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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, and NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith talk before Super Bowl 55 in Tampa, Florida. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

The Latest in Sports and COVID-19:
Goodell Incentivizes Vaccinations With Forfeit Threat

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. 2021 Olympics Updates: The Latest from the Tokyo Games Previous […]

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The IndyCar Acura GP of Long Beach is one of the series' most popular stops.

IndyCar Series Extends TV, Streaming Deal With NBC

The IndyCar Series will remain on NBC Sports and its affiliated channels in a multiyear extension of a media rights agreement that covers both broadcast and streaming coverage of the NTT IndyCar Series, including the Indianapolis 500. NBC Sports will continue to be the exclusive home of the Indianapolis 500 and will provide coverage of […]

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New York City, Vancouver on Formula E Schedule for 2022

Formula E and the FIA have released the provisional calendar for the 2022 Formula E World Championship, featuring three new locations: Vancouver, British Columbia; Cape Town, South Africa; and Seoul South Korea. The schedule will also once again feature races in New York in July 2022. As part of a record 16-race season spanning 12 […]

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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. OLYMPICS: 2021 Olympics May Be Closed Off To Fans; VIPs Still Allowed to […]

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Fans cheer as drivers go around the track during the IndyCar Series event this year at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Photo via IndyCar Series/Chris Owens

IndyCar Series Announces Extension with Road America in Wisconsin

IndyCar and Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, announced today a multiyear extension designed to keep the IndyCar Series racing at the 4.014-mile permanent road course. The series began racing at the layout in 1982 when the then-CART Series came to the track for nearly two decades. The CART Series last ran at Road America […]

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Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 FedEx Toyota and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the No. 8 FilterTime Chevrolet lead a pack of cars during the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series Dixie Vodka 150 at virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday, March 22, 2020.

NASCAR, iRacing.com Announce Official Partnership

NASCAR and iRacing.com have agreed to a new partnership that will grant the developer of PC-based racing simulations the title of “official simulation partner of NASCAR,” elevating a relationship that had been classified previously as a licensing deal. The partnership will allow the two groups to work closer on promoting various eNASCAR series that live […]

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IndyCar’s St. Petersburg Grand Prix Signs Extension Through 2026

The St. Petersburg Grand Prix, one of the most recognizable and popular stops on the IndyCar Series, will remain on the downtown streets and waterfront of the Florida destination through at least 2026 after the St. Petersburg City Council unanimously approved a two-year extension to the existing agreement with Green Savoree St. Petersburg, LLC. The […]

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NASCAR Continues Riding Popularity of iRacing

The success of NASCAR’s iRacing Series, which continued with a national broadcast this week of a virtual road race through the streets of Chicago, can still be considered a happy surprise by those within the sport. What started last year during the pandemic as a way to keep fans engaged while the sports world was […]

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NASCAR Turns to AI to Answer Fan Questions

Satisfi Labs will partner with NASCAR and its racetracks to provide an AI-powered “Answer Engine” to engage with fans throughout the season. Under terms of the deal, Satisfi Labs will provide racing and venue information to all NASCAR-owned tracks including Darlington, Daytona, Homestead, Martinsville, Phoenix, Richmond and Talladega. Through the effort, fans will be able […]

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Formula 1 Heading to Miami in 2022 at Hard Rock Stadium

After months of discussion and political wrangling, Formula 1’s next U.S.-based race is finally official with this weekend’s news that the Miami Grand Prix will join the circuit in 2022 with a road course layout surrounding Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. Formula 1 has been in Austin since 2012 at the Texas-based Circuit of […]

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