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Protesters rallying against COVID-19 vaccination mandates and in support of Kyrie Irving gather outside the Barclays Center before an NBA game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Charlotte Hornets on October 24, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

The Latest in Sports and COVID-19:
Anti-Vaxxers Try to Storm Nets Game In Support of Kyrie Irving

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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NBA Extends HBCU Support

The NBA has announced an extension of its support to Historically Black Colleges and Universities with a series of new programs, including the addition of a MEAC conference matchup as part of All-Star Weekend in February in Cleveland. The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association will again highlight the HBCU community during NBA All-Star […]

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Vegas Golden Knights center Jonathan Marchessault, second from right, celebrates after scoring past Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer during the first period Tuesday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chase Stevens)

NHL Arena COVID Protocols That Fans
Can Expect for the 2021–2022 Season

Every NHL team will be at full capacity for home games for the rest of the season — with nearly half the league mandating either proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test for fans to attend games. Below is the full rundown on each team’s fan policy when it comes to COVID-19, […]

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Honda Center Using SpotOn for Cashless Transactions

Appetize, which has been recently acquired by SpotOn, has been selected by the Honda Center’s Anaheim Arena Management to power all concessions with cloud technology in advance of the Anaheim Ducks‘ 2021–2022 season. Guests at the arena will order and pay for all food and beverage through SpotOn’s contactless platform that offers a end-to-end solution […]

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National Women’s Soccer League Appoints Marla Messing as Interim CEO

The National Women’s Soccer League board of governors has appointed Marla Messing, the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup president and chief executive officer, as its interim CEO to oversee the day-to-day operations. Messing will work in close coordination with the board of governors to execute on key initiatives that will promote actionable, sustainable change and […]

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NWSL Moving Championship Game to Louisville

The National Women’s Soccer League will move the 2021 championship game to Lynn Family Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky, home of the league’s newest expansion franchise Racing Louisville FC. The NWSL and NWSL Players Association made the announcement on Wednesday morning. The game was scheduled for Providence Park in Portland, Oregon, on an artificial turf surface […]

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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. NHL: Only Four Players Unvaccinated as Season Opens Posted: Wednesday, October 13 The […]

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Athletes Unlimited Starting Women’s Basketball League

Athletes Unlimited today announced the launch of a new professional women’s basketball league, set to debut in January 2022. Basketball will be the fourth Athletes Unlimited league, joining a growing community that includes softball, volleyball and lacrosse, each led by world-class pro athletes. The league also announced its first three players: Washington Mystics standout Natasha […]

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Amanda Vandervort Named USL Super League President

Amanda Vandervort will be the first president of the USL Super League, the professional second division women’s soccer league slated to kick off in 2023. The United Soccer League made the formal announcement on Tuesday morning. A sports executive with more than 20 years of experience across all levels of women’s and men’s soccer, Vandervort […]

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NHL and Vegas Golden Knights Unveil 2022 NHL All-Star Logo

The National Hockey League and Vegas Golden Knights have unveiled the 2022 Honda NHL All-Star logo as the Golden Knights and the city of Las Vegas prepare to host the 2022 NHL All-Star Weekend at T-Mobile Arena in February before the league goes on its break for the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. The logo […]

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