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L.A. Kings and L.A. Galaxy Sign Esports Entertainment Group as Official Esports Tournament Provider

AEG has signed an agreement with Esports Entertainment Group that will make the organizer the official esports tournament provider for the National Hockey League’s Los Angeles Kings and Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy. Under the terms of the agreement brokered by AEG Global Partnerships, Esports Entertainment Group will host branded tournaments for the Kings […]

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Stanford forward Erica McCall and South Carolina forward A'ja Wilson jump for the opening tip during a NCAA Women's Final Four game on March 31, 2017 in Dallas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Tampa, Phoenix Selected as Future NCAA Women’s Final Four Hosts

The NCAA Women’s Final Four in 2025 will be hosted by Tampa, Florida, and the 2026 Women’s Final Four will be hosted by Phoenix, Arizona, as the hosts for the 2022–2023 through 2025–2026 championship events were released on Wednesday. Amalie Arena will serve as the site in 2025, while Talking Stick Resort Arena will host […]

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NWHL Commissioner Steps Down Amid Changes

Dani Rylan Kearney will step down as commissioner of the National Women’s Hockey League as the organization will use a different governance model going forward, based on one used by the National Hockey League and other professional leagues. Taking over as Interim Commissioner is Tyler Tumminia, who most recently served as chairman of the Toronto […]

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NWHL’s Toronto Six Finds Inaugural Season Home

The Toronto Six, the NWHL’s sixth team and its only team in Canada, will have its home games at the Canlan Ice Sports facility in nearby York, Ontario. The facility in the north of Toronto houses six ice surfaces including a 1,200-seat Olympic-sized rink that will be the Six’s home rink. Toronto will also be […]

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Hosts Announced For 2022 USA Hockey National Championships

USA Hockey has announced its sites for the 2022 USA Hockey National Championships with 10 different cities in six states crowning champions. USA Hockey has conducted the championship tournaments since 1938 with teams from all across the United States crowned champions across various classifications. As part of USA Hockey Nationals, more than 4,000 players compete […]

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Sportsbook Lounge Opening at Pittsburgh Arena

The Pittsburgh Penguins will be at least the fourth National Hockey League team with a sports betting lounge inside its venue after the Penguins signed a multiyear partnership with Rivers Casino and BetRivers.com to become the team’s official casino and official sportsbook, a deal that will include the placement of a BetRivers sportsbook-style lounge inside […]

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Kraken’s AHL Affiliate Delays Start, Moves Arena Construction

The future home of the Seattle Kraken’s American Hockey League affiliate will be on the move in California. The Kraken, itself an NHL expansion team that will start in the 2021–2022 season, announced the change from Palm Springs to Palm Desert to become part of a sports and entertainment arena in the Coachella Valley. The […]

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Pittsburgh Penguins Arena Banks on New Partner

The Pittsburgh Penguins and First National Bank have agreed on a major partnership agreement that includes a significant FNB presence at PPG Paints Arena. Beginning with the 2020–2021 National Hockey League season, fans can watch games from a premium seating club on the west side of the arena and will enter through the branded entrance […]

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Chicago Sky guard Allie Quigley, right, goes up for a shot in front of Las Vegas Aces center A'ja Wilson during the first half of a WNBA basketball game in Bradenton, Florida. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

WNBA Seeing Success with ‘Wubble’ Concept

One of the professional leagues currently playing under a closed environment is the WNBA — but don’t call it a “bubble.” Instead, refer to it as the “wubble.” The league’s 22-game regular season is being played at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, with teams playing every other day without fans. The playoffs will retain […]

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