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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, left, and forward Anthony Davis wear masks and watch teammates play during the first half against the Los Angeles Clippers in Los Angeles on December 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

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NBA Strengthens Protocols in Attempt to Stop Outbreaks

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 to subscribe to the SportsTravel Newsletter. Thursday, January 14 BASKETBALL: NBA Strengthens COVID Protocols in Attempt to Stop Outbreaks The NBA, which less […]

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PGA of America Pulls 2022 Championship from Trump Course

The PGA of America has pulled the 2022 PGA Championship from Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, citing concerns over what holding the event at a course owned by President Donald Trump would do for the organization’s image following last week’s riots at the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump protesters. The event, one of […]

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Mike Whan Announces Departure from LPGA

Mike Whan has announced that he will step down as commissioner of the LPGA after 11 years leading the professional women’s golf tour. Whan, who had signed a multiyear contract extension in 2019, did not announce a specific date for his departure but shared his plans with LPGA staff, members and sponsors in a letter. […]

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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: Previous Coverage of 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 in-depth case studies on how organizations are returning to play.   Tuesday, December 29 TENNIS: Indian Wells Postponed Again as ATP Tour […]

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On December 2, the No. 8-ranked Michigan State basketball team traveled to Durham, North Carolina, to play No. 6-ranked Duke at fan-less Cameron Indoor. Winless in his previous three games at Duke while coaching Michigan State, Tom Izzo and the Spartans came away with a 75-69 victory. Even though the venue was devoid of the […]

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LPGA Boosts 2021 Schedule With 34 Events

The 2021 LPGA Tour schedule will feature 34 official events across North America, Europe and Asia, with two new events added to the calendar and players competing for $76.45 million in official purses with all events postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19 restored to the schedule. There are several adjustments to the schedule given pandemic-related […]

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Medinah Country Club Named 2026 Presidents Cup Host

The famous Medinah Country Club, whose No. 3 course is one of the most famous in the United States, will host the 2026 Presidents Cup, the PGA Tour has announced. The venue, located outside of Chicago, will be the fifth different course in the United States to host a Presidents Cup event. The PGA Tour […]

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Anchorage to Host 2022 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur

For the first time ever, the state of Alaska will be hosting a United States Golf Association championship as Anchorage Golf Course will be the site for the 60th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship in 2022. The event will be held from July 30 through August 4 and once completed, the USGA will have hosted […]

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