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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)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
Big Ten and Pac-12 Conferences Cancel College Football

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. Tuesday, August 11 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Big Ten and Pac-12 Conferences Cancel College Football The Big Ten Conference became the first Power 5 conference to cancel Continue Reading

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WNBA, Twitter Renew Streaming Partnership for Regular Season

Twitter will stream 10 live regular-season WNBA games during the 2020 season as part of an extension of its partnership with the league, marking the fourth consecutive year that WNBA games will be available on the platform. The WNBA will stream a unique broadcast on Twitter hosted by alternative commentators that will include integration of Continue Reading

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Hershey’s Extends USATF Partnership

Hershey’s has extended its partnership with USA Track & Field, a deal that will keep the candy maker as the presenting sponsor of the national governing body’s Run Jump Throw program through 2024. Hershey’s has sponsored the Run Jump Throw program since 2015. The effort is a hands-on learning program for children ages 7–12 to Continue Reading

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Report: U.S. Plans 2027 World University Games Bid

The United States International University Sports Federation may lead a future bid to bring the World University Games back to the United States in 2027, one year ahead of the Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles. The SportsExaminer website reported that new USIUSF President Dan Guerrero raised the idea during a recent interview. The last Continue Reading

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USOPC Unveils Inaugural Impact Report for 2019

The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee released its inaugural Impact Report for the financial year ending December 31, 2019, showing a drop in revenue to approximately $194 million from $317 million in 2018, when the Olympic Winter Games were held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The USOPC overall had a $54 million deficit in 2019 Continue Reading

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USA Artistic Swimming believes the new name better reflects the athleticism required of the sport's athletes. Photo: Liz Corman Photography

2022–2023 USA Artistic Swimming Championship Events

Status Open for bids through December 30, 2020 Inside Track USA Artistic Swimming hosts a series of national and international artistic swimming events beginning each spring and ending with the U.S. Artistic Swimming Masters Championships in the fall. USA Artistic Swimming will accept bids from any city, CVB, sports commission or artistic swimming division interested Continue Reading

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Barry Siff Resigns as USA Team Handball CEO

Barry Siff has resigned as CEO of USA Team Handball, just over a year after taking on the role leading the national governing body. Siff cited personal reasons for leaving the organization, which last week unveiled a new logo and brand. Siff, who began the position in April 2019, was credited for making progress in the Continue Reading

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Inter Miami players enter the field for an MLS soccer match against Orlando City in the MLS bubble. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Beyond the Bubble: How Leagues are Approaching Operations

For so many teams at all levels of sports, having a bubble burst used to mean they would not get into the NCAA Tournament, or would have their playoff chances extinguished on the final day of the regular season. These days, having a bubble burst means much, much more. For nearly every professional sports league, Continue Reading

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USA Team Handball Unveils New Logo, Brand

The national governing body for one of the most exciting Olympic sports has unveiled a rebrand and refreshed visual identity. USA Team Handball unveiled its new logo alongside a refreshed website. The rebrand is the latest transformation for the NGB under the leadership of CEO Barry Siff and comes following the establishment of a full-time Continue Reading

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USA Wrestling to Host First Major Return in Iowa

USA Wrestling has selected the new Xtream Arena & GreenState Family Fieldhouse in Coralville, Iowa, to host its Senior Nationals event. The event, which features the top international-style wrestlers in the country, will be staged October 9–11. The competition will be the first major Senior-level event hosted by USA Wrestling since the postponement or cancellation Continue Reading

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