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Miami Heat Using COVID-Sniffing Dogs to Screen Fans

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. Full Coverage of Super Bowl Planning | Podcast: Organizing a Super Bowl in Tampa Bay How Indianapolis Landed the NCAA Tournament Bubble | What NBA […]

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USA Luge Continues Lacrosse Ball Fundraiser

One of the more amusing fundraising events in Olympic sports will see its sixth annual event when USA Luge organizes the Duluth Trading Company USA Luge Running of the Balls on February 20. The event, which will air on the organization’s website, offers participants the chance to purchase lacrosse balls, which are then run down […]

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USA Triathlon Sees Recovery After ‘Complete Dumpster Fire’

USA Triathlon intends to increase its collaborative push to grow the sport in 2021, vowing to increase its presence among multiple sports to get more people interested in participating. During a state of the industry report at the national governing body’s Endurance Exchange virtual conference, USAT CEO Rocky Harris said while triathlon saw 7 percent […]

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Hickory Point Beach Becomes Beach ParaVolley Training Site

Hickory Point Beach will become a national training site for the USA Volleyball Beach ParaVolley program after a $100,000 private donation from the Norelli Family Foundation to support the effort. The donation, announced by the Florida Region of USA Volleyball, will support the program at the sand volleyball complex in Tavares, Florida, through the 2024 […]

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New Track Series Scheduled Throughout United States

A new track and field series in the United States will start this year to try and both give American athletes the chance to compete on home soil while also giving the sport an extended spotlight throughout the calendar year in addition to the rescheduled Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. The 2021 Pro Track Series […]

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USA Swimming Modifies TYR Pro Series January Event

USA Swimming’s upcoming TYR Pro Series event starting January 14 will be held at two sites instead of three after the extension of a regional stay at home order in Southern California forced the cancellation of the Irvine, California, host site. The event will move forward with two competition locations; the primary site at the […]

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Great Lakes Sports Commission Helps Ski Club Improve Suicide Bowl

The Great Lakes Sports Commission has agreed to provide a $55,000 grant to the Ishpeming Ski Club in Michigan to help them complete their iconic Suicide Bowl ski venue improvement project. The proposed project is part of a five-year plan to improve and modernize the venue, developing it into a regional ski jumping and Nordic […]

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Athletes Unlimited Volleyball League Heads to Dallas

The inaugural season for the Athletes Unlimited Volleyball league will take place at Fair Park Coliseum in Dallas, Texas, with play scheduled to go from February 27 through March 29. The 30-match season, with 22 of the matches on either CBSSN or FS2, was originally scheduled to be at the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee […]

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NBCSN to Broadcast NWHL Isobel Cup Semifinals, Finals

The National Women’s Hockey League 2021 Isobel Cup Semifinals and Final will air live on NBCSN on February 4–5 from Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, New York, the first time that women’s professional hockey will be live on a major national cable network in the United States. “Our partnership with NBC Sports is monumental […]

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2021 Multi-Sport World Championship Qualifier Heading to Sebring, Florida

USA Triathlon will offer a 2021 Multisport World Championships Qualifier on May 1-2 in Sebring, Florida, as part of the Sebring Multisport Festival produced by Integrity Multisport as age group athletes will attempt to qualify for USA Triathlon’s Team USA for 2021 World Triathlon Championships in three different locations across a variety of multisport disciplines. […]

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