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Simon Pagenaud leads a restart during the 2019 Indianapolis 500. Photo by Stephen King/IndyCar Media

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
Indianapolis 500 to Have 135,000 Spectators On Hand

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. What NBA Teams Have Fans This Season? | Attendance Limits at MLB Stadiums Previous Coverage on COVID’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry Subscribe to the […]

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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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Pittsburgh Prepares to Host NCAA Men’s Frozen Four

Pittsburgh is preparing to host the NCAA Men’s Frozen Four with PPG Paints Arena at 25 percent capacity. The teams competing will be Minnesota State, St. Cloud State University, University of Massachusetts and University of Minnesota Duluth. The event, which is a near sellout, is estimated to produce $3.49 million in economic impact on the […]

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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. Tuesday, April 6 BASEBALL: Rangers Sell Out Globe Life Field for Opener Major […]

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NWHL On Verge of Adding Team in Montreal

The National Women’s Hockey League will continue its move north of the border by expanding into Montreal starting next season, adding a seventh team to the league. The anticipated expansion was reported by The Associated Press, saying that an announcement was scheduled in February but pushed back after the Isobel Cup playoffs were postponed. NWHL […]

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Bloomington, Minnesota, Selected for OneHockey Tournaments

Bloomington, Minnesota, has been selected to host the World’s OneHockey Signature Invitational Tournament on two occasions: October 20–24, 2021, and January 26–30, 2022. The organized event by OneHockey will be played at the Richfield Ice Arena, home to the NAHL Minnesota Magicians. The venue is located near the Mall of America, a popular attraction for […]

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The puck is dropped for the NHL hockey All Star final game between the Atlantic Division and the Pacific Division Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)

NHL Signs New Media Agreement With ESPN, ABC Including Stanley Cup Final

The National Hockey League will return to ESPN after a 17-year hiatus starting with the 2021–2022 season as part of a seven-year broadcasting agreement that will see four Stanley Cup finals over the length of the partnership on ABC as well as more than 1,000 games per season streaming on ESPN Plus. ESPN and the […]

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USA Hockey Announces 2021 National Championship Sites

USA Hockey has adjusted all of the dates and four sites for its 2021 national championships, which overall will be in eight cities in eight states. The national governing body has organized the country’s ice hockey national championship tournaments since 1938 as more than 4,000 players compete for American hockey top honors in youth, girls, […]

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NHL and DreamHack Sports Games Team Up for Esports

The National Hockey League will increase its presence in esports, selecting DreamHack Sports Games to produce online and live esports tournaments under the NHL Gaming World Championship umbrella. As part of the multiyear deal, DreamHack Sports Games will work with the league to produce hockey esports events with content, live streams from tournaments and influencer-driven […]

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