Sports Forever

Remember what it like to go to a sold-out game? Waiting in line with others for seemingly forever before getting your ticket scanned, walking into the concourse and trying to avoid bumping into other people while finding a hot dog and soda, then going to your seats to check out the early scene. Maybe you […]

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Artie Starrs Named CEO of Topgolf

Topgolf Entertainment Group has named Artie Starrs as the new chief executive officer at Topgolf, effective April 5. Starrs will be responsible for the continued growth and expansion of Topgolf, which is now owned by parent company Callaway Golf. Starrs previously worked for Yum! Brands, most recently as global CEO for Pizza Hut, overseeing the […]

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