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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, and NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith talk before Super Bowl 55 in Tampa, Florida. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

The Latest in Sports and COVID-19:
Goodell Incentivizes Vaccinations With Forfeit Threat

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. 2021 Olympics Updates: The Latest from the Tokyo Games Previous […]

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Austin to Host Second U.S. Men’s Soccer Home Game for 2022 World Cup Qualifying

For the U.S. Men’s National Team’s second home match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign, U.S. Soccer has selected Austin as the host of USA against Jamaica. Kickoff on October 7 at Q2 Stadium for the first qualifier in the state of Texas will be broadcast live on the ESPN and Univision family […]

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Credit One Stadium located at the LTP Daniel Island tennis center in Charleston, South Carolina

Credit One Adds Naming Rights of Charleston Tennis Stadium and WTA Tournament

One of the longstanding stops on the WTA Tour in Charleston, South Carolina, will have a new name. Credit One Financial, the parent company of Credit One Bank, has signed a multiyear naming rights sponsorship with Charleston Tennis, LLC, which includes title partner rights at Credit One Stadium located at the LTP Daniel Island tennis […]

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The IndyCar Acura GP of Long Beach is one of the series' most popular stops.

IndyCar Series Extends TV, Streaming Deal With NBC

The IndyCar Series will remain on NBC Sports and its affiliated channels in a multiyear extension of a media rights agreement that covers both broadcast and streaming coverage of the NTT IndyCar Series, including the Indianapolis 500. NBC Sports will continue to be the exclusive home of the Indianapolis 500 and will provide coverage of […]

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Detroit Pistons Opening Courtside Club at Little Caesars Arena

The Detroit Pistons will take club seating to a new level with a club experience behind the baseline of one of the baskets during games at Little Caesars Arena starting in mid-October when the 2021—2022 NBA season tips off. The Cure Insurance Courtside Club will be located behind the visitor’s baseline at Little Caesars Arena […]

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WynnBET Designated as Official Sportsbook Partner of Detroit Lions

WynnBET will be an official sportsbook and gaming partner of the Detroit Lions and house the WynnBET Sports Bar at Ford Field as part of its first sponsorship with a NFL team. The WynnBET Sports Bar at Ford Field, set to open this season for fans 21 and over, will be WynnBET branded and located […]

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Allegiant Stadium Named Home of Leagues Cup Final for 2021 and 2022

Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas will be the host for the 2021 and 2022 Leagues Cup, the annual tournament between teams from both Major League Soccer and Liga MX. “The passionate soccer market of Las Vegas is the perfect host for the Leagues Cup Final in 2021 and 2022,” said MLS Commissioner Don Garber. “We […]

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Tennessee Titans celebrate second round draft pick A J Brown, with Eddie George at the NFL Draft on April 26, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee. (AP Photo/Al Wagner)

The NFL’s Big Events: Potential Future Hosts
for the Super Bowl, Draft or Combine

The National Football League is far and away the most popular professional sports league in the United States and its biggest event, the Super Bowl, is often described as virtually a national holiday. In the search for ever-increasing amounts of future revenue, the NFL Draft moved out of New York, where it was held since […]

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Frank Supovitz, a veteran of events fo the NHL and NFL, was brought on as executive producer of the MLB Draft for the first time.

For its First Draft with Fans, MLB Turns
to a Pro in Organizing Events

On the screen behind the commissioner’s podium, from different angles, is the green and yellow logo of the Oakland A’s. The music of En Vogue plays on the speakers at the Bellco Theatre in Denver during a rehearsal the day before the Major League Baseball Draft. “En Vogue,” says Frank Supovitz. “They’re from Oakland.” Supovitz […]

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Seattle Kraken to Host Exhibition Games in Spokane, Everett, Kent

The Seattle Kraken will play preseason games ahead of its inaugural NHL season at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, as well as Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett and the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. The Kraken will play the Vancouver Canucks on September 26 in Spokane, the Edmonton Oilers on October 1 in Everett […]

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