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Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog lifts the Stanley Cup with NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly after the team defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on Sunday in Tampa, Florida. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

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As NHL Finishes Season, Commissioner Struck by COVID

The COVID-19 outbreak and its resulting variants from delta to omicron has forced two years of cancellations, postponements and adjustments for the sports-event industry. Events have 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 daily look […]

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OVG360 has revealed its local leadership team for the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Oak View Group Hires Two Industry Veterans For Las Vegas Project

As Oak View Group continues to increase its presence in the sports and live entertainment industries, it has announced the hiring of two industry veterans to lead its Las Vegas project. Randy Morton — former president and chief operating officer of Bellagio Resort & Casino — is the new president of OVG Las Vegas hotel […]

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The Charlotte Hornets are getting an extended lease, a new practice facility and a renovated arena.

Charlotte Hornets Get Extended Lease, New Practice Facility

The Charlotte Hornets are getting an extended lease in the Queen City, in addition to a renovated Spectrum Center arena and a new practice facility. The Charlotte City Council approved the deal on June 13 by a vote of 10–1. “This, for me, is the right thing to do for our city,” Councilwoman Victoria Watlington […]

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Two storied franchises will meet in Paris in 2023 when the Chicago Bulls take on the Detroit Pistons.

Chicago Bulls to Face Detroit Pistons in The NBA Paris Game 2023

The Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons are headed east – way east. The National Basketball Association has announced The NBA Paris Game 2023 will feature the six-time NBA champion Bulls and the three-time NBA champion Pistons playing a regular-season game at the Accor Arena in Paris on January 19. The NBA Paris Game 2023 will […]

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Some fans wear face masks to help curb the spread of COVID-19 during the national anthem before an NBA game between the Orlando Magic and the Washington Wizards on November 13, 2021, in Orlando, Florida. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
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Do NBA Fans Need to Be Vaccinated to Go to Games?

Below is the full rundown on each NBA team’s fan policy when it comes to COVID-19 whether they require proof of full vaccination, either vaccination or a negative COVID test, or in some teams’ cases, no policy at all. The NBA has mandated that at every arena, regardless of other protocols, fans sitting within 15 […]

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Starr Butler-Jemison will join OVG360 – the venue management, venue services, and hospitality division of Oak View Group – as senior vice president of content development and private events.

Starr Butler-Jemison Joins OVG360 Executive Team

Content and booking professional Starr Butler-Jemison will join OVG360 as senior vice president of content development and private events. Butler-Jemison will start July 5 and oversee a new division focused on private functions, major corporate events and content development across the OVG360 universe of 300-plus arenas, stadiums and convention centers. She will be based in […]

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Wells Fargo Center, home of the Philadelphia Flyers and Philadelphia 76ers, has selected Shift4 to process payments for all of its online and in‐person ticketing, food and beverage concessions and retail sales. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Wells Fargo Center Partners With Shift4 as Payment Processor

There will be a new payment system at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, making all transactions easier and faster for consumers. Wells Fargo Center has selected Shift4 to process payments for all online and in‐person ticketing, food and beverage concessions, and retail sales. Home to the Philadelphia Flyers and Philadelphia 76ers, Wells Fargo Center was […]

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Stephen Miller

Stephen Miller wasn’t always sure he wanted to go into the family business. His father, the late Larry H. Miller, built an empire of auto dealerships and sports properties, owning the NBA’s Utah Jazz, the Salt Lake Bees Triple-A baseball team and the Tour of Utah cycling race. Eventually, Miller found it hard to turn away. He has now worked 22 years for the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, including as president of the Tour of Utah from 2009–2012. In May, he was named president of Miller Sports Properties, a new division that operates the teams

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