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Buffalo Bills fans pose for photographs after an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Bills won the game 27-24. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

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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 to subscribe to the SportsTravel Newsletter. Friday, January 15 NFL: A Landmark Moment This Season With Fans in Attendance at Every Game This […]

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Colorado Classic Postpones Women’s Cycling Race to 2022

The Colorado Classic presented by VF Corporation, an elite women’s cycling race, has canceled its 2021 race and will focus on bringing the multistage race event back in 2022. The inaugural race was staged in 2019 across four Colorado destinations, but organizers canceled the 2020 event after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the […]

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Colorado Complex to House New USL Team

Future Legends Complex will become the future home of the Northern Colorado Football Club, which will play in United Soccer League’s League One. The USL club is majority-owned by the Katofsky family and the Future Legends ownership group, which are developing the multisport complex in Windsor, Colorado. The team will begin play in 2022 at […]

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NHL Releases Details on Outdoor Events at Lake Tahoe

The National Hockey League has released specifics about its NHL Outdoors at Lake Tahoe series, which will feature two regular-season outdoor games along the south shore of North America’s largest alpine lake. The Bridgestone NHL Outdoors Saturday will feature the Colorado Avalanche and the Vegas Golden Knights on February 20 while the Honda NHL Outdoors […]

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PGA of America Pulls 2022 Championship from Trump Course

The PGA of America has pulled the 2022 PGA Championship from Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, citing concerns over what holding the event at a course owned by President Donald Trump would do for the organization’s image following last week’s riots at the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump protesters. The event, one of […]

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IndyCar Changes 2021 Opener to Alabama, Reschedules St. Petersburg GP

The 2021 IndyCar Series will start at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, on March 7 after the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg was rescheduled for April 25 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, IndyCar officials announced. While known as the traditional season opener for the circuit, the St. Petersburg race was moved from the […]

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Mike Whan Announces Departure from LPGA

Mike Whan has announced that he will step down as commissioner of the LPGA after 11 years leading the professional women’s golf tour. Whan, who had signed a multiyear contract extension in 2019, did not announce a specific date for his departure but shared his plans with LPGA staff, members and sponsors in a letter. […]

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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)

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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 in-depth case studies on how organizations are returning to play.   Tuesday, December 29 TENNIS: Indian Wells Postponed Again as ATP Tour […]

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