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Fans cheer during an NFL game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Miami Dolphins at Deutsche Bank Park Stadium in Frankfurt, Germany. In 2024, the league will play games in Munich. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano)

NFL Announces 2024 International Games Schedule

The National Football League’s international series for the upcoming season is set. In advance of the full NFL schedule, the league announced details of its 2024 International Games, with matches set across London; Munich, Germany; and São Paulo, Brazil. The international slate will begin in São Paulo during Week 1 with the Green Bay Packers […]

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Lambeau Field
Lambeau Field — pictured here during a Packers game against the New Orleans Saints on September 24, 2023 — will be the epicenter of the 2025 NFL Draft. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
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Green Bay Takes NFL Draft Baton from Detroit, Prepares for 2025

The Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers have a rivalry on the gridiron that goes back to when the franchises first clashed in 1930. Off the field, the two sides have come together in collaboration when it comes to hosting the NFL Draft. Detroit just finished hosting the biggest draft of all time with more […]

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NFL Academy in Australia to Open in September 2024

The National Football League will open an NFL Academy in Australia in September 2024 to service the Asia-Pacific region, as the league continues to invest in long-term global football development efforts and pathways for international talent. NFL Academy talent recruitment camps will take place in Australia and New Zealand beginning in June, with successful participants […]

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Detroit Draft Stage
Detroit is ready to host its first NFL Draft following the Lions' best season in 30 years. Rendering courtesy of the Detroit Sports Commission
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Detroit Ready for its Moment in the NFL Draft Spotlight

The Detroit sports scene has been a roller coaster during the first quarter of this century. The Pistons and Red Wings each celebrated championships in the early 2000s, the Tigers made World Series runs in 2006 and 2012 and the fourth professional sports team in the Motor City has been an afterthought … until now. […]

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Saints Training Camp
New Orleans Saints quarterback Derek Carr runs through drills at the team's training camp in Metairie, Louisiana, on August 1, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

New Orleans Saints to Hold Training Camp in Irvine, California

The New Orleans Saints have announced that the team’s 2024 training camp will take place in Irvine, California, as the team’s Ochsner Sports Performance Center is undergoing a one-year construction project. The team will train at the University of California, Irvine. Crawford Field at UCI’s athletics complex is a 12-acre space large enough to accommodate […]

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New Orleans Hand Off
From left: Steve Hill, LVCVA; Sam Joffray, Las Vegas Host Committee; NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell; Jay Cicero, New Orleans Host Committee; Gayle Benson, New Orleans Saints owner; Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser; New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell and Marcus Brown, New Orleans Host Committee. Photo by New Orleans Host Committee

New Orleans Takes Super Bowl Handoff From Las Vegas

Hours after the confetti fell on Super Bowl 58 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, members of the NFL, the Las Vegas Super Bowl Host Committee, the New Orleans Super Bowl Host Committee and others gathered at a press conference early on February 12. The event was a handoff from one committee to the next, […]

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NFL Continues Expansion with Spain Hosting a Game in 2025

The National Football League will play its first-ever regular season game in Madrid in 2025 at the Santiago Bernabéu, home to world soccer superpower Real Madrid. The league announced Friday at the Super Bowl that its international slate of games for the 2025 season will feature a game at Real Madrid’s iconic Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. […]

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Allegiant Stadium Super Bowl
The Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers will square off on February 11 at Allegiant Stadium, which is operated by ASM Global. Photo by Justin Shaw/SportsTravel
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ASM Global’s Fingerprints Are All Over Super Bowl 58

Doug Thornton has been in the sports and events industry for nearly three decades. Based in New Orleans, he’s been through the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina and was there when the lights went out in the Superdome in the middle of the 2013 Super Bowl. There may be no better person to talk about the […]

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Opening Night Mahomes Purdy
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy and Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes shake hands during Super Bowl 58 Opening Night on February 5 at Allegiant Stadium. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Chiefs, 49ers, Fans Settle in for Las Vegas Super Bowl

Las Vegas is a vacation destination that millions of people travel to annually. For Super Bowl 58, there are two types of travel — the players are here for business and fans have followed to enjoy Vegas hospitality. Both the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers are familiar with Las Vegas. The Chiefs play […]

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Allegiant Stadium is set to host Super Bowl 58 between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs on February 11. (Photo by Justin Shaw/SportsTravel)

Las Vegas is Ready for its Super Bowl Close-Up

Las Vegas is known as a place where people play the odds. The city raises the bar when it comes to hospitality, restaurants, shops and gambling. The Las Vegas Strip took the global stage in November when Formula 1 used the iconic stretch of asphalt for its first event in Las Vegas since the 1980s. […]

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