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A general view through the main gates to Wimbledon as it is announced that the tennis championships for 2020 had been cancelled due to the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
No Canceling Wimbledon in 2021, Club Says

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. Click here for earlier coverage of the coronavirus’ impact on sports events. […]

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L.A. Kings and L.A. Galaxy Sign Esports Entertainment Group as Official Esports Tournament Provider

AEG has signed an agreement with Esports Entertainment Group that will make the organizer the official esports tournament provider for the National Hockey League’s Los Angeles Kings and Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy. Under the terms of the agreement brokered by AEG Global Partnerships, Esports Entertainment Group will host branded tournaments for the Kings […]

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The inside of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during game action between the New York Giants and the New Orleans Saints.

NFL Delays New Orleans Super Bowl to 2025 Because of Mardi Gras

The National Football League will move the 2024 Super Bowl out of New Orleans and the Superdome because of a conflict with Mardi Gras and will give the city the hosting duties for Super Bowl LIX in 2025 instead, the league has announced. The conflict with Mardi Gras came after the league’s renegotiated CBA with […]

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NWHL’s Toronto Six Finds Inaugural Season Home

The Toronto Six, the NWHL’s sixth team and its only team in Canada, will have its home games at the Canlan Ice Sports facility in nearby York, Ontario. The facility in the north of Toronto houses six ice surfaces including a 1,200-seat Olympic-sized rink that will be the Six’s home rink. Toronto will also be […]

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Levi’s Stadium, Home of San Francisco 49ers, Going Cashless

The San Francisco 49ers have announced that Levi’s Stadium will be a cashless payment venue whenever fans are able to return to watch NFL action in Santa Clara, California. The 49ers also used the announcement to promote a multi-year partnership extension with Visa, making the move to only accept card or mobile payments for concessions, […]

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IndyCar 2021 Schedule Released

The 2021 IndyCar Series schedule has been released with 17 races including a doubleheder in Texas and several other popular stops on the circuit, which had to be rescheduled or canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, returning to their rightful places in the schedule. The 2021 season will begin March 7 with the 10th consecutive […]

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Portland's Diego Valeri takes a corner kick during the MLS is Back Tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida. In the background are a series of massive blue screens that the league used for broadcasts to show virtual fan parties and sponsor logos during the tournament.

Case Study: How Major League Soccer
Has Pulled Off Its 25th Season

Major League Soccer began in 1996 with 10 teams. Now in its 25th season, the league has 26 teams as Inter Miami — with world superstar David Beckham as owner — and Nashville SC debuted as the newest expansion franchises. The league was planning a season unlike any other in 2020 to celebrate its silver anniversary, […]

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Competitors enter the water at the International Swimming League competition at Indiana University natatorium on October 5 in Indianapolis. (Alfredo Falcone/LaPresse via AP Images)

International Swimming League Reaches Broadcast Deal With CBS Sports

The International Swimming League’s five-week season that starts in October will be aired on various CBS Sports platforms as part of a multi-year agreement announced this week. The ISL, which finished its inaugural season last December in Las Vegas, will begin its 2020 season in Budapest, Hungary, with a condensed five-week schedule due to the […]

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Kraken’s AHL Affiliate Delays Start, Moves Arena Construction

The future home of the Seattle Kraken’s American Hockey League affiliate will be on the move in California. The Kraken, itself an NHL expansion team that will start in the 2021–2022 season, announced the change from Palm Springs to Palm Desert to become part of a sports and entertainment arena in the Coachella Valley. The […]

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