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Greenville Triumph has released renderings for a proposed soccer stadium as part of a broader mixed-use district in the South Carolina destination. Rendering via Greenville Triumph

USL Teams in Greenville, Lexington Unveil Stadium Renderings

Two USL League One clubs have released renderings for proposal stadiums to be built in their respective destinations as the league’s building boom continues. Greenville Triumph SC unveiled plans for a new 8,100-seat multi-purpose stadium to be constructed in the South Carolina destination in conjunction with the city of Mauldin and Greenville County. The proposed […]

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Women wearing face masks to help protect from COVID-19 walk against a decoration for the Winter Olympics Games as they visit Tiananmen Square in Beijing. With just over two weeks before the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympics, residents of the Chinese capital say they're disappointed at not being able to attend events because of coronavirus restrictions that have seen parts of the city placed under lockdown. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

The Latest in Sports and COVID-19:
Olympic Ban Disappoints Chinese Fans as Fears Over Omicron Continue

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. NBA 2021–2022 Fan Policies for COVID | NHL 2021–2022 Fan […]

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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, right, delivers to Tampa Bay Rays' Michael Brosseau in an empty stadium during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 24, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Major League Baseball Rejects Rays’ Split-Season Plan Between Tampa Bay, Montreal

The proposed plan to split the Rays’ Major League Baseball seasons between Tampa Bay and Montreal has been rejected by MLB, the team announced on Thursday. The MLB Executive Council allowed the Rays in June 2019 to explore plans for a shared season with the team playing games in spring training in Tampa Bay, then […]

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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)

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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Fans, some wearing masks, watch during the second period of an NHL game between the Boston Bruins and the Dallas Stars on October 16, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Do NHL Fans Need to be Vaccinated to Attend Games?

Below is the full rundown on each NHL 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. Ten teams will mandate proof of vaccination for fans this season and eight more will allow […]

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USFL Inaugural Season Heading to Birmingham

The USFL’s revival this spring will take place in Birmingham, Alabama, with games to be staged at Protective Stadium and Legion Field. AL.com reported the news on Wednesday. The league was focused on Birmingham as the single site for the spring season for more than a month. The Birmingham City Council two weeks ago approved […]

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Birmingham Moves Closer to Host USFL’s Relaunch

Birmingham, Alabama, is close to becoming the host for the relaunched USFL this spring after a city council vote on Tuesday night. A resolution to allow the city and Birmingham Park and Recreation Board to finalize an agreement with the USFL was approved as long as the agreement does not exceed $500,000. The deal would […]

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Colie Edison Named WNBA Chief Growth Officer

The WNBA has announced that Colie Edison will join the league as the first chief growth officer, effective January 31, 2022. Edison will lead the development and execution of strategic growth initiatives as the league enters its 26th season. She will be based in the league’s New York office and report to WNBA Commissioner Cathy […]

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Randy Oostra, ProMedica's President & CEO, explains why his company became the presenting partner of the U.S. Women's Open during a media event on Friday at The Glasshouse in New York City. (USGA/Jason E. Miczek)

U.S. Women’s Open Adds Presenting Sponsor, Five Future Host Sites

The United States Golf Association revealed five future U.S. Women’s Open host sites on Friday and also announced that it has agreed to a long-term partnership with ProMedica that includes presenting partner rights for the U.S. Women’s Open, notably elevating the championship through a $10 million purse, nearly double what it had previously been. The […]

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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: IOC Confirms Beijing Games Will Not Be Postponed Posted: Thursday, January […]

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